Sep 06, 2018

Your New Favorite Woven DIY Wall Decor – A Wicker Plate Craft

Boho wicker wall hanging with yarn stitches and air plant by Jennifer Perkins
Never ended up needing those paper plate holders this summer?  No worries, I’ve got a cute wicker plate craft for you instead.  Plus unlike plain wicker plate chargers that just end up using valuable kitchen storage space these cuties are…
Aug 23, 2018

Colorful, Crafty and Whimsical Fall Christmas Tree

Close up of a yellow tree with faux flowers and checkered deco mesh
Fall is almost here.  Maybe it is still 100 degrees in Texas, but the rumor is fall is on the way.  Let’s celebrate with some fall Christmas tree decorating ideas.  This is not my first time at the autumn Christmas…
Aug 17, 2018

Popsicle Stick Bracelets a Fun and Wearable Kids Crafts

craft stick bracelets covered in embroidery thread
Popsicle sticks are good for a lot more than just holding frozen treats.  I’ve made craft sticks into planters, snowflakes, baskets and more. Popsicle stick bracelets have long been on my crafty “must try” list.  Perfect for kids, tweens and…
Aug 16, 2018

Decorate For Back to School With a Yellow Pencil Tree

Craft cone painted to look like a pencil tip on a yellow tree.
School starts soon – time to make some DIY backpack charms, gather the back to school photo props and of course decorate your #2 yellow pencil tree!  Don’t have one yet?  All you need is a yellow Christmas tree and…
Aug 09, 2018

Makeover Your Plain Wicker Beach Tote With a Skien of Pompom Yarn

Straw beach bag with pompom yarn woven in.
When the folks at Red Heart sent me a big box of yarn this non-knitter/non-crocheter was pumped!  Just because I don’t use a hook or needles does not mean I do not love a good yarn craft.  Especially when the…
Aug 07, 2018

Clever Globe Up-Cycles and Paper Crafts for Maps

Christmas tree with paper chain decorations and globe.
Summer is here and the open road is calling.  Get inspired with these DIY ideas for globes and paper crafts for maps.    Even if a vacation is not on the agenda you will feel like you’ve seen the world…
Aug 01, 2018

How to Throw a Summer Pool Party That The Kids (and the Moms) Will Love

Mocktail made with la croix water and watermelon.
This blog is written in partnership with Big Lots.  All opinions are my own. What is the fun of having a pool if you don’t spend the summer hosting pool parties for family and friends?  Around my house summertime means…