A card and a keepsake – personalized photo gift DIY

March has always been one of my favorite months of the year—signs of spring begin to sprout, the Shamrock Shake makes a grand return, and not only is it my birth month, but so many of those near and dear to me have birthdays in March, too. So, in honor […] Read More »

Fun and easy Easter crafts for every age {Friday Finds}

Easter is right around the corner! Here are some cute Easter crafts for you and your little ones.

Man… Time flies when you have a baby, and I can’t believe it’s almost Easter! I know I want to make a small Easter basket for my little lady, but I’m not totally sure what to put in it, because she can’t have candy and most toys yet. I figured […] Read More »

How to make coasters with photos

**This is an updated version of this post on how to make coasters using your digital photos, except finished with epoxy for a no-stick finish!** I didn’t really see the need for coasters until we got furniture I actually cared about. And then I quickly understood the appeal. Who wants […] Read More »

DIY gifts for coffee lovers {friday finds}

Coffee is one of the first things on my mind when I wake up, so today I'm sharing some of my favorite coffee-related DIYS with you.

If you’re anything like me, coffee is one of the first things on your mind when you wake up (and after lunch to get past that 2:30 slump). I love coffee—and I love all the fun accessories that go along with drinking coffee. So, on one of the coldest days of […] Read More »

DIY photo magnets — easy, inexpensive, and fun!

I’ve seen these Instagram magnets all over blogs and Pinterest in the last few years (and I’ve even seen them shared on Instagram—how meta!). I think it’s a brilliant way to get your photos off your computer or phone and have a physical copy of your favorite snapshots. (Plus, they […] Read More »

Valentine Crafts {friday finds}

Ready for Valentine’s Day? We’ve already shared a handful of great ideas for Valentine’s Day here on the blog, but if you’re still struggling to find the right thing for the loves in your life, I pulled together a few projects that some amazing people are doing. I hope these Valentine […] Read More »

Thank you for being you — free mini thank you notes

Someone brighten your day? Use these free printable notes to say "thank you for being you!"

Last month Jess talked about how she’s made it her New Year’s resolution to show more gratitude toward the people in her life. I loved this idea so much, I decided to steal it. (I guess if you’re going to steal someone else’s idea, at least steal one that’s all […] Read More »

Blowing you a kiss | a no-candy kids valentine

We announced that we were adding two new contributors – today we’re happy to introduce you to our second, Janssen! Hi, I’m Janssen from Everyday Reading, and I live in North Carolina with my husband and our two little girls (with a third daughter due in a few weeks). My favorite […] Read More »

7 gift wrapping ideas for the holidays

It seems like each year the holidays sneak up on me quicker and quicker, and this year may have been the sneakiest yet! Even though I tend to finish up my holiday shopping late, I still love wrapping my presents with a little extra love—whether that means special gift tags, making […] Read More »

DIY gift tags – get creative with your gift wrapping

Add some fun to your Christmas presents with these DIY gift tags!

In my family, the gift wrap has always been half the fun of Christmas. Over the years, “It’s almost too pretty to open!” has become a reoccurring statement. (Almost being the keyword, of course.) Incorporating fun colors and details is a great way to add to the anticipation of unwrapping presents and emphasize just […] Read More »