DIY Projects

Upcycled Succulent Planter

DIY Upcycled Succulent Planters

Beautiful succulent gardens are popping up everywhere. I've seen gorgeous succulent arrangements used everywhere from sophisticated wedding arrangements to intriguing wall art, interesting patio gardens, colorful ground cover, and even low maintenance terrariums and other home decor plants. My favorite upcycled succulent…

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4th of July Shirts {How to make FIRECRACKER T-Shirts}

 Aren't these 4th of July shirts fun? I've been on the lookout for fun projects to make with my kids so when one of my friends was describing some t-shirts her kids had made at vacation bible school, I knew we had to try making some of our own. As she was describing them fireworks came to mind and so we set out to make ours red,…

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DIY Chair Planters

Chair Planters

  Remember these chairs from this post?   I bought them off of a neighbor for only $1 each! Can you believe it? Originally, I planned on refinishing them in bright colors with themes to match my boys' personalities. They hung out in my garage for at least a year until I decided that we really didn't…

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DIY Lemonade Stand Ideas – Join Country Time Lemonade’s Great American Stand-tacular {And enter to win a Country Time Sampler Care Package}

I think just about all of us have childhood memories of setting up our very own lemonade stands while dreaming of plans for the money we were going to make from our sales. I know I do and this summer, Country Time Lemonade is giving families everywhere a fun and philanthropic way to participate in one of America’s great summer…

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Cute Monster Minion Hat

DIY Monster Minion Hat

My kids are just as crazy for minions as the rest of them, but this little guy loves the monster minions the most and just had to have his very own (DIY) monster minion hat. Let me tell you about this little guy. He is quite possibly the sweetest little soul that I know. He tells me that I'm beautiful everyday, several times a day. He…

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DIY Upcycled Planter

DIY Upcycled Freezer Basket Planter

Summer's here. It sort of snuck up on me and came out of nowhere. With our soccer trips, field trips, special classroom projects, volunteering, award assemblies, and field day, I'm not sure there was time to breathe. Which is why new posts have been a little sparse lately. And while I am totally excited to have the time with my kiddos, I…

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Felt Playhouse – CSI Project Repost

I have been waiting and waiting to share this with everyone! Not too long ago, I found the neatest little etsy shop, Imaginative Play Toys, that specializes in fabric felt playhouses! Way too cool! They  are made to slip right over a card table (or a PVC pipe frame, if you would rather build one) and are totally portable! There is a…

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How Does Your {Fairy} Garden Grow? DIY How To Plant A Fairy Garden

Do you have a fairy garden? We planted our this weekend. It adds so much charm to our yard. If you want to create a special place for the fairies in your garden, you probably need to know a few things about how to plant a fairy garden:   1~ Fairies love flowers. They use them for all things and are even named for their favorites.…

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How To Make Easy Lego Necklaces

  Have you ever wondered how to make easy Lego necklaces? We wanted to make them for my son's birthday party favors and found a really good tutorial here at The Long Thread that was a great beginning point for us. Though I really like the chains that they used, my kids have a really hard time working the ball chain clasps…

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Nest {Framed Vinyl Glass Project And New Mantle Decor}

  I have always been intrigued with vinyl cutters and all the beautiful projects they have the potential to create. Guess what I received for Christmas? Yep, my very own Cricut machine. And this  framed vinyl glass project is my very first project! I was inspired by these pillows and love how my glass version turned out. What…

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Sailboat Sandbox

I used to daydream about the adventures my kiddos would have sailing the Sandy Seas in the sandboxes featured in catalogs like Pottery Barn Kids... until I made my own - or should I say, until I in-listed my amazing dad to help me build one. My inspiration came from this fabulous Sunset bookBackyards for Kids: Playhouses, Sandboxes,…

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