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6 Cute Recycled Crafts for Kids

Six Cute Recycled Craft Ideas for Kids

Shopping your recycling bin for craft supplies is a lot of fun. Did you know that the “reduce and reuse”   Read More »

10 Budget Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

10 Budget-Friendly Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

We recently got new tile put into our kitchen. Without going into too much detail, let’s just say that my old tile was hideous, and the new tile is beautiful and bright. After putting up the cash for the tile work, though, we need to be budget-friendly about the rest of our kitchen redo. That means I’m on the hunt for budget-friendly backsplash ideas. Here are my top contenders!

Mason Jar Photo Frame Vase

Mason Jar Photo Frame Vase in Radiant Orchid

Got an extra mason jar on hand? Turn it into a vibrant picture frame that doubles as a vase. What a sweet decor piece to display on the mantle or give as a gift! Beth at Home Stories A to Z created this pretty photo jar to add a bit of Radiant Orchid to her home, but you can use any color of paint that you like. Radiant Orchid is Pantone’s Color of the Year this year, and I’m starting to really dig this festive shade of purple!

Dollar Store Mom

Summer Fun at Dollar Tree!

#ad: I’m thrilled to be partnering with Dollar Tree to talk about their new Summer Fun line. Are you a   Read More »

10 Rainy Day Toddler Activites

10 Cheap and Free Rainy Day Activities for Toddlers

Did April showers just bring May showers where you are? If you’re living with an energetic toddler, being stuck inside all day is no fun for anyone. Try these cheap and free rainy day activities to keep your toddler entertained and maybe even buy yourself a break to drink a cup of coffee.

4 Handmade Teacher Gift Ideas -

4 Handmade Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

Teacher appreciation week is May 5-9; here are four cute handmade teacher appreciation ideas we made for the Kix Creativity   Read More »

Easy Star Wars Craft: pool noodle lightsabers - dollar store craft!

Pool Noodle Lightsabers for Star Wars Day

My boys LOVED these pool noodle lightsabers we made for Star Wars day (May the 4th be with you!) over   Read More »

DIY Star Wars Mobile

DIY Star Wars Mobile is the Coolest Thing You’ll See All Day

It’s definitely the coolest thing that I’ve seen all day, anyway! Jessica at Mad in Crafts used a solar system mobile kit and made a 3D mobile of the Star Wars solar system. My son’s nursery is space-themed, and I’m ashamed to say that there’s nothing even approaching this level of awesome hanging from his ceiling. You’ve shown us all how it’s done, Jessica. You’ve shown us all.

Making a maypole craft

Make a Miniature Maypole Craft

Celebrate May Day with a cute tabletop Maypole. I posted a sweet mini version of a Maypole over at the   Read More »


Tutorial: Solar Table Lamp

I saw these super cute solar table lamps at the Dollar Store.  I fell in love with them. Instantly I   Read More »