Quick & Easy Camping Mini Album


Hello, friends! Michele from The Scrap Shoppe here with a super simple paper craft for you today! One of our favorite summer activities is camping! My little boys love being outdoors, playing in the dirt, making dinner by the campfire, and sleeping in a tent. As parents, we love that all of us can unplug and spend time together. We're making a lot of memories on these camping trips, and I definitely want to be sure they are preserved! I'm going to show you a quick and easy way to whip up a mini album to hold those memories... Using mainly 3 sheets of scrapbook paper! Intrigued? Good! … [Read more...]

Patriotic Banner

Handmade paper patriotic banner via @snapconf Make this banner in less than an hour for under $5 #FourthofJuly #Patriotic

Sometimes I am lucky enough to be a part of something big...something exciting...something fun... Things like this fun conference, or a new birthday idea for my all time favorite eight-year-old... Today, I am up to something REALLY special. It's actually a first for me. I am joining 110 other bloggers to bring you a fun patriotic idea for the Fourth of July. You read it right. That's 110 freshy-fresh ideas. Woot! Woot! I am sharing a fun handmade paper patriotic banner with you. Handmade Paper Patriotic Banner I love simple paper projects. They're always an easy, inexpensive way to … [Read more...]

Grandpa Gift for Father’s Day

Father's Day gift for grandpa

We all know Father's Day is fast approaching, and there are tons of fun ideas of things you can craft for gifts.  But let's not forget Grandpa's too!  I have a quick and easy t shirt idea for you today... The shirt states : "My GRANDPA deserves a PAT on the back" and of course, it includes pats on the back from all the grandkids. First, let's talk about the lettering.  I used a cutting machine and heat transfer vinyl, which just irons on.  I'm happy to share that file if you'd rather use what I came up with instead of trying to lay out something on your own.  If you don't have a cutting … [Read more...]

Watercolor Outdoor Sign

DIY Watercolor Outdoor Sign

Hello again SNAP! Friends!  It's Ariean from OneKriegerChick here to share a fun outdoor sign with a watercolor paint technique.  It's way easier than it looks! One of my favorite places to spend the Summer is at the pool.  Lucky for us, our home came with one...It was the only redeeming feature when we looked at our home a couple years ago.  The Summer after we moved in, we built a Poolhouse area on our back patio...But I never finished decorating it.  I think it is finally coming together thanks to some fun wall art... Living in a house of little boys, there's a whole lotta splashing … [Read more...]

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...]

Painted Mason Jar Succulent Planter

Painted Mason Jars With Succulents

Hey there, Snappy peeps! It's Jessica from Mom 4 Real back to share another fun home decor idea! I am absolutely in love with succulents right now...who isn't? Every time I see one, I just want to buy it and take it home. Well, last week, I was shopping at The Home Depot for our patio when I bumped into a whole display of those cute little succulents and tried to justify buying a few. I knew they would make the perfect addition to my office, so I grabbed them up and brought them home! Here is the fun part! So, I got home and realized that I didn't really know what I wanted to plant my … [Read more...]

End of School Award Ribbons

DIY End of School Ribbon Awards

Hello, friends! Michele from The Scrap Shoppe here with a fun end of the school year activity that the kiddos are going to love! Students have had 10 months to get to know one another, and a sure bet is they think they know their classmates pretty well. A fun group activity for them is to let them select end of the year awards for one another! As the teacher or room parent you can pre-select awards that apply to your classroom then the students can vote on who should receive each award! And as for the award itself? Why not make a fun paper ribbon award that doubles as a fun keepsake for the … [Read more...]

Silhouette Memory Board

Learn how to create your own silhouette memory board

Hello SNAP! Friends!   It's Ariean from One Krieger Chick here sharing how to make a Silhouette Memory Board...The perfect late gift for Mother's Day (I may be the only one who's a little late on the handmade gifts) or an end of the school year keepsake of a child's silhouette.  Either way, it is so much easier to create than you imagine... Let's get started, shall we? For this project, I used:  (silhouette template, 12 inch pine board, white wash stain, black paint and/or chalkboard paint, pencil, and paintbrushes.  Not pictured: old washcloth or rag and a chalk marker) Staining the Wood: … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Craft – Wooden Flower Bouquet

grandmother gift mother's day flowers craft

Mother's Day is less than a week away - are you ready?!  If not, no worries - I have a fun and simple Mother's Day craft for you today.  Just a quick "hi", I'm Mandy and I blog at SugarBeeCrafts.com, where fun and simple are my kind of projects! With just a few supplies, you can create a fun Wooden Flower Bouquet that will stay bright and cheerful season upon season.  And you can even involve the kiddos!  This is a perfect Grandmother gift - to showcase all her amazing grandchildren. You'll need: --vase or small bucket (mine was in the summer section of the craft store), with … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Thank You Gift

Mason Jar Teacher Gift H

{scroll down for printable download} Today I am over at Skip to My Lou sharing this fun Mason Jar thank you gift idea for teacher. Don't miss all of the awesome Teacher Appreciation Ideas over on Skip to My Lou. You can follow along each day for the next little while to get loads of teacher appreciation gift ideas! Teacher Appreciation Giveaway As part of the series I get to share this fabulous: Show your Appreciation Giveaway {1 for you and 1 for your favorite teacher}! One lucky winner and their favorite teacher will receive... 2 Michaels gift cards $500 each, you read … [Read more...]