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Cute paper cicadas summer bug craft for kids

Make my cute kids’ summer craft featuring cicadas! Yep, cute cicadas. This easy print, cut, and glue activity is a great summer craft idea for elementary-age and preschooler. Kids can make paper cicada friends, learn about their lifecycle, play pretend, make them into art, or hide them for an outdoor hide-and-seek scavenger hunt (our pick!).

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DIY Christmas Gift Card Holder Printable Mittens Template

Gift cards are a popular holiday gift. My teen niece absolutely loves gift cards! And gift cards are great for teachers, babysitters, and coaches. Let’s be honest, though; gift cards can feel a bit impersonal. So today I’m sharing super cute handmade mitten gift card holders that will make your gift cards feel memorable and …

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DIY Mother’s Day Wreath with ASTROBRIGHTS® Papers

Say Happy Mother’s Day with this modern DIY Mother’s Day wreath using ASTROBRIGHTS® Papers! Today’s paper craft project gives you both a great DIY gift idea for Mother’s Day plus a chance to win $500. Keep reading to see how to enter to win. Today I’m sharing an easy paper craft project that you can …

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Easy DIY Drink Stirrers for Cocktails

Planning a party soon? Make these easy DIY drink stirrers for your cocktails and mocktails. All it takes is wood sucker sticks, striped washi tape, cardstock paper, a 1″ round craft punch. You can personalize them with any image you like, and it’s quick to make a ton of drink stirrers in just one evening. …

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Easy DIY summer wreath with ice cream cones that look like sunshine

Summer is in full swing and I just made this cute and easy DIY summer wreath. Look at it once and it’s a colorful sun ☀️ Look at it again and it’s a circle of ice cream cones! 🍦 My easy DIY summer wreath is so full of joy and whimsy, and it’s actually really …

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Color inspiration: Bomb Pop summer color palette

Here’s a classic summer color palette inspired by a classic frozen treat: Bomb Pops. Summer reminds me of being a kid in the 80’s eating Bomb Pops quickly before they melted in the Indiana heat. And this modern Bomb Pop is actually Chicago pothole art by one of my favorite creatives, Jim Bachor. Yep, I …

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Printable summer camp activity book for kids

I made this printable summer camp activity book for Elise’s first year at summer sleep-away camp. She’ll be gone for five days and I thought it would be fun for her to have a booklet to journal all about camp. Keep reading for the free printable summer camp activity book (slash-journal-slash-memory-keeper). There’s a welcome page …

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Easy DIY LEGO® Birthday Party Favors and Tags

Here’s an easy and cute favor idea for a LEGO birthday party: LEGO books with quick-and-easy personalized paper book wraps that look like LEGO bricks. Books are always a welcome birthday party favor and the colorful and whimsical personalized favor tags add a festive touch. While books can run on the expensive side of the …

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Wine Wedding Gift with DIY Monogrammed Wine Tags

I made these DIY monogrammed wine tags for a wine-themed wedding gift for our downstairs newlywed neighbors. We gave them three bottles of wine: one to open on their 1st wedding anniversary, one to open on their 5th annivesary, and one to cellar until their 10th. And you can download my free wine tag file …

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DIY Personalized Crowns for a Princess Birthday Party

I made these personalized 3D paper crowns for Elise’s princess birthday party and each one took only about 10 minutes to make. Really. Elise requested “all the princesses” birthday party so I thought it would be fun to make paper king and queen paper crowns for both boys and girls.

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Festive Pot Luck Food Storage Containers

You spent all that time baking for holiday parties and cookie exchanges. Why put your goodies into plain storage containers? Decorate cookie tins and storage containers with this DIY paper wreath for holiday cookie exchanges – it removes easily to wash and re-use next year. This post is sponsored by JOANN Stores and VELCRO® Brand. …

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