Archive of ‘D.I.Y. & Crafts’ category

5 Easy DIY Halloween Candy Costumes

Halloweekend is here!!!! That’s right, it’s finally the time of Ghosts and Ghouls and Trick-or-Treaters and my favorite – CANDY!!!! If you can’t tell, I’m pretty excited for these next 3 days and I know how to keep you excited about it too! I just love the idea of homemade costumes, homemade decorations, and fun Pinterest parties to celebrate this […] Read more…

10 Easy Halloween Treats

Enough with the long recipes, forget the tricks, let’s get straight to the treats! With these desserts, you can tell what’s in them just by LOOKING AT THEM! No recipes needed, no complicated “make-from-scratch” knowledge needed, I’ll show you exactly how to make these if you can’t already tell by looking at them. This Halloween […] Read more…

D.I.Y. Mother’s Day Dried Flower Bouquet

Are you tired of giving your mother (or mother-in-law) a bouquet of flowers that lasts only a few days? Does it make you sad when you see your flowers (or flowers you give someone you care about) wither away, droop over and die? Do you try all you can to preserve the memory of that […] Read more…

Mother’s Day 2016 Trends: What Mom Really Wants

Mother’s Day is coming around the corner on Sunday, May 11, and thanks to polls and surveys  from our friends at offers.com, we know just what Mom wants this year for Mother’s Day! According to the research, Moms aren’t so much looking for flowers or a box of chocolate, although sweets are always sweet, Mom wants […] Read more…

Obsessed With Pressed!

Anyone heard of Naked Juice? That super-sweet smoothie that just makes your tastebuds dance? I absolutely love all of their brands! I’ve tried them all and there’s not one that I don’t like. Recently I had the opportunity to taste the new line of cold-pressed juices, Naked Pressed, and I must say, I’m officially obsessed with […] Read more…

Valentine’s Sweetheart Cake

This Valentine’s Day candy cake is the PERFECT treat for your sweetheart, and you can use Sweetheart candies, chocolates or sprinkles to write a sweet love note on top, or draw out a heart! I found a super sweet white layer cake with raspberry jam recipe online at myrecipes.com and used that and it turned […] Read more…

D.I.Y. Challenge: Valentine Charm Earrings

From the skillfully creative jewelry maker who brought us the “toe ring” tutorial, here’s an easy no-word tutorial on making Valentine earrings that are sure to make any loved one leap for joy! These earrings are easy to make and perfect for beginners, and beautiful to wear! These lovely charms can even be added to […] Read more…

10 Cheap DIY Christmas Garlands

I love garlands! They make a huge impact without taking up a lot of space, and they are wonderful for just about any occasion. I’ve been searching for the internet for some great DIY for our upcoming family photos for our Christmas cards. Here are some of my absolute favorites – just click on the […] Read more…

Mason Jar Gift Ideas

One of my favorite things to play with is a jar. A nice, clean, empty jar has so many possibilities. I think that jars are one of the best items use in simple homemade gifts. With just a little bit of ribbon, fabric, or cute paper, you can make a quick and nifty gift  that […] Read more…

FREE CLOTHING ANYONE?

Okay, I know I promised I was finished posting all of my Cyber Monday deals, but there’s one more that I really want to share, and it’s not just for Cyber Monday, it’s year-round! Here’s how to get $60 worth of (recycled) designer and brand-name clothing, FREE! There’s this website called “Schoola“. It’s an incredible charity […] Read more…

Best Cyber Monday 2015 Deals! Including Target, Walmart, Amazon, Best Buy, Petsmart

Black Friday is over and out, and you may have avoided the craziness, but what’s next? All the best peeps in your life deserve nothing but the best gifts this Christmas! What better way to show your appreciation of their awesomeness by finding a great Cyber Monday deal without spending a fortune or stepping foot into a […] Read more…

Chocolate Caramel Butterscotch Fudge

I had this recipe last night that called for 1 tablespoon of sweetened condensed milk and I was like, what the heck do I do with the rest of the can?? I didn’t want to waste it… so I did my research online and found a perfect way to not only save the milk, but savor it, […] Read more…

How to Gold Leaf Dishes

For all of you gold lovers out there, I have the perfect, easy tutorial to add a little bit of glamor to your table. For this brunch layout, the gold worked perfectly with the black, white, and red color scheme to make a glamorous layout perfect for my model meeting.  You can also find a tutorial for […] Read more…

Hosting Brunch with Little to No Time

Hi everyone!  This is Natalie from BreakfastAtNatalies.com here with some brunch tips!  Brunch is my favorite meal because if you are having it, it probably means A) You got to sleep in! B) It’s probably the weekend, and C) You get to be with friends!  So, how can you keep that theme of relaxing traits […] Read more…

Six D.I.Y July 4th Party Treats

First of all, Happy Independence Day to our followers!!!! These treat ideas were gathered from multiple blogs and I’ve put them together to help you celebrate your patriotism in a delicious way! Recipes for these are self-explanatory, but if you need directions on how to make the cookies or cake pops, I recommend finding any […] Read more…

3 Delicious Desserts You Can Make in a Mug

Craving a sweet treat but don’t have time to make a whole batch? Try one of these desserts in a mug! Using your microwave, you can create a self-serve delicious dessert in about a minute or two, and they are just as good as the whole cake, only without the guilt of overeating! Sons, daughters, boyfriends […] Read more…

Homemade All-Natural Laundry Detergent – 5 cents per load, with free printable labels

Got babies? Or family members with sensitive skin? Or just can’t afford laundry soap with its super high prices? We sure do! Why spend $15-20 on a gallon of chemical rich, fragrant-overloaded, heavily-dyed laundry detergent if it could potentially harm your loved ones’ lovable yet super sensitive skin? Quick remedy: Try making this all-natural homemade laundry detergent! […] Read more…

Date Ideas for Creative Couples

Since my boyfriend and I are both designers, we’ve found that some of the activities that bring us closest together are the ones that challenge our creativity.  Whether it’s working together to create something we both love, or even a friendly competition (of course if “friendly” competition isn’t in you or your dates vocabulary, I […] Read more…

5 Ways to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

It’s awesome living in the melting pot of America because we get to borrow all kinds of holidays from different cultures!  Cinco de Mayo is coming up and whether you are hosting a fiesta, or just hanging out at home, I’ve compiled a few ways to spice up the day with some Mexican culture.   1) […] Read more…

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