Christmas Tree Mason Jar

Today, I'm sharing a super easy Christmas craft that anyone can make. If you have kids, I'm pretty sure you can have them help you make this craft as well. This project does not involve a lot of supplies, just a whopping 4! I've seen a wide variety of these mason jar tree's around the web. I definitely did not invent this. I've just always wanted to make a few for my house! Supplies: Mason Jar Artificial Miniature Christmas Tree Glue Dots Sparkling Snow … [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...]

Apothecary Vinyl Labels

Today, I'm sharing with you a super easy to create Halloween project that anyone can make (as long as you have a Cricut)!  Cricut recently released a few new Halloween cartridges. I was so happy to see that the Monster Bash cartridge finally had apothecary vinyl labels in a cartridge. As soon as they released it I went to my local craft store and picked up a few glass jars. And because I love working with Cricut they have an amazing opportunity for our readers... Buy One, Get One free … [Read more...]

{Ikea Hack} Revamp a Media Stand

Do you remember way back to last year when I shared that we hit the mother-load of a curb-side find one early morning? Well we never intended to keep the media stand. We had planned to sell it on Craigslist. But then I had that ah-ha moment that I wrote about last week how I wanted to give our living room a little revamp and remove the circus strips from the living room. Well, then I decided maybe I would paint the media stand. So I tried painting a few sample spots on the back of the media … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Joy Letters

The other week I shared with you our newly renovated/decorated entry hallway. While working on that fun project with Martha Stewart Living Holiday Collection I wanted to make a few of my own DIY decor. Given my love for all things washi tape I knew I needed to make a something using this fun paper tape! We were kind of on a crunch for time so I knew making our own letters was out of the question. So during a quick trip to my local craft store I picked up the cardboard letters with all intentions … [Read more...]

Severed Limbs Costume Contest Trophies

I'm so excited to post my first (of many) Halloween DIY projects for the season! Today, I'm going to share with you a quick, easy, and inexpensive way to reward your party goers with memorable trophies. We made these trophies last year for our Mad Scientist Halloween Party on what I like to call the 11th hour. We always work on projects up until just an hour or so before our parties. I took the final photos of the trophies in the craft room before I brought them out to aware to our fellow … [Read more...]

{How to use} Cricut Craft Room

I received my first die-cut machine, the Cricut Personal, a few years ago. It only cut up to 5 inches in height. Although I couldn't make rather large cuts I could make beautiful cards and other projects that required a die-cut. Earlier this year I had to make the difficult decision of choosing to jump ship from Cricut and join the Silhouette bandwagon or stick with Cricut. That is when Cricut unveiled their new Cricut Mini Personal Electronic Cutter at CHA. And with the Circut Mini came the … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Notebook

Back in the spring, I had the opportunity to guest post over at Skip to My Lou during Teacher Appreciation month. I shared how to make this easy washi tape notebook. This idea can be translated for your favorite teacher or student! Depending on your child's age--they might even be able to complete this DIY project themselves. Supplies: Notebook 4 varieties of washi tape scissors 1. Start for the right top corner and carefully begin placing your washi tape across the front … [Read more...]

{How To} Make Your Own Ladder Golf Game

Today, I'm participating in the Ready 4 Summer blog party hosted by Maggie from Midwestern Girl DIY and Kristin from Simply Klassic Home. I'm sharing a super easy game to make and enjoy with family friends whether your at home in your back yard or at the beach. Mr. Woodsy built this game some 5+ years ago for our engagement party which took place in the middle of June. We had a bbq lunch (our mothers cooked all the food for 50+ guests bless their hearts), a frozen margarita machine … [Read more...]

{Modifying} Classic Wood Center Mount Drawer Slides

  Have you ever bought something and then needed to modify them to even work? That's what happened to us when we bought Classic Wood Center Mount Drawer Slides for our dressers. Yesterday, I wrote about How to Make a Zero Clearance Table Saw Guard--the main purpose for Mr. Woodsy making that was because he needed to modify the Classic Wood Center Mount Drawer Slides we ordered from Rockler. Not only were the drawer slides too long, but they didn't fit in flush with how the drawers were … [Read more...]