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DIY Heart Elbow Patches for Valentine’s Day

I recently added felt elbow patches to an old jacket. It was so easy to make – literally it took me about 15-20 minutes. All you have to do is cut out hearts from felt. Then use no-sew fabric glue to attach the hearts to your sleeves. I did add a few stitches for decoration and

DIY Easy Valentine’s Day Photo Arrow Kid Craft

Kai and I made this easy Valentine’s Day kid craft few years ago (which is why I don’t have photos to go along with the how-to). It’s been sitting on a shelf in the bedroom. I found it the other day and I just had to show you. This craft was so easy to make

DIY Pom Pom Blanket

It’s going to be chilly the next few days (even in Florida), so here is a DIY Pom Pom Blanket I made for momtastic.com to keep you all warm and snuggly. It’s so easy to make.   Here is what you need to make it: throw blanket without fringe (I bought this one from Ikea for $13.)

DIY Woodland Animal Silhouette Christmas Ornament Craft

 I LOVE Christmas. I love the fuzzy feeling leading up to it. It’s so fun to decorate and add joyous warmth to the home. We have a snowy woodland animal theme on our Christmas tree. I have little berries, apples, pears, pine cones and just the cutest little reindeer, foxes and owls. The colors are

How to: Rainbow Unicorn Birthday Party

My BFF Jessica finally had the party of her dreams: a rainbow unicorn party including princess castle bounce house. She had been planning this party for weeks. In fact, she had to postpone it due to rain because she really wanted the bounce house. Knowing that I’m super crafty and that it’s kinda my thing,

DIY: Easy Hipster Bear Gift Wrap

Kai’s BFF Beahr recently celebrated his 9th birthday. Even though he didn’t have a party, we had to give him a gift. He is such a special friend and sweet, sweet boy. Since his name is Beahr, I’ve been dreaming how to incorporate a Bear into something we give him. I came up with decorating

DIY: Easy Glow-in-the-Dark Neon Halloween Bat Garland Craft

Last Halloween, I purchased some glittery foam bats silhouettes from Michaels. I punched holes in them and turned them into garland. This year for Halloween, I wanted to jazz the bats up a bit with glow-in-the-dark neon green paint (leftover from my son Kai’s glow-in-the-dark bowling birthday party). Here is how I did it: Supplies: black foam

DIY: Easy Mod Podge Organizational Jar Craft

I’ve been really digging Mod Podge lately. I’ve used it at least once a week for the past month. I recently created these DIY organizational jars with just Mod Podge, mason jars and paper for Momtastic.com. Click here for the tutorial.