Civil Engineer Road Tape for the boys

While shopping for the boys this past Christmas I came across this Civil Engineer Road tape on Amazon and thought it was a perfect stocking stuffer! My boys LOVE their cars (we have 185 Hotwheels alone) and driving them around very surface of our home is one of their favorite past times. ┬áSo when I saw this actual ROAD tape, …

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I’m not a Grinch

Usually I’m all about “decking the halls with boughs of holly” and covering every available surface with Christmas sparkle, but this year I’m having a hard time finding the motivation to decorate. Would I call myself a Grinch? Nah. I still love the sparkle of the tinsel moving as my toddler runs by our tree, the smell of my Christmas …

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Christmas Cookie Fail Night

I found this very crafty sugar cookie decorating idea on Pinterest, originally from Country Living, and thought it would be really fun to try it out for Christmas! So, the day before Christmas, I pulled out what I thought was a simple and tasty sugar cookie recipe and set to work! Things started off pretty well; the dough was nice …

Displaying Christmas Cards

As soon as the holiday season had started, my mind was overrun by decoration ideas for our home! With Pintrest at my fingertips, the ideas where endless! This year I really wanted to display our Christmas cards we received from friends & family in a fun and creative way, instead of just taping them to our entertainment center like last …

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Sparkly Paper Rosette Christmas Ornaments

This is my newest crafty creation: Sparkly Paper Christmas Ornaments! I learned how to make these cute patterned paper and crepe paper rosettes from Lisa M. Pace and her wonderfully amazing books Delight in the Details! They were actually very easy to make! I may have a new addiction! After gluing the rosettes together, I topped it with a glitter …

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Felt Christmas Garland

After spending the afternoon reading all the blogs I love so much and sipping on some yummy cider, I was in the Christmas spirit and needing a good craft. I found this lil’ treasure courtesy of Anneliese from Aesthetic Nest. her tutorial was how to make polka-dot felt garland, and I loved the idea! I decided to use the colors …