Chevron Burlap Spring Wreath


  It's FINALLY warming up out here in good ol' Indiana. So, I was super inspired to make a Spring Wreath for my front door to welcome it back! I love that it was a quick and easy project. I will probably be making these for every season and holiday now-now that I know how easy they are to put together. Step 1: Gather your … [Read more...]

Christmas Countdown Blocks


I'm happy to say that my new laptop has arrived and I am go to blog again! Woo-hoo! I have so many December posts that I want to do, and I've lost 6 days waiting for it to arrive. Even with a huge snowstorm hitting us, it arrived right on time! On to the crafting...I've seen these Christmas Countdown Blocks many times on Pinterest, but they … [Read more...]

Monster Party Hats


As I've been working on a couple of projects for Baby B's monster party tomorrow, I thought I'd share one of them with you...his Monster Party Hats.   I got the idea on Pinterest.  The original pin was from Repeat Crafter Me. She has a full list of instructions, and hers turned out better than mine, but alas...they're still … [Read more...]

Monogram Christmas Decoration


This is a guest post I did a few weeks ago for Sugar Bee Crafts. Enjoy!   Hi, my name is Stephanie and I blog over at Livin' the Dream. I am a stay-at-home Mommy to a precious baby boy, and a wife of 5 years. I discovered my crafty side a few years back, and would love to share my stories, crafts, and recipes with you. For … [Read more...]

My Simple Christmas Card Solution


I've always wanted somewhere to hang my Christmas cards. I usually just ended up sticking them in a little Christmas-y bucket, but no one could see how cute they were. I decided to come up with a simple solution. I didn't want to spend any money on it, because it's Christmas time. I went into my craft closet and brought out some old Christmas … [Read more...]

Christmas Placemat Throw Pillow


If you've read my blog for very long, you know I love placemat throw pillows. They are super simple, very inexpensive, and can make any sort of statement that you want.I started a couple of years ago, and now I've been trying to make them for more holidays. A throw pillow is an easy accessory for any time of year. I'm not gonna post a full tutorial … [Read more...]

Christmas-y Wall Hangings


So, I wanted somethings cute, inexpensive, and festive for my huge (still unpainted) kitchen wall. I've seen all kinds of ideas on pinterest and in blogger land, but I kind of wanted something smaller and simpler. I have a baby, and let's face it, not as much time as I would like to craft. So here's what I came up with. There's no tutorials, as … [Read more...]

Sports Themed Diaper Cake


  This craft was featured! Woo hoo!!!   My cousin has been trying for years to have a baby, and finally she is getting a little man at the end of January. I myself was right where she was last year, and am so ecstatic for her. My mom and I are throwing her a sports themed baby shower on Saturday. It's going to be pretty simple, but I … [Read more...]

Fall Throw Pillow from a Place Mat!


     Sorry for the short bloggy hiatus- I've been pretty sick, and hubby has been taking care of both me and my little man. Feeling much, much better, so here it goes...   First, here's a pic of my halloween-y wreath from my previous post, finished with the spiders...   I thought it turned out kind of cute. … [Read more...]

A Few Fall Crafts


  I haven't had a ton of time to do a lot of crafting- a 7 month old keeps me pretty busy, but I don't mind because he's adorable. But here's a few crafty things I have been up to this past week...  I found this cute little sign in the 50 cent section at Wally World. It didn't have the embellishment, so I thought I'd cute it up a little … [Read more...]