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DIY Plastic Grocery Bag Organizer {Beginner Sewing Project}

In my quest for pantry organization, I have a love/hate relationship with plastic grocery bags. On one hand, we reuse them for easy disposal of stinky diapers, mini trash can liners, and more. On the other hand, they seem to multiply faster than rabbits. Even with the use of reusable canvas shopping bags, we STILL end […]

The Rainbow Fish Ornament: Perler Bead Craft

The Rainbow Fish is a simple story about a beautiful fish who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions–his sparkly scales. While Rainbow Fish starts out prideful, he learns a lesson in giving and friendship. It’s one of my favorite books for talking about how to be a good friend and sharing. […]

Caterpillar/Butterfly Finger Puppets {Flip Dolls Pattern}

I first “met” Laura while I was pregnant with Asher. If you were a reader during that time, you’ll remember I was SO sick with Hyperemesis Gravidarum and the entire house was a little down in the dumps. During that time, Laura sent us a package with hand-drawn artwork from her daughter and a homemade […]

Superhero Birthday Party

As I prepare for Jonah’s 6th birthday party, I realized I never wrote about his last birthday party…OOPS! Nevertheless, it was a great party—not too over-the-top, but still involving my crafty, need-to-create tendencies. So, here’s a recap…a year later. Jonah wanted a Superhero Birthday Party Theme. Easy enough. Here’s what we came up with… Superhero […]

How to Make a Superhero Comic Strip Invitation with your iPhone or iPad

Y’all, I totally amazed myself with this one. While I’m crafty, I can’t get over how awesome Jonah’s Superhero Comic Strip Birthday Invitations turned out using a comic strip app on my iPhone. Did you hear me? I made this on my phone! Not one piece of scrapbook paper was used during this project!   […]

Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party

*So, this post is, um, a year late. As I have started to plan the next birthday party, I realized I never got around to sharing this one! Oops! Better late than never, right?!?! I find it almost humorous that I chose a Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party theme for Asher’s first birthday considering that […]

Boutique Baby Series: Wipes Case

Materials: Travel Wipes Case (Huggies brand is the only one I could find in my store) Fabric Decorative Trim (I used Gimp Braid Cord and found it in the Home Decor trims) Batting Scissors Hot Glue Spray Adhesive Directions: 1. Lay wipes case on top of fabric. Cut fabric larger than wipes case. {Optional Step~For […]

Boutique Baby Series: Ribbon Tag Blanket Tutorial

You can buy Ribbon Tag Blankets in the store, but I figure, why buy one when I can make it with things I already have in my craft stash? Seriously, I already had all of the materials. So for me, this project was FREE~my favorite kind of project! Materials: 12×12″ square of Minky fabric (can […]

Boutique Baby on a Budget Series

I love boutique baby items…my budget does not. Plus, most of the time, I leave the store saying “I could soooo make that.” So, what’s a girl to do? Make it herself…on a budget. And that’s what I did. But what kind of blogger would I be if I didn’t share? I can’t wait to […]

Tutorial: How to Applique Without an Embroidery Machine

Ok, so I know that I have an embroidery machine to make most of my cute appliques for my Etsy Shop. However, I know not everyone has a fancy embroidery machine to do all the hard work. Fear not, my friends, you too can add a cute applique to clothing, pillows, or anything else you […]