DIY Dollar Store Carnival Games

Whether you're looking to keep your kids busy for the summer or planning a carnival for a community event, the dollar store is a great place to visit for ideas. My four kids birthdays are...

Turn Crayon Banks into a Photo Prop Chalkboard

School has started or will be starting soon. Whether you're looking to update your kids' homework space or make a photo prop for back to school, a chalkboard is the way to go.   I...
This floral centerpiece is made with thrifted items from Goodwill San Antonio, but looks high end!  Add whimsy to your tea party or garden party with this fun project.

Floral Centerpiece for a Tea Party: Thrifty DIY

Create a floral centerpiece for your next party!  This is a sponsored post with Goodwill San Antonio but all ideas and opinions are my own. Spring and Easter are the perfect time to head outside to...

Make Your Own Photo Puzzle Gift Idea

If you're looking for a non-candy Valentine's gift, here's one for you:  make a personalized photo puzzle!  My little ones really enjoy seeing themselves on a puzzle, and they have fun piecing the photo back...

Ash Ketchum- Pokemon Costume DIY

Pokemon is back, and I'm sure we will see lots of Pokemon inspired costumes this Halloween, thanks to the popularity of Pokemon Go! This costume made from a t-shirt is a quick afternoon craft that...

Make a Decoden Pencil Box with Collage Clay

I wanted to make an extra special pencil case for my daughter when she started kindergarten last year.  I decided to make a decoden pencil case.  Have you heard of decoden?  It's a craft from Japan...

Make a Sideshow Strong Man Costume from a T-shirt

Halloween will be here before you know it, and if you're planning to make costumes, you know that the time to get started is NOW!  This is the costume I made for my son when...

How to Make Patriotic Party Wands

I love Fourth of July parades!  It's so exciting to watch a procession of cars and bands while waving American flags.  I thought it would be fun to add something to wave with the flag,...

Make a Teapot Dessert Stand

Some time ago I fell in love with a lamp that was available at Anthropologie.  I didn't need a lamp,  so I started thinking of ways to recreate the look in a form that was more...

Make Your Own Lace Butterfly Jewelry

I love the doily and lace trend that has been in the crafting world for a while now.  Something that used to seem old fashioned and outdated has found a new life in the form...