DIY: Marble Paper with Oil Paints

Whenever Rachel and I get together there is always a lot of making. We hang out, paint, draw, and then we party (ie: DIY TIMES). In anticipation for this visit, we made lists of possible crafts, and “Paper Marbling” appeared on both lists. Done! We’d seen several methods, but we had almost all the supplies… 

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DIY: Valentine Pocket with Printable Template

Like I mentioned before, Valentine’s Day gets me pretty sappy. Sappy enough that all I wanted to do the other day was make a tiny Valentine Pocket to hide secret messages in. I know. I know. Well, I did it anyway, and put together a template and tutorial so you can make pockets of your… 

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RECIPE: Strawberry Sprinkle Cookies

I’ve had my eye out for something special to make for Valentine’s Day this year. When I spotted this recipe for Strawberry Sprinkle Cookies I couldn’t resist giving it a try. Not only are these cookies PINK but they’re also strawberry flavored and have a white chocolate center! These cookies are another spend-all-afternoon-in-the-kitchen type of… 

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DIY: Love Letter Books for Your Valentine

Valentine’s Day has always been one of my favorite holidays, probably because I’m a big mush at heart. I like to think of it as the Thanksgiving for love– a chance to tell the people you love how special they are, and how much they mean to you. This year I thought I’d turn all… 

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DIY: Cornucopia Candy Favors

Are you ready for Turkey Day? This year for Thanksgiving I wanted to try making up these cute Cornucopia Candy favors to give to everyone at our family thanksgiving. They are fun and easy to put together and the perfect project to do with your kids. They could even take them to school to give… 

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DIY: 8 Day of the Dead Crafts

I’ve always been fascinated by Mexican culture. I love the bright colors, the traditional folk art, and especially the holiday, Day of the Dead. What better way to honor the lives of friends and family that have passed on than with colorful sugar skulls, decorations, and festive celebration. 1. Day of the Dead Plush Doll… 

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