5 Minute Tinsel Christmas Cones

tinsel christmas cones

Oh how I love the Dollar Store! While wandering aimlessly through the aisles the other day to kill some time, I spotted some 9ft tinsel garlands that were screaming for a cheap project. I scooped up 4 garlands (2 red and green, 2 red and gold). I found some cheap cardboard cones from Michael’s in […]

Fall in St. Louis: A Day at the Wineries + Crafty Party Favors

birthday girl DIY wine glass

One of the best parts of living in St. Louis is that you’re only a short drive from some of the most beautiful wineries in Augusta, Missouri. My family always takes an annual trip in the Fall and this weekend we decided to celebrate my mother’s birthday at Mount Pleasant Winery. Beautiful scenery, right? Usually […]

{This Is Me} Fabric Covered Bulletin Board

fabric finished bulletin board

While at Gordman’s a couple of weeks ago, I found this rooster bulletin board on clearance for $3. I had really wanted a small bulletin board for my {someday} craft room and thought this would be an easy project to redesign. I started by painting the base of the bulletin board red with Krylon’s Cherry […]

Personalized Teacher Classroom Wreath

chalkboard close teacher wreath

As you might recall, my little 3 year old started pre-school last week (see her first day here). She’s going three days a week at a neighbor’s house and loving every minute of it! I thought I would do something special for her home classroom and kept seeing some neat school wreaths on Pinterest. LOVE that […]

Crafty Girl Hair Bow Holder

craft girl hair bow holder

I featured this project when I guest blogged at Design Dazzle last month, but I decided to show you again just in case you missed it! As a mother of a three year old little girl with long blond hair in ringlet curls, I’m always looking for a new way to organize her hair bows. Let […]

Birthday Balloon Wreath

balloon birthday wreath

Last year Missy featured this adorable birthday wreath on How Does She and I thought I would give it a whirl. Here’s the completed balloon wreath the easy instructions so you can create it on your own! First I gathered my supplies: Straw wreath still in the plastic 6-8 bags of multi-colored balloons from the […]