February 3, 2015

Easy Kids Craft: Heart Suncatchers

easy-kids-craft-heart-suncatchers.jpg

Although this is a DIY/home décor blog, I am a former teacher and now a toddler mom.  You can take the girl out of teaching, but you can’t take the teacher out of the girl!  I just had to share this adorable and easy craft that my son & I did the other day in […]

Pin It
SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
January 21, 2015

DIY lighted plywood sign

DIY lighted sign

I typically don’t do too much for Valentine’s Day decorating, but I decided to try a little project this year.  We’ve been working really hard on our new (old) house, and our current house needed a little bit of love! I was inspired by this pin – but pink and hearts just isn’t really my […]

Pin It
SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
February 12, 2013

Thrifty Valentine’s Wrapping

Winter2013-004.jpg

I will once again *sing* the praises of brown packing paper.  Please tell me that you’re already using brown packing paper for all of your presents, and not buying over-priced wrapping paper!!  You can get this at any dollar store, and get so creative with making your packaging unique!  Here’s how I packaged up some […]

Pin It
SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
February 6, 2013

Neutral Valentine Vignette

Winter2013-019.jpg

I’ve mentioned before – I’m not so big into the whole “pink and red” Valentine’s Day decorations. I think it’s super cute when other people do it, but it just doesn’t fit with my style and décor in my home.  But I decided to make a last-minute neutral Valentine vignette that I will be able […]

Pin It
SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
January 16, 2013

Valentine’s Day Craft: Specimen Art Tutorial

ValentinesDaySpecimenArt.jpg

I’ll admit it.  I’m not super into Valentine’s Day.  But I DO really love crafting, and of course I love my husband!!  So I figured I’d make a little craft to surprise him and get in the spirit of Valentine’s Day this year!  I decided to make my first Valentine’s Day specimen art: This Valentine’s […]

Pin It
SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest
January 8, 2013

Kids Valentines Craft- tissue paper flower cards

pinterestimage.jpg

If you’ve been following my blog for a little while, you know that I left my teaching job in June 2012.  Even though I’m not currently in the classroom, I wanted to share the kids Valentines craft that we made last year, because I *loved* it!  The parents loved receiving these as Valentines gifts as […]

Pin It
SHARE THIS POST ON: Twitter | Facebook | Google + | Pinterest