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This post has been a long time coming. After five years of fertility struggles, I am so thrilled to announce that baby #4 will make his debut in February. Soon after our third child was born, I felt so strongly that there was a little boy waiting to join our family. A year went by, two years went by, three...

DIY Family Birthday Board

Make a gorgeous and easy family birthday board to keep track of everyone's birthdays. This easy craft would be a wonderful gift for grandparents! My grandma has a wooden birthday board hanging on the wall at her house and as a kid I loved looking at the birthdays of each family member. Hers is country blue and mauve toll painted...
Build a beautiful wood headboard with a luxurious velvet tufted upholstered center using these free building plans. We have been hard at work over the last few weeks and are so excited to be able to share our latest building project. We created a custom queen sized wood and upholstered headboard and today we're sharing the full instructions with you,...

DIY Tea Cup Candles

Repurpose mismatched thrift store tea cups into beautiful DIY candles. They make a lovely handmade gift. Did you know it's actually very easy to make your own candles at home? Before I had tried it, I assumed it would be complicated. But it's not! I made these candles in about 30 minutes (plus dry time) and the hardest part was...
This DIY fall decor features a pallet wood sign with a "Hello Fall" mason jar filled with rolled paper flowers and paper autumn leaves. Download the free cut file below. Fall is right around the corner and I'm so excited to decorate my home for the new season! I made the cutest mason jar pallet wood sign full of autumnal...
Make a cute, sturdy and super useful waterproof zippered pouch out of duct tape and a plastic ziplock bag! We made these fun zippered pouches at a family reunion this summer and they were so easy that even the kids could do it without help! It's a great summer camp craft or quick afternoon project and the actual bag is...
Make a school supply cake to give to your favorite teacher or just to celebrate back-to-school season!   It's that time of year when we start preparing for the new school year. This year I decided to try my hand at making a school supply cake. It's the perfect crafty gift to give to teachers. As I was putting it together,...
Strawberry Cloud Dessert is an easy no-bake summer dessert that is light and fresh and as fluffly as a cloud. I love fruity desserts in the summertime. Hot weather has me shying away from rich, heavy chocolate desserts (gasp--I know!) and craving light and fresh treats instead. Do you feel the same way? This Strawberry Cloud Dessert is named appropriately... it's...
This DIY buffalo check wreath features rolled paper flowers in bright colors. The combo of black, white and color is so fresh and fun! There are two parts to this wreath project: wrapping the wreath and making the paper flowers. Some affiliate links may be used in this post.  Part 1  Start with a foam wreath form. Cut 3-4" strips of fabric, then...

Paint Scrape Art

Paint scraping is a fun and easy painting technique that can be used for all kinds of craft projects.   Have you ever tried paint scraping before? I'm always looking for new ways to add interest to my craft projects, and this painting technique is so fun and easy. I love that there are so many different ways to apply it! You...