November 1, 2010

So Simple Headbands

Stacie at The Creative Crate shared this great find on her blog.
what a simple way to create such a cute look

....and did I mention how beautiful they look.
check out the designers Katie @ Tied Ribbon
(she sells them at her Etsy store)

Thank you Stacie for allowing me to share.

October 28, 2010

Favorite Halloween Decor

Halloween is just around the corner and here are a few of my favorites:

(top and bottom) From eighteen25The Creative Crate
this would look adorable on a glass pantry door too!
Little Nanny Goat
it's great since it's really a FALL decor and can be kept up for a few months.
Little Birdie Secrets
there is a tutorial on how to create the banner too!

October 4, 2010

recovering furniture

If you ever plan to recover furniture this is a great reference for how much fabric you will need for what type of furniture your planning on recovering.

September 30, 2010

Are you LDS? General Conference on the brain?

Every conference I'm in the search for the best packets to keep my children's attention during conference. Here is what I've found along with helpful sites with activities and fun things for kids to do. Check out all for what your heart desires that would fit your kids needs during this weekend.
Senior Primary packet at Sugar Doodle
*(my favorite online games and activities)
I hope this helps out on your search for the right packet and/or activity for your kids.

September 29, 2010

Crap I've Made

Adorable Halloween light fixture There is a download of the bats at Crap I've Made. You have to check it out, oh so cute!

September 22, 2010

Our Best Bites - Giveaway

this is the coolest food site I've ever seen. I fell in love with it last Halloween and all the fun ideas they had for party food. You have to check it out!
They are having a giveaway for....oh yes a Silhouette!
go on now check out the giveaway and the amazing site!

September 21, 2010

New Shirt

Have you checked out Momma Go Round
great tutorial for a cute flower JCrew look-a-like.
What a fun site and Nina is so creative. Thank you Nina for inspiring me to try something new.
I'm going to make one for me and my sister for Christmas this year.

September 20, 2010

Halloween Ideas

Believe it or not Halloween is just around the corner. Here are some easy ideas for you to do....before it's Halloween creeps around the corner!
"Spooky Blocks" by Jen from Johnson Journal

"Trick or Treat bag" this would be really cute to use if you've ever been "BOO'D" one of my favorites - How Does She?

"Ghost lights" at Family Fun

"play-doh in a bag"Ashley from
Under a Sycamore
recipe found there too!

More ideas to come so go get started with these ideas.

September 10, 2010

more amazing shirts from Leafy Treetop Spot

So creative!

So Cute!
if you haven't already you need to check out this blog

September 9, 2010

Shirred Flutter Shirt

Came across this....oh and to share! Once I get settled from the move I will be making one for my girls.
Leafy Treetop Spot
flutter shirt tutorial

What a clever idea and it turned out so wonderful. So go on over to Leafy Treetop Spot to find out how.....and while your there check out more amazing ideas too!

September 8, 2010

Fabric Rosettes

You see these all over the place and WOW they are so pretty.Check out Little Birdie Secrets for tutorial of how to make one could turn out into something as beautiful as this.

Thank you Little Birdie Secerts!

September 6, 2010

Have you seen one of these? I think they are so cute and if I knew how to knit I would have to make one.
Knit Ear warmer with crochet flower

I found it at
Thank you I'm Topsy Turvy for allowing me to cute!

September 3, 2010

Use Vinegar for All Your Health and Beauty Needs

Came across this very interesting article about Vinegar.

More uses than I realized. If you looking for an interesting read take a minute and read this. Use Vinegar for All Your Health and Beauty Needs It might help out with thing you never knew it could!

September 2, 2010

cover beaded necklace

What a fun idea, I've seen these around and thought I've got to figure out how to make one and I found a great tutorial over at

so cool, I bet if you use a fabric this is not shear you could use marbles for the inside bead. (might be a little cheaper to create)

September 1, 2010

Birthday Card Invite

simple details for a simple card

a little detail of stitching around the edge, with strips of pattern paper and cute circle with cupcake stamp.

August 31, 2010

Are you ready for early mornings?

How about getting a little you have a basket laying around?
Well fill it with these!
Quick and easy grabs for the kids to make a selection for themselves.
Healthy fixings ......buying in "mom approved"
Every kid needs a sweet treat........what's best, is mom's homemade sweet treats!
Thank you Idea Room for your clever ideas for a quick more need to feel your in a rush!

August 30, 2010


It's great to get back to a routine though I love summer I think I really like my routine better. Now that the older kids are back to school, do you need some ideas for those little ones who are still at home?
How about attaching those flash cards onto a ring.

it's wonderful to have in your purse/bag for those days your waiting for something.....if it be at a doctors appointment or as simple as waiting in line at the store. Found over at Little Birdie Secrets......thanks for the idea!

August 20, 2010

baby postcards

This happened to be a invitation for a baby shower done in postcard style

So simple but oh so cute