My Country Living Magazine Feature!

July 03, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Popular, Fave Supplies

One thing I’ve learned after a decade of blogging and creating is if you just keep going, good things will come. Sometimes when you least expect it, like at the beginning of a pandemic. I’m so excited to share one of those good things that came my way. I have 12 of my craft projects […]

Make a Year of DIY Wreaths – New Ebook!

June 30, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths

Have you ever wanted to make a wreath but didn’t know where to start? Or perhaps you’ve made a wreath but want to make more? Well, I have something very exciting that I have been working on for you – an ebook all about DIY wreaths! This $9.97 guide makes it easy to craft an […]

4th of July Parade Surprise Bucket

June 24, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Holiday Crafts, 4th of July

Celebrate close to home this year with a 4th of July surprise bucket and neighborhood parade! The Fourth will likely look a little different this year. No big barbecues, city festivals, or crowding into the local pool. But you can still find ways to celebrate while staying safe and socially distanced! I created these 4th […]

My Favorite Home Exterior Design Service

June 17, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Home Decor

Have you ever wanted to update the exterior of your home? If so, I have a cool virtual exterior design service to recommend called Brick & Batten. This is not a sponsored post, just a company that I used recently for our home and loved the results. We have been wanting to update the exterior […]

DIY Let Freedom Ring Wreath

June 11, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, 4th of July

First let me say I hope you’ve been doing ok during these trying times for our country. I have faith we will come out of this stronger together. I pray that the recent protests will bring lasting change and put an end to systemic racism once and for all. I made this wreath weeks ago, […]

Make a Summer Rules Sign for Kids

May 26, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Fun Activities, Summer

And just like that, summer vacation is officially here! With the start of summer comes a few rules to attempt to keep some semblance of a schedule at home. The start of vacation is certainly different this year after being at home the last couple months due to the pandemic. Without the daily virtual school […]

DIY Floral Painted Wood Circle Wreath

April 13, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Mother's Day

Looking to try out a new craft while you’re at home? This DIY painted wood circle wreath is a fun opportunity to get out your craft paints and do some stenciling while creating a gorgeous spring wreath. It would also make a beautiful Mother’s Day wreath to give to mom! I’m partnering with Martha Stewart […]

Bless Our Nest: Bird-Inspired Decor Ideas

April 11, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Home Decor, Summer

I’ve spent a lot of time watching the birds as we’ve been “sheltering at home” this past month. Now that it is spring the birds are out in full force in my backyard, singing their songs and scouting out nesting spots. As we all stay safe in our respective “nests”, I thought this nature-inspired Bless […]

Pom-Pom Easter Bunny Wreath

April 06, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Easter, Pom-Poms

I have one final Easter project for you! This pom-pom Easter bunny wreath is easy to make with a mix of yarn and craft pom-poms and a set of bunny ears. I have my sister-in-law to thank for this idea. She saw a similar wreath at HomeGoods and wanted to see if we could make […]

20 Easy Quarantine Crafts to Do at Home

March 30, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Home Decor, Popular

Tired of being stuck at home during the quarantine? These easy DIY quarantine crafts for adults to do at home are just what you need! I chose some of my favorite and fun home DIY projects that require three supplies or less. Even better, the supplies are everyday items like napkins, wine corks, cupcake liners, […]

10 Easy DIY Ribbon Crafts to Try!

March 27, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Accents

Today I’m sharing 10 easy DIY ribbon crafts to wrap up National Craft Month on Design Improvised! If you’re like me, I bet you have a stash of ribbon scraps somewhere in your craft supplies. I hate to throw away pretty ribbon, no matter how small the piece! Well, it’s time to put those scraps […]

DIY Ribbon Vases with P-Touch Embellish Elite

March 25, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Tabletop Decor

Spring is almost here and nothing says spring more than flowers! I love indulging in a fresh bouquet of flowers from the grocery store at this time of year. Rather than putting them in a plain glass vase, I created these easy DIY ribbon vases to give the bouquets an extra dose of cheerfulness. I […]

Join us for a daily Mental Craft Break!

March 23, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Home Decor, Popular, Fun Activities

Hello friends! Well, we started off March celebrating National Craft Month, and we are ending the month in the midst of a pandemic. My thoughts are with you and your family during this time as we all do what we can to keep ourselves and others healthy. In addition to physical health, our mental health […]

Easter Bunny Fluffy Slime Recipe

March 21, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Holiday Crafts, Easter, Fun Activities

Slime is even more exciting when it comes in an egg decorated as an Easter bunny! I partnered with Aleene’s Glues to share this easy fluffy slime recipe with you for a fun Easter activity with your kids. My daughters were so excited that I am finally doing a slime project for the blog. They […]

He is Risen DIY Easter Table Decor

March 18, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Easter

With all the world focused on staying healthy in 2020, you may not have realized that Easter is only three weeks away! I created this He is Risen themed DIY Easter Table decor for Oriental Trading’s I hope it inspires you to find beautiful ways to celebrate Easter and its message of hope at […]

Top 10 Easy DIY Balloon Crafts

March 15, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Popular, Balloons

Week 2 of National Craft Month on Design Improvised is all about balloons and I’m sharing my top 10 DIY balloon crafts along with my best tips and tricks for decorating balloons. I caught the balloon crafting bug 7 years ago when I made these pom-pom balloons and I have been in love with balloons […]

DIY Ribbon Balloons with P-Touch Embellish Elite

March 11, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Balloons, Birthday Parties

You know I love a good balloon craft! These DIY ribbon balloons are my latest idea. They are such a simple way to make plain balloons extra festive for a birthday party or special occasion. I partnered with Brother to use the new P-touch Embellish ELITE Ribbon and Tape Printer to customize some of the […]

16 DIY Butterfly Decor Ideas for Adults

March 09, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Accents, Summer

If you search for butterfly crafts on Pinterest, you’re going to mostly find kids crafts. But don’t be dismayed! I’m on a mission to show that adults can craft with butterflies too! These 16 DIY butterfly decor crafts are proof that it is possible to incorporate butterflies into your decor in a sophisticated and chic […]