Big Bloom Front Door

big blooms front door flowers

This post is sponsored by Michaels, all thoughts and opinions are my own.I've had the same wreath on my front door since early spring (*gasp!*), so recently when I received a box full of Recollections "Big Bloom" Flowers on my front door step, I knew just what to do with them!! These flowers are huge, bright, and make a bold statement!! You put them together yourself using either double sided tape or hot glue and they look SO great in so many spaces!! Check out my Big Bloom Front Door today!!   Big Blooms come flat and prepackaged with easy instructions to build your flowers...Each package comes with a base to attach all … [Read more...]

95 Summer Break Ideas and Boredom Busters

Summer Break Ideas for Kids

I know summer time can be stressful for some folks...trying to keep your kids entertained, educated, and inspired! So today, in honor of the upcoming summer break, I'm rounding up 95 Summer Break Ideas and Boredom Busters from bloggers all over! This will give you craft, recipe, DIY's and more to do with your kiddos! Hopefully this will give you tons of ideas for the summer break!DIY Disney Autograph Book from The Cards We Drew Mod Podge Plates from The Cards We DrewDIY Sidewalk Paint from Practically FunctionalSparkling Strawberry Lemonade from Cupcake DiariesStrawberry Ice Cream in a Bag from Scattered Thoughts of … [Read more...]

Gold Bicycle Baby Girl’s Shirt

gold bike girl's shirt

When I was at SNAP a few weeks ago I got to take home some much coveted gold tshirt transfer vinyl! Immediately I knew that I wanted to make my baby girl a cute shirt! So today I'm showing you how I made this super simple and fun Gold Bicycle Baby Girl's Shirt!!What you need:Expressions Vinyl Gold Glitter Vinyl Shirt TransferIronCutting Machine with Bicycle PatternFeltScissorsHot Glue1. I started by downloading a bicycle pattern off of Silhouette USA and using my machine to cut it out.2. After I cut out the file, I stripped away the excess gold vinyl then placed the design face down on my shirt, … [Read more...]

Butterfly Footprint Mother’s Day Gift Idea

Butterfly Footprint Mother's Day Gift Idea from The Cards We Drew

Mother's Day is just one week away and I don't know about you, but I always find it hard to think of new ideas for gifts for my mom. I'm a big believer in a handmade gift and this year with a new little girl to our family I decided it would be fun to make something special for Grandma! So I set out to make this Butterfly Footprint Mother's Day Gift Idea!I started by purchasing a plain white plate at Target...for only $3.50! I cleaned the plate well and got started with a few colors of glass paint I had on hand.Once I was all set up, I got my little girl's foot ready to go...I used a paint brush and I applied some paint to her … [Read more...]

Carrot Easter Wreath

easter-wreath

You guys are well aware...it’s a little known fact that I love making wreaths and surprisingly I have never made an Easter wreath! So I took apart an older wreath I had, spray painted it white, and got started and my Carrot Easter Wreath was born!!I really wanted to make the carrots pop, so after I spray painted the wreath white, I got started making my carrots.To make the carrots you use a simple salt dough recipe:Salt Dough:1/2 cup water1/2 cup salt1 cup flourDirections:Mix flour and salt and add water slowly. Be careful it’s not too watery. Add more water if too dry or add more flour if too wet. From there … [Read more...]

Shamrock String Art

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock String Art

I'm over at Darice this week sharing a little St. Patrick's Day decor idea! String art is all the rage these days, so I made a simple and easy gold and white striped Shamrock String Art project! To find all the details visit Darice!!Click here for project details! … [Read more...]

Pearl and Hydrangea Spring Wreath

Pearl and Hydrangea Spring Wreath from The Cards We Drew and Darice

I don't know about YOU, but I'm SOOOOOO ready for spring. This week I created a super fun and simple spring wreath. It literally takes no time at all and even the least crafty person is able to do this!! Check out my new Pearl and Hydrangea Spring Wreath that I debuted over at Darice Crafts this week!Visit here for all the details! … [Read more...]

10 Minute Sharpie Mug for Valentine’s Day

Love Sharpie Mug Valentine's Gift Idea from www.thecardswedrew.com

Do you love and appreciate homemade gifts as much as I do, but don't always have the time for a super complicated project? Today I'm showing you a simple and easy way to show your love without costing you tons of money or time!! This 10 Minute Sharpie Mug is perfect for a DIY Valentine's Day gift!!For this tutorial you will need:White Mug (got mine for $3 from Target)Sharpies in selected colorsVinyl letters or stencils (mine are from Hazel and Ruby Handmade)How to:Start by applying your letters onto the mug. Make sure the mug is freshly washed and clean and they sometimes suggest using rubbing alcohol to create an … [Read more...]