Recycled Plastic Bottle Cable Knit Bracelet

So here’s the scoop. My mom drinks damn near everything from a single serving bottle and they don’t recycle. It drives me nuts! So I’ve been hoarding them in bags and stashing them in my closet. While there are a lot of really great plastic bottle DIYs, a lot of them aren’t practical for my space or really my style. ...more

Set a Theme and Let Your Attendees Do the Decorating for You!

In fundraising, budgeting is imperative.  When hosting an event, big dollars are often spent on decorations to create a fun and lively atmosphere.   Here's a great idea for how you can decorate and get that party vibe without spending your hard earned dollars.•     •     •     •     •...more

How to Make Stained Glass - Quick and Easy Mother's Day Gift Idea

Tinting glass is just a trip to the craft cabinet and baking pantry away.  Surprise mom this Mother's Day with an adorable desk top container that you made yourself.  Check out the full tutorial by Jennifer Perkins. ...more

Create Easy Chalkboard Signs for Your Next Event

Photo by the Big Change ProjectChalkboard signs are a great decorative element for y...more

Bowling Trophy Wine Bottle Toppers

Merlot, Pinot, Malbec—they will all look more dashing and feel more thoughtful with a customized wine bottle topper. The nice thing about these toppers is that they can transfer from bottle to bottle. SUPPLIES ...more
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A HANDmade Mother's Day Bouquet

Here is one of the easiest but most beautiful and meaningful Mother's Day Crafts you will ever find.  It looks complicated and does take a little time, but I'm confident even the most craft-deficient dad or grandparent can pull this one off!...more

Disney Tangled Tower Pinata

 Tangled Tower Pinata Tutorial ...more

Something New

I'm going back to work next month.  I'm hoping that my schedule will allow me to leave a bit earlier in the day than I used to, spend time with V, and then finish up my work for the day after she's gone to bed.  One serious issue with this plan was lugging my massive laptop back and forth every day.  So not appealing.  Imagine my excitement when I was notified yesterday that I could access firm materials on an iPad!  I ended up buying one today.  I think it will be a big help....more

10 Unique Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Avoid the knick knacks and try these 10 Unique Mother's Day Gifts!I love anything that my children give to me or make or draw for themselves or make at school or just leave sitting around the house taking up room.  I love it all.  So much so that I have a VERY hard time parting with "stuff" and I constantly letting it pile up so that I can avoid having to make decisions about (**cringe**) what to throw away....more