Crafts, DIY

10 MINUTE DIY – PAINTED IKEA WOOD BOXES

March 1, 2017
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Unfinished wood is probably my most favorite thing ever!  It’s like a clean slate…so many possibilities!  As a craft blogger I feel it is my duty to paint, craft and cover all unfinished wood  ha ha.  And the very best part?  These only take about 10 minutes to make!  I can always get behind a quick and easy craft.  Find out how I painted these little guys below. Continue Reading…

Crafts, Party

DIY PAPER PARTY CUPS AND OTHER EASY PARTY TIPS

February 22, 2017
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I love throwing parties, all kinds!  Kid’s parties, dinner parties, birthdays, themed parties, Halloween parties, you name it I love it.  BUT throwing parties can get overwhelming and stressful sometimes.  Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE to go big, but sometimes you just want a cute party without any stress.  I’m sharing some DIY paper party cups and 3 tips to help make your party planning a little easier.  Because easier means less stress and that is always something I am on board for!
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baby

MY 9 MUST-HAVE BABY PRODUCTS

February 21, 2017
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You know the saying “third times a charm?”  Well I feel like this about knowing and loving certain baby products, I have finally figured out what I really love and why.  It only took me my third baby to finally figure it all out ha ha.  I have always been kind of a minimalist when it comes to baby stuff but this time around I am even more so and have chosen products that are useful and last awhile.  So I can’t wait to share with you guys what my favorites are because less is more am I right?  So here are 9 of, what I think are, some must-have baby products. Continue Reading…

Cookies, Valentines Day

DIY PAINTED HEART SUGAR COOKIES

February 9, 2017
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painted-heart-sugar-cookiesI love a good sugar cookie!  And have loved to decorate them for years as you can see here, here and here.  BUT sometimes I do not have the patience to mix up 5 different frosting colors.  The next best thing?  Paint them!  These DIY painted heart sugar cookies seriously only takes 5 min, look so fun and watercolory (is that a word?), and are completely edible. No real paint involved, don’t you worry! Check out the DIY video tutorial and what I use to paint them below.  Its a game changer guys if your wanting cute Valentine sugar cookies but not all the time involved to make them. Continue Reading…

gifts, Valentines Day

GALENTINE’S DAY GIFT IDEAS

February 7, 2017
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Valentine’s Day is coming up, and although I’m shopping for the Hubs we gotta think of all our Gal Pals too, am I right?! I have some pretty great friends and what says “you are a fabulous friend” more than a lip shaped purse?  Here are a few other fun Galentine’s Day gift ideas for all those great friends in your life.

1. Week By Week Agenda   2. Heart Sunglasses   3. Water Bottle   4. Work It Out Gym Bag
5. Daniel Wellington Watch  6. BFF Flair  7. I Believe in Red Lipstick Pin
8. Fries Before Guys Patch  9. You Are the Bees Knees Card  10. Lip Shaped Pouch

  Also, if you are loving that watch you can get 15% off at Daniel Wellington if you use the code TELLLOVE.
Get Galentine’s Day shopping guys!
xoxo

cards, Valentines Day

VALENTINES DAY CARDS WITH HALLMARK

February 2, 2017
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They are here!!! I love love love them and am so excited to share them all with you, finally!  If you don’t follow me on instagram you might not have heard me share the exciting news…but I did a Valentine’s Day card collaboration with Hallmark!!  Kind of a dream come true.
The whole process was so much fun and Hallmark was amazing to work with, no surprises there.  I am kind of an impatient person so having to wait almost a year for these to come out was not easy, ha ha but they are here and they were 100% worth the wait!
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garlands, Holiday, Valentines Day

DIY CANDY HEART GARLAND

January 27, 2017
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DIY-Candy-Heart-GarlandAnother holiday with candy and I am 100% on board!  Valentines is my chocolaty dream holiday but I do looooooove those yummy sweet heart conversation chalk candies.  I know they are not everyone’s favorite (kind of like Peeps which I also love) but they are what reminds me of Valentines the most.  So obviously I needed to make a cute candy heart garland in honor of my favorite Valentines day candy.  And who doesn’t want colorful hearts made into a garland??  Because I sure do!

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free printables, Holiday, Valentines Day

20 FREE PRINTABLE VALENTINES

January 24, 2017
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Valentine’s Day is the best, and has been since I was a little kid.  I LOVED getting all those fun cards with candy and today nothing has changed.  Although, people have stepped up their card game!  Like big time.  I remember when buying them at the store was the norm, NOW there are so many adorable ideas, cute printable cards and clever sayings that you can all make at home.  I rounded up 20 free printable valentines that are creative, adorable and fun.  There is something in here for everyone, from cute puns to David Bowie.  So whether they are for your kid’s class or yourself, this list is a good one ;)

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gift wrap, wrap it up, wrapping ideas

3 WAYS TO WRAP GIFTS USING EMBROIDERY FLOSS

January 12, 2017
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unique-gift-wrap-ideasA-fun-and-unique-way-to-gift-wrap-using-embroidery-flossFirst DIY post of 2017 HAS to be a wrapping one, am I right?  Gotta start out the year with my favorite thing ever, it just feels right!  I’m excited to share 3 ways to wrap using embroidery floss, because its not just for needlepoint and friendship bracelets your guys.  I love changing up ways to wrap presents and not using just ribbon.  It keeps things fresh and using embroidery floss gives your presents a classier look, more so than bakers twine.  Remember when I made these baskets?  Well I loved how they turned out and thought…what if I did the same on a present?
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DIY, DIY Round up

BEST DIY’S OF 2016 AND SOME RESOLUTIONS

January 9, 2017
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It’s a new year and it’s time for the recaps and resolutions post, and let me start out by saying this is the most writing I have done maybe EVER on this blog.
First let’s talk top posts!  It is so fun at the end of the year, seeing what people loved the most and what got the most views.  Because I obviously am excited about everything I create, ha ha, but I also love to see what you loved most too.  This year was a pretty good mix but here are my top 4 posts of 2016!
Confetti Bowls, tassel tote bag, painted wood containers, and last but not least the fiesta party garland.
Thanks so much for all the love this past year!  It means the world to me!

So on to some resolution and a LOT of talking…especially for me ;)
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