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baptism dress

my daughter got baptized on sat (…you can read more about my church here) and i wanted a white dress…… yeah. easier said than done.. i found all sorts of cute ones.. none white… (these are found at old navy..banana republic, children’s place, the gap and jcrew)  and then I did find some white ones […]

mirror mirror on the wall…

so. i crapped out on you yesterday. sorryboutthat. not really. cause i got loads of stuff done. and today is a FANTASTIC glue gun tutorial (if i do say so myself) it’s one of those projects that just confirms to myself how awesome i am. yes. i really just said that. yes. i’m a little […]

black baroque

I found this great Etsy shop Black Baroque I think it’s just adorable! I love the ornate black frames! and the pictures are just sooo cute! I had this old little frame leftover from a thrift store purchase…so i cut some old book pages to size and mod podged them in… and I might have spray […]


he got all crafty the other day and decided to make a sling shot with my son. fun. i told him i would totally blog about it… and then when he got it all finished… and shot it. i thought, “holy, this thing is deadly” like not just put an eye out…like take you out […]

oops.. i did it again. (lego felt mat)

now i have you singing britney don’t i? I made another felt mat…..lego style.. I made it HUGE…..the felt is 2 yards wide at joanns….so I got 2 yards to  make it an even square. I folded it up and took some string and a sharpie and made a perfect circle (It cost me $6 […]

hopscotch mat…hot glue!!!

This originally posted at the IDEA ROOM. I was so excited when amy asked me to guest post because the idea room was one of the first blogs that i followed. anyways…..I wanted something big….and hot glue and came up with this: (oh..and there are about 100 pictures. i kept emailing amy making sure that […]

shout out sunday- summer fun edition

(Now let me tell you a story about how shout outs sunday started….(settle in) I was getting lots of “awards” (which I blushed each time) and you are supposed to pass it on to like 10 bloggers each. and most people just write the list and leave it at that. and let’s be completely honest….no […]

hot rocks.

This was one of my summer of fun cards from last year and it was eighteen 25 great idea…(one of many~) I ran up to my mom’s house last week while my sister was in town to help her with her ispy quilt… and I thought the kids needed a little entertaining so we could […]

oven mitt kid sized and some sweetness…

so I was thinking (I know..it’s a rarity) that I wanted something to go with my pink ruffly aprons…. i started with an old baby blanket…it was doubly lined….two fleeces. and I just cut out a basic shape..(doubled over) each of these hands are 4 layers of fabric see all the layers? I wanted it […]

pink ruffled goodness

well looky here…an actual craft. on a craft blog. who knew? anyways….i gave my facebook loves a sneak peak any guesses? it’s a bird..it’s a plane..it’s a skirt? oh. it’s an apron… i bought all this pink….my original plan was a faux chenille…um  ..something…  but I decided to turn it into a ruffly apron. took […]

i haven’t completely forgotten about mother’s day

but I will admit it has snuck up on me! I had this week with my son’s preschool…so we made some mom inspired crafts to give to the kids moms… I just made these mom cards they can stand up…or fold up small then I found a bunch of foam stickers from valentines day….so we […]

growth chart

 today we are using our cricuts to make  a GROWTH chart! Yippe.  I’m somewhat obessed with them…and have been hoarding ideas on what to do. I didn’t want to do one on a wall (we rent) cause i didn’t want to be like the new karate kid (with will smith’s boy) and have to leave […]

we’ve got ears…

say cheers!  to complete my daughter’s outfit I made some mickey ears (or minnie ears since there are bows on them.)  start with a circle of felt… snip it and overlap the piece and hot glue it… makes a nice little cup shape. then I just added a bow some with ribbon…some with fabric… (I made the […]

the mickey invites and cupcake toppers and games and….oh wait that’s all (today)

nothing special…black paper…some polka dots…faux buttons.  I just traced a bowl for the big circle and then traced a cup for the two ears. and then mass produced…. Just some circles with sharpie dots..YOU COULD use actual buttons…but when you are making a dirty dozen then you don’t to deplete your white button stash. I […]