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DIY Valentine’s Day Arrow Cupcakes

Throwing a Valentine’s Day party this year? You have to serve these adorable Cupid cupcakes. Buy store-bought cupcakes or make your own. Then take off the wrapper and skewer the cake with a paper straw. Then adorn the paper straw with red heart and rectangular labels. Cut the rectangular label to give it a feather

Valentine’s Day Rice Krispy Treat Heart Pops

  Not sure what to give your kid’s classmates for Valentine’s Day? What about these adorable Rice Krispy treat heart pops? Score. They’re inexpensive and totally easy! You know what Kai and I did after this shoot? We took all of these Valentine’s Day heart pops to our local fire station to say Thank You

DIY Felt Valentine’s Day Envelopes for Cards

After each school Valentine’s Day party, my son Kai comes home with loads of sweet treats and adorable Valentines. The problem is that we have no where to keep them. Sure you don’t want to keep them all. Just one the ones from your BFFs. Also, in my family, we make Valentine’s Day cards for

Valentine’s Day Conversation Heart Candy Pocket Crafts

My favorite thing about Valentine’s Day is conversation hearts. I love them. A concoction of sugar and food dye. Normally, I try to be healthy, but there are some sweets that I just succumb to and conversation hearts is one of them. (Gum drops, Dots, candy corn and jelly beans are a few others.) Anyways,

Valentine’s Day DIY Pencil Class Gift

I recently designed these glittery pencil arrows for Click here for the how-to.  I love them. I actually love anything glittery. Here is what you’ll need: Glittery pencils Glittery cardstock Baker’s twine Cardstock Glue dots Heart hole puncher Regular hold puncher Scissors It’s so simple. I guarantee you’re child will have a blast making

DIY New Years Champagne Flutes

Make a New Years resolution to be more crafty this year. Start it off right by hand painting these champagne glasses with oil-based Sharpies. Use painter’s tape to get the clean lines. Go to for the full tutorial.  Here are some of my other New Years’ resolutions: Work on my fine art a bit more.

DIY Glitter Candle Vases

Perfect for New Years, a party or just because, here’s an easy DIY project that will take 15 minutes or less. I don’t know about you, but I have some old glass candle vases stuck in a closet that were just humdrum. So, I decided to spruce them up a bit with some glitter. I

Gift Card and Stocking Stuffer Gift Wrap Ideas

Christmas is almost here. Let’s get our craft on. All you need is a few toilet paper rolls and washi tape, stamps, paper and whatever craft supplies you have on hand. Let’s get started… Use glue to write your kid’s names on the cardboard roll and then sprinkle glitter on top. Wrap the tube with wash

Last Minute Holiday Gift Idea: DIY Christmas Photo Coasters

I’m in love with these easy-to-make holiday coasters. Transform your family into reindeers by printing out their photos on circle labels from Then cutting antlers and a nose out of colored labels. Then Mod Podge the shapes and label onto a slate coaster, which you can pick up at Michaels. It’s a quick last

Simple Scandinavian Holiday Wreath

I’m in love with the simplicity of the Scandinavian design. Clean lines and natural colors = pure beauty. So, when I had to come up with a holiday DIY idea for, I knew I had to use this style. I made this using an embroidery hoop, craft star ornament and an evergreen garland. It’s