Chalkboard Cookies Tutorial

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A big thanks to Kathryn of The Sugar Turntable for sharing her chalkboard cookie tutorial with us today! These cookies are so adorable and simple to make that I think even I could do it. They would make perfect lunchbox treats for the first week of school, a sweet teacher gift on the first day, […]

DIY Pom Pinata

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I’m so excited and thankful to Kori of Paper & Pigtails for sharing her Pom Pinata tutorial with us today! Kori created a beautiful Pink Flower Party for her daughter’s birthday and made the most amazing pinata I’ve ever seen. For one thing the ideas is genius, and for another it looks way cuter than […]

Embroidery Hoop Decor – Tutorial

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Hello, my favorite readers!  I am off to San Diego today to meet up with lots of web friends and attend the HWTM launch party.  I’m so giddy with excitement!  Luckily, Christine of Pure Joy Events has stepped in to share a fantastic tutorial with you today.  This is from her recent party featured on […]

Share Your Homemade Project With Us & Enter To Win The Book “Home Made Simple”

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Congratulations to Lauren of Ten23 Designs for winning the Home Made Simple book!  Thank you all for sharing your home made projects with us! Okay you guys – this post is dedicated to you and your creative projects!  So many of you who read this blog are do-it-yourselfer’s, crafters, or even sellers of hand made items.  I’ve […]

Easy Frame Chalkboard DIY

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Remember this chalkboard sign from the Ice Cream Soda bar I created for Celebrations website? It was such a popular focal point I thought I’d share with you how I made it. It was quite simple to do… The piece is actually a mirror I had hanging in my daughter’s room. The mirror is held […]

Crafty Details + Paper Flowers

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We all know it’s the details that make a celebration visually pleasing, and if you are the crafty type who likes to DIY your decor, then you are going to love the ideas and details seen here. Photographed by Kim Le Photography, this wedding is full of lace-trimmed frames, button embellishments, decorated hat boxes, and […]

DIY Fabric Swag

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Admittedly this is the simplest tutorial possible, but I thought it might inspire 1 or 2 of my readers out there!  This is my DIY fabric mini swag that I love to use to add color and interest to a party.  Most recently I used it for my rustic-modernbridal shower shoot to drape across a rustic […]