DOLLAR TREE Valentine Swag

I have admired these swags forever and have made several with muslin fabric and was excited to try my hand at one to include with my valentine decor.  I will be honest when I say they are time consuming and messy if you use burlap.  If you use just fabric they are not quite as messy. I started with red, pink and brown burlap from the Dollar Tree, added some of my own stash and created this sweet … [Read more...]

GIVE THANKS Banner || How to use your Favorite Font and Paint it Yourself!

Hello my crafting lovelies.  As I was putting out my Fall decor I felt like I was missing something on my mantel.  So, what do I do five days before Thanksgiving?  Yup, I create a fall banner and decide to share my tips with you! Before I get to that, let me ask you a question - have you ever seen something online or in the craft store and said - I Love That!  I wish I could write like … [Read more...]

♥ Americana Burlap Banner with Free Template & Video Tutorial

Hello everyone and welcome! If you took a peek at my Americana Mantel Décor 2015 post here you may have spotted the Americana Burlap Banner I recently created. It was so super easy to create and I have a video below to show you how I did it. Download the template here. Print, cut and use it to trace the right size to create your banner. ........... View some of my other banner projects … [Read more...]

St. Patty’s Day Rustic and Country Burlap Wreath

Hey guys! Happy March! I wanted to share a sweet burlap wreath with you that is a St. Patrick's day theme. I love love love making these wreaths right now.  Burlap is  very popular decorating item and I love putting different fabrics with them to give a whole new look. You may have spotted my Valentine "love" rustic and country burlap wreath that I shared in my post here.  I made one … [Read more...]

Baby Lion King Shower and Mini Diaper Cake Table Decoration Tutorial

My adorable friend and co-worker is expecting a sweet baby boy in January and I was so happy to help plan a shower for her to welcome this sweet blessing. The theme for this little boy's nursery is the Baby Lion King so of course that had to be the theme of the shower.  :) When I started planning the decorations I had a hard time finding downloads or individual graphics available for purchase … [Read more...]

{Happy Birthday “Cash” Banner Gift} for the Hard to Buy for Person!

Today I am sharing a sure fire way to create a gift for the hard to buy for person in your life. My super sweet father-in-law is not the easiest person to buy a gift for and when we asked him what he wanted for his birthday his answer was "just a happy birthday".  Well, I gave him just that....with a little cash attached.  :)  I love it and so did he! Perfect gift for the "hard to by for … [Read more...]

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday – {Our Party Ideas}

Over the week-end -- I helped my good friend set up a few items for a 1st Birthday party for her sweet little guy.  She chose The Very Hungry Caterpillar theme based on this book here.  This is a super adorable fun theme for a first or second birthday. I wanted to share a few pictures with you for ideas we used -- I was very lucky to find fabulous ideas by searching around the web and wanted to … [Read more...]

{Burlap} Valentine Banner

Hi everyone and Happy Wednesday!  I hope you're having a great day so far.   As I promised in Monday's blog post of my Valentine Mantel decor  …..I'm here to share how I made my Burlap Valentine Banner.  It was pretty simple to make ~ which is (love).  :)       I made a simple template from cardboard and used my corner rounder to round the corners -- it really didn't … [Read more...]

BOO Banner Tutorial!

  When I created my Coffee Filter wreath here awhile back I left it plain and chose not to add a bunch of embellishments because I knew I wanted to cutesy it up for the seasons and attach seasonal decor just like this "BOO Banner" I created for Halloween.  I love how it turned out and it was fairly easy to create.       {Supplies}   - 3 - 4" x 4" cardboard coasters - pattern … [Read more...]