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Category Archives: Crafts

Balloon drawer for April Fool’s Day

April Fool’s Day is coming up next week. The entire fact that it is already going to be April feels like a joke in itself. Eeek! April 1st is a perfect day for playing pranks on those...

Dressed to party eggs

These eggs are dressed to party… bows, ‘staches, and the perfect outfits to fit right into this year’s Easter celebrations – too fun! I love personalizing Easter eggs to match actual people (see here). It’s just...

How to make a paper flower

How to make a paper flower that is bright, bold and beautiful. Nothing brightens up a brunch quite like filling a table with paper flowers. I made these paper flowers with large graphic lines to really...

Festive pie ideas for spring

As a part of my national ambassadorship with Marie Callender’s, I am excited to be sharing three fresh pie decorating ideas for spring. With Easter coming quick, brunch season beginning this weekend, and Mother’s Day not far...

Cactus balloon darts

One morning, a few weeks back, I woke up minding my own crafting business when I happened upon it… A cactus balloon! To be specific a stash of cacti inflatable toys. Cactus balloons! Striped and dotted and...

Bunnies lollipop covers

Sweet bunny favors will make an adorable showing this Easter. They are just so cute! Give as favors or keep a stash in the kitchen for yourself – hand the bunnies out in classes, or sneak them into lunch...

Easter wreath crafting party

This post is sponsored by Kellogg’s. Hosting a girls night in is always more fun when you add in crafts! Taking cues from the budding flowers of spring, I hosted a little Easter wreath-making event. The...

Flower straws

Flower straws! A completely last minute idea I thought up while hosting our recent crafting night. We had a stash of leftover blooms and a stack of straws that needed a little extra something. The combination ended...

Rainbow cake toppers

Instead of a pot-of-gold at the end of my rainbow… I always wish for cake! Lucky for me, this adorable rainbow felt cake topper is the perfect solution for celebrating this week. Saint Patrick’s Day is...

Carnation garland

You guys spring is almost here! Last night the brightly lit evening gave me great hope that the season is quickly changing. What better way to celebrate everything this spring than with flowers strung into a...

Conversational ribbon balloons

Making your balloons personal is a favorite activity around here (see what I mean). There are so many fun ways to do this but this idea is the easiest. A personalized party balloon saying whatever you...

Lost count cake topper

My husband and I have started planning and scheming for our birthday this year. It’s a funny birthday year because I keep forgetting how old we are. Not in an I’m so old, let’s stay 26 forever kind...

Printed paper lanterns

I’ve always loved paper lanterns, they are awesome for filling any party space with festive fun. White party lanterns are great for making a room instantly feel like a breezy spring soiree. They are even better...

Star studded balloons and sangria floats

The Oscars are coming up this weekend. Do you watch? I find it’s always more fun to watch with friends. Pulling together a last minute viewing party can be easy with a couple simple details –...

Down to the wire Valentines

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Are you ready for it? We have been working all week to make these cute valentines for my boys class and buying up all the heart balloons I can find for...

17 brilliant crafts for teens

With our first craft book just weeks from launching – I thought it would be fun to share my favorite crafts for teens (and for us young at heart). My love affair with crafting started while I...