DIY Pumpkin Planters

Pumpkins are good for more than just carving and pie. Around my house, they make great planters, too. Plastic or real, tabletop or hanging—almost any pumpkin can easily be converted into a gorgeous seasonal planter. ...more
This is the last detail I needed for my Punkin & Spice It Up Spa Party. Thank you!more

Transform Household Kitchen Items into Art

With the growing popularity of the Food Network over the past few years, the level of cooking in the average home is more impressive than ever.  Dishes once only seen in 5-star restaurants are now gracing our own kitchen tables.  As I thought about the new levels of creativity that people were bringing to their kitchen, I felt it was time that we channeled that same level of creativity into the home kitchen decor.  However, before you start searching the internet for novelty plates, why not consider transforming everyday kitchen items into pieces of art?        ...more

My Erin Condren Planner inside my Kikki. k

We all know how amazing the Erin Condren Life Planners are! I am on my second one and I am still utterly in love with it. Coming from a girl who grew up with a heavy addiction to Lisa Frank I found myself a little obsessed with the planner.  I absolutely love the layout of the Erin Condren planner.  I love the space that each section has and the beautiful colors and quotes, I can't get enough! A few weeks after receiving my planner I ran into an Instagram account Kikkik_loves and I was obsessed again....more

Candy Corn Popcorn Bags

Have you traded your microwave popcorn packs for brown bag popcorn yet? If not, you should! Martha Stewart turned me on to brown bag popcorn a few years ago. And ever since, it's the only way we make it. ...more
I love it! Very cute and healthier and tastier(to me!) than 'real' candy cornmore

Yarn Pumpkins & Mummies–An Easy Halloween Craft

Today is Budget Girl’s second anniversary! That really crept up on me. It’s also the beginning of October, so I’m going to share a really easy Halloween craft with you.A few years ago, I bought this Halloween bowl (?) at TJMaxx. I guess it’s supposed to be for candy? I’m not sure, but it was cute. I’ve spent the last two or three years trying to figure out what to do with it. This year, I came up with this idea....more

5 Fall Wreaths and a Banner You Can Make. It's Easy!

It's easy to buy a wreath, but they are actually one of the easier decorations to make. I found five fall wreaths and a banner I would love to make and that can be made even by people, like me, who are not so very crafty. Some are best for inside while others will fare just fine hanging on your front door. ...more
Wonderful post and some really great Ideas!more

Top Ten Ways Pinterest Has Shown Me That I Suck As a Person

Pinterest, you may look happy and colorful, but you are really a cold and heartless artistically-designed-birthday-cake fueled demon.  You have taught me that I suck in areas of life that I didn’t even know existed until I met you.  Here are ten of them.  And then I will cry alone in my poorly organized and embarrassingly decorated bedroom until naptime is over....more

Halloween Countdown Day 4: Zombies

Counting down the days to Halloween? So am I! The Halloween Countdown is 31 days of themed round-ups featuring crafts, recipes, costume ideas, and decorating tutorials to make the best Halloween ever! Day 4 was Zombies - my personal favorite - and here is a taste of what you missed. Click the link so you won't miss out again!...more

DIY For Old Books

After visiting Darling Boutique in Wasilla last weekend, I've been obsessed with this single decoration that they had in their shop: a ceiling-to-floor wall/window paper art piece. It was book pages, strung with fishing line. Probably a good ten of them. Like I said, they hung them from the ceiling to the floor. I wish I'd gotten a picture of it. Twas gorgeous....more

It's That Time!!

When I posted earlier in the week that I was going to start my handmade gifts this month...I meant it!...more