diy christmas ornament attaching the garland

I was so excited when I heard about this exchange! The idea of not only gifting another blogger with a fun Christmas ornament but also getting the chance to create my own ornament for the season was just too much fun to pass up! Creating Christmas ornaments was always one of my favorite seasonal activities back in school and it doesn’t seem like that’s changed much as I have gotten older! If you are looking for some seasonal inspiration either for handmade gifts or decorations for your own tree then this is certainly the right spot! 50 bloggers took part in this year’s exchange so that’s 50 postsRead More →

DIY chiristmas Ornament

Most of us have probably made ornaments before! There’s a pretty good chance that your parents still have some of them floating around from your school days. You know the ones – popsicle stick Christmas Trees and pom-pom snowmen? I don’t know about you but I always loved making those in art class! Of course, now that I’m an adult and can get my hands on some really nice materials I have found that I can really up my DIY Christmas Ornament game. You can only imagine how excited I was when I found out about the Bloggers Ornament Exchange which happens every year. MakeRead More →

DIY Skills and equipment

If you want to save some money there are a few DIY skills that would be handy to know. Some of the skills listed below are more challenging to learn than others and while some projects are best left to the professionals, knowing the basics of even a couple of these might come in handy from time to time! In this collaborative article, we are going to identify and discuss some of the most important ones below. Keep reading to find out if any of them might appeal to you!  While a lot of these might seem a touch harder than most things we talkRead More →

bullet journal themes

Some months I find it easy to come up with my bullet journal themes, other months I waffle about my choices until its almost too late! I mean, it doesn’t really matter if I don’t finish my spread by the first day of a new month but I like to try. While browsing bullet journal groups on facebook I see a lot of posts asking for monthly theme suggestions. Since so many people ask about it I figured it would be a fun and helpful post to create and share with all of you! Whether you are just starting a bullet journal, or have alreadyRead More →

three tier tray completed

I have been looking for a nice three tier stand for my table for a long time. I have always liked the way that they look and I love that they can be customized to match the seasons or holidays that might be coming up.  While I have found some nice pre-made ones in my travels they were always too expensive or just not quite what I was looking for. Clearly, it was time for a DIY project and what better place to get the supplies for it then your Local Dollar Tree? The Dollar Tree is my go-to spot for home decor on a budget.Read More →

4th of July Sand Art

With the 4th of July coming up I knew I wanted to do a fun little craft to celebrate. We don’t go all out for household decoration for these holidays the way we do for Christmas and Halloween but it’s nice to put a few small touches here and there. Of course, me being me, I turned to the Dollar Tree for inspiration and came up with this very easy, very cheap but very pretty 4th of July Sand Art vase and centerpiece. The Dollar Tree has been my go-to source for fun holiday decorations for a while now. With everything priced at a dollarRead More →

DIY dollar store spring wreath

I have always loved the wreaths I find in stores. The thought of having such a fun and seasonal decoration to greet visitors when they come to my house was endearing. Unfortunately, the price of these wreaths was not nearly so appealing. So, with some inspiration from a fellow blogger and a bit of research on Pinterest I set about to create a Dollar Store spring wreath as this months craft project. I think I am in love with this project. Not only because it makes my door so fun and colorful but because of the endless options there are in making it. Because ofRead More →

Tools for bullet journaling

When I bring up bullet journaling or using a planner, people are always intrigued but convinced that they couldn’t do it themselves.  Most people seem convinced that you have to be an artist to create a beautiful journal or planner. This week I set out to prove them wrong. It’s possible to create a beautiful planner or journal spread with zero artistic talent. With these top 5 tools for bullet journaling, anyone can create a page to be proud of. I started a bullet journal earlier this year and I love the freedom this journal gives me. If you are still new to the Bullet JournalingRead More →

A Spring fairy garden

A spring fairy garden is a perfect way to add a bit of magic and creativity to your life. This is a simple project that anyone can do regardless of garden space and budget. Building a fairy garden is a wonderful way to get ready for spring! Not only are you scratching that creative itch but you’re also working with and adding plants to your life which can help reduce stress levels. Multiple studies have shown that engaging in creative activities and working with the natural world can be beneficial to our long-term health. I fully believe that becoming healthy is more than eating wellRead More →

DIY Spring Planter from the Dollar Tree

I have to say I love my trips to the Dollar Tree. All those supplies for such a cheap and affordable price just get’s my creative juices flowing. For this month’s DIY Dollar Tree craft I knew I wanted to do something spring related. It might not be spring quite yet, but it’s close enough! Fortunately, the Dollar Tree had me covered, they had just pulled out all their spring planting and gardening supplies. A DIY Spring Planter seemed like the perfect choice for this spring oriented craft. This craft requires pretty much no artistic talent what so ever. If you can use a glue gunRead More →