Make a wooden flag in just a few minutes with our step by step DIY tutorial below. Yes you can have a cute pallet flag for your summer decor both indoors and out! Follow along below to see how. This one was first posted over at Crafts Unleashed where I am a paid contributor but I thought I would post it here in case y’all missed it. This also kicks of Craft Lightning wood week where I will be posting 15 minute wood crafts all week. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post to see the posts from the other bloggers joining our series today.
It is the time of year when we are all racking our brain for the perfect handcrafted gifts for dad. Why does Father’s Day have to be the hardest day of the year to shop? Are DIY gifts for men really that hard to come by? Well they are easy to find today! We have an entire list that is sure to help you find the perfect handcrafted gifts that will make dad’s year!
Did you know that you can make custom mats for frames? Did you also know that you can do it oh so easily in just about any shape that you wish? It is all possible with the Cricut Maker and knife blade. You can just call it my latest crafty obsession quite frankly. You can read more about the knife blade and my tests here. Read on to get the details on the custom mats as well as the cut files for these two examples!
A cream cheese danish is one of my favorite treats whether it be for breakfast or a quick snack. Add on some chocolate chips and this recipe gets even better! I am using store bought puff pastry dough so this one is easy to pull together any day of the week!
Did you know that there are natural mosquito repellent plants? Yes, you can add these plants to your patio or landscape to keep those pesky bugs away from the fun. So, when you are planning your summer flowers and herbs, be sure to reference our list to stay bug free!
Handprint painting is one gift that dad will treasure forever after you give it to him this Father’s Day. I have a quick and easy idea to get toddlers, babies, and even older kids involved in creating a fun gift this year. Dad is sure to love the results! This one was originally posted over at Crafts Unleashed where I am a paid contributor, however, I am posting it here in case you missed it.
Recently, I was in the market for a basic sewing machine. After some research, I found a model that has worked great for a while now. I thought I would share my experience in case you are looking as well. Plus, if you are a beginner to sewing, you can also find my essentials that everyone should own below. Want to learn to sew? Be sure to click here to see our advice on getting started and learning how to sew!
The Cricut knife blade is finally here! I am using it to share all about cutting thick materials with your Cricut Maker. I mentioned the blade first in this post from several months ago all about the Cricut Maker. At that time, I thought the blade would be out within weeks. Well, there was a delay in development but let me tell you….it was well worth the wait! So, let’s put it to the test!
This Jello poke cake is perfect for the Fourth of July! Whip up one of these in minutes for all of your summertime parties. Nothing to serve for Memorial Day? Give this recipe a try! You will love this patriotic cake and your guests will as well.[Read more…]
Today is the day! I am giving you a tour of our farm kitchen. I have been working in this area for months to give it a face lift. We kept the cabinets but changed up the counters and back splash. I also gave the cabinets a fresh coat of paint. It has been a labor of love and I can’t wait to show you the results! You can click here to see where we started. You can also find the sources for items used at the bottom of this post.