Jun 30, 2018

Red, White and Blue 4th of July Fireworks DIY Sharpie Shoes

How to make a pair of shoes look red, white and blue tie-dyed with sharpie markers.
Nothing says America like red, white and blue tie-dye.  Get the look head to toe with these fun (and easy) DIY sharpie shoes.  Yup, as in the permanent markers.  Who knew you could dye canvas shoes with just markers and…
Jun 28, 2018

Austin Adventures – Rockin River Water Park

Rockin River Express train at the pool in Round Rock.
Ok so technically Rockin’ River Water park is in Round Rock.  However, it’s just a hop skip and a jump so I figured it counted as a summer activity for kids in Austin.  I live in the southern most reaches…
Jun 26, 2018

DIY Mid Century Modern Plant Stand With a Boho Vibe and a Surprise

yarn covered diy planter with pompoms on a shelf.
Are you torn between mid century modern and all things boho when it comes to your home decor?  Perhaps the only thing you know for sure is that you are a cactus and succulent hoarder with a serious need for…
Jun 23, 2018

Stitched Jumbo Popsicle Stick Bracelets

Kids bracelet craft stitched with yarn
Popsicle sticks, tongue depressors, jumbo craft sticks – they go by so many names and they can be made into so many fun craft projects.  I’ve made them into bowls and even dyed them for planters..  Who knew you could…
Jun 21, 2018

Kitsch Covered DIY Rainbow Wreath for Pride Month and Beyond

clowns, rainbows and needle point hanging on a wall.
You guys it is pride month (like I needed an excuse to decorate a rainbow wreath) and I’m celebrating in color.  Like the entire color wheel is involved in this kitsch covered colorfest of a DIY wreath.  I never met…
Jun 14, 2018

No Freezing Required – DIY Bomb Pop Chalk Popsicles

Chalk popsicles in red, white and blue for 4th of July craft.
Nothing says summer like a popsicle.  What if that popsicle was actually DIY chalk?  Summer mind blown right?  They look cute enough to eat, but I recommend crafting instead.  These DIY bomb pop chalk popsicles are so easy to make…
Jun 06, 2018

5 Books to Keep You Creative & Learning To Draw Pool Side This Summer

Draw your beautiful ordinary life from Flow
Is learning to draw on your summer bucket list?  Maybe un-plugging a bit more and getting in touch with your creative side.  I’ve gathered a few of my favorite books about drawing that are perfect prompts and guides for getting…