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DIY Father’s Day Gift

Fun DIY Father's Day Gift idea, an "I'm Nuts About You" Caddy. A whimsical, thoughtful and useful present for Dad.

This post is sponsored by DecoArt, where I'm a Core Blogger DIY Father's Day Gift Dads give us so much comfort and love, we're nuts about them, right? So why not show Dad how you feel about him with a DIY Father's Day Gift... of nuts! Supplies: DecoArt Olde Worlde Decou-Page Paper, DecoArt Decou-page, wooden caddy from Michaels, #1 Dad wood piece from Michaels, three Mason Jars, shipping tags, scissors, a nail … [Read more...]

Painted Music Station

DIY Painted Music Station, a fun upcycled or recycled furniture projects for a tween girl's bedroom.

This post is sponsored by DecoArt Painted Music Station {Scroll down for an AWESOME CONTEST with MAJOR Cash Prizes!} My daughter loves music, she's literally always singing. So I wanted to make her a special place to store her CD's and boom box. Supplies: Wood stand with baskets, American Decor Chalky Finish Paint in Everlasting and Delicate as well as the Creme Wax. I also grabbed some painters tape and … [Read more...]

Rustic Advent Calendar and Giveaway

Rustic Advent Calendar for Christmas by Yesterday on Tuesday

This post is sponsored by DecoArt. All opinions are my own. Rustic Advent Calendar and Chalky Finish Giveaway Here's a fun way to make Christmas ever more exciting: a Rustic Advent Calendar! Supplies: Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint in Escape, Romance, Everlasting and Delicate. Americana Decor Soft Touch Varnish. Wooden Advent Calendar from Michaels and number stickers from Michaels. You'll also need a large … [Read more...]

Pilgrim Hat Placeholders

Thanksgiving Pilgrim Hat Placeholders, fun and cute craft for kids from

Pilgrim Hat Placeholders Thanksgiving is a special time for gathering with family and friends. As you get your home ready and refrigerator stocked, you can enlist your little helpers to get the table ready. Not only does it take some of the pressure off you, it makes for a sweet  tablescape, whether it's the kid's table or any table. Supplies: Small flower pots, chalkboard paint or black acrylic paint. Colorful paint … [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...]

Beach Crafts for Kids

Beach Crafts for Kids

Catch these ideas LIVE on Seattle's KOMO-TV on Tuesday July 8th at 4pm Beach Crafts for Kids Have you and your kids been enjoying the beach this summer? Whether it's the ocean or the lake, there is plenty of creative inspiration at the beach. Here are some fun crafts your kids can do to enjoy the spirit of sand and surf! Jumping Jellyfish Age: 5 and up with help from a grown-up. Materials: 3 inch Styrofoam … [Read more...]

Wedding Reception Seating Chart

How to make a gorgeous Wedding Reception Seating Chart

Wedding Reception Seating Chart Weddings are SO much fun but they also involve so many details. As a bride, you want to do everything you can to keep your guests feeling relaxed and comfortable. One great way to do that is to have a Wedding Reception Seating Chart so your friends and family know where they're supposed to sit. The most challenging part of this project is waiting for the paint to dry! Materials: … [Read more...]

Wedding Crafts with DecoArt Chalky Finish #weddingHOA

Wedding Crafts with DecoArt

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by DecoArt. All opinions are my own. Can you believe it's wedding season? There's a product that would be perfect for all your wedding gift and decor projects: DecorArt Chalky Finish Paint.  Thanks to Crafty Hangouts, I got the chance to do a Google Hangout, talking about these cool paints and showing how I created with them.    Here's my video:   Want more fabulous Chalky … [Read more...]

Pinterest Party Featuring DecoArt

Pinterest Party Featuring DecoArt

Hello, friends!Michele here to bring you the first installment of Pinterest Feature Friday for 2014! Each Friday of the month we (Bev, Malia, myself, and a special guest) feature one lucky person from the Pinterest Master List for Crafters. I do hope you've linked up! Its a great way to gain new Pinterest followers as well as find like-minded friends to follow yourself! Today's feature is not a person, but a company … [Read more...]

7 Simple Halloween Decor Ideas

Halloween Crafts

Catch these ideas 7 Simple Halloween Decor Ideas ON KOMO-TV Monday October 7th at 4pm Detailed decor projects can be downright SCARY! Here are some simple Halloween decor ideas that you can easily create... some taking just minutes! Spooky Cheesecloth Ghost Materials: Cheesecloth, "Stiffy" Fabric Stiffener, styrofoam balls, wood dowels, large empty soda bottle, bowl, craft glue, scissors, googly eyes, wire or … [Read more...]