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How To Make a Cute DIY Chalkboard Tray

I am always looking for cute new serving trays and ways to display treats, whether for parties or photo shoots, just something fun and different.¬† With the kids heading back to school shortly, of course all things school are on my mind, so when I was unpacking some things and ran across these cute chalkboards … Read more

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Happy Birthday Cake Topper : Gold Glitter DIY Cake Topper

If you don’t already know this about it me it’s time you learned that I love all things glitter and sparkle! If I have a chance to add glitter to something, I will take that opportunity. ūüėČ What better way is there to celebrate a birthday than with a Happy Birthday Cake Topper Gold Glitter … Read more

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New Year’s Eve Party Ideas : Cheers Party Bottles

Earlier this season I was browsing through the Anthropologie website (something I find myself doing often ūüėČ ) and I found these darling milk bottles that had seasonal sayings on them in gold. ¬†Cute sayings like “cheers” and “sips” that I thought would be perfect for a New Year’s Eve party. ¬†I bookmarked the page … Read more

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Halloween DIY: Create a Giant Washi Tape Spiderweb

Every year I love to create something fun and a little bit spooky for both Halloween and Christmas on the wall in our family room. ¬†It’s a fun challenge for me to design something that is new and different, but also easy and relatively inexpensive each year. ¬†Last Christmas I created this Buffalo Check Plaid … Read more

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Pom Pom Maker Video : Pom Pom Maker How-to

Pom Poms are EVERYWHERE!! ¬†They are decorating pillows, towels, shoes, bags and baskets…you name it, it’s probably got a pom pom on it. ¬†My pom pom maker is probably my favorite crafting tool right now and has been for some time. ¬†From garlands to cupcake toppers, I use pom poms for SO many projects and … Read more

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DIY Football Party Food and Favor Bags

Here’s another quick and easy DIY for you for all of those upcoming football parties. ¬†These little party bags are so cute and SO easy. ¬†There are two ways to make them…either with paper or with tape. ¬†I found my little kraft lunch sacks at Michaels, they are available at most craft stores and you … Read more

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DIY Mini Felt Sports Pennant Decorations

With the Big Game coming up on Sunday it’s time to prep for parties with a few easy DIY handmade decorations. These simple felt pennant flags are SO easy and make great decorations and fun favors for your guests after the game. You can make them in any colors to match your favorite team, or … Read more

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DIY Handmade Kid’s Valentines : Key to My Heart

Walking through Nordstrom a few weeks ago, I noticed that they had cute necklaces and bracelets with keys on them.  Such a simple idea, but so cute!  Seeing those got the wheels turning, and so I came up with a little version of my own, a Valentine’s version. Here’s a new quick and easy DIY … Read more

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DIY Glittered Muslin Bags Perfect for Wrapping Gift Cards

One of the trickiest things I find when wrapping gifts, is trying to find a clever way to wrap a gift card. ¬†Here’s a quick and easy DIY that I came up with for your gift card giving this year. ¬†These cute DIY Glittered Muslin bags take just a few minutes to make and looks … Read more

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Washi Tape Christmas Tree Cute DIY Cake Topper

Are you in charge of taking dessert to a Christmas party this year? ¬†Well, here’s an easy DIY cake topper that will make any cake, homemade or store bought, look festive and fun in minutes. ¬†These washi tape Christmas trees can be made with just a few supplies and you can make them in any … Read more

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Cute and Easy DIY Christmas Gift and Free Printable Gift Tags

If you are looking for a super cute and easy DIY Christmas gift for teachers, friends and neighbors that requires NO baking and takes only minutes to make…look no further!  It’s cute, useful and takes no time at all!  This time of year when everyone is wrapping gifts like crazy, this darling jar of twine … Read more

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DIY Painted Wooden Utensils and a Cute Cutting Board to Match

Looking for a fun, easy and thoughtful gift this Christmas? ¬†Here’s a perfect DIY for you. ¬†These diy painted wooden utensils and cutting board set are inexpensive to buy and can be dressed up and customized to match your recipients home or favorite colors to make it a truly personal gift. ¬†If you’re headed to … Read more

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DIY Halloween Decorations : Cute Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl

Trunk or Treat is upon us!¬† This fun night is one of my kid’s favorites.¬† Probably because it involves about 1000 kids in costume running from car to car over and over collecting more candy than they can carry.¬† Each year there’s a little contest for who decorates their¬†trunk the cutest or spookiest.¬† I love … Read more

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DIY Lined Envelopes with Gold Polka Dots

As many of you know, I started out in the paper crafting industry.¬† I have a deep and abiding love for paper. ūüėȬ† While I love the efficiency and convenience of email, there is nothing like a handwritten note. ¬†Adding special touches like these easy DIY lined envelopes makes it even more special.   Here’s … Read more

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DIY Crafts: Twig and Felt Valentine Arrows

I was walking through Macy’s yesterday and their valentine campaign ads stuck out at me.¬† I know it sounds crazy, but I never know when inspiration¬†is going to hit! ūüôā¬† The tag line was “follow your heart.”¬† Instantly I thought of following…what do you follow?¬† Arrows that point you in the right direction!¬† An idea … Read more

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DIY Felted Garland Tutorial

I’m sure you’ve seen them all over the internet. The cute, DIY felted garlands using felted balls and fun shapes decorating kid’s rooms, mantels, Christmas trees…you name it. Did you know they are super easy to make? Well, I’m here to show you how you can make your own in minutes. Don’t buy a felted … Read more

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Creating with Microsoft, Bing and Wayfair for the Alt Dream Studio

You guys!!! The Alt countdown is on and I am SO excited!! Maybe you’ve seen on instagram, but fun little packages from the amazing sponsors have been arriving almost daily over the last week or so. On Monday a package arrived from Microsoft and Wayfair that I was just a little excited about! ūüėČ In … Read more

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