Painted Wood Slice Ornaments with Martha Stewart Stencils

November 25, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Paint, Christmas

DIY Stencil Painted Wood Slice Christmas Ornaments I have always wanted to do something with these birch ornaments I’ve seen at the craft store, and I am so excited how these painted wood slice ornaments turned out! I’m partnering with Martha Stewart Crafts® to show how their beautiful stencils and craft paints create amazing results for […]

DIY Red and Green Pom-Pom Christmas Wreath

November 22, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Christmas

DIY Red and Green Pom-Pom Christmas Wreath This pom-pom Christmas wreath may look like it took hours to make, but I used my newest time-saving trick: premade pom-poms from Oriental Trading. These yarn pom-poms have quickly become my favorite new craft supply. They are great quality, come in a variety of bright colors, are only […]

How to Make a Lighted Christmas Wreath

November 20, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Christmas

Make a DIY Lighted Christmas Wreath I love a good Christmas wreath craft, but a lighted Christmas wreath takes my crafting to a whole other level! It is amazing what the addition of fairy lights can do to the feel of a wreath. Especially during the holidays when that warm glow is so nice to […]

7 DIY Santa Decorations You Can Make

November 18, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Christmas

7 DIY Santa Decorations You Can Make Here comes Santa Claus…here comes Santa Claus…. right to our dining room! Our home is filled with DIY Santa decorations this Christmas thanks to my latest project for Oriental Trading. I created 7 different Santa crafts as part of my Santa Claus themed tree and decor. All of […]

20 Thanksgiving Dinner Themes to Try This Year!

November 07, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Thanksgiving

2020 Thanksgiving Dinner and Party Themes Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? If so, I have 20 Thanksgiving dinner themes for you to try – many of which I’ve used for our own table in previous years. These fun Thanksgiving themes are easy to improvise on to make them your own. Start with items you […]

DIY Halloween Eyeball Wreath

October 16, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Halloween

How to Make an Eyeball Wreath Beware! My DIY Halloween Eyeball Wreath will make you think twice before coming inside! This wreath uses a pack of eyeball stickers that come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Making the wreath is literally as easy as peel and stick! I added a Beware wood sign on […]

5 Easy Spider Craft Ideas for Halloween

October 03, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Halloween

Easy Spider Crafts for Halloween I noticed something when I was looking through my past Halloween crafts – spiders are my thing! Unintentionally, I’ve done a lot of spider crafts over the years, and now I’ve come up with an entire Creepy Crawly Spider Mantel for Oriental Trading’s! I think I like spiders because […]

DIY Stenciled Trick or Treat Bags

September 30, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Holiday Crafts, Paint, Halloween

DIY Stenciled Halloween Trick or Treat Bags How cute are these DIY stenciled trick or treat bags? With all the excitement around picking a Halloween costume, the trick or treat bag can be an afterthought, but it doesn’t have to be! These bags are fun to make and are a lot more memorable than the […]

Getting My Dining Room Ready for Fall

September 27, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Fall

Decorating Your Dining Room for Fall Fall officially arrived this week, even though it certainly doesn’t feel like it outside here in San Antonio (90+ degree days with no end in sight)! However, at least inside my home, fall is in the air! This set of shelves in my dining room got a fall makeover […]

3 Colorful Ways to Decorate a Halloween Skeleton

September 13, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Pom-Poms, Yarn, Halloween

How to Decorate a Skeleton for Halloween I have been so excited to share this post with you – introducing 3 ways to decorate your Halloween skeleton! Once in awhile I come up with a crazy idea, and it is so fun when it actually turns out. These life-sized Halloween skeletons got a makeover with […]

DIY Fall Eucalyptus Wreath

September 11, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths

How to Make a Eucalyptus Wreath Just a short and sweet post today to share a recent fall eucalyptus wreath I made for Oriental Trading’s that would be perfect for your front door. You know I love making wreaths from just about any material. Well, after nearly 10 years of wreath making, this is […]

Free Printable Teacher Appreciation Tags

August 21, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Back to School

Free Printable Teacher Appreciation Tags Download these free printable teacher appreciation tags to use on the first day of school or teacher appreciation week! I paired these “I couldn’t have picked a better teacher” tags with ceramic apples that I painted and personalized. It’s my latest back-to-school project on Oriental Trading’s Stella and Hazel […]

DIY School Supplies with Martha Stewart Stencils

August 14, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Kids Crafts, Paint, Back to School

How to Make DIY School Supplies Getting new school supplies is always an exciting time for my daughters Stella and Hazel, especially picking out their new backpack and lunchbox. If you are also in the midst of back-to-school shopping, remember you aren’t limited to what is at the store. You can DIY your school supplies! […]

Free Back to School Printable!

August 11, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Back to School

First Day of School Picture Printable The first day of school is almost here! In fact, I know some schools start as early as Monday. It’s hard to believe! This downloadable free back to school printable makes it easy to snap a photo of your student before they rush out the door to school. Just […]

How to Make Easy Paper Poppies

August 07, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Accents, Paper, Flowers

How to Make Easy Paper Poppies These giant paper poppies just might be the easiest DIY paper flower you can make, especially with my free downloadable poppy template. If you are new to paper flower making, these poppies are the perfect place to start. Talk about a simple project that makes a big impact, with […]

Make a Tropical Leaf Wreath

June 19, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Summer

DIY Summer Tropical Leaf Wreath Summer officially arrives in a matter of days, and you don’t have to go to a far-off beach to get some tropical vibes. You can bring them into your home with this tropical leaf wreath! All types of tropical leaves, from palm leaves to monstera leaves are having a moment […]

5 Tips for a Backyard Fiesta Party

June 11, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Fiesta

How to Host a Backyard Fiesta Party What better way to celebrate the start of summer than with a backyard fiesta party? We love inviting our neighbors over a couple times a year for an informal get-together. Rather than get cramped inside, we all head out to the backyard, so the kids can play and […]


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