Category Archives: Holidays


Chalkboard Clipboard Banner

Chalkboard Clipboard Banner & Sign at the Michaels Pinterest Party

Have you heard the buzz yet about the Hometalk & Michaels Pinterest Party? Over 100 Hometalk.com bloggers from all over the United States are teaming up for this nationwide  Pinterest Craft Party in local Michaels stores near you! And….I am so excited to tell you that I will be the Host for Hometalk.com at a … Read More



Hair Band Lollipops

Hair Band Lollipops & Free Printable!

I just love this cute idea for a Hair Band Lollipop, I saw one of these pops in a boutique last week and I knew it would be super easy to make. These pops can be a non-candy alternative for Valentine’s Day, or any other gift giving holiday. Great for Birthday treat bags, Easter baskets,… Read More





Gold Feather Stocking

Gold Feather Stocking #fabulouslyfestive

Since feathers are so popular this year, I thought I would share my Gold Feather Stocking as my first project as part of the JoAnn Fabrics Celebrate the Season Campaign. This is a super easy project to make for an elegant mantle or it would make a great gift for that special someone on your… Read More


DIY Square Wreath

Easy Square Wreath~ The Ornamator Review

  I’m so excited today to share this incredibly brilliant idea to make your holiday decorating easier!!! I am talking about the Ornamator!! Kim from the Ornamator asked me if I would try out her unique invention and from the first moment I opened the package I was hooked, literally!! This is such a great… Read More




Acorn Place Cards Made in a Day #turkeytablescapes

Corrugated Leaf Place Cards #turkeytablescapes

I fell in love with corrugated scrapbook paper, the look of it just screams rustic! So I knew it would make perfect place cards for my Thanksgiving table. This is another super easy project from my #turkeytablescapes for JoAnn Fabrics Celebrate the Season Campaign. If you missed the first one, click to check out my… Read More


Turkey Centerpiece

Rustic Turkey Centerpiece #turkeytablescapes

This year I wanted my Thanksgiving Dinner to have a natural rustic feel to it, so made this cute sticks and twigs turkey centerpiece for my table, it is one of my projects for JoAnn Fabrics Celebrate the Season Campaign. I don’t know about you but, I am starting to get in the holiday mood.… Read More


Chalkboard Tombstone Made in a Day

Chalkboard Tombstone ~FREE Printable

Today I am going to share one last quick project for Halloween! It’s almost here! Yay! I got the idea to make  a Chalkboard Tombstone, next I had think about how to go about making one the easy way! So I decided to use an already made one, then add a faux front as a… Read More


Skull Wreath

Creepy Skull Wreath #spookyspaces

Halloween decorating season is in full swing and I’m in love with all things spooky! If you are a regular reader you would know this is my favorite time of the year! I was asked to join the Celebrate the Season JoAnn Fabrics Campaign #spookyspaces Themed Project this year!  Yay! I was so excited to… Read More


Potion Elixer Garland

Potion Garland Banner

I’m finally getting a little itchy for the Halloween season!  Time to pull out the creepy decor! I made this potion garland banner yesterday for a Spooky Cocktail Table Scene for a Halloween Party! Just get some of those creepy potion bottle labels, craft paper and some beads and whip one up, here’s how.. Materials:… Read More


Confetti Pumpkins

Confetti Pumpkins!

  I love the confetti projects and metallic trend this year for Fall, and thought I would combine the two and make these fun confetti pumpkins. They are super easy to make. Just a little glue and a bag of confetti and your pumpkins come alive! I hope you like them! Here’s how I did… Read More


Hello Fall Wreath

Hello Fall Harvest Wreath ~FREE Printable

It’s my favorite time of the year again~ Autumn! Time to get out the decorations out to celebrate the Fall Harvest Season. This year I wanted to make something that would be great outside hanging from a fence near a pumpkin patch! Well the pumpkin patches have not arrived here yet in North Carolina, so… Read More



Patriotic Fonts

Free Dingbats Fonts for 4th of July

Dingbats Fonts for 4th of July Banner- Adhesive No. 7 Flag Banners- KG Flavor & Frames   Firework Explosion- KR Celebrate 2002   United States- US Flag Flag- US Flag Boom- Summers Firecracker Freedom- PZ Star Firework- KR Celebrate 2002 Sparklers- Starshine MF Stars & Stripes- Stars & Stripes Blue & Red Star- Seeing Stars Celebrate- Sabrina… Read More



Duck Cloth Spring Wreath!

Spring Wreath Duck Cloth

I finally finished my Spring Wreath! The last few weeks have been a little crazy so it took some time for me to finally settle down and make this perky Duck Cloth Wreath. I found this fabulous Cherry Idriss Fabric at Hobby Lobby and I wanted to make something beautiful with it, but still keep… Read More


Easter Roundup

Easter Treats & Craft Round-up!

13 Inspiring Easter Treats & Crafts by some of my amazing followers! Macaroon Nests~ Lemon Tree Dwelling Twine Ombre Easter Egg~All About the Details Homemade Peep Cakes~Couponing & Cooking Easter Egg Baskets~ Little Treasures Felt Cracked Egg Holder and Finger Puppet Chick~ While Wearing Heels Easter Topiary~A to Z Celebrations Carrots, Carrots~White Weathered Hutch Custom… Read More




DIY Wall Art Lucky Sign

DIY Wall Art~ Lucky Sign

I wanted to make something really unique for my home, and this Lucky sign did the trick. My kitchen is slowly getting covered with chickens, so I found it fitting to add this sign over my sink! I used my Silhouette Cameo to make the stencil for the lettering using Contact paper, but don’t stop… Read More


St Patricks Day Fonts

FREE Fonts for St Patricks Day

St Patricks Day FREE Fonts I don’t know about you but I am obsessed with fonts lately. I searched up some great ones for the up coming holiday. Here are some super cute FREE Fonts to use for your St Patricks Day posts! Enjoy! Patrick    King Arthur    Irish Unci    Brandegoris     Clover Things   … Read More


Valentine Printables

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

The big day to show some love is almost here~  Are you ready?? If not I am glad you found this post, it has a little bit of everything to make this Valentine’s Day special. So if you are on a tight budget or  time has just run out for you, check out these clever… Read More




Holiday Garlands

5 Easy Holiday Garlands

Today I am going to show how to make five different Holiday Garlands. My husband bought me a Silhouette for Christmas and gave it to me early and so I broke it out last night (huge grin). Now don’t stop reading this post just because I used a Silhouette Die-Cut Machine to make these garlands.… Read More



Chalk Paint Ornament

Chalk Paint Shabby Ornaments

I finally got out the decorations and finished putting them up, it was tough since I needed a vacation from Thanksgiving. Ha! I’m exhausted already and it’s not even December! I am always trying to change up the decorations yearly for the holidays and this super simple project was just the thing to change the decor without having to go out and buy anything. I took old plastic ornaments I no longer used and mixed up some chalk paint and got to work. Here’s how I did it!




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Halloween Party Decorations

Dare I say I almost Halloweened out! Almost! I thought I would share some of the Halloween Party decorations I put up for my party! Enjoy! The Eyeball Feather Garland! Thirty-One! The Chandelier Tomato Cage Werewolf! See my other Tomato Cage Decor HERE. The Gypsy! The Headless Lady! Links you may enjoy…… Halloween Chalk Art… Read More


Chalk Art

Halloween Chalk Art

I found this neat little shutter mirror at my local thrift store and I knew it would make a great chalkboard. I painted it with a few coats of chalkboard paint. I am putting the finishing touches on my party decor, so I decided on this cute “Cast a Spell” quote to use. I have… Read More


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Swimming with the Fishes~ Halloween Decor

If you have been following my Halloween Page, you would have seen my Spider Victim Halloween decoration, well he has a whole new look now! His new identity is “Swimming with the Fishes”.  As you know I love repurposing things and I was growing a little tired of the Spider Victims look. So I decided… Read More


Pick-Your-Potion Centerpiece

Pick-Your-Potion Centerpiece

JoAnn Fabrics Signature Craft Project Pick-Your-Potion Centerpiece I love this Pick-Your-Potion Centerpiece, I thought it would be the perfect center of my party food table for Halloween! The centerpiece has potion bottles and spooky items that make a great Halloween decoration for your home or party. You can download a PDF of the instructions for… Read More





Halloween Wreath~ Made in a Day

Spooky Wispy Wreath

You remember my Autumn Wispy Wreath from a  few weeks ago, well when I bought the fall foliage to make it I also bought this yellow foliage, pumpkins and the crows. I knew then I would change-up this wreath near Halloween. So here it is! For a more detailed directions on how to make a… Read More


Halloween signs

DIY Halloween Signs!

Yesterday I was strolling through Target’s dollar section and I came across these cute glitter Halloween frames. Well my crafty side got all excited about how I could make these beauties so much better. So ripped off the cute kiddie pics that were already glued on them and got to work! Fast project right? I… Read More


Candy Apples Recipe

Fall Candy Apple Recipes!

Today I am sharing a few recipes on how to make a variety of candy apples! I miss that old favorite from Halloween as a child. Seeing those gooey red ones reminds me of spooky Halloween nights from my past. Our neighbors used to make a huge batch of Candy Apples, enough for an army.… Read More



Autumn Wispy Wreath

Autumn Wispy Wreath

I am so glad the temperature has finally decided to cool down. Tomorrow is the first day of school!! Woot! And the summer is almost gone for good~ So today I broke out the fall decor. Now as most of you know I have two front doors, which I love, but it makes for an… Read More


Sunburst Mirror

Vintage Sunset Starburst Mirror

So lately I’ve had a beachy vibe thing going on. I have been noticing these great vintage sunset painted pics going around and I just fell in love! So since I have been wanting to make a cool sunburst mirror, I decided to combine the two styles and this is what I came up with! … Read More


Sparkle Hats

Sparkle Hat Explosion Patriotic Decoration

I have one more 4th of July decoration for you today! I realized yesterday when I got back from vacation, how close it was to the 4th,  so I figured I better hurry and get this one out before it’s too late! I bought this cute hat table centerpiece from Micheals about a month ago. … Read More


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Justice “Knock Off” Denim Flag Shorts!

My daughter found these cute flag shorts in her Justice catalog and asked me if I could make them! (I also saw  a version of them at Pacsun for teens, for a whopping $40) Well you know I can make them! But oh boy, these were no easy task. When I saw them I was… Read More


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4th of July Patriotic Printables!!!

I put together a couple of FREE Patriotic Printables for the 4th of July Holiday and Patriotic Season! Enjoy! Cute Cupcake Toppers! Patriotic Subway Art!  Printables look best when you use cardstock paper! Files are for personal, non-commercial use only. Click Here to Download Subway Art Click Here to Download Cupcake Toppers Featured on: Lolly… Read More


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Denim Flag Wreath- 4th of July

School is almost out and the 4th of July is just around the corner~ I made a series of patriotic crafts for you guys to enjoy! First up is my Denim Flag Wreath! I love making wreaths and finding unique items to make into them. So I started thinking about what materials to use…when I… Read More


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Spring Wreath Time!!

This week my mind was in crafty overload thinking about making wreaths! I have double front doors so I have been putting off making them, because of the fact I have to make wreaths instead of one! I have also been meaning to make some of the felt and cloth flowers you see everywhere, so… Read More




Easy Vine Garland!

I just love this! I was putting up the Christmas decor and once again I resorted to Pinterest for my inspiration! I have had my eye on a certain mantel picture below that had this cool large vine hanging underneath it. I have a large kitchen window that I usually try to dress up a… Read More


Ornament Arrangement

Ornament Cluster Arrangement!

My house is wreck! It is covered in random Christmas mess! Deep in the process of putting up the Christmas Decorations I came up with this incredibly easy way to make something fabulous!! I saw an expensive but not so cute version at Lowe’s Hardware and thought “I can do better!” It is super easy… Read More



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Instant Powdered Wig!

After looking all around for a wig for my Halloween costume I found this Marie Antoinette style wig, but it wasn’t, well, there yet….. So I teased it, yelled at it and it still wasn’t right. After an hour or so of fighting with it. I decided it was too thick. That’s when I broke… Read More





Spider Victim Halloween Decor

Spider Victim & Egg!

It’s getting closer to Halloween! I’m gettin a little antsy. I still don’t have an idea for my costume yet! So aggravating…..anyway…I’ll keep looking.  But as  I was hangin out at the Halloween store this week I saw the spider victim decorations and thought how easy is that! I can so make that and save… Read More


Easy Creepy Branches

Easy Creepy Branches

I just love this! It is hanging over my fireplace for Halloween! I made this out of branches I found in my backyard! Spray painted them matte black, let them dry and then wire them together to make them steady with floral wire. I also used  floral wire to make a hanger on the back… Read More


Tomato Cage Ghouls

Tomato Cage Ghouls

For Halloween I really like the large Halloween characters, but man are they expensive. So I decided to make my own. Searching around the hardware store, I decided to use tomato cages.  I wanted a really tall guy so I started with two 5’4″ tomato cages. I bent one inward a little simulate a chest… Read More


Pumpkin Scarecrow

Spooky Pumpkin Scarecrow!

Well it’s October!!! Woo! Hoo! The most wonderful time of the year! Time to get my haunt on! This project is an easy one! Aren’t you so tired of the same old decorations year after year in the stores, and the ones in the Halloween pop-up stores are so expensive that they hardly seem worth… Read More