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Merry mix–design dazzle

for Halloween I whipped up this fun Monster Mix and I thought…why not do a Christmas themed version! You give each kid a little bag and let them add a spoonful of whatever they like! (like an unhealthy trail mix!!!) I got the washi tape, the berry baskets, the little clothespins and the twine all […]

Easy Ugly Sweater!

I have an easy and funny ugly sweater for you! (and links to bunch more fun ugly sweater ideas!) We’re officially gearing up for all those UGLY SWEATER PARTIES this holiday season and today I’ve teamed up with an awesome group of bloggers to give you tons of Ugly Sweater Party Ideas + a giveaway  to […]

Christmas ornament Advent Calendar

I’ve got a fun craft for you- you might have seen it a few weeks back over on crafting chicks — It’s Christmas ornaments that have Christmas carols on them to help get in the Christmas spirit as you countdown the days!!! Vinyl from Expressions Vinyl makes these super pretty!!! (I used gold vinyl and red […]

Gift for girl TWEENS!

This post contains affiliate links!   My daughter. oh. my daughter. She is 12. and caught in the hard place of not being into toys…and not wanting to be done with toys (ie if I gave her just clothes she would be so bored on Christmas!) So I thought I would share the presents that […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

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The best presents to buy for the crafter in your life.

Or for yourself. (cause I buy all my own presents!) I just wanted to share a few fun craft items I love…Or ones I have my eye on to buy! (this post contains affiliate links!) Okay. HANDS DOWN–my most USED and loved Craft supplies are my –Silhouette Cameo -my sewing machine –my camera (with THIS […]

THe best gifts to make or buy for the boy in your life!

This post contains affiliate links!   I know a lot of these can go for both girls and boys–but I wanted to show you what my son is getting, has gotten, or would love to get for Christmas! He is the easiest one to shop for in my entire house! (he’s 9 almost 10—so these […]

best lego presents! DIY AND BOUGHT!

This post contains affiliate links. I was putting together a roundup of fun presents I want to make for my son for Christmas (his birthday is actually on Thanksgiving so  tis the season for lots of presents!) Anyways I noticed a common theme…LEGOS. When anyone asks what he wants for his birthday I say..LEGOS. Doesn’t […]

the best White elephant gifts–round 3!

This week I thought I would give some fun roundups of the gifts I’m planning on buying…currently loving and want to buy, or things I have bought and love–perfect to help you figure out your Christmas shopping!!!   I love white elephant gifts! (the round 3 should have given that away!) ha! So here is […]

Kitchen measurement equivalent sign–with free cut file!

  This month’s theme for Expressions Vinyl is KITCHEN! I’ve been wanting to make a measurement conversion sign since I saw a cute one at Hobby Lobby many moons ago. So perfect excuse to get cracking!   I’ve been making these frames like crazy (big blog post about how to make them HERE) And I thought […]

Some extra dough for the HOLIDAYS

Cause really…you do need some extra dough around the holidays! Now. I don’t bake. And when I do…it’s usually from a mix. And they always look HORRIBLE. (I mean they taste fine…But They are definitely not going to be on the cover of better homes and garden!)  I hate taking treats to my neighbors–Here’s some […]

Turkey TAG!

I have a super easy and fun game for you to play before, during, and after your turkey dinner–TURKEY TAG! I got these awesome SCENTED hot glue sticks! SCENTED!!!! I mean come on! That is just plain fun! (you can get some HERE and at some select Walmart stores!   So I of course had […]

Geometric Nutcracker–with FOAM!

last year I saw these cute geometric nutcrackers on Emily Henderson’s instagram post. and it stayed with me…a whole year in fact! So when Elmer’s asked if I wanted to try out their new glue sticks (less mess!!) I knew this project would be perfect! Here’s what you need: Elmer’s Glue gun Elmer’s less mess […]

Make your own Santa!

Thanks to Floracraft Make it fun: foam® for sponsoring this post! Floracraft® just released their Christmas E-book–It’s full of fun things to make with Make IT: fun foam! We got to chose any craft from this book to recreate with our own twist….Here is the cute guy I picked…. and my version….   Here’s what […]