DIY 2019 New Year’s Eve Glasses

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. Ring in the New Year with my easy-to-make DIY 2019 New Year's Eve Glasses using the Cricut Maker, shimmer card-stock, and adhesive! I can't get over the fact that this year is about to come to a close. 2018 flew by for us and I can only imagine 2019 will do the same. Although, I'm still crafting up fun Christmas activities and gifts I have started working on a few fun New Year's … [Read more...]

Turkey Paper Headbands

Turkey Paper Headbands are the perfect 10-minute low-mess craft to make with the kids for Thanksgiving! All you need is card stock and a Cricut! I'm always looking for a fun and low-mess craft that I can do with my kids. My son is now at the age where he is really into crafts and wants to do a ton of crafts and fun little projects for every holiday. I've had to get my creative cap on over the past few months. Last week, I shared the tutorial for my Turkey Paper Bag Puppets, and today I'm … [Read more...]

Turkey Paper Bag Puppets

Learn how to make adorable low-mess Turkey Paper Bag Puppets in under 15 minutes time from start to finish! The perfect Thanksgiving Day craft! Today, I'm sharing one of my favorite Thanksgiving toddler crafts. Heck, these Turkey Paper Bag Puppets are even great for elementary aged children too! I created this template on Cricut Design Space as an easy activity for our "Letter of the Week" group a few years back. I've found myself cutting these year after year. As my kids get older … [Read more...]

Create a Paper Butterfly Wall using the Cricut Maker

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. I'm so excited to share today's post. I've been meaning to share this project for the past year and a half, and today it's finally happening. I'm finally going to start sharing my daughters floral nursery. When we found out we were having a girl, the first thing I started doing was looking at bedding and nursery themes. I really wanted a flamingo theme, but I was very limited … [Read more...]

DIY Holiday Advent Calendar Kit

You guys... Christmas is in 37 days. Say what!?!? How the heck did that happen. We officially started decorating over the weekend. If you follow me on Instagram then you saw what my formal living and dining room really looks like right now... it's a mess. Bins of Halloween, half a fall tablescape, rugs rolled up, Christmas tree up, decorations every where... yeah you get the point. Jon worked on decking our attic this weekend so the good news is that Halloween is about to go up in the attic and … [Read more...]

USA Mini Bunting Banner

Get ready for the cutest mini bunting banner around. I got the idea for a USA mini bunting banner after making a mini bunting banner for Ryder's 1st Birthday cake. For his cake I secured the mini bunting banner to paper straws. But for this bunting banner I just secured it to the picture frame using a little tape.  On 4th of July I plan to adhere the bakers twine to paper straws and stick it in a cake! Whatever way you want to display the USA mini bunting banner is up to … [Read more...]

My Heart Beats For You – Classroom Valentine Card

I'm so excited to share my first ever classroom-style Valentine's Day card with you guys! I got the idea for this Valentine when I was browsing the aisles at my local grocery store. I stumbled across Reese's Hearts and my mind ran with it. This took me one too many nap times to complete. Thank you teething and a fussy baby who only wants to nap 20-30 minutes at a clip. Also, never did I realize that when we bought our home that my craft room being right next to a future nursery would not be a … [Read more...]

Seven Last Minute New Year’s Eve Paper Crafts

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Martha Stewart Crafts. As always all opinions are my own.  New Year's Eve is TOMORROW! Ahhh how the heck did that happen? 2014 flew by in a flash and now it is time to ring in 2015. I created seven different paper crafts that anyone can do and within an hour. So if you're hosting a party tomorrow night, or just decided that you're hosting here are a few simple craft projects anyone can do to ring in the new year in style. I recently … [Read more...]

Easy Spider Paper Straws

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Martha Stewart Crafts as always all opinions are our own.  I have a super easy tutorial for you today to get you in the Halloween spirit in case you aren't already. Or maybe you are hosting a Halloween party or helping out with your child's class party? Want to give a little extra detail? Why not try making my Easy Spider Paper Straws! All you need is 4 supplies to make these spooky spider straws that are sure to scare your … [Read more...]

Paper Fish Nursery Decor

Oh man, am I excited to finally share the Paper Fish Nursery Decor I made for Ryder's room before he was born. When we started brainstorming ideas for his nursery I knew I wanted to incorporate fish. I had it in my head that I wanted a school of fish swimming from one side of his wall to the next. Then to add more depth to the wall we added the hand-cut letters of his name to the wall. It's like the fish are swimming from his name and I love everything about it! Can I tell you that this was … [Read more...]