Guest blogger: Diary of a Crafty Lady

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Today's guest blogger is the creative Lindsay from Diary of a Crafty Lady... you'll probably recognize this craft queen's latest projects: We're thrilled she's popping in to show you all how to make this cute sign!Take it away, Crafty Lady! ;)xoxo.    .    .    .    .    .    .    .    .    .    .    . I am so happy to be a … Continue Reading...

Interchangeable felt necklace

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I have been itching to make a felt necklace but couldn't decide on what colors to make... so after a suggestion from our clever sis' friend Angie, I went with all of them! Introducing the interchangeable felt necklace: The gray rosettes are permanent but the mustard yellow rosette is interchangeable... see?I can get 3 different looks of the same necklace!  Brilliant :)Here's the skinny if YOU want to make one:{Supplies needed}8 1/2 … Continue Reading...

Conference Ideas with A Mama B's

Today's "Family Fun" idea comes from Aubrie @ A Mama B's.  With General Conference being next week, she came up with a FUN way to keep her 7 year old daughter entertained through 25-26 talks.  Love it!Aubrie made a Conference Candy Lei Countdown, here's what she has to say about it:  " I personally think kids love countdowns. They are fun! With this countdown, they get to wear it around their neck and munch on a piece of … Continue Reading...

WGW #4

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Welcome to Whatcha Got Weekend!No rules, just have fun.Feel free to grab our new linky button to add to your collection of parties ;) <a border="0" href="http://lollyjane.com" target="_blank"><img src=http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc35/lollyjaneboutique/linkybutton.jpg></a>Top 3 most-viewed links:Felt Flowers Earringsby You Seriously Made That!?The Sweet Shoppe Partyby WhimagesLove Bird Cake Topperthe Homemade DivaThanks … Continue Reading...

Spring pennant and FREE subway art

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I was putting freshly clipped roses from my garden into a mason jar this morning and realized all my windows were open with the sunshiny warmth peeking through... yep, it's officially SpRiNgTiMe!  I ♥ every bit of it.  After a quick run to my local fabric store, I whipped this Spring pennant and free subway art to match my cheery mood:   What's that in the frame there?   Free subway art? Simply click {here} to download your very own … Continue Reading...

Butterfly Cake Recipe

Easy butterfly cake recipe decorated with M&M's

I'm anti store-bought cakes and insist on making my hubby and 4 kids their own cake each year.  I made this Easy butterfly cake recipe decorated with M&M's and think it turned out pretty darn cute!  See the "8's" in the wings?? She turned eight this year, can't believe she's getting that old, sob sob!  I saw this idea on the back of an M&M bag and knew it'd be perfect for my daughter's 8th birthday party. Let me tell you, this … Continue Reading...

Guest blogger: Lyndsey's Craft Spot

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Super excited to introduce all of you to Lyndsey from Lyndsey's Craft Spot.  I first "met" her through an online swap group & then realized I knew her hubby from my college days.  {I know what you're thinking and NO, he & I never dated!}  ;)  She is darling & we are so excited she is here!  Thanks, Lynds!.     .     .     … Continue Reading...

Oh-So Tute Tues: peacock theme {chalkboard}

Some of ya may remember {THIS} chalkboard we made for our cousin:Well, our cousin's lil sis just got hitched and wanted her own themed chalkboard to put next to the gifts thanking her guests at her reception.  {Was that the longest run-on sentence ever? Phew!}  Anyway, what the bride wants, the bride gets:Isn't this so fun?  She loved it + we loved it = success!!  Don't tell cousin Nan...it was under $5 to … Continue Reading...