No Sew Wine Bottle Wrap-A DIY Gift Idea

DIY tea towel wine bottle wrap

Holiday season is in full swing and along with that comes all manners of parties and events and the requisite hostess gifts.  I love bringing my hosts a bottle or two of wine and today I wanted to share an easy way to dress up those wine bottles with a no sew tea towel wine bottle wrap.  Not only will your host love the wine, they'll have a pretty … [Read more...]

DIY Autumn Cinnamon Spiced Candle

homemade fall scented candle

I love the scents of autumn-whether it's putting on a simmering pot or the smell of fresh apple bread baking-it's an easy way to lift my mood. This week on a particularly dreary rainy day I decided to make a scrum-delicious smelling cinnamon spice DIY candle and it was so easy I thought you all would enjoy trying one for … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]