Simple Halloween Bunting


I was provided free product from Cricut for this post, but as always, all opinions are 100% my own! Over the weekend I actually had a few moments to myself in between caring for a sick toddler and a teething baby to work on a simple and fun Halloween bunting for our stairway.  Halloween decor is kind of at a minimum in our house, as most of my seasonal decorations for this time of year are more … [Read more...]

{CHQ Blog Hop #11 & Talking Twine & Trim Giveaway}


 It's that time of the week again - Tuesday!  Time for another CHQ Blog Hop.  I can't believe this is our 11th week together!  How fast time flies.  We have grown very quick, but would love to meet even more friends, so please, invite all of your blogging buddies to come out and join us.  It's a great chance to network! This week, we have a sponsor from one of my favorite Etsy stores - … [Read more...]

{Burlap Fall Banner & Mantel Reveal}


As mentioned before, burlap is the bomb!  I used it to make a banner for my son's first birthday party, as a background for my Menu Planner Board, and most recently in my Ruffled Burlap Wreath for the Fall. I knew I wanted to incorporate it into a fresh new banner for a Fall mantel I had in mind.  To make the banner you'll need... Burlap Fall Banner 4 pieces of burlap cut to the same size … [Read more...]

{monthly birthday banner}

It's been so fun reliving my little guy's birthday this week!  I hope you've enjoyed all of the tutorials so far.  Today I'm sharing one of my favorite projects from the party, Jackson's {Monthly Photo Banner}. To make the banner you'll need: your favorite photo from each month from the past year (4 x 6) colored cardstock white cardstock chip board numbers jute twine corner punches 2 … [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...]