Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift for Men + Decorate a Bottle in Minutes!

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Martha Stewart Crafts.  How is it, that Valentine's day is today?!?! Where has the time gone with 2014 already? Normally, Jon and I share our homemade Valentine's Day cards, but this year I decided to share with you an easy way to decorate a bottle in minutes. And a great "last minute" Valentine's Day gift for the man in your life. We don't ever exchange more than cards and I get flowers. Although I do try to get something for Jon that is valued … [Read more...]

Whale Wreath for Baby Shower

  Last year, we worked on the 12 Months of Martha campaign. Each month we shared a new project using Martha Stewart Crafts product. We are back again for our second year to do another 12 months with Martha Stewart Crafts. We are kicking off our first project with a baby shower craft. Earlier this week we shared our baby shower and today I'm excited to share the first of many DIY components to our baby shower! I received a box wood wreath last year. It's plain and simple and has … [Read more...]

12 Months of Martha Recap 2013

As 2013 comes to an end I wanted to reflect back on the projects I created throughout the year for the 12 Months of Martha Campaign. I'm not being compensated nor required to write this post. I just thought it would be fun to reflect back on all the projects I created throughout the year. January - Valentine’s Day Card w/ Lined Envelope February - Birthday Paper Doily Tag … [Read more...]

Stenciled Cookie Tins

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Martha Stewart Crafts.  Earlier this month, I received my final box for the 12 Months of Martha campaign I've been working on all year. December's box was all about baked goods and homemade gifting for the holidays! Which makes sense since as a DIYer I tend to make a lot of handmade gifts in the month of December (including baked goods). The December box consisted of: Compartment Treat Boxes Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Cookie Mix Everyday … [Read more...]

Glass Painted Monogram Ornament

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Martha Stewart Crafts.  Day 6 of the 12 Days of Handmade Ornaments! Today, I'm sharing with you my Glass Painted Monogram Ornament using Martha Stewart Craft products. A few years ago I went on a shopping spree when they had the plastic ornaments heavily discounted at Michaels. Since then I've had what looks like bubbles hanging above my craft room desk. I decided to use a few of them and try my hand at the glass paints. The photos don't do these … [Read more...]

Chevron Gilded Coasters

Today, I'm so excited to share with you my 12 Months of Martha project. Our October box was filled with all things gold and silver and overall lots of gilding. I created an inexpensive holiday gift that anyone can make with just a few simple craft items. These chevron gilded coasters are classy and would make for a perfect holiday gift or even a house warming gift! Here is a list of supplies you'll need to get started. Supplies: Stone Tiles (found at a tile store for .25 … [Read more...]

{Video} 12 Months of Martha October

  I'm a few days late in posting my haul video for my October box for the 12 Months of Martha. I can't believe October has come and is now gone... time for all things Christmas in our household! October's box was all about gilding and all things silver and gold! Watch my video to see what I got in October. … [Read more...]

Decoupage Spider Web Picture Frame

Ahh... Halloween. It's right around the corner, and we've been slacking on the Halloween department thanks to our kitchen remodel that has taken much longer than I we ever anticipated. This year, I'll be creating a lot of simple Halloween crafts that everyone can make with just a few supplies. Today, I'm sharing what I created from my 12 Months of Martha box. I love making picture frames for the holidays and this one is extra special since it highlights our furry friend, Lola. 3-dimensional … [Read more...]

{Video } 12 Months of Martha – September Box

I can't believe September is almost over. I feel like the month just began! I've been procrastinating on cleaning up my craft room to film my haul video for my September box of the 12 Months of Martha. I know I say it each month, but this is the coolest box to date. Halloween, as you might know, is our favorite holiday and well, we have got some crazy cool Halloween items to share with our readers. Watch the video below to see just what we got! … [Read more...]

DIY Paper Doilies Wall Art

Last week, I shared my August box for the 12 Months of Martha campaign. This month Martha Stewart Crafts launched a brand new decoupage line! With over 57 items you'll be sure to find something for any project you have in mind! While at the craft store browsing through all the new product I stopped by the canvas aisle. My original thought was to make wall art with canvas; however, I had complete sticker shock and did not want to spend $20 just on canvases! So, I got resourceful and did what any … [Read more...]