12 Festive Fall Wreaths

12 Festive Fall Wreaths

Though we've had 90-degree temps in Utah this week, the colors are changing on the mountains and autumn is in the air. It's finally time to take down summer and put up fall. If last year's wreath is looking a bit tired, try dressing up your front door with one of these festive fall wreaths. I'm loving all the burlap and felt! ... ... 12 Festive Fall Wreaths ... Coffee filter wreath from All Things Heart and Home ... DIY autumn wreath from Lacquer & Linen ... Wreath with felt rosettes from Crafting Mom ... Burlap bubble wreath from Craftaholics Anonymous ... Wood … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Paper Firecrackers

Paper Firecrackers 8

School has been out for three weeks 'round here and already we've a chorus of "I'm bored." These pronouncements typically come after I'm in the midst of a project. It's not enough that we have more than 100 ideas in our jar of summer fun and so, I try to come up with companion projects when I can. We've been working toward a fun patriotic celebration recently and I've had a little help with the centerpieces - Fourth of July Paper Firecrackers. What kid boy doesn't love firecrackers? There are two reasons that the boys love projects like this one. First, it's easy. So, so easy. Second? It … [Read more...]

Show + Tell: Fourth of July Celebration Ideas

Fabulous Fourth of July Ideas via @snapconf #fourthofjuly #patriotic

Seriously. I used to look forward to Show + Tell Wednesdays. Perusing your amazing posts was an amazing opportunity to get to know you... Then the allergy diet of 2014 happened... Now I just find myself staring at the page, mouth-watering and completely zoned out! Seriously. The trials I endure.... Just kidding. I still love Show + Tell Wednesdays and I have a file full of amazing recipes to try! Today I have picked out a few of my favorite Fourth of July celebration ideas. Show + Tell Highlights Let's start with this one...because this one nearly had me in tears. Forget … [Read more...]

DIY Patriotic Ribbon Bunting

DIY Patriotic Ribbon Bunting

Hi 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 took a break from crafts and shared a yummy Caramel Macchiato Popsicle recipe with you because ohhhh how I love popsicles and Summertime! But equally during this time of year I adore Patriotic projects! And this one is no exception. I got together with some of my favorite blog friends a few weeks ago for a fun Patriotic Party. One of my favorite crafts for the setup was this DIY Patriotic Ribbon Bunting! It's the perfect {and easiest} DIY that will add some … [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...]

Printable Father’s Day Superhero Print for Kids

Printable Father's Day Superhero Page

As I chop up the final veggies for dinner, I anxiously look at the clock on the stove. I can hear my boys arguing over who gets to play with that toy. My leg buckles as my daughter hits the back of my knee asking "Hold you?" "He should be home any minute," I think to myself. And then I hear the door creak open. It's silent as if we have all been waiting for that magical sound. "Daddy!" Little footsteps scramble towards the door and eyes light up to where our Superhero stands. There are so many days when I am just counting the minutes until Dad gets home to save the day aka my sanity. Why … [Read more...]

Show + Tell: Last Minute Easter Ideas

Great Last Minute Easter Ideas via @snapconf http://snapcreativity.com

Hi guys! The weather is picking up around here and I am so excited for spring! We've been finishing up planning for our Easter celebration and found several ideas in last week's party that make for great last minute Easter ideas. Show + Tell Highlights Free Printable Peeps Garland via Love the Day Free Fabric Egg Patter vi Sew McCool Fabric Covered Vases via Love Grows Wild Fingerprint Easter Basket via R&R Workshop Easter Crackers via A Typical English Home Easter Blocks via Ribbons and Glue Bunny Tails Popcorn via Framed Frosting Kaleidoscope Easter Eggs via … [Read more...]

SPRING ENTERTAINING: Darling Spring Carrots

Mini Spring Carrots for Spring Entertaining

Hello again SNAP Peeps! It's me, Jessica from Pen N' Paper Flowers. Spring is absolutely here in my neck of the woods! I've been infatuated with carrots lately. (carrot soup, carrot candy favors, watercolor carrots and a sweet library book I've been reading to my five year old entitled Carrot Soup). So…I immediately thought you might love the idea of serving these adorable Spring Carrots at your next celebration. They are super simple to create and would be perfect as snacks leading up to Easter dinner or as a fun classroom treat for the kids. These are also a darling idea for a Spring baby … [Read more...]

Monogram Painted Eggs

Make it yourself - Monogram painted eggs

Hi Friends! It's Ariean from OneKriegerChick here to share a super-simple way to create Monogrammed Eggs for your Easter or Spring decor. Did you know I have chickens? Yep, sure do.  Which means I have an abundance of beautiful brown and pinkish eggs. I'm not sure if you have ever tried to color farm eggs, but they don't produce the same result as the white eggs from the grocery store.  Since I have so many, it's silly for me to purchase white eggs just to color for Easter. Farm eggs can be just as beautiful (or more so)... What you'll need... Eggs, poking tool, toothpick, bowl … [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...]