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Geometric Painted Pots Easy DIY Idea

Here’s an easy DIY geometric painted pots idea to get you in the mood for spring. This geometric painted planter is actually super easy to make yourself by hand. It may look complicated but it’s actually really simple for beginners. Keep reading to see how to make your own DIY painted pots in your favorite …

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Personalized gift wrapping paper from minted

This post is sponsored by Minted but all opinions are my own. I love wrapping gifts. There’s something about cutting just the right amount of paper, creasing those crisp edges, playing with sticky tape, then all those lovely wrapped boxes under the tree. So when I found out that Minted now offers exclusive personalized wrapping …

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Mittens Personalized Christmas Gift Tags Printable Template

Warm-up your holiday gifts with these printable mitten tags and labels that YOU personalize and print at home! These cute mitten gift tags are festive and also non-denominational so they’re perfect for teacher gifts and hostess gifts as well as gifts for friends and family. Just download my printable gift tag mitten template and type …

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Printable Canning Jar Labels – Personalized

Making your famous strawberry jam this season? Dress it up in style with these printable canning labels from my etsy store that YOU easily personalize and print at home. Use these unlimited personalized canning labels year after year on cans and other food gifts. Just open the PDF file using Acrobat Reader 9, a free …

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DIY Heart Tea Bags Tied to Yummy Heart Cookies

Warm your sweetie’s heart with this clever tea & cookies combo: Handsewn teabags tied to yummy cookies that anchor the teabag as it steeps. I came up with the idea while making tea with my plain old loose teabags. No surprise my sweet tooth was craving cookies …and thought that maybe they could weigh down …

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Sriracha Salt Recipe Hot n’ Spicy DIY Valentine’s Day Gift

This Sriracha salt recipe makes a hot and spicy Valentine’s Day gift for your snugglebug. See how easy it is to make DIY sriracha salt with this two-ingredient sriracha salt “recipe” that’s a great last-minute DIY Valentine’s Day gift idea. My friend Macki made this clever Sriracha salt for Father’s Day last year and I …

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Extra-long baby bib free sewing pattern for toddler-sized spills

This longer baby bib free sewing pattern with pocket is for all the messy toddlers out there and their moms (AKA me) who are tired of doing their laundry. All of Elise’s baby bibs were much too short …not only were her bibs not keeping food off of her clothes but they also were looking …

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Easy DIY baby tag blanket free sewing pattern

Make a DIY baby tag blanket for snuggly newborns to cuddle and learn and play! This baby tag blanket with ribbon loops and super-soft minky fabric is a DIY baby gift for my friend Cristin‘s crazy cute newborn daughter, Margot. My DIY baby tag blanket free sewing pattern is a simplified, pocket-less, and slightly-larger version …

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DIY curved burp cloth free pattern for baby

This curved baby burp cloth free sewing pattern is reversible, recycled, and super easy to make — you’ll be able to knock out this DIY burp cloth pattern in no time flat. During my nesting frenzy before our son Liam was born, I rummaged through all our towels (among other things) and set aside the …

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Festive Tassel and Beaded DIY Cocktail Stirrers

I am loving these tassel cocktail stirrers — just the right added flair to summertime drinks on the deck. Earlier I showed you some of my DIY custom necklaces, earrings and belts using Styled by Tori Spelling jewelry pieces. Now I’m going to show you how to use Styled by Tori Spelling danglers to glitz up your …

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Milestone birthday idea: Birthday postcards for 80th, 75th, 70th, 65th, 60th

My dad’s 80th birthday was approaching and we wanted a milestone birthday idea that was memorable and fun. And what’s better than a mailbox stuffed with personalized postcards sending well wishes from your family and friends? I designed these 80th birthday postcards in four colors and printed them at Overnight Prints with super cute matching custom …

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Kid’s pillowcase free sewing pattern with secret pocket for nighttime treasures

This free pillowcase pattern features a super cute little pocket for tucking in nighttime treasures. Kids can use the pillowcase pocket to store flashlights and bedtime friends. Adults can tuck in tissues, earplugs, or a mobile phone alarm clock (although I recommend putting your phone on airplane mode and turning off the wireless first). I …

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Make your own coasters with ceramic tiles and etching cream {plus Chicago flag free template}

It’s easy to make your own coasters using cheap ceramic tiles and glass etching cream. The effect is subtle but elegant – I just love the gloss/matte white clean white look on these Chicago flag drink coasters that I made as a housewarming/moving gift for my friend Heather. Glass etching cream is traditionally used to etch, …

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Kid’s non-slip fabric Play-Doh mat or coloring mat

I sewed this non-slip fabric kid’s play mat for Play-Doh and coloring for our living room coffee table. The DIY fabric kid’s play mat is super oversized (16″ x 28″) to give lots of playing room. It’s machine washable, hang dry. And did I mention the play mat is non-slip too? Yep, I backed it …

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Make individually wrapped sugar cubes {video} with ‘Pour Some Sugar On Me’ sugar cube wrappers {free printable}

Remember when I made personalized wrapped sugar cubes to go with my friend Debbie’s shower gift? I’m still obsessed. And this time I made a video to show you exactly how to fold paper rectangles to make individually wrapped sugar cubes. Watch the video and let me know what you think – it’s my first …

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Music Valentine’s Day Card DIY from Vintage Sheet Music – Free Printable

This free printable music-themed Valentine’s Day card was inspired by vintage piano sheet music that I found in a Brooklyn antique store. I originally bought the vintage sheet music thinking they might make nice wedding save-the-dates or wedding cards someday. I tucked this vintage sheet music away in my crazy crammed craft closet and just …

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