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colored pencil candles

I was so excited when I saw this pin on how to make crayon candles (you know my love for setting things on fire). The crayons didn’t work… but I loved the idea so much I...

mophead tassel garland

I love the skinny, pretty tassels that are adorning much this year. Here’s a tutorial on how to make them with wrapping paper, and I love how they look on a bright white pendant. BUT, there’s...

my favorite party pins

Balloons, streamers, sweet food – it doesn’t matter what we are celebrating, these elements must be nearby. Simply change up the colors depending on the group of friends and get ready to party. Even if you...

festive screensavers & media sabbaths

Taking time offline each week to rest and revive my mind from constant media is a practice that’s really important for me. It reminds me of what I value most and allows my brain to reset,...

10 ways to spell love

Love… love… love! Roses and candy are one way to share your feelings, but why not get a little creative this year? Use these ten love-ly inspirations to spell your favorite word – even at the...

floral cup wraps

It’s that time of year when everything is romantically sweet (Valentine’s Day is 48 hours days away!) and I find myself twiddling my thumbs in anticipation of spring. You can give me smooches and candy hearts, but...

#wagonspotting with volvo

For the better part of the last 5 years I’ve driven a wagon, and I will always drive one. Driving a wagon matches my lifestyle perfectly. I am so excited to be partnering with Volvo to...

sugar glitter layer cake

I’ve always loved the look of glitter on a cake, but purchasing edible glitter always seems a bit above my crafting pay grade. As a result, I started dreaming about making my own. It’s really simple...

12 bouquets that will not wilt

A colorful bouquet is the perfect icing to make any room party ready. While I’m stocking up on fresh flowers to make our snowy weekend feel special, it can be sad to say goodbye when their...

plastic spoon olympic wreaths

Along with the rest of the world, we are thrilled to be watching the Olympics this week. With games starting today and the opening ceremony tomorrow the kids have been dying to have a little Olympic...

25 handmade balloon ideas

Nothing says “Party!” like garlands, candles, and balloons. They are my 3 favorite ways to instantly turn a dull space into a party. I’ve loved all the creative ideas spilling out of the blog world lately for...

love shower piñata valentine

A piñata Valentine now that’s a treat! I love receiving sweet treats anyway I can, but placed inside a stitched up cloud piñata might be my favorite way ever to receive a handful of goodies. Make...

printed ribbon + secret message wrapping

I love to personalize packages with pretty text and these printed sentiment ribbons from Twill Tape do such a great job. I am seriously in love with them! You can have 1 yard lengths of them...

10 ways to serve a heart

Tis’ the season for smooches and hearts – and serving them up on a platter is a sure way to sweeten up anyone’s day. It’s a fact that all foods (like these sugar cookies) just seem...