DIY

Painted Flower Pots

I’ve got a new post up at Pennies and Blessings sharing how we brightened up our porch and someone’s day with painted flower pots. Be sure to take a look at how we did this on a tight budget! My adorable little artist…

Love Notes Shared Journal {DIY Valentine’s Gift}

When I was a little girl, my mom and I had a journal that we used to write notes back and forth. It was used during a difficult time for me as a child when I didn’t know how to express things that I was feeling about my parents’ divorce. The comfort of writing it […]

Lollipop Valentines: Easy DIY Cards for Kids

Are you looking for an easy DIY valentines for kids that are inexpensive and quick to put together? These DIY Lollipop Valentines are super cute and a cinch to pull together. The thing that took the most time for me was waiting on the pictures to print, so I could assemble these homemade picture valentines […]

Cute Crab Applique Ribbon Ruffle Shirts x 3

I had a custom order this week that was absolutely adorable! (I know I say that about every order, but seriously, this one is my favorite to date.) The set of cousins will look adorable at the beach when they go eat crab!    Doesn’t it make you want to head to the beach and […]

Pretty Petite Pincushions!

…because they are so much cuter than the regular old tomato pincushion. Petite pincushions measure 3 inches square. They may be be small, but the designer fabric used packs a big punch! The other side of the pincusion is white chenille. Use either side–they’re reversible! A perfect gift for the sewing fanatic in your life…or for you, because […]

$10 DIY Mannequin Tutorial

When I set up a craft table at a Breast Cancer Walk/Fundraiser to benefit my friend Candice a couple of weeks ago, I needed a way to showcase the Ribbon Ruffle Applique Shirts  and some other things that I make, but didn’t want to spend a lot of money on the solution. As I was walking the […]

Rudolph Ribbon Shirt

I made several Christmas shirts during my avalanche of Christmas orders. This one has to be my favorite! A customer of mine wanted a Rudolph shirt similar to one I made for Jonah at the Craft Fair, but she wanted it gussied up a bit for her grandaughter. I added a little hairbow to the […]

DIY Ornament Wreath

I’ve been seeing these all over blogland and I finally jumped on the bandwagon. It was so easy and I love the way it looks! Ok, well, I’m not so sure I’m lovin’ my big fru-fru bow, but I’ll do some more adjusting and tame it down. All you need are some ornaments and a […]

Handprint Snowmen Ornament

Need a quick and personalized gift for a loved one? Make a handprint ornament! We made several of these for special people in our lives as a present from Jonah. I found some large flat ornaments at Hobby Lobby. We painted Jonah’s handprint with white paint for the snowmen bodies. Then I added some hats, […]

Tutorial: Marshmallow Pops

Gather your ingredients: Marshmallows Candy Melts/Dipping Chocolate Lollipop Sticks (found in the cake decorating & candy making section in your local craft store or Walmart) Your favorite sprinkles or sugar sprinkles Don’t forget to grab your little “helper”… Melt the candy melts/chocolate in the microwave for 30 seconds at a time. Stir and reheat for […]