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Owl Themed Teacher Appreciation Gift

Teacher Appreciation Tags

Owl Themed Teacher Appreciation Gift I'm so thrilled to be part of the Craft Lightening series organized by The Chic County Cottage and 30 Minute Crafts. Mad in Crafts is also joining in on the fun as the third hostess this month. With Teacher Appreciation Week coming up, we're focusing on fun gifts for those special people who do so much for our kids!  My daughter's teacher loves owls ("HOO" doesn't)? So I thought … [Read more...]

Flower Pot Projects for Every Season

Flower Pot Ideas

16 Flower Pot Projects for Every Season Flower Pots are some of my favorite things to work with because they're both budget-friendly and versatile. You can paint them, glue stuff on them, apply vinyl to them, distress them... and even put plants and flowers in them! Here's a collection of fifteen DIY things you can create with flower pots. Spring Just add paint and moss! These Distressed Mossy Pots come together … [Read more...]

Ladybug Cookies

Ladybug Cookies

Ladybug Cookies It's almost spring, let's celebrate with some Ladybug Cookies! These little cuties are simple to put together and they're sure to brighten up someone's day! Supplies: Nutter Butter Cookies, Red Candy Melts from Wilton, 1 1/2 tablespoons of vegetable oil, black cookie icing and candy eyes. Directions {Place Nutter Butters on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper} 1. Place the red candy melts in a … [Read more...]

Creative Ways to Add Curb Appeal

Creative and budget friendly ways to add curb appeal for spring

Catch these ideas LIVE on Seattle's KOMO-TV Monday March 23rd at 4pm Creative Ways to Add Curb Appeal  The calendar may say February, but it sure feels like spring around the Pacific Northwest! It's a great time to give your home a boost of color, starting with the first thing most folks see... your doorway. Just remember the three "P's": 1) Adding PLANTS (and flowers) 2)PAINTING and 3)PUTTING stuff away! Here … [Read more...]

Gold Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Gold Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Beachy Gold Thanksgiving Centerpiece One day when I was in my garage, a bowl of shells caught my eye. I'm always gathering things that I think MIGHT be used for something else... one day. I know it drives my husband crazy but I can't stand to toss out something that could be used in a different way. Back to the shells. I'm not even sure which summer they are from but I started thinking about all the cool things I … [Read more...]

State Tic Tac Toe

State Tic Tac Toe Craft #tictactoe

State Tic Tac Toe Tic Tac Toe is a game for all ages. That's why is the perfect craft to make in anticipation of a road trip and/or camping trip! Materials: Wooden box with insert, Americana Acrylic Paint in Bright Green, white acrylic paint, Glass Drop from Sierra Pacific Crafts, 2 inch circle punch, 1 piece of 12 x 12 Lime Green and White Ribbon Stripe scrapbook paper from Canvas Corp, 1 piece of 12 x 12 inch … [Read more...]

Wonderful Washington Ideas

Washington State themed Decor Ideas

Catch these ideas LIVE on KOMO TV Thursday July 31st at 4pm Wonderful Washington Ideas Summer is the perfect time to spruce up your decor and finding inspiration is easy when you live in beautiful Washington State! Here are some fun ideas to celebrate this amazing place we live. Seatttle Sign Materials: Blue Metal Arrow Sign from Sierra Pacific Crafts, Chipboard Alphabet (uppercase) and two lowercase from … [Read more...]

Shabby Chic Home Tour

Gorgeous Shabby Chic home with loads of decorating ideas!

Shabby Chic Home Tour Hi Friends! I am going to share a treasured memory with you today... it's a a Shabby Chic house tour. When I photographed this home four years ago, I was pretty new to blogging and taking pictures. I found this amazing home when I was driving down the street one day. The garden alone stopped me in my tracks and I had to meet the owners of this gorgeous place and ask for a tour. They couldn't … [Read more...]

Jumping Jellyfish Kid’s Craft

Beach Crafts for Kids

Jumping Jellyfish Kid's Craft EASY. QUICK. FUN... & Beachy! Here's a great project for your little sea-loving folk! The cool thing about these Jumping Jellyfish is that that the kids are occupied making them... and then they can also enjoy playing with them! Materials: 3 inch Styrofoam balls, foam cutter, DecoArt Americana paint in Dragon Fruit and Calypso Blue, thin elastic, Rik Rack, ruler, scissors, goggly … [Read more...]

Summer Bright Candle Holders

DIY Terra Cotta Candle Holders

Summer Bright Candle Holders Summer is such a beautiful season for color. I love strong colors all the time, but in summer, I especially like cheery brights. Here's a project that I originally saw at my favorite store, Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond, WA. As soon as I saw it, I got that "I MUST make these" feeling. So I did! Supplies: Three Terra Cotta pots and saucers, DuraClear Gloss varnish, Delta … [Read more...]