How To Make A Ribbon & Trim “Cake” Centerpiece

make this shabby chic "cake" centerpiece

You know, as a creative blogger it’s pretty hard to come up with something new and original. Of course you can take an old idea and make it your own by tweaking it a bit, but to make something that people haven’t seen before is a challenge. And to make something that other people will […]

Dress Up Your Favors With Kraft Paper Packaging

kraft paper packaging

Nothing says “attention to detail” quite like pretty packaging of gifts and favors.  It doesn’t even matter what the gift inside is if it’s wrapped up in a pretty presentation!  I’ve collected some of my favorite favor packaging ideas over the past few months and thought I’d share them with you.  What do they all […]

Make Your Own Birthday Candles

make your own birthday candles

Want to add your own creative spin to birthday parties? Make your own birthday cake candles using a few simple supplies that are easy to find. I’m over at HomeMade Simple today sharing this simple candle project which uses beeswax sheets and cookie cutters, and it requires no melting of the wax. You can find […]

Easy Painted Napkin Rings

easy-spray-paint-napkin-rings

by Melissa Bahen I have always loved going to the hardware store. I love the smell of the lumber, the neatly organized rows of supplies, and the endless world of creative potential housed in its walls. You wouldn’t necessarily think of the hardware store as a great place to stock up on inexpensive craft supplies, […]

DIY: Easy Fabric Bottle Bags

diy fabric bottle bag

On Monday I showed you some ideas for creating Easter baskets for the whole family, including mini champagne bottles wrapped up in these fabric bags. You guys know I don’t like to fuss a lot over diy crafts, so this bag couldn’t be easier to make! I used scrap fabric in pretty Spring/Easter colors, along […]

Ideas For Easter Baskets

Easter baskets

When I was a little girl, on Easter morning my sister and I would wake up to find our Easter baskets full of treats, sitting on the floor right beside our beds. The Easter bunny had come and left them there! We couldn’t dig in right away because we had to get dressed in our […]

Craft It Forward With DIY Gift Packaging

diy gift packaging

Did you guys know this week is “Random Acts of Kindness Week“? The idea of performing random acts of kindness has been gaining popularity in the past few years, and with the tragedy in Connecticut over the holidays I think it’s motivated people even more, to reach out and help a stranger. I was thrilled […]