Countdown to Wedding Season Rush

The peak of wedding season is upon us, and I hope we are all getting ready!  I am super proud to announce the launch of my first invitation product, available on etsy.  Everything is finally coming together in terms of commercial licenses for fonts, wording, design ideas and enough experience in the business to beContinue reading “Countdown to Wedding Season Rush”

Getting the Darby On, Cinco De Mayo Decor & Paper Flower Bouquets for Mother’s Day, Darby App, Darbysmart Review, Darby App Review

I’ve been crafting up a storm as usual, especially since I learned about the new app from DarbySmart.  Marketing a blog can be really difficult.  One reason I started this blog was because I also wanted to reach out to other handmade business trying to extend their presence on the internet. DarbySmart, founded in 2013Continue reading “Getting the Darby On, Cinco De Mayo Decor & Paper Flower Bouquets for Mother’s Day, Darby App, Darbysmart Review, Darby App Review”

Easter Egg Surprise Bath Bombs for the Easter Basket, Basket Stuffers, Easter bath bombs, DIY bath bombs

Easter is just around the corner!  What are you going to put in the Easter baskets?  I’ve been wanting to do this post for a while just because it’s so darn cute!  Plus, let’s be honest, one can never go wrong with a bath bomb. Bath bombs are one of the most versatile crafts IContinue reading “Easter Egg Surprise Bath Bombs for the Easter Basket, Basket Stuffers, Easter bath bombs, DIY bath bombs”

Folded Napkin Easter Bunnies, Easter Brunch, decor ideas, easter decor ideas, folded napkins, easter origami, Etsy Bunny basket stuffer

The cherry blossoms started budding this week in my neighborhood.  The days have finally turned and spring is already here in New Mexico.  Nothing like a sweet mix of blue skies, Sandia Mountains, and budding cherry blossoms.  Ah…. I’ve been searching far and wide on Etsy for a cute Easter basket stuffer.  There are soContinue reading “Folded Napkin Easter Bunnies, Easter Brunch, decor ideas, easter decor ideas, folded napkins, easter origami, Etsy Bunny basket stuffer”

Leprechaun Crossing Sign, How to make a hand painted sign with a cricut explore, how to make a painted sign on cricut, vinyl transfer sign

I’ve been thinking that I need to add a little more decor in my backyard to attract the leprechauns, so I thought this cute little sign was in order! Like this project and want to get them delivered to you inbox? Sign up for the email and I’ll send you biweekly emails packed with DIYContinue reading “Leprechaun Crossing Sign, How to make a hand painted sign with a cricut explore, how to make a painted sign on cricut, vinyl transfer sign”

Saint Patrick’s Day is Here, Scavenger Leprechaun Gold Rush Hunt, Great craft for kids

The luck of the Irish is coming!  The magical thing about St. Patrick’s Day is all the amazing things that the leprechauns bring us.  I remember when I was in preschool, we made little houses/beds for the leprechauns to come and enjoy.  When I returned the next day to school, the leprechaun KING had leftContinue reading “Saint Patrick’s Day is Here, Scavenger Leprechaun Gold Rush Hunt, Great craft for kids”

The Oscars are Sunday, March 4th!

I love the Oscars, the speeches, the dresses (did I mention the dresses?)   The combination of gold and red throughout the event inspired this cocktail.  I found these Wilton Edible Gold Stars, used agave so they could easily stick the stars onto the edge of the cocktail glass. Like I said, these edible glitter starsContinue reading “The Oscars are Sunday, March 4th!”

Paper Flower Teacup Bouquet, Tea Party Gifts, Easter ideas, DIY tea party

  I’m going to a tea party birthday soon and thought this would be the perfect present.  With only hot glue, cardstock, some styrofoam and this cute teacup, anyone can make this project (even if you don’t have a cricut explore). You can use a spiral paper flower design on Cricut Design by searching forContinue reading “Paper Flower Teacup Bouquet, Tea Party Gifts, Easter ideas, DIY tea party”

DIY “Love Bird” Feeders

These DIY bird feeders are an affordable wedding or party favor perfect for any bird loving event.  While I don’t have a wedding any time soon (been hitched for almost eight years now), I do love to make these to give away during the Valentine’s Day season. Coincidentally, my parents are about to celebrate theirContinue reading “DIY “Love Bird” Feeders”

Rice Crispie Christmas Wreaths

Santa Claus is coming to town, for sure now.  We are 25 days away from sleigh liftoff and counting.  There are so many things to do like decking the halls and baking our Christmas treats. This recipe is a variation of the Baker family traditional “mistletoe” treats, a post I will do later on thisContinue reading “Rice Crispie Christmas Wreaths”

Turkey Treats, Gratitude Trees, & The Attitude of Gratitude

Fall is here in full force with the grand finale of Thanksgiving only one week away.  As usual, I have been pinning my little heart out, finding fun ideas & recipes for the big turkey day.  I can’t believe how fast the season is flying by. I kept coming across pins for “gratitude trees”.  IContinue reading “Turkey Treats, Gratitude Trees, & The Attitude of Gratitude”