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carrot roundup

it’s that time of the year…. where carrots are turned from bugs bunny food to decorations,crafts, and gifts! and I have a whole carrot roundup for you!!! source source source source source source source source source source source source source source source source source source source source source source source source source source source

I babysat.

and this happened. \ this is my cute nephew…who came out with a head of hair. The nurses called him Elvis! and i was itching to play around with it….!

paint a pillow

I’m so excited for today’s post! I have been on the hunt for house decor. I just need finishing touches–like throw pillows. But I have combined some weird color combos and I can’t find exactly what I want! So I just decided to use PAINT-A-PILLOW It is a whole fun kit that lets you make […]

see a penny pick it up

Then all day you’ll have good luck! I made some fun little printables for st. patricks day…stick one in your kids lunch for a fun surprise!   We like to find ones that are super shiny and have dates that are significant (our births, weddings, or really old ones!)   Grab the printable here! 

Jewelry and Scarf organizer.

Let me tell you a story. One morning I woke up and stared at this wall… and thought….what a waste of space. I wanted to decorate it all cute..cause according to pinterest..that’s what you do. But it seemed a waste to hang pictures there when the only person who sees my bedroom lives in the […]

geometric art printable…let your kids imaginations run wild!

I like to foster kids creativity! and I saw this random circle art that lets the kids fill it in with how ever they want!….and I instantly loved it! and I tried following the link and found nothing…so I had to whip up some printables! I added circles, triangles and squares! You can print one […]

let’s get organized Game edition!

it’s time for another edition of…. Today we are going to organize our games. We LOVE board games (go here to see our favs)  AND they can quickly get out of hand (my husband was like…isn’t this supposed to be a linen closet…. ha!) But let’s tame those games. The boxes that the cards come […]

Best Board games for the WHOLE family!

We are HUGE game playing family! and I’m so excited that my kids are finally out of the candy land game stage! Now we can all play games we all enjoy!!! I’ve got a great roundup of alll the ones we love (my kids are 6 1/2, 9 and 11!) Our awesome library actually rents […]

st. patty’s day Junque bow

So far i have done Junque bows for all the seasons….and since I’m no quitter–I had to finish it off with st. patty’s day!!! They are super fun…great for scraps… You can just add whatever you want and add a little hot glue between each layer to keep them intact….(*i love my adtech glue gun) […]

visiting teaching handouts

I got a new calling. 2nd counselor in the Relief society..(over visiting teaching!) I was in a year….and the ward just got split. (BAHH. I’m still so sad over it! boundary changes are no laughing matter.) So over the last year I’ve been slowly compiling this post…but since i’m released by default…I figured now is […]

Decorating with pictures—easy diy picture ledges!

I ADORE this fun series from Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke     I pretty much only like to decorate my house with my family pictures. It just makes me so happy seeing their faces and remembering the stories behind each photo! I have a few gallery walls going on in my house…so I knew […]

photo ledges roundup

tomorrow I have a super fun diy tutorial on how to make these little ledges…they are super fun for packing in loads of pictures…and perfect for a kids room to hold all their books!  And I totally wanted to show you all the fun different ways they can be done and utilized…. cue awesome roundup: […]

CHA and Marquee letters!

So. I went to california (if you follow me on instagram (agirlandagluegun) you saw WAY too much of it…. but I was there with Daily craft vinyl to hit up CHA! I saw some AMAZING fun stuff… like spray paint chalk paint (YUP!) (by krylon and Giant washi tape from HAzel and Ruby (buy it […]

Let’s get organized! new series!!!

Okay…we have a new series…that I wanted to start at the beginning of January…but since i need to take my OWN advice and get organized  it’s coming to you late! (for future reference…every time you see this picture..you MUST sing it…) Here is the jist…I’m going to pick one spot of my house I want […]