Pirate Birthday Party: Message-in-a-Bottle Invitations

I wanted something unique for Jonah’s Pirate Birthday Party invitations….and I think I was successful! These Message-in-a-Bottle Invitations were easy. The part that took the longest was collecting the Root Beer bottles since I’m the only one that likes Root Beer at our house. You will need: Root Beer bottles Invitation printed on 8 1/2 […]

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 […]

Sneak Peek

Jonah’s birthday party is coming up. I thought I’d give you a sneak peek of something we’re working on… Hmm….I wonder what that could be? Any guesses? The party turns out glorious in my head…

Mommy & Me: Pool Noodle Games

Jonah and I bought some pool noodles recently at the Dollar Tree. No, we don’t have a pool, but we did have a purpose! We were working on a post for Totally Tots to make some learning games. Turns out, pool noodles are for more than just floating around in the swimming pool! Want to […]

Toy Story: Jesse Cowgirl Outfit

My niece’s birthday was last weekend. She’s a huge fan of Jesse from Toy Story and I was inspired to make her an outfit. Since I don’t have a girl of my own yet, I loved getting the chance to sew something extra girly for her present….I live vicariously through the little girls in my […]

Tutorial: How to Make a Knight Shield

Jonah and I have been having some knight adventures! He’s taken an interest into castles and knights after reading the book In the Castle by Anna Milbourne. As an extension of the book, we made a shield and pretended we were knights. Making a knight shield is really simple! How to Make a Knight Shield: […]

A Little Craft Therapy

One of the things I’ve missed the most during all of this pregnancy sickness has been my sewing machine. One night this week I tucked myself  away in my sewing room to work on an order that I agreed to work on for a friend. (My etsy shop has been closed since I got too […]

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 […]

Mommy & Me: Fingerprint Art

I love thumbprint art. I also love teaching Jonah about God’s Word. Combine the two and you make this Mommy very happy. The folks at Tommy Nelson went and made it even easier for me (and you!) to accomplish both at the same time! Printoons are unique characters made with your fingerprints. Printoons are a […]