Make a Carpenter Bee Trap

 We have had a problem this year y’all.  The dreaded carpenter bees have been at work around the farm.  My husband made a trap and I thought I would share it here with y’all.  Use any scrap 4 x 4 you have to make a carpenter bee trap for your home.  This is a simple project and it uses a mason jar y’all!     

Make your own carpenter bee trap from a scrap 4x4 and a mason jar!

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10 Minute Frozen Custard Cake

 Y’all I have a treat for you today!  This 10 minute frozen custard cake will knock your socks off!  Use it for your 4th of July celebration or any party you are hosting this summer.  When I was asking to create a post for Dreyer’s/EDY’S® Frozen Custard, I immediately thought of an amazing out of the world dessert that could be assembled in just minutes.  This post is compensated however all projects and opinions are my own.  Want to try Dreyer’s/EDY’S® Frozen Custard for yourself?   Be sure to enter the giveaway at the bottom of this post!  

A 10 minute cake using store bought frozen custard!  Perfect for any summer party!
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Gold Leaf Planter Box

 Add just a touch of gold leaf to a planter box for a glamorous touch in any room.  This little planter box is a picket fence but this same technique would work for any planter box around your home or even one you pick up from a thrift store.  This post was originally posted over at Crafts Unleashed however I thought I would post it here in case you missed it.  I am compensated as well as receive free product for my design team status with them however all projects and opinions are my own.

Make this picket fence planter box with a touch of gold leaf for your plants.
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Mason Jar Wedding Toss Pouches

 I have been dying to try the new Fuse from We R Memory Keepers ever since I saw it at CHA this winter.  When I was offered a chance to receive one for free and use it in this sponsored post, I jumped at the chance.  I came up with these mason jar wedding toss pouches for y’all.  These little pouches can be used to hold whatever you are going to have tossed at the bride and groom on the big day.  Follow along below to see how to make your own.

Make these fun wedding toss pouches in the shape of a mason jar and fill with glitter, confetti, or anything else you want thrown at the wedding!
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10 Household Hacks using a Hot Glue Gun

 We all love a good household hack right?  That moment when you think….why didn’t I think of that??  Well I grabbed my hot glue gun and came up with 10 household hacks for y’all.  This post is sponsored by Adtech in conjunction with Crafty Hangouts however all projects and opinions are my own. 

10 Amazing Household Hacks using your hot glue gun!  Did you know about the ideas on this list?
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BLT Appetizer Recipe

I have a super simple BLT appetizer recipe for y’all today.  When I was asked to use Triscuit crackers in a post and tell you a little bit more about them, I immediately thought of bacon.  YUM!  So read a little more below and be sure to check out Triscuit on Pinterest for even more great recipes and ideas.   

BLT Appetizer Recipe with Triscuit crackers

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Cupcake Gift Idea and a Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake Recipe

 I have a fabulous cupcake gift idea for you today along with a strawberry lemonade cupcake recipe that you don’t want to miss.  This is a part of a sponsored campaign from Expressionery, Laura Kelly Designs, and The Bakers Party Shop.  I am being compensated for my participation however all projects and opinions are my own.  I heart Laura Kelly Designs and love to help promote her designs and product in any way I can y’all.  There is even a $250 gift card giveaway at the bottom of this post that you definitely don’t want to miss. 

An adorable cupcake gift idea with a recipe for strawberry lemonade cupcakes!
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New Ebook! Learn about Short Videos!

 I have an exciting announcement for y’all today!  I have joined forces with Jessica from Mad in Crafts to publish a new ebook.  This one is geared towards bloggers that want to dive into the world of short videos.  This ebook takes you through everything from idea creation to the publishing and promotion of your videos.  It is the perfect beginner’s guide to those wanting to dive into video but are unsure as to where to start.  Let us show you the way!  Y’all be sure to purchase your copy before the end of June!  We are running a sale and you can get the book for only $5 instead of the cover price of $8.99!   


The Beginner's Guide to Short Video -- get your copy today!

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