The Latest and Greatest

Paper Plate Ghosts

Need a quick, easy and inexpensive Halloween craft for your little ones? Look no further! Paper Plate Ghosts! Materials Needed: White paper plates (small or large) Black construction paper Glue White Streamers Scissors *Optional* Red Marker / Crayon / Colored Pencil Once you’ve collected your materials, it’s time to get started! […]

DIY: Boo! Sparkle Canvas

Day three of our Halloween art extravaganza! Which means it’s time for our final piece… …the Boo! Sparkle Canvas! Materials Needed: Canvas (I used a 16″x20″) Pencil Black Paint Paint Brush Black Glitter On your mark! Get set! Let’s go! First, take your pencil and lightly sketch out your design. […]

DIY: Footprint Ghosts

It’s day two of our inexpensive and easy to make Halloween art! Today’s tutorial:  Footprint Ghosts! Materials Needed: White Cardstock Pen or Pencil Scissors Wiggle Eyes Glue Black Cardstock (Optional) Picture Frame (Optional) Have you gathered your supplies? Then let’s go! First, trace your footprint onto a piece of white cardstock: Carefully […]

DIY: Halloween Mummy Canvas

This week I’m going to show you how to make these three beautiful Halloween art pieces for your walls… The best part is, they’re all inexpensive and ridiculously easy to make! Today we’ll work on the first piece:  the Halloween Mummy Canvas  Materials Needed: Canvas (I used an 11″x14″) Black […]

First Day of Fall Photo Ideas

Another reason to celebrate! Fall is my favorite time of year. The first day of each season we decorate our front step with chalk and take pictures.

September 2012

It’s been one month since my last post – my apologies! I’ve been busy cooking up a bunch of Halloween ideas to share with you! I’ll start posting those ideas this week 🙂 I can’t wait to share them! Here’s the latest edition for Casey’s scrapbook. A calendar keeping track […]

Grandparent’s Day Gift – Memory Bouquet

Grandparent’s Day is this Sunday: September 9th… Looking for a thoughtful and inexpensive gift for the grandparents in your life? If so, this is for you! Presenting: a Memory Bouquet! Buy some colorful flowers (I purchased these at HyVee for $6) and attach notes or favorite memories to each stem. It […]

August 2012

Happy September everyone! I love the beginning of a new month… And there are a lot of reasons to celebrate in September 🙂 But before we move on, it’s once again time to reflect and fill in Casey’s baby book with what we’ve been up to. Enjoy!    

Children’s Artwork Binder

I’m an ridiculously excited to share today’s post! To preface: I am a lover of art – music, photography, paintings, you name it! My son and I have been creating art projects since he was born. Every month I sketch a picture on white cardstock and he “colors” it in using […]

Printable Grandparents Day Cards

**Updated: August 14, 2013** Visit our newest post to download cards without a date on the bottom. To view, click here. Grandparent’s Day is just around the corner – Sunday, September 9th! And what better way to say “I Love You” than with a little care pacakge 🙂 Today’s projects are an adorable […]

Printable Back to School Interviews (Templates)

Back to School Interviews are a fun way to document your child’s changing preferences and personality throughout their school years. The concept is easy: have your little one fill out the below interview at the beginning of each school year. By the time he or she graduates you will have nineteen years […]