Holiday gift organizer |free printable

Holiday Gift Organizer FREE printable |via

Hello and nice to meet all of you!  I’m Jessica from The Organized Mama and am so excited to be here on Lolly Jane.  Can you believe it is already November?  I am still in shock that the holidays are just around the corner.  In order to get myself in the “holiday mindset”, I will be busting […]

mannequin head jewerly organization

Pretty mannequin head jewelry organization |

What do you make when you’ve been challenged to use a pretty foam head in the non-holiday months?  A ghost, too easy.  A clown, too Halloween.  Well, you know our love of deer heads and decopauge so we created a pretty foam mannequin head jewelry organization.  A little on the outside-of-the-box idea but my tween […]

Distressed mason jars | Craft room organization

DIY distressed mason jar #masonjar #distressed

Hi friends! I’m baaaaaack! I’ve been at my church’s youth camp all week long and was totally unplugged. It. was. awesome! Back to reality though and as most of you know, I’ve been sprucing up my craft room and got back to it right away. I’ve been wanting some of my go-to items a little closer to my […]

distressed glass painted mason jar

Distressed mason jar using glass paint #masonjar #decorart

Any fun plans for the weekend? Well, I was able to sneak in a quick project and was excited to see how it turned out! I’ve never used frosted glass paint before so when my hubby pulled an old mason jar from a pile of junk on our property (check out our old house post) […]

115 kitchen cleaning tips

115 kitchen cleaning tips!!! All your biggest germ fears can go down the drain! PLUS some fridge organization tips!  #kitchencleaningtips #organization

I recently discovered the cutest blog and was inspired by her kitchen simplify. Like…so inspired that I loaded up my 3 year old and bought everything I needed on the spot inspired. Guess what? It’s been 3 months and I’ve kept my fridge clean.  SHOCKING for those that know me, I know. My hubby and […]

camera bag holder


If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll have seen a sneak peek of this project.  Char was so confused what I was making.  “A sign for your camera bag?!”  Haha, I do love making signs, but there was a rhyme behind this reason (;  You see, I love my command station…but I don’t love that it’s handled […]

Vintage numbered crates

How to create vintage numbered crates by Lolly Jane

Happy Monday!  Kristi and I are still recovering from a cray cray weekend and are now laying on the couch and can’t move Tough Mudder survivors!  Whoo hoo!  Anyway we’ve had quite a few comments and email inquiries on my faux vintage crates (displayed with my herringbone bookcase I showed with the sneak peek of my craft […]

Herringbone bookcase | Craft room makeover


So I’ve lived in my house for about 2 years now.  And I’m just getting around to my craft room.  Blog fail, much??  It’s been serving it’s purpose to me daily by housing my craft supplies so no harm done, but now it’ll serve that same purpose and will be appealing to the eyes.  Finally. […]

Weekly Menu Board | Tutorial

DIY Weekly Menu Board by LollyJane

I have been wanting to get a bit more organized in the kitchen with my weekly menu planning and receiving a box full of fab tools from EKSuccess helped me get my rear into gear! Opening each of the EKSuccess Tools decked out in pretty packaging was almost as much fun as playing with them! I liked […]

craft room ideas

pretty office

I’m dreading getting my craft room organized! I have the board and batten up and the walls painted. All the furniture is in place EXCEPT the main piece: the desk! Argh, I can’t decide what I want in there. My older sis is coming over next to week to help organize/brainstorm but in the meantime, […]

DIY Mason Jar Bathroom Storage


I’ve made a little progress on my bathroom makeover this week!  I really wanted a functional way for my kids to keep their toothbrushes clean and have little toothpaste waste as possible.  I’ve seen Mason Jar Storage all over blogland and Pinterest, I have no clue where the original source came from but whoever it […]

Wooden Crate with Casters

DIY Crate Casters LollyJane ToyBox

We wanted to give our friend a darling baby shower gift that could double as storage.  This wooden crate with casters was the perfect gift: handmade + nursery theme/colors = happy mama-to-be. Inspiration: Running with ScissorsTruth: Not a very detailed DIY so I had a lot of learning on my own, sigh… Okay so here […]

Organize those taxes {Elmer's #XACTO}

Did anyone else spend their weekend working on taxes? Either getting your documents together for your tax pro OR doing them yourself? We did but…. I’m happy to say they’re ALL DONE :) Phew! Let’s take a peek at how I do my taxes. But first, let me preface by admitting that I am a […]

Toddler Bedroom Makeover Reveal

little girl bedroom makeover

I’m done with the bedroom, hurrah!  Here is my Toddler Bedroom Makeover Reveal!  I’m happy to say I met my Friday deadline…I started Tuesday at noon and finished Thursday at 4pm.  Best part?  Total cost was less than $30!  Love that. My favorite accessory in this very small space is the printable I created for […]

Painted Mason Jar storage

white board DIY

Here’s the final picture of how my custom/DIY white board project turned out. [See the full tut here!]  I’m loving my Painted Mason Jar storage! I simply vinyl’d some categories [black lettering is the vinyl] so we could put this baby into use asap.  We love how functional it is, yay for being organized finally!   Movin […]

White Board Command Station

white board command station DIY

The hubs and I are always trying to coordinate our schedules with our 4 kids’ events.  After missing appointments or not knowing where the other spouse was, we decided to get more organized.  Hubs really wanted a white board, “like a huge one, babe, at least 4 feet wide and like, 6 feet tall!” and […]


sweet jar by lollyjane

So last night Kelli was running out the door and I stopped her to say bye {I LOOOOOOVE being next-door-neighbors with her, btw!} and spotted this cute jar in her hands she was taking to a friend:   I snatched it from her and snapped some quick pics for your viewing pleasure…. then snuck in […]

Craft hutch DIY

Craft hutch by Lolly Jane

First of all….a BIG THANK YOU to Y-O-U!!!!  Thank you.Thank you.Thank YOU!!!  We won the American Crafters contest, wee!  We feel like we’re now officially friends with the other contestants too, especially Jen & Marni.  And the generous sponsors gave out awesome prizes & we’re so thrilled Marni & Jen get to be spoiled for their hard work too! […]

Quatrefoil bulletin board

Our big sis Sandee is the most organized person we know.  For real.  She has lists, charts & boards all over her space… including her latest one: {the oversized quatrefoil bulletin board} Her handy hubby created it from scratch and she painted it then wrapped the cork board in the trendy quatrefoil fabric.  San mentioned […]

Drawstring bag

My little man received a fun block set for Christmas but, it came in a box.  A dumb box that you can’t flap shut and doesn’t store well… plus, it’s ugly and doesn’t match his nursery so I knew I needed something else ;)  My solution?  A drawstring bag!   I ♥ that I can simply suffocate those pesky blocks pull […]