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Mother’s day

tea party manners for kids

Teaching my kids how to act appropriately at parties is a high value around here. Having young children around can either make a party the best or the make it the absolute worst few hours of your week (all depending on how they act!). Last fall I shared how we teach our kids dinner party manners. With Mother’s Day […]

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typography garden

I wanted to create a personal bouquet for mom that was easy for my very black thumb. The hard thing about bouquets is they are very temporary and quite hard to personalize. Instead, I purchased a grouping of potted flowers and created this simple tribute to mom. To make the typography garden, start with a large planter and a grouping of purchased potted plants. […]

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faux chalkboard gift tags

Creating the look of pretty chalkboards with basic black construction paper was a wonderful discovery for us last month. Now it seems the possibilities of what can be made with the faux chalkboards are endless. Simple gift tags are easy and carry a subtle beauty when combined with a few garden picked flowers for mom. The gift tags […]

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bright and easy dreamcatcher

When I think of the woman I have become, there are a couple specific people I am always reminded of. Women who’ve come alongside me and are always there to encourage my wildest of dreams. I immediately think of my mother, a few favorite teachers, and a dear old friend. If you are in need […]

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25 Crafted Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a holiday that always sneaks up on me, and I end up wishing I had spent a bit more time and thought on it. I mean, if you are going to craft a present for ANY holiday – isn’t Mother’s Day the perfect one? So here are 25 favorite projects to make […]

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