Princess and Superheros Birthday Party

Princess and Superheros Birthday Party

My daughter, like most 4 year olds, is pretty much completely obsessed with princesses.   So it made sense that for her 4th birthday, she told me she wanted a princess party.   But our preschool had a rule that if kids from school were invited, that it had to be...
Kids Homework and Scheduling Center

Kids Homework and Scheduling Center

This might be my most favorite thing I have come across in awhile.   Its funny how you can add hooks and bookshelves and all sorts of organizational items, and then *stuff* just accumulates and overtakes everything.   About a year ago, we turned an old closet in our...
Puzzle Piece Hearts – Great for Valentines Day!

Puzzle Piece Hearts – Great for Valentines Day!

I’ve been put in charge of finding a craft for my daughter’s Kindergarten Valentines Day party when I came across these.   What a fun idea, and great way to use up all those boxes of half lost puzzle pieces (if you have kids, you know what I’m...
18 Fun Superbowl Party Ideas

18 Fun Superbowl Party Ideas

I am a HUUUUUUUGE Denver Broncos fan, so of course I’m more than excited for the Superbowl this Sunday.   The Broncos are going to take it home this year!   In the spirit of my excitement, I wanted to put together a list of the absolute most amazing recipes...
DIY Upcycled Shoe Box Charging Station

DIY Upcycled Shoe Box Charging Station

Got a spare shoebox lying around?  This is a fantastic upcycled project for modern day families running over with gadgets needing power. Cover it with printed contact or wrapping paper and turn it into a stylish, upcycled charging station!!   Check out the full...
Family Room Bookcase & Fireplace Makeover Reveal!

Family Room Bookcase & Fireplace Makeover Reveal!

So excited to show you guys my project from the last couple of weeks.  I’ve been dying to give my family room fireplace and media cabinet a makeover, and I finally got around to it!   Check out the before picture:     We have tons of oak in our house,...
GiddyUp…  Its a Cowgirl Birthday Party!

GiddyUp… Its a Cowgirl Birthday Party!

My daughter turned 6 over the weekend and has been asking for a cowgirl party for months. Being a January birthday (and living in Illinois) presents some challenges – but this year takes the cake. Every single party inspiration I found on Pinterest and around...
20 Amazing Rainbow Loom Designs

20 Amazing Rainbow Loom Designs

-35 Yes, thats the temperature outside in Chicagoland right now. My husband went out to leave for work this morning, he was barely outside of the garage door. It was so cold his eyes began watering, and then the water in his eyes literally froze – in like 5...
15 Awesome Snow Day Crafts For Kids

15 Awesome Snow Day Crafts For Kids

Hope you are all enjoying a blustery start to the New Year (that is unless you live in the nicer more temperate areas of the country/world). Its been snowing at our house going on 2 days now.   We’ve got about 14″ of snow and it doesn’t look like it...
DIY Favorite Quotes Art – Modge Podge Hall of Fame!

DIY Favorite Quotes Art – Modge Podge Hall of Fame!

This is an awesome idea for a super easy to do craft – great for kids or for the DIY challenged – and the final result is pretty fab!   There are a couple of different ways you can do these, depending on the look you want. Probably the cheapest/easiest, is...
DIY Gorgeous Light Up Marquee for the Holidays

DIY Gorgeous Light Up Marquee for the Holidays

So apparently my obsession of the season is these light up marquee boards – I especially love them when they are paired up with gold muted and natural elements like this photo below. There isn’t much I don’t love about this photo – I love the...
DIY Christmas Yardstick Star

DIY Christmas Yardstick Star

Looking for a cheap and easy way to decorate a large wall?   Check out this DIY Yardstick Star.   For the holiday season you can accent it with some cute wording from Michaels, or an ornament at the top.   After the season?   Add a new accent for year round festive...
DIY Christmas Tree Cones

DIY Christmas Tree Cones

I am in LOVE with these DIY Christmas Tree cones put together by the Creativity Exchange.   They are gorgeous for the holidays, but even work beautifully for your year round home decor!   With the use of lush/luxurious fabrics, you can create a chic, high end look,...
DIY Festive Christmas Pillows – SUPER EASY Project!

DIY Festive Christmas Pillows – SUPER EASY Project!

I LOVE this idea for festive, super easy to make Christmas pillows!   These are just about as close to no-sew as you can get (and if you are totally afraid of the needle and thread, you could always use fabric glue or iron on fabric tape to close these off.   This is...