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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 […]

hot dog hot dog

if you just finished with hot diggity dog…than this post is for you. my daughter is OBSESSED with mickey mouse clubhouse.  (thank goodness) it’s the first cartoon where she actually sat down and SAT STILL. It was amazing. her birthday is on EASTER (even though we celebrated it a day early) and so this week […]

hoppity hop hop.

First: about my side bar poll. You suck.  it was a trick question and the majority of you FAILED. the correct answer was NO agaagg is practically perfect in every possible way.losers. okay I take that back. I still love you. but don’t expect some HUGE change right away. baby steps. baby steps. ONTO WHAT […]

paint chip garland

This week, I found myself in charge of activity days for my church (it’s where girls ages 8-12 get together to do stuff) and I was supposed to do an easter craft. hmm. I love crafts. not the greatest with seasonal ones. but when I saw this paint chip garland on modern parents messy kids […]

another downeast shirt:

i’m sorry..can’t help it..love me some downeast the inspiration! I took a white shirt and cut strips… all different sizes and put my diaper (luvs…) cardboard in between the shirt so I could easily pin on the strips and started pinning. then I just sewed each strip! warning…..I took a millionbijillion pictures….and to tell you […]

magnetic sheet

Here’s what we are making…. A giant sheet painted so your kids can get out of your hair and play with it for hours… Perfect for Road trips! You just need a cookie sheet and paint (and chalkboard paint if you want to go that route! THE BEFORE: Don’t judge…I’m going to let you see a […]