10 of the Best Minion Projects and Treats

Minion Projects and Treats Feature

Sometimes at dinner, after we set aside all electronic devices, I also resort to a quote free zone. Especially when a new movie has just released. I don't know about your kids, but the boys LOVE quoting movies. You'd think with Minions, I'd be safe. After all, the little yellow guys barely talk. However, I suspect dinner tomorrow night will consist of a lot of "he he he he" "do be do be do" and other Minion mumbles. Sigh. It's a rough life I lead people. I am hoping to zip those lips with a few fun Minion crafts that will keep everyone focused and busy...You know, get all of the Minion … [Read more...]

Squeeze Life Citrus Printable

Squeeze Life Feature

Today I am sharing a fun "squeeze life" citrus printable that you can download for free! Friends. It's been super-rainy in Utah the last month. I am trying not to complain. We're a desert state and we really need the rain, but man, I long for sunny skies. In my hope for better weather, I couldn't help but think about bright, cheery yellow...and lemons! Yep. Lemons ALWAYS make me feel better. They're so happy. I have been humming along to this absolutely fantastic song all week to keep my mood up...   Isn't it infectious? I love it. I decided it was time to get off my … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Gift Tag [Free Printable]

Ice Cream Treat Box 1

  Hello friends. Happy Wednesday! Today I am visiting my friends The Crafting Chicks, where I am sharing a quick tutorial on how to create these super-fun ice cream treat boxes. The boxes work great as party gifts and they come together sooo fast! You can see the key to this project is great paper - I used my friend Jen's Home+Made collection. Be sure to check out ALL of the details over at The Crafting Chicks today! I know a lot of your kids are already out of school, but we're just wrapping up this week, so I actually used the treat box as a fun teacher thank you. I created … [Read more...]

12 DIY Paper Flowers

12 DIY Paper Flowers via Snap Creativity

One thing I love most about spring is the emergence of all the beautiful blooms. (Fortunately, I don't have seasonal allergies so I can enjoy them in all their colorful glory.) Of course, fresh-cut flowers aren't always available nor do they last very long, which is why you should put together a bouquet of DIY paper flowers that will last you 'til summer. . . 12 DIY Paper Flowers . Paper ranunculus flower from D.I.Y. or Don't! . DIY paper anemone from Lia Griffith . Folded paper flowers from PaperVine . Tissue paper flowers from Mod Vintage Life . Easy DIY paper … [Read more...]

10 Teacher Appreciation Ideas {Free Printables}

Donut printable teacher appreciation idea

I love Teacher Appreciation Week at school. It's our chance to spoil those people who take the time to ensure my kids are getting the best education possible—and doing it with love. Here are 10 super cute teacher appreciation ideas complete with free printables. Perhaps you could pick your five favorites and do one a day! . . 10 Teacher Appreciation Ideas with Free Printables . RedBox teacher appreciation printable from Crafting Chicks . Teacher appreciation bookmark from Tatertots & Jello . You've Blown My Mind teacher gift from Thirty Handmade Days . Teacher gift … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Printables

Teacher Appreciation Printables

Hi friends, Rebecca here from The Crafted Sparrow!  I don't know about you, but I usually have really great intentions when it comes to planning something fun for Teacher Appreciation Day and then it almost always sneaks up on me and I've got nothing done so I'm scrambling last minute to put something together.  This year I am happy to say that I am ready and it's thanks to these great Teacher Appreciation Printables I made. Gift cards are the best and are becoming one of my favorite gifts to give, they are a quick purchase and let's be honest most teachers are secretly wishing for gift … [Read more...]

10 Super Cool Craft Rooms

10 Super Cool Craft Rooms via Snap Creativity

No matter the budget or space, these super cool craft rooms (aka home offices) have ideas you can use to turn your home office or craft room into a dream workspace. . . Colorful modern office redo from Design Sponge . Craft room tour from Sweet Bambinos . Home office makeover from Two Twenty One . Family craft room from Better Homes & Gardens . Craft room from Craftaholics Anonymous . Budget craft room from Older & Wisor . Craft room tour from Delicate Construction . Craft room tour from Being Brook . Craft room tour from The 36th … [Read more...]

12 Last-Minute Easter Crafts

easter bunny and chick fingerpaint craft

I can't believe Easter is only a week away. Before you know it, we'll be sharing 4th of July crafts! If you're as behind the times as I am, you'll appreciate these last-minute East crafts. My favorite is the tutorial for the adorable pom pom Easter chicks. So cute! . . 12 Last-Minute Easter Crafts . Pom pom Easter chicks from Crafts Unleashed . Easter carrot treat boxes from Ella Claire . Easy burlap Easter bunnies from Landeelu . Peeps houses from Yesterfood . Paper straw Easter egg from Keeping It Simple . Shaving cream painted Easter egg cards from Perfectly … [Read more...]

15 Clever Organization Ideas

15 Clever Organization Ideas via Snap Creativity

Yesterday was the official first day of spring, which means blossoms on the trees, Easter bunnies and warmer weather. It also means yard work and a bit of spring cleaning. (Dang.) Here are some clever organization ideas to help you with all that springiness in the air. . . 15 Clever Organization Ideas . Magnetic bowls from A Girl and a Glue Gun . Toothbrush organizer from Little Penelope Lane . Paint shelf with hidden door from Infarrantly Creative . Repurposed dresser drawers from The Golden Sycamore . DIY magazine holder from The SITS Girls . Easy personalized … [Read more...]

Spring Porch Decorating Ideas

Spring Porch Decorating Ideas via Snap Creativity

Yesterday we shared 15 delightful DIY spring wreaths. You should take one of those wreaths, craft it and then add it to your favorite spring decor for a fabulously decorated porch. You can get some inspiration from any of these spring porch ideas we've rounded up for you today. . . Spring Porch Decorating Ideas . Porch ideas for spring from The Everyday Home . Vintage wagon with flowers from Housepitality Designs . Farmhouse spring porch from Confessions of a Plate Addict . Cottage charm from Hometalk . Spring farmhouse porch from On Sutton Place . Early spring … [Read more...]