Geometric Mountains DIY Wall Art

I am proud to be a 3M sponsored blogger, and, as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape. Opinions are my own and additional products used in the project were selected by me.This fun wall art project combines so many of my favorite things into one piece: geometric designs, ombré, shades of blue, mountains, gold accents, and natural wood. You could create a very similar piece on a canvas, but I especially love the way the natural wood looks next to the painted areas ....more

30 Creative Gift Wrap Ideas for Kids

Christmas is just a couple of days away, and most of you have probably finished wrapping your presents. However, if you're anything like me, you took advantage of those last few days of Amazon Prime shipping, and are expecting a few packages by tomorrow at 8 PM. So for you last minute people like me, I gathered together 30 creative gift wrap ideas that your kids will love ....more

The Best Gifts for Baby's First Christmas

This post brought to you by Happy Family Products . The content and opinions expressed below are that of Lines Across. Christmas is right around the corner (yikes!), and for us this Christmas is extra special because it will be Oliver's first Christmas ....more

Polymer Clay Peppermint Candies

These clay peppermint candies were inspired by an episode of How It's Made on the History Channel that I watched a couple of years ago... on how peppermint candies are made of course. As much as I LOVE polymer clay, there are a lot of tools and techniques that I'm not familiar with, so there might be a name for this kind of technique ....more

How to Make Geometric Christmas Cookies

Recently, I got a chance to try out the Nestle Toll House Rolled and Ready Cookie Dough as a part of a sponsored campaign. I'm so thrilled I did, because they are pretty much my new favorite thing! I really love making cookies at Christmas ....more

Gilded Feather Polymer Clay Ornaments

If you follow me on Instagram, you've probably noticed that I'm a little obsessed with gold and white this Christmas. I also seriously love polymer clay, especially when it comes to handmade ornaments. So when I saw these beautiful gold dipped feather ornaments from Anthropologie, I knew I had to make something similar out of polymer clay ....more

DIY Gold Confetti Dipped Mug

Recently, I got a chance to try out the new line of McCafé ground coffee and coffee pods available at Walmart...more

Embroidered Gift Wrap and 24 Kraft Paper Wrapping Ideas

As many of you may know, this fall I launched Let's Wrap Stuff, a website devoted to all things gift wrap related. To celebrate its launch and its first Christmas, I challenged a select group of talented bloggers to come up with a creative gift wrap idea using plain kraft paper. Who doesn't love brown paper packages tied up with string? ...more

A Fresh Holiday Make-up Look with Mary Kay

So... confession time. Since baby Oliver was born in March, I have not been wearing make-up or doing my hair very often. Between taking care of him, chasing around Benjamin and Lyla (5 and 3), blogging, moving 500+ miles, and making a little bit of time for my hobbies, it just was one of the things from my daily routine that got cut. It's so easy as a mom to be that lady in pajamas and a pony tail behind the camera taking pictures, but not being in any of them....more

A Fresh Holiday Make-up Look with Mary Kay

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