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When we’re having a party and a lot of cups are floating around, it can be hard to remember who’s is who’s. If they aren’t labeled, kids tend to get a new one for each sip. Here’s an easy trick to keep all your plastic cups labeled, helpful enough for even young ones to find […]

I’m not sure what fruit says summer more than the Watermelon! Amanda from Crafts By Amanda shares this fun Watermelon Picnic Caddy, perfect for a summer setting. And Amanda also shares these Watermelon Cookies from Amanda’s Cookin’, which are the perfect touch for a picnic snack.

If you’re headed to the pool, beach, or even a back yard sprinkler party, this is an easy towel to make that will help cover you up. It could be tailored to any size, this one is for my young daughter, size 5T. This cover up also fits my son around his waist, so this […]

I’ve joined up with SC Johnson and I’m contributing a few “getting organized” articles over at their site. I’m sharing my top 5 must-have crafting supplies. These are the kind of supplies I think everyone everywhere should have. Even if you don’t consider yourself a crafter, these are the 5 things you still should have […]

It’s true that all things tiny are cute. Especially little paper matchboxes with a lid that slides. The fun part is deciding what to put inside. This Matchbox diecut from Quickutz makes it easy and fun to make these little boxes. You can also make them with a template like this one. Once you have […]

Anthropolgie, a chic clothing and home decor retailer, is one of my favorite places to shop. Their items always have some small detail that make them special. I wish I could dress and decorate as chic yet nonchalantly as the people in their catalog (insert daydream here). But I don’t have $24 to spend on […]

How simple is this Paper Garland from ISLY? Melissa shares how to loopy-loo strips of paper into a new and fun decoration.

I’m contributing over at Craftzine sharing this fun craft for Recycled Aluminum Can Flower Pots. This is a fun project to make for dressing up your porch steps! Head on over to Craftzine for the step by step instructions.

Guest Post by Amy of Diary of a Quilter: This project is a really quick and easy one creating the perfect little girl-bag. (Or maybe even a grown-up girl bag.) The possibilities are endless.  I’ll demo the basic assembly technique and then a couple of embellishing options and you can let your creativity go from […]

Give your 4th of July table a little splash of red, white, and blue with this colorful centerpiece. We colored rice with red and blue food coloring to give it this festive look. You can add this to any area in your house or it would be perfect for your party table! Supplies for 4th […]

These Ribbon Wrapped Gift Baskets would be great for almost any holiday, but are fun in red, white, and blue for the 4th of July! They would be perfect gifts to give to a neighbor or friend, filled with yummy holiday treats! Or carry along your family’s belongings to a 4th of July party. Supplies […]

Elizabeth of Dear Lizzy makes this DIY Pretty Petals Tee look all too easy, I think I’m going to have to give it a try. I’ve got a few plain t-shirts that could use a good ruffling!

I’m sure you have a few holiday parties coming up to celebrate the 4th of July and you’re probably bringing a potluck dish, am I right? Well, here’s a fun way to dress up your dish, making your serving spoons a little more decorative. Wrap some ribbon around your spoons to give them a fun […]

If you’re still looking for the perfect present for Dad, here’s a great way to share your favorite memories with him. This is a freebie for a Dad Photo Album from the Crafting Chicks. Dad will be sure to love it.

These fun paper crafts get the nickname “Lollies” because they look like giant lollipops. With so many darling double sided papers available these days, you can really have fun with these. They would look great as a centerpiece at your 4th of July BBQ. You can also vary the sizes of these lollies. You can […]

DIY Paper Flower Wreath

by Marie on June 15, 2010

This Paper Flower Wreath by Carina Gardner couldn’t be sweeter, especially around the head of a darling little girl. Carina has loads of fun paper patterns on her site, plenty to keep you busy all summer long with paper crafts.

Here are a few fun Father’s Day crafts we’ve done in the past. These are sure to make dad feel glad this Father’s Day! Give Dad a snake this year! ~~~ Father’s Day Hand-Stitched Greeting Card ~~~ Magazine Collage of Dad’s Favorite Things ~~~ Giant Remote Control Gifts ~~~ Golf Club Sock Puppets…fore! What fun […]

Tracey Clark, an absolutely amazing photographer, is hosting an e-class for a 30 day Picture Summer. For $30, only $1 a day, Tracey will be sharing her wisdom with daily inspiration, tips, tricks, and access to her photographic brain for this 30 day class. I’ve actually just signed up and can’t wait to improve on […]

I’m sharing a fun Father’s Day handmade gift over at Snackpicks today. We’re creating these fun little booklets to showcase the 25 things we love about Dad. Head on over to Snackpicks to see how to create your own.

Recently I taught a group of 12 and 13-year-old girls a church lesson about the importance of keeping a journal. (Excuse me while I climb on my soap box.) We have a great opportunity to share our lives with our children, our grandchildren, and generations beyond if we write down the thoughts and events of […]

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