How to Make Resin Glitter Pendants


Thanks to Oriental Trading for providing some of the supplies for these Resin Glitter Pendants. As most of you know by now, I have a love affair with glitter. I mean, I’m pretty sure it’s a two-way street and we’re thisclose to being official. I wanted to make something that I could show the world […]

Quick and Easy French Tags


I am a paper addict. One of the ways I reward/bribe myself is with a trip to the scrapbook store, or a new slab of paper from the craft store. I find that these things help get my creative juices flowing, and I can turn to them when I’m looking for inspiration.

How to Glitter a Dollar Store Piggy Bank

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I am a huge fan of glitter.  I mean, what’s not to like?  It just seems to make everything feel a little more special.  Glitter is also a great way to jazz up something that’s plain or has even seen better days.  For this project, I took a plain ol’ piggy bank from the dollar […]

DIY Washi Tape Switch Plate Cover Tutorial

How to make a DIY washi tape switch plate

Scotch Expressions sent us samples to play with.  This DIY washi tape switch plate tutorial was the result. I have always been a fan of fancy switchplate and outlet covers.  I spent many an hour decoupaging switchplates, and everyone knew what they were getting for holidays.  Sometimes, if they were especially nice to me, I’d […]

DIY Starburst Candy Corn Party Favors


“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Starburst. I received product samples to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating.” Recently, I discovered two of my favorite things had come together, and created an even better item.  What are these two items, you ask?  Starburst […]

Tips for Sewing with Vintage Patterns #waverize

Tips for sewing with vintage patterns

These tips for sewing with vintage patterns were inspired by a DIY Challenge I participated in with Jo-Ann Fabrics and Waverly.  All opinions are my own. Recently, I had the opportunity to take part in a creative challenge with Jo-Ann Fabrics & Crafts and Waverly Fabrics. This was all part of Waverly’s 90th anniversary and […]

Decorated Binder Clips are Fun Duct Tape Crafts

Duct tape binder clips crafts

This duct tape crafts project was inspired by Scotch duct tape. I have a weakness for office supplies. I can’t even hide it. If it’s kind of cute, or brightly colored, I’m looking at it and probably pondering a purchase. The biggest problem is that they tend to be on the pricier side. You can […]

How to Ombre Dye a Shirt #summerofjoann

How to Ombre Dye a Plain White Tee

How to Ombre Dye a Shirt was sponsored by Joann as part of the Summer of Joann series. Recently, Joann Fabric and Crafts contacted me to see if I was interested in taking part in their Summer of Joann Crafting with Kids series.  Ummm…let me think about this.  I spend half a day a week […]