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 Fun365.com. 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 […]

DIY Floral Butterfly Frame

March 06, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wall Art, Accents, Flowers

I hope you have been enjoying the first week of the National Craft Month celebration on Design Improvised! We started the week off with pom-poms and now we’re transitioning to butterflies! This floral butterfly frame craft incorporates two more of my favorite craft materials – faux flowers and inexpensive feather butterflies. I have used these […]

16 Pom-Pom Decor Crafts to Try in Your Home

March 04, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Home Decor, Accents, Pom-Poms

If I could, I would fill up my entire home with pom-poms! I’m sharing these 16 pom-pom decor crafts in hopes they will inspire you to do the same. Add pom-poms to a boring object and it instantly becomes whimsical, colorful and FUN! Whether they are yarn pom-poms, kids’ craft pom-poms, or pom-pom trim, they […]

The Easiest DIY Pom-Pom Headbands

March 02, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Kids Crafts, Pom-Poms

Welcome to the first post of the National Craft Month celebration on Design Improvised. We’re kicking things off with my favorite craft supply of all – pom-poms! These DIY pom-pom headbands are a project we made at my website launch party last year. The activity was a big hit with kids and adults alike.  This […]

March is National Craft Month 2020!

February 29, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Fave Supplies

National Craft Month – March 2020 Did you know that March is National Craft Month? That means 31 whole days dedicated to the thing you and I love most of all! Even though National Craft Month has been around since 1994, this is the first time we are officially celebrating it on Design Improvised. Better […]

Fingerprint Heart Craft with Printable Gift Tags

February 10, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Valentine's Day, Kids Crafts

Here’s a fun handmade gift for kids to make using a fingerprint heart! These DIY painted jewelry dishes are my latest kids craft for Oriental Trading’s Fun365.com. They also come with free printable Valentine’s Day gift tags that say “You Make My Heart Happy”. You can download the gift tags here. They would be great […]

Simple Origami Heart Flower Bouquet

February 05, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Valentine's Day, Paper

Have you ever made a paper origami heart? It is so simple and downright satisfying once you have the technique down. After a quick YouTube tutorial yesterday, I ended up whipping up 10 of these pretty paper hearts to make a Valentine’s Day bouquet. I love the idea of giving a non-traditional paper flower bouquet […]

DIY Pink Floral Wreath for Valentine’s Day

February 01, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Valentine's Day, Flowers

Want to freshen up your front door in time for Valentine’s Day? This DIY pink floral wreath should do the trick! I had so much fun making this flower wreath because it was so simple to make. I used a combination of artificial rose garlands and painted wood hearts. It matches my pink office walls […]