Washi Tape Art

Summer-Washi-Tape-Art

Hi SNAP friends!  I can't believe it's already July.  The other day I shared my 4th of July Mantel on my blog, but after the holiday is over I will be wanting some fun and fresh summer decor on my mantel. This Summer Washi Tape Art is going to be the perfect addition. If you've been reading my contributing posts for any length of time now you know how much I love creating decor out of things from around my home that I already have on hand.  Hey, if I can save money...that's awesome!  Especially when you switch up decor as much as I do.  This project is perfect, it cost me nothing since I … [Read more...]

DIY Summer Sign

DIY-Summer-Sign

Hi friends - Happy Summer!  The weather is warming up, and it's time to start lightening up all your decor for Summer if you haven't already.  Today I'm sharing this fun DIY Summer Sign. I was inspired to make this sign after making some custom printables for a Summer giveaway that is currently happening here on SNAP & my site The Crafted Sparrow, plus 13 other amazing blogs.  I loved the cute little printables I made so much I wanted to incorporate a larger version of one of them in to my Summer decor. Supplies: -  Wood slatted sign from HERE (they are my favorite), they also come in … [Read more...]

Chocolate Covered Caramel Wafers

Chocolate Covered Caramel Wafers

Hi friends!  Mother's Day is just around the corner, and I don't know about you but I love putting some extra love into something and giving a gift to my Mom that I made with my own two hands. Don't worry I get her other good stuff too!  These Chocolate Covered Caramel Wafers are the perfect treat to give any Mom. Ingredients: Dutch Caramel filled Wafers {you can find these at any Cost Plus World Market store} Melting Chocolate  Sea Salt {optional} You will also need a couple cookie trays lined with wax paper. Now these caramel filled wafers are so good on their own already, but … [Read more...]

Easter Favor Printable Tags

Some Bunny Loves You Printable Tags

Hi friends!  I love putting together fun treats for my kiddos that are themed around certain holidays, Easter happens to be one of them.  Today I'm sharing these cute Easter Favor Printable Tags.  These tags are perfect for small favors and can even be printed larger for those awesome Easter baskets the kids get. Today I'm going to show you the small Easter favors I made to go with my printable tags as well.  Here is what you will need: - small terracotta pots - Americana acrylic paint (sea breeze) - foam brush - bakers twine - basket filler - small plastic candy carrots … [Read more...]

Lucky In Love Sign

Painted & Distressed Lucky In Love Sign for St. Patrick's Day.

Hi friends!  I'm so LUCKY to be here today, see what I did there!  Now that you have put all your Valentine's decor away, it's time to pull out all your green and gold decor for St. Patrick's Day. Today I'm sharing this Lucky In Love Sign with you.  It's such a cute addition to your holiday decor. Let's get started... Supplies: Wood, any scrap piece of wood will do Foam brush Americana acrylic paints {kelly green, grey sky, snow white} Vinyl stencil Painters tape I always have scrap wood laying around which makes projects like this much easier.  Last month I made this same … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Wreath

Valentine's Wreath

Hello friends!  Can you believe it almost Valentine's Day already?  Is your decor up, I have a confession...mine isn't.  It's slowly coming together, check out this adorable Valentine's Wreath I just made.  So cute right?!  Best part is it's super easy to make. Supplies: Foam wreath form Felt Small sewing pins Fabric strips (cut in to 2" wide strips) Small fancy photo frame (this one is from Michaels) Chalkboard paint & foam brush Chalkboard marker, or free printable found below Start by wrapping your entire wreath form with your fabric strips.  I used the … [Read more...]

Chinese Paper Lanterns

Chinese Paper Lanterns

Hi friends!  Happy New Year!  I am Rebecca from The Crafted Sparrow, some of you have seen me around SNAP - I just wanted to let you all know how excited I am to be a contributor again for 2014. Now that Christmas and New Year's have come and gone, it's time to start thinking of the next fun Holiday to celebrate! With Chinese New Year coming up at the end of January I thought it was the perfect time to share these Chinese Paper Lanterns with you. Aren't they cute?!  They are really easy to make, and even a great project to let the kids help with. Supplies: Poster Board or Card Stock … [Read more...]

DIY Nutcracker Wall Art

DIY Nutcracker Silhouette Wall Art

Hello friends.  Have you decked the halls yet for Christmas?  I am almost finished.  Today I am sharing my DIY Nutcracker Silhouette Wall Art with you.  I made these for my son since he begs every year for a new nutcracker.  I'm not a huge fan of the traditional nutcrackers, so this was my compromise.  I love how they turned out, and they have become a permanent part of our Christmas decor.  They are an easy project, you might even have some supplies already lying around the house. Supplies: - Canvas or Wood - Acrylic Paint (white & whatever color you want your silhouette to … [Read more...]

Wishbone Wall Art

Wishbone Wall Art

Happy November friends!  This year is just flying by and I can't believe it's already November.  These next two months are my absolute favorite months of the year.  The changing of seasons, and all things warm and cozy make me feel so much joy.  I thought today I would share a fun and easy Thanksgiving themed project, although with the current trends you could use it in your everyday decor.  I'm loving how this Wishbone Wall Art turned out, and like I said it was pretty easy to make. Supplies: -  Any type of fabric, but a thicker fabric will work better -  Gold Acrylic Paint -  Freezer … [Read more...]

DIY Sleepy Hallow Halloween Sign

DIY Sleepy Hallow Halloween Sign 6

Hi friends!  I can't believe it is October already!  Bring on the Halloween Decor!  Today I'm sharing this cute DIY Sleepy Hallow Halloween Sign with you. I was recently hanging out with one of my best blogging buddies and we happened to be thrifting it up at our local Goodwill store. I came across this pretty typical Halloween sign that I'm sure was from a craft store as a pre-made sign you could purchase.  It just wasn't my style but I liked the jagged cut wood and the possibility of what it could be.  So I snagged it for $3.  I knew one thing for sure, I wanted a black and white sign.  So … [Read more...]