Friday finds: 4th of July

July 4th cake - easier than you think #july4 #dessert #july4dessert #cake

The 4th of July is almost here and I couldn’t be happier! It’s a great holiday to surround yourself with friends, family, food, and crafts. Here’s a few of my favorite patriotic projects for you to try at home. Happy red, white, and blue!             […] Read More »

Make your party pop with DIY giant display numbers (or letters)

Make your Party Pop with DIY Giant Display Numbers (or letters) | Cardstore Blog

Even though I have a little over a month to go, my 30th birthday (eek!) is fast approaching! Taking a cue from Elizabeth’s tip to plan ahead for parties, I’ve already gotten a head start on some of my party decor. That’s right, with the help of my boyfriend, I’m […] Read More »

This DIY ombré tissue paper backdrop makes any celebration a bit more fun!

This DIY ombré tissue paper backdrop makes any celebration a bit more fun! | Cardstore Blog

With my husband’s 30th birthday and my baby shower both coming up in a couple of weeks, I’m in full on party planning mode! So naturally, when I found out that Carter, Jessica‘s totally adorable son, is having his third birthday party soon, I knew I wanted to help out […] Read More »

Spring has sprung! DIY paper flowers for a happier spring cocktail

Spring has sprung! DIY paper flowers for a happier spring cocktail | Cardstore Blog

The weather is finally warming up here in Ohio, and that can only mean one thing: warm-weather drinks! And what drink isn’t better garnished with something festive? I’ve been seeing different kinds of DIY paper flowers pop up this past year (like these oversized wedding flowers and this wall display), so I thought, […] Read More »

7 cool things to do with kids art (that don’t involve the fridge)

6 cool things to do with kids art (that don't involve the fridge) | Cardstore Blog

When we were kids, my brothers and I created so much “artwork,” that I’m sure finding room on the fridge for all of it was a real challenge! But somehow, my mom always found a way to make it work (and to this day, I’m pretty sure she still has […] Read More »

Look what I made! Homemade Mother’s Day gifts for grown-ups

Look what I made! Homemade Mother's Day gifts for grown-ups | Cardstore Blog

For a lot of moms, Mother’s Day means adorable, homemade Mother’s Day gifts created by little hands, and it’s no secret that kid-crafts like these can become some of a mom’s most favorite keepsakes. But now that you’re older, it doesn’t mean that you still can’t give your mom a […] Read More »

How to make newborn cheesecloth wraps for photo shoots (totally affordable and SO EASY!)

How to make newborn cheesecloth wraps for photo shoots (they're only $4 each & SO EASY!)

Ever since Emily’s gender reveal a few weeks ago, I’ve been in newborn-photo-shoot-prep-mode, anxiously awaiting the day I get to take her sweet little baby’s photos! And that’s pretty much where the theme behind today’s DIY craft comes from: how to make newborn cheesecloth wraps for photo shoots. A swaddle is […] Read More »

DIY Tassel Garland to spice up your next celebration!

DIY Tassel Garland to spice up your next celebration! Cardstore Blog

I’ve been seeing DIY tassel garland everywhere lately, and with my own baby shower coming up in a few months, I really wanted to learn how to make these myself. Turns out, this garland is super easy to make and doesn’t require a lot of supplies. And the best part is, […] Read More »

Oh, baby! A too cute DIY gender reveal piñata

It’s been a pretty exciting few months for my husband and I—we found out we’re expecting our first baby, and just a few days ago we revealed the baby’s gender with our friends and family! I’ve seen gender reveals done in some really cute ways—some people use balloons, chalkboard drawings […] Read More »

The best Christmas card display ideas from around the web

The best Christmas card display ideas from around the web | Cardstore Blog

Christmas is my favorite time of year! I love catching up with old friends and family that I don’t get to see often enough, but I also really love getting all the Christmas cards in the mail with photos and warm messages. Last year was the first Christmas my husband […] Read More »