DIY Shrinky Dink Wine Charms

diy shrinky dink wine charms

Just before our move in May I hosted a farewell for the leader of our spouse's coffee group (for my husband's military unit.) As a thank you gift, the guest of honor had created the cutest little wine charms for everyone and I had to grill her on how she did it...when she said shrinky dinks I was shocked! I had never thought to use shrinky dinks … [Read more...]

Easy DIY No Sew Phone Charging Pouch

diy no sew phone charging pouch

I was so excited a few days ago to get my office to a point where I could actually find a few things to create with.  It's by no means well organized at this point (which is why these pics were taken against carpet-I was crafting on the floor!) but it's workable. The first project I tackled was making this easy no sew phone charging pouch.  We … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Subway Art and My Biggest Craft Fail

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As you all probably already know, we're moving to a different duty station next week...my husband is in the Army and we've been here in North Carolina for the past 4 years which is forever in Army time! Last month I was hosting a farewell coffee for our family group leader who is also moving this month and I wanted to make a personalized Subway Art … [Read more...]

DIY Chocolate Mother’s Day Bouquet

dove mothers day chocolate bouquet tutorial

Hey y'all!! I'm back from my vacation and blogging like a wild woman-I have so many tutorials to share with you before I take another step back in two weeks while we move up to the DC area! Today I have a super fun and picture heavy tutorial for a DIY chocolate flower Mother's Day bouquet-because if there are two things we moms like it's flowers … [Read more...]

DIY Felt Bow Barrettes

diy felt bow barrettes

I may be a mom to 3 little boys but that doesn't stop me from dreaming up little girl crafts for all of my friends with daughters! A few weeks ago I made these cutey-patootey DIY felt bow barrettes for a friend and they were so fast and easy I knew I had to share them with you! Materials: Felt Hot Glue Gun & Glue Plain … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Moisturizing Hair Mask

diy hair mask

The more I DIY things in my home, the more I realize there are thing I can DIY in my everyday life as well.  That's why I started making my own natural cleaners and things like my DIY Body Butter and Peppermint Lip Scrub.  So a while back when I ran out of my favorite $30 a bottle conditioner I decided it was time to stop paying an arm and a leg … [Read more...]

DIY Lavender Lip Balm with Free Printable Labels (and a Giveaway!)

diy lavender lip balm

Hey, hey, hey there! It's almost the weekend (can you see the light at the end of the tunnel?)  I have a super cute little DIY for you today-DIY Lavender Lip Balm! Not only am I sharing the recipe and how-to to make this awesome all-natural lip balm but also a print and cut label file for you Silhouette owners out there! Don't have a Silhouette … [Read more...]

Valentine Mason Jar Gift & over 40 Valentine’s Day Ideas!

mason jar lid label silhouette cut file

The power of Hershey's Hugs and Kisses is strong. It's hard to resist those tiny bundles of chocolate joy-as my two year old can attest.  You see, he saw me putting together this little Valentine mason jar gift the other day and as always when I was finished in my office I shut the door.  The door complete with child-proof doorknob cover to … [Read more...]

Homemade Milk Bath Recipe

how to make milk bath

I don't know about you but I am a huge fan of a nice hot bath.  Maybe it's my three boys running around crazy all the time but taking twenty minutes of relaxation is HUGE for me! I also like to experiment with adding various concoctions to the bath and coming up with DIY pampering goodies (like my DIY citrus scrub.) Today I am sharing a super … [Read more...]

Stenciled Tea Towel Hostess Gift

diy hostess gift tutorial

I'm slowly becoming addicted to my Silhouette and it inspired me to whip up this fast and easy hostess gift recently.  It's crazy easy and I'm excited to share it with you today! Supplies: Silhouette machine vinyl transfer paper tea towels foam brush or stencil brush paint fabric medium My fabric medium recommended prewashing my … [Read more...]