Today we will be giving our final gift for Teacher Appreciation Week. I created a little Treasure Box of Love out of Close To My Heart’s My Creations Card Box. This is how it looked when I was done… I took pictures of each of the kids in the class giving our teacher a hug … Read more A Treasure Box of Love
Our preschooler’s teacher was wonderful this year. The Preschool Moms wanted to give her a memorable class gift, to show our appreciation. After a few brainstorming sessions, we decided to create a Teacher Crayon Monogram. I’ve seen several versions of these…from way-too-basic to way-too-elaborate. While I’ve always thought they were such a cute idea, I’d never tried one out. So … Read more Teacher Crayon Monogram
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. Both the kids and I are so excited to share the fun gifts we’ve been creating the last few weeks for our Preschool Teacher. Today we will be giving her a Pencil Vase with fresh flowers (not the egg carton tulips that I just placed in there for the … Read more Teacher Appreciation Pencil Vase
This weekend was all about getting ready for Easter at our house. Yesterday, the kids and I dyed Easter Eggs. But the real fun was Saturday. On Saturday, the kids and I went to a last minute Easter Party hosted by my friend Kjirsten. Now, even though Kjirsten decided to host this last minute, she … Read more My Peep Bunny Loves His New Chocolate Car
If you have any children in your life, it’s probably safe to say you’ve seen the resurgence of the popularity of superheroes. Superheroes have made a big comeback recently (or maybe they’ve always maintained a popularity but recent movies and such are making them more prominent in the market!) and can be found almost everywhere. … Read more A Super Powers Card for Your Superhero
As I said earlier this week, my kids are SO into St. Patrick’s Day this year. They have been talking for weeks about how they are going to make leprechaun traps, catch a leprechaun and get his pot of gold! So the planning began and our “trap” was set into motion… The idea being that … Read more St. Patrick’s Day: Make Your Own Leprechaun Trap!
I got this idea a month or so ago from Pinterest (isn’t that site so addicting!?!?) Thought it made for a cute and unique bowl–entirely made out of buttons! To create it, I grabbed a balloon I had on hand–one left over from my kids birthday party a couple years ago (note: try not to … Read more St. Patrick’s Day: Make Your Own Button Bowl
Everyone needs a fun lucky charm for St. Patrick’s Day, right? And finding a four leaf clover is pretty tough! So why not make your own lucky charm. It could be a traditional shamrock charm or you could branch out and be unique…make something green and creative for your lucky charm as I did … Read more St. Patrick’s Day: Make Your Own Lucky Charm
For today’s post, I thought I’d share 10 ideas for “leprechaun tricks” that are just plain fun to do for the little ones in your life. Here are some I did last year for my kids as well as some additional ones I’ve found or thought up. Surprise! Green FoodS 1. Green scrambled … Read more 10 Ideas for Leprechaun Tricks on St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day is coming! And let me just say…this has been the year for truly enjoying each holiday with my kids! Five must be the magic age for comprehension and enjoyment when it comes to holidays! Leprechauns, rainbows, gold, leprechaun traps, shamrocks, wearing green…oh my! It’s all they’ve been talking about the last 2 … Read more St. Patrick’s Day: Make Your Own Wreath
Have you seen CTMH‘s *NEW* My Creations Collage Cubes? They are actually so popular that they are on backorder right now! There was a sneak peek of this product which began at the end of December and ran through January for National Papercrafting Month. When you order this product, you receive 9 sturdy white chipboard blocks … Read more Making Magic with My Own Photo Cube
I just love the quick and easy ideas found in this short 2 minute video. Now there’s no excuse not to be able to make a quick and easy nifty neighbor gift–especially with the help of the Cricut Art Philosophy Collection. Take a peek and be inspired!
This weekend has been all about getting the kids Valentine’s ready for their class party. Valentine’s Day is such a great opportunity for some do-it-yourself projects. It’s so much more meaningful and full of love when you can make something yourself–which is what Valentine’s Day is all about, right? This year I brought back a … Read more DIY Valentine’s Ideas
Happy Inspire Your Heart with Art Day! I thought today would be the perfect day to share my Valentine’s Advent Calendar. It’s definitely not a complicated project…just one that takes a bit of time to complete. But the end result is so worth it. And if you have kids–it makes it so much better! … Read more Inspire Your Heart with Art Day
Remember when I said I had a holiday idea that you could make using this month’s Stamp of the Month–Mad About You? Well, I’ve finished it (finally!). What looks like a very Valentine-like stamp set, can also create some other stunning projects too! And here’s proof… And look…I even add a small star from my … Read more A Christmas Tree with Heart