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Spring might be my favorite season as after a long winter, out pops spring, ready to show off it’s colors. Well, we’ve got 6 lovely spring ideas that have popped up over at the M&T Spotlight and I’m happy to share these bright and cheery projects. *Next week I’ll be featuring Gardening projects. So submit […]

It seems like gift-giving season is upon us with Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, wedding and baby showers, graduation…that’s a lot of presents to wrap! I love the presentation of a gift–that’s half the fun for me. I’ve noticed a trend in big, scrappy bows lately, and they’re the perfect scrap-busters for people like me who […]

With Mother’s Day, Teacher Appreciation, and Cinco de Mayo all happening this week, these little tissue paper flowers are perfect to give. They’d make a great gift topper or would be fun placed in a vase filled with candies. Supplies for Tissue Paper Flowers: tissue paper scissors hole punch button pipe cleaner 1. Cut out […]

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, so I put together a quick and easy Mother’s Day vase that would be a sweet gift or an easy centerpiece for a Mother’s Day brunch. At least I know I’d like to receive one of these! Supplies for Mother’s Day Mason Jar Vase: Small glass canning jar […]

Here’s a simple way to decorate for Easter (since it’s coming right up…THIS Sunday!). We all have those plastic Easter eggs lying around, well how about stinging them together to make a garland?! Then once all strung together, you can make them look like bunting. Supplies for Easter Egg Bunting: plastic Easter eggs – I […]

Saturday Spotlight: Easter

by Marie on April 16, 2011

Easter Sunday is just around the corner and there are so many great crafts and recipes to be shared. Check out these great make and take projects from over at the M&T Spotlight. *Next week I’ll be featuring your Passover projects. Whether you’ve got crafts or traditional recipes you’ll been making this week, share them […]
I’m featuring a couple of cute DIY pet projects from over at the M&T Spotlight. Your little furry friends will thank you! *Tomorrow, I’ll be featuring some of the darling Easter crafts and recipes that have been shared. If you want the chance to be featured, submit your Easter projects at the M&T Spotight before […]

I can’t get over how brilliant this Polly Pocket Bracelet is I found from over at the M&T Spotlight by Kids Activity Blog! It’s the perfect way to keep those tiny little polly pocket accessories all in one place. My girls are going to love this project, we’ll be making one today!

Spring is here and I’m loving it. Here are just a few of the projects we’ve created in the past to help us get a jump start on the spring season. Growing Wheatgrass: this is one of my favorite spring activities. It’s so easy to grow, comes in within a week or so, and looks […]

Guest post by Jenny of Southern Institute of Domestic Arts and Crafts: Hi everyone!  I’m Jenny from The Southern Institute of Domestic Arts and Crafts. When Marie asked me if I would like to guest post at her blog I was so excited! Thank you, Marie, for having me today! I have done a lot […]

Glue Yarn Ball Tutorial

by Kami on March 22, 2011

This simple project might bring back memories of Elementary school, but it turns out to be not only a fun craft to do with the kids, but a darling Spring time decoration. Decorative balls like this can cost at least a few dollars each in the store, but if you make them yourself, you can […]

Saturday Spotlight: Birds

by Marie on March 19, 2011

Our feathered friends, the birds, seem to inspire so many fun projects. I’ve gathered 6 ideas from the M&T Spotlight that I think are the cat’s meow. A few fun kids crafts, as well as some home decor projects perfect for spring. *Next week I’ll be featuring Breakfast, as it’s my favorite meal of the […]

Who here is ready for spring? I definitely am! My grass is starting to turn green, leaf buds are beginning on my trees, and I’m hoping the snow will keep to the mountains for now. So it’s time to start thinking about spring planting for my flower and vegetable garden. Spring Flower Garden: Last fall […]

Saturday Spotlight: Green

by Marie on March 11, 2011

The color green is alive and well on the M&T Spotlight. These crafts and recipes are the perfect shade of green and I’m happy to feature them. There are also some really fabulous rainbow crafts and recipes over there, so make sure to check them all out.*Next week I’ll be featuring projects with birds, so […]

I’ve been needing a new shower curtain for a long time, but I couldn’t find what I wanted for the price I wanted to pay. I recently updated my duvet cover for my bed, and the old cover was a Pottery Barn one that I got on eBay. I loved it, and it matches my […]

These mini pots of gold are the perfect little place setting for a St. Patrick’s Day party. You can make these with large pots for a centerpiece or craft them into this miniature version. Supplies for Mini Pot of Gold: small terra cotta pots black paint and brush pipe cleaners in rainbow colors scissors gold […]

Are you looking to start a few new fabric projects? Well look no further. Here are 6 fun and creative ways to craft with fabric from over at the M&T Spotlight. *Next week I’ll be featuring cookies. So submit your cookie recipes and mouth-watering photos to Spotlight. Child’s Play Quilt Make Your Own Pillow Pet […]

As much as I love the calendar on my phone and the big calendar in our home, I still have a need for a birthday calendar. Just a simple list of the birthdays for each month that I want to remember. Remembering birthdays is something I want to get better at, so to have a […]

Need to Take a Few Notes?

by Marie on February 15, 2011

I have to share this darling little notebook given to me by Katie of Gadanke.com a few weeks back at Blissdom. It was her business card, but not just any business card, it was a little 10 page 3 inch journal for the weekend conference as well. A few blank pages were included, as well […]

I’m happy to feature these 6 darling Valentine’s Day ideas from over at the M&T Spotlight. There were a lot to choose from this week, check out the many other great Valentine’s Day ideas. Next week’s theme is fabric. You are welcome to share all your crafts, projects, and recipes to Spotlight, but I’ll be […]
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