• Create a gift for mom after the birth of her baby. Help mom heal with a selection of helpful products and treats.

    Post-Partum Gift Basket to Help Mom Heal and Recover

    Pregnancy, birth, and motherhood are really, truly very beautiful things! BUT they can also be messy and no part is messier than the first few weeks post-partum (am I right veteran moms?!) When a close friend was expecting her first little one I wanted to get her a post-partum gift that would be useful for HER. So often the blessing…

  • Nursery Crafts Sneak Peak

    I am a lover of all things craft related, so I am sure it comes at no surprise that I wanted to add a few DIY touches to little man’s nursery. I have been so excited to share with each of you a sneak peak of the details for the nursery. So here is a glimpse of a few things…

  • Blue Painters Tape Fail

    My wonderful Grandma told my husband and I early on in our home buying experience to take our time making the house our home. She has the greatest memories of her and my Grandpa turning their first house into the home that raised their four kids and has been around for all us grandkids and great-grandkids. Well the hubs and…

  • Front door decor

    Easy, DIY Front Door Decor

    There are plenty of awesome things about owning a home, but I think my most favorite is the ever-changing front door decor. Having lived in our home for only 10 months I haven’t taken advantage of all the possible options, but here are front door decor crafts of 2012. 1. Monogram: I love using the M of our last name…

  • DIY wedding aisle runner

    Wedding Crafts: DIY Monogrammed Aisle Runner

    Creating a DIY monogrammed aisle runner is a simple way to jazz up the plain ol’ white-roll aisle runners and add color and personality to your wedding. To begin you’ll need the following supplies:   Supplies Wax paper Tape to hold down wax paper Paint in the colors of your choice. I used acrylic paint from Joann’s and paintbrushes of…

  • DIY wedding invitation

    DIY Wedding Invitations

    In the midst of buying a house, packing, moving, unpacking, cleaning…..etc. my fiance and I have finally finished and mailed out our DIY wedding invitations. We began the process of making our own invitations pretty early on. I purchased all the supplies from Hobby Lobby while they were having a 6 sheets for $1.00 cardstock sale. I snagged up their…

  • Advice for the DIY bride

    Advice for the DIY Bride-to-Be

    So today I was at Micheals purchasing some last-minute pieces for our wedding when a woman stopped me and asked if I was much of a DIY bride and if we had a DIY wedding. When I responded “oh yes!” she then asked me if I did save the dates and if so where? how much? etc. I proceeded to…

  • DIY wedding monogrammed decorations

    Wedding Crafts: Large Decorative Monogram

    My latest wedding project is this easy and affordable DIY monogram. It was inspired by something I found on Pinterest. I must say this site is the most addicting thing since Facebook. I seriously spent 3 hours pinning things one night. It is crazy. But I love it because I find awesome ideas like this one. Making this was super…

  • Wedding Crafts: Decorations and Save the Dates

    The following are projects I have completed this last week. I am so excited the “to-do” list is getting smaller! 1. Mr and Mrs signs for head table 2. Decorative “M’s” that will hang on the door of the reception. I used a self adhesive vellum scrapbooking page to make these letters. They will hang from orange ribbon. Self Adhesive…

  • Wedding Crafts: Card Box

    I purchased these square boxes from Joann fabrics using a coupon they were only $9.00. First step I cut a hole between the middle and bottom box. This will be the place where the cards will fall. Then I used hot glue to glue the lids to the top and middle boxes shut. The only lid that comes off is…