{brighten your day with Astrobrights}

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Astrobrights Papers by Neenah Paper for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Working with craft paper might be the easiest and cheapest way to entertain little hands these days.  I don't know about you, but as a little girl I had an odd fascination with beautifully colored papers.  I could sit for hours on end just sitting a creating.  That's … [Read more...]

{he’s making a list…}

Christmas in July banner

.... and checking it twice! Gonna find out who's naughty and nice, Santa Claus is coming to town!! Seriously though,  don't forget to enter to win a Christmas in July prize pack from Happy Hour Projects Christmas in July! **** Well, the big day is finally here - it's Christmas, it's Christmas!  Okay, not really, but I do feel like a parent who has just triumphantly finished assembling a … [Read more...]

{mod podge dyed mason jars}


Okay, voting has closed and the results are in... Unfortunately I did not make it to the next round, but I'm so excited for my blogging bud Adrianne of Happy Hour Projects.  Her totally cool tree mosaic won first place!  It was a ton of fun competing in the contest, and I feel very fortunate to have gotten the chance to participate!  Thanks to everyone that voted....and please continue to go … [Read more...]

{round one: one crafty contest}


If you follow me on Facebook, I'm sure you've noticed all of my pleas for votes in the One Crafty Contest that Amy, the mama of One Artsy Mama, is hosting.  Last week I made the Top 20 with this beaut... For a full tutorial on how to make your own Mad Planter click here. Yesterday voting came to an end for Round 1 of the Contest.  All participants were asked to create a project that … [Read more...]

{mason jar pin cushions}


This year for Mother's Day, I got a sewing machine!  Some may find this to be an odd gift, but I was ecstatic to finally get one!  Now I just need to figure the thing out.  Since I know sewers use lots of pins to hold fabric in place, I thought it was time I made myself a super cute mason jar pin cushion.  They've been popping up pretty regularly on my Pinterest feed.  I followed most of the … [Read more...]