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girl loves glam   i love cut it out frames and i love washi tape. and then they had a baby thanks to girl loves glam and all was right in the world….

the power of DIY….a lamp redo tutorial

my son needed a lamp in his room and me…being me….looked around for one… and gasped when the cheapest one i could find was UGLY. and not that cheap. and i wasn’t wasting money on something will probably be hit with a swordbatfootballanyball mutiple times. so i hit up the thrift stores….. and found this […]

the dentist office…

    back story: i used to work at a kids dentist office. my mother in law is the office manager..and my sister in law was the front desk–and she had a baby…and we kinda did this swap where she would work the mornings and i worked the afternoons. I loved it…it was super fun […]

free candy bar wrapper thank you (and congrats) printables!

cute easy and FREE candy bar printable (thank you and congrats!)

hanky panky (kid craft monday) diy handkerchief

We’ve been slowly doing sewing lessons for my kids. (cause you are never too young) anyways…we decided to come up with a craft they could make…an easy sewing tutorial…. not really embroidered….but made to look like it! Start by making a square of fabric…I just bought a yard of white…(but you can buy handkerchiefs for pretty […]

princess beach cover up

i might have accidently scheduled this last friday…then i realized my mistake…and took it off.then i got a bunch of emails mad at me cause they wanted to see it…..so sorry about that….without further ado…  the cutest thing ever…compiled with the lamest non-tutorial ever…. I saw THIS Pinterest pin with a cinderella  cover up. it […]

Craft it forward by Michaels–Spring Wreath

DID you know that Feb 17 is random act of kindness day? wellllll…it is.  and michaels store has really taken that to heart… making a WHOLE week of it! they generously sent me $100 gift card to buy stuff to make a craft for someone else… Well I was all over that! we could make this a monthly […]

valentines ….printables!

let me tell you something i love… i love coming up with cheesy valentines. i do. love them. give me a treat…and i’ll make up something to go with it… (don’t believe me…check out THIS post from last year…..) anyways…this year i was getting valentines ready…and i had a flash back to my son’s halloween […]

mason jars –it’s more than just a vase!

i’m back…showing more glass jar crap..cause even though i’m making a dent..i know i have a box full in the storage unit. sooooo…..if you want more glass jar ideas go HERE (we have done…vinyl jars, painted jars and jars for kids… and today is …jars…more than just a vase… see..even ryan likes glass jars… i mean…using […]

Jello poke cake

First: once again…new found respect for food bloggers. food is probably the hardest thing to take a good picture of…. and I have a horrible 4 year old. and b. I bake. not cook. I have accepted the fact that I’m no Rachel ray. or Emeril. or the part of Martha that can cook. but I like making sweets. […]

lego board

my nephew loves legos… (i made the lego felt mat for him.) anyways i had his name for christmas… and we were supposed to do homemade gifts… but the older you get–the harder it gets. so this is about as homemade as it gets… the things you need (plus paint and glue..and vinyl…and some other tupperware […]

princess felt mat…another one..

  If you are planning on a fun trip…Make sure to check out Get Away Today!  I made a basic princess mat here….but i wanted one that was more…disney princess related…. so I plugged in the glue gun and got at it. I first started by gathering all my princess movies for reference…and started cutting… […]

kid craft monday (snowflakes!)

We do this every year… and it’s always a huge mess. one year my son kept cutting gun shapes and went around and shot us… but this year I thought we could try some patterns… first: I wanted to show you how I fold my paper to cut snowflakes…. square looks best so always cut your […]

reading canopy

this super fun canopy is from my boise sister. who sucks and should move back from boise. just a random sidenote. the how-tos aren’t to hard….i mean..it looks hard. but it really isn’t.buy a sheet…the bigger the sheet the bigger circle you can go (i would recommend queen… and maybe some extras for a seat… […]