Photo Placemats Project – Use Your Smartphone Photos

Photo Placemats Project – Use Your Smartphone Photos

Do you and the kids take a lot of digital photos? Use your photos in this fun photo placemats project. This is a great craft project for the adults and kids to work together on and get creative. The ideas and options for this project are endless! Last Friday I mentioned this photo placemats project when I hosted the #MobileLiving chat and it got a lot of positive reaction. On … Continue Reading →
Chalkboard Signs Even If You Are Not An Artist

Chalkboard Signs Even If You Are Not An Artist

Chalkboard signs are all the rage right now.  BUT… I am not an artist, I love to craft, but that does not mean I’m overly artistic at all. When my twin granddaughters turned one in March I wanted to make some really super cool, amazing, awesome, artistic, fantastic chalkboard signs like I have seen on Pinterest and around the internet. I started searching and found several people selling them with … Continue Reading →
DIY Project – Glitter and Light Canvas

DIY Project – Glitter and Light Canvas

(Family Features) When your home decor needs an upgrade, but expensive, ready-made items aren’t in your budget, DIY projects can be an easy and affordable solution for revitalizing rooms in your home. One simple way to enhance the character of a room is with lighted elements. Add a glistening, on-trend look with a lighted canvas, which features twinkling lights that dance on shimmering glitter to lend a glam look to … Continue Reading →
Funny Coloring Book for Grown Ups

Funny Coloring Book for Grown Ups

If you are more reserved this post may not be for you, just a heads up. My DIL, Caitlan, recently ordered this coloring book and I laughed and laughed when she showed it to me. Any of you who enjoy coloring as an adult know that can be very relaxing. You kind of zone out while you focus on the design and colors and staying in the lines. This coloring … Continue Reading →
5 DIY Decorative Crafts for Autumn

5 DIY Decorative Crafts for Autumn

I know it is still summer, but autumn will be here before you know it. Crafts have always been enjoyable for me, but I haven’t really been doing much of it for quite some time now. Since fall is my favorite time of year I thought I would round up some ideas from my fellow bloggers to try out myself and to share with you. All of the photos below … Continue Reading →
Learn to Paint Online and Win Prizes at Twitter Chat

Learn to Paint Online and Win Prizes at Twitter Chat

Hey all – tomorrow night (Thursday) I am hosting a very cool Twitter chat where you can learn about these really fun online painting classes . Cindy Harrison and Melissa Reyes will be joining to share with you about the new season of Paint with Heart. Each week you are provided with an online course to create a new painting! Remember, art is about the process, not the end result, … Continue Reading →
How to Color Easter Eggs with Natural Dyes [Infographic]

How to Color Easter Eggs with Natural Dyes [Infographic]

Are you planning on dying Easter eggs this weekend? If you are why not try making your Easter eggs using natural dyes. Natural dyes are made from different types of plants and it is amazing the number of colors they can produce. The natural dyes for Easter eggs are generally safer if you plan on eating your eggs. Egg shells can be penetrated by the different dyes and decorations we … Continue Reading →
DIY Minion Gift Wrap Instructions

DIY Minion Gift Wrap Instructions

My mom has been at it again with her super clever gift wrapping. This time she wrapped Colby’s gifts all to look like Minions! That was his theme for the birthday party too. Not only did Colby love the gift wrap, so did everyone at the party! I asked my mom to share the instructions so you could try your hand at it as well. Supplies Needed: yellow (Minion colored) … Continue Reading →
Patriotic Decorative Table Linens

Patriotic Decorative Table Linens

(Family Features) Celebrate your independence from another ho-hum summer gathering. Grab your family and friends for an evening of fireworks and a brilliant display of stylish crafts that give pops of red, white and blue. Patriotic gatherings are a great way to get in some extra bonding time with those closest to you. Whether you opt for a traditional picnic, backyard barbecue or al fresco dinner party, step it up … Continue Reading →
[Infographic] Sewing Machine Day

[Infographic] Sewing Machine Day

Today, June 13, is Sewing Machine Day. I love that sewing has been making a resurgence in the last several years. My mom is actually a phenomenal sewer, I however, did not inherit her gene for that. I can sew a little, but nothing too complicated. I would love to try my hand at using a sewing machine again, but I do not have a machine to practice on. The … Continue Reading →