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...]

Adorable Popcorn Valentine Printable

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I love pink! I love red! I love pink and red together! I love puns! I love everything about Valentines Day! Needless to say, I had a great time designing this "corny" Valentine card printable. It's easy to make & it's free! 1) CLICK HERE to download a PDF file. There are 4 cards on each 8.5" x 11" page. 2) Print at home onto some white Card stock, or upload the file to your favorite local printer. I printed mine at Office Max onto 80 lb. white cover stock. 3) Cut along the dotted line, fill out the to: & from: sections. 4) Give to friends, family members, co-workers, … [Read more...]

Conversation Heart Chalkboard

Conversation Heart Chalkboard

Hi SNAP friends! Kimberly from A Night Owl here, and I'm so excited to be back with you today sharing another fun holiday craft! Last month I shared these adorable Holiday Stenciled Burlap Bags, did you like them? I was so tempted to make some for Valentine's Day to share with you but decided to mix it up a little this month with this SWEET Conversation Heart Chalkboard! Don't you think that conversation hearts just scream Valentine's Day?! They're one of my favorite aspects of the holiday...so when I found this cute little wooden heart frame at the craft store I had JUST the idea for it - … [Read more...]

Olympic Confetti Gold Medals

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The 2014 Winter Olympics are just around the corner, so I'm here to show you how make confetti gold medals. These would be great for an Olympics themed party or lots of fun for a class treat. Or, if you're like me, just make them for the kids to enjoy during the opening ceremonies. They are crazy easy to make! Gather your supplies: Gold wrapping paper Confetti (or make your own with some red, white, & blue tissue paper) Red, white, & blue ribbon Glue stick Circle cutter (not necessary, but makes the job easier if you have one) Scissors Double over a square piece of … [Read more...]

Budget Bathroom Makeover – Including Framing Out Your Builder Grade Mirror

Bathroom Makeover

Hey, hey SNAP! peeps!  I'm Jessica from Mom 4 Real, and I am so excited to be back here sharing another fun project with you!  Today I'm going to share my budget bathroom makeover with you. It's kind of an odd subject, I know, but we all have bathrooms and there is no reason they should be ugly, right? Example:  This is my bathroom before.  Ugh....not even sure what to say about this.  It's just bad.  I tried to give this once purple bathroom a makeover last year with some paint that I already had, and lets just say, FAIL.  I spent an entire day painting it and adding the white stripe, and … [Read more...]

Chenille Winter Olympic Rings

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Hello, friends! Michele from The Scrap Shoppe here with a fun winter Olympics craft. Can you believe the winter Olympics will begin in a few short weeks? We love to watch the skiing and ice skating. And, of course, its fun to cheer on our athletes! Whether its winter or summer, the first thing I think of when I think Olympics is the Olympic rings. They represent colors found in all national flags of competing countries. The interlacing of the rings represents unity. So, of course, when creating an Olympic craft, I had to create chenille Olympic rings!   I chose to use … [Read more...]

Olympic Crafts & Recipes

Olympic gold medal treats

The 2014 Winter Olympics will be held in Sochi, Russia February 7th through the 23rd. Whether you're a fan of the bobsled or figure skating, we've rounded up 11 Olympic crafts and recipes to help you celebrate this year's games. ... ... 11 Olympic Crafts & Recipes ... Olympic ring bracelets via Jac o' lyn Murphy Olympic tees & torch via Kate's Creative Space Nanaimo bars via TheKitchn Olympic gold medal treats via Uncommon Designs Olympic cookies via Love to be in the Kitchen Olympic tea cookies via A Few Short Cuts Olympic ring cookies via The Decorated … [Read more...]

DIY Football Pot Holder

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The SuperBowl is right around the corner - what's your game plan?? I'm Mandy from the super-cool blog, Sugar Bee Crafts. I have a cute (and functional!) DIY project for you today - it's a sewing craft, so it is a  perfect, simple project for you that had "learn to sew" as a new goal for 2014.  Isn't this DIY Football Pot Holder awesome?! We host a big get-together every year for the big game. Mostly it's an excuse to get together and eat lots of yummy things. Whether you're hosting a potluck or heading out to one, you're going to need some pot holders to help transport your goodies. … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Paper Flowers

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Happy New Year SNAP! Friends! This is Jessica from Pen N' Paper Flowers and I'm happy to kick off 2014 with a fun and easy DIY for you today - inspired by Chinese New Year. When I was asked to post about something related to Chinese New Year I began researching the traditions of the holiday because honestly, I didn't really know too much about it. As I read through the many different descriptions of the typical holiday traditions aside from the mention of fireworks, red envelopes, a thorough house cleaning and a New Year's Eve Dinner there was one recurring detail that resonated with me…the … [Read more...]

DIY Year of the Horse Shirt

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Happy New Year SNAP Friends!  Hope your first week in 2014 has been Amazing! While we are all excited about a fresh start in 2014, did you know that at the end of this month, January 31, marks another big New Year celebration?  The Chinese New Year!  The Chinese New Year is the longest, most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. This year happens to be the Year of the Horse.  If you were born in the Year of the Horse, you may be cheerful, talented and good with your hands...among other wonderful qualities. People often wear red to the New Year festivities...Red symbolizes … [Read more...]