Find a little time in your day to be creative! Your projects don’t need to be Pinterest-worthy, so please don’t stress. Try these easy crafts for grown-ups and kids, and simple DIY projects to keep your creative juices flowing. Most projects take 30 minutes or less!
Is your heirloom piece or thrift shop find in desperate need of a makeover? If you want to learn how to update old furniture with paint, you need to know how to avoid amateur mistakes that will ruin all your hard work. Learn from my goof-ups and get...Read More »
Learn how to make a simple DIY grapevine Christmas wreath with this easy tutorial and you’ll have a pretty holiday door decoration in minutes!
If my mom was the bumper sticker type, our old 1984 Dodge Caravan would have sported one that read “I break for grapevines!”
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Decorate your front door with this easy DIY fall wreath! In less than thirty minutes (and with one special supply) you can transform a plain, inexpensive grapevine wreath into a pretty decoration to welcome guests.
I’m sort of known as the “wreath lady” around here, and it’s probably because...Read More »
One of the most classic summertime activities for kids is flying a kite! There’s nothing quite like running in an open field, holding the end of the kite’s string and watching it soar up into the sky.
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The first day of school crafts keep coming! I love all the different spins on first-day signs that my blogging friends are creating, and today Victoria from Dazzle While Frazzled is back with the Spectacular Summer Blog Hop to share a DIY reusable chalkboard sign that you...Read More »
This cute back to school photo prop is a cinch to make in less than 10 minutes! Use it to commemorate the first day of school with a special free printable featuring your child’s grade.
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Although we haven’t even gone on our official summer vacation yet, many kids around the country are already headed back to school. To celebrate this milestone, make a cute back to school craft in just five minutes!
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Last night after my four-year-old daughter washed her hair, I went through the daily struggle of untangling her long mane. Her hair is fine, but it’s wavy and there’s lots of it – so after a busy day at camp running around and swimming in the pool, it resembles a...Read More »
Celebrate Independence Day with a quick, patriotic craft! Learn how to make a 4th of July wreath in just 15 minutes or less – no glue necessary – with this ultra-simple tutorial.
How many times have you gone to a craft store with your small child, and...Read More »
It’s week #2 of the Spectacular Summer Blog Hop! Every Monday and Thursday all summer long I’m collaborating with a group of creative bloggers to share summer-inspired recipes, crafts, decor and more! Today’s featured blogger is Victoria from Dazzle While Frazzled. Isn’t that a great name for...Read More »
This easy laundry room lint bin is a cute and colorful way to add function near your washer and dryer. Plus, you can probably make it for free with supplies you already have! Plus get free laundry room art at the end of the post.
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If you love gardening, you’ll love this wreath that will transition your door decor from spring to summer. In today’s simple craft tutorial, you’ll learn how to make a summer wreath in 30 minutes or less.
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Do you have a tired piece of furniture that’s seen better days? Learn how to paint furniture easily and avoid frustrating mistakes. If you hate painting or have never painted furniture before, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the results.
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DIY cloche jars are simple and pretty ways to display seasonal decorations and even grow plants! Learn how to make a glass cloche in just five minutes with this simple tutorial.
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Craving thirty minutes without screaming kids? Don’t turn on the TV – pull out the crafts instead! This craft supply list for kids will set your family up for quiet, creative time, plus give you great Easter basket and stocking stuffer ideas. Get a free printable craft supply list at the end...Read More »
Learn how to make an Easter wreath with cheap supplies from everyone’s favorite megastore! This easy DIY Easter wreath only takes about 15 minutes to make, so fire up your hot glue gun and hop to it!
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It’s easy being green! Learn how to decorate your St. Patrick’s Day mantel with quick and easy shamrock crafts you can make in thirty minutes or less. Plus, get a free printable Irish blessing to add to your decor.
Our fireplace is in our “formal” living room (by formal, I...Read More »
Learn how to make an easy shamrock craft with a handful of supplies and half an hour of your time. This simple St. Patrick’s Day decoration is fun to make with kids, too! Please note that this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosures for more information.
Learn how to add a little Irish spirit to your door with an easy DIY St. Patrick’s Day wreath. This simple craft project takes only 30 minutes to make! Please note, this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosures for more information.
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All you need are thirty minutes and a few basic crafts supplies to make these easy Valentine’s Day mantel decorations! Learn how to make three simple Valentine’s crafts in today’s tutorial.
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This simple and modern Valentine’s Day wreath is an easy craft project you can make with an embroidery hoop. Learn how to make it, and add some Valentine’s Day cheer to your door. Please note: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosures for additional information.
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What do you do with all those broken crayons? Melt them and turn them into party favors or Valentine’s Day treats! Learn how to make easy DIY crayons that you can customize for any occasion.
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Christmas decorations don’t need to be expensive or extravagant. This simple DIY ornament garland is cheap and quick to make and will look lovely year after year.
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Learn how to make the countdown to Christmas even more magical with this simple and inexpensive DIY advent calendar. Kids will love discovering small gifts in the calendar’s buckets!
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Do you want to add pizzazz to plain shelves, but don’t have time to paint? Learn how to update shelves in just a few minutes with a clever trick that uses a common craft supply.
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There are only a few days left until Halloween, but you still have time to create an easy Halloween mantel with these two no-brainer craft projects you can make while watching TV! Note: This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosures for more information.
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Put the sharp objects aside and try these no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas for kids that are perfect for little ones who can’t be trusted with a knife! Kids will love decorating for Halloween with these easy and fun pumpkins. Plus, grab free printable pumpkin decorations at the end of...Read More »
This modern Halloween wreath is a simple and kid-friendly DIY project to dress up your front door in an unscary way! Take 15 minutes this weekend to make it happen.
There was a lot to do on Sunday:
- Walk the dog
- Pick up the house
- Pick up my daughter’s birthday cake
- Buy curtain rods...Read More »
Add a pretty detail to your fall mantel decor with this easy DIY fall leaf garland. In less than 20 minutes this leaf garland will dress up your mantel from Labor Day through Thanksgiving!
My favorite tree in town sits on a classic suburban street filled with colonial-style homes...Read More »
A refrigerator overflowing with kids’ artwork. A constant rotation of activities and commitments to keep track of. Misplaced library books every week. Learn how to create a DIY magnetic chalkboard wall that will keep life organized!
My friend Connie was about to lose it and needed a command center yesterday....Read More »
It’s easy to decorate for fall with this DIY fall monogram wreath! With just a few supplies and twenty minutes, you’ll have a pretty and personalized fall wreath to decorate your door.
This weekend, our box of fall decorations made it up from the basement and onto the dining...Read More »
Are you ready to celebrate the unofficial arrival of fall, but not quite ready to bust out the leaves and pumpkins? If so, this simple DIY fall wreath is the perfect transitional door decor for you!
Wreaths are my jam. My mom and I made a lot of them when I was little,...Read More »
Our cork board works overtime, mostly as a way to display the most treasured masterpieces that come through our door. It started out plain, but now boasts pretty faux nail head trim and Greek key burlap fabric. Are you ready for a cork board makeover? Let’s get straight to the...Read More »
Show your love of all things fireworks, BBQ, and democracy with a DIY patriotic wreath for your door. It’s a quick patriotic craft for Memorial Day and the 4th of July that takes just 15 minutes!
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Wrapping paper art is a simple way to decorate your for just a few dollars, and I’ll share my top tips for selecting the right paper for your project. This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosures.
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It’s so easy to make a DIY jewelry tray in less than five minutes with an unexpected supply you may already have on hand. Learn how to do it and create a pretty tray in no time!
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It’s never been easier to make your own gorgeous artwork, even if you don’t have any artistic skills. Learn how to create DIY watercolor art in just a few seconds. You’ll be amazed by how pretty it looks!
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Don’t let an empty wall intimidate you! Creating a gallery to fill your blank walls is easy if you use calendars! Calendar wall art is a simple and inexpensive little trick to add personality and color to your home.
Are you staring at a big, blank wall? Okay, fine....Read More »
A succulent wreath is a simple way to decorate your door or porch for spring! You can make this wreath in just five minutes with a few inexpensive supplies. Please note that this post contains affiliate links. Read my disclosures for more information.
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