Summer Stash Giveaway

Summer Stash Giveaway 1

It's giveaway time here on the blog...You may have caught the fun Instax camera giveaway that I posted the other day (it's still open - go enter). Today, I am excited to be joining up with some friends for the great Summer Stash Giveaway!!! I considered starting this post off with a photo of my craft studio. Really, I did. I wanted to show you just how much stuff I have collected in the last year or so since I moved everything in... However, I've decided I am just not ready to share the dark side of my life with you on the blog...not yet. Instead, I am simply going to enlist your … [Read more...]

Kick-Off Summer Giveaway

Summer-Giveaway

The weather in Utah has finally warmed up and I am so, so excited for summer! Whether sitting out by the pool or taking a little trip, it just seems like there's more fun to be had. Today, I've joined up with 15 of my favorite bloggers for a fun summer giveaway - each of the fun packages value over $75! We're sharing everything filled with everything from healthy summer snacks, a family movie night, crafts and boredom busters (for the kids), summer pampering and fashion (for you), capturing summer memories, and so much more! Here’s a sneak peak of ALL of our giveaway packages: Are you … [Read more...]

What’s in My Handbag (Michael Kors Edition)

Michael Kors Handbag

Hi guys! It's been a while since I ran a "What's in My Handbag" post...I am sharing my latest obsession (a gorgeous Michael Kors handbag) over at A Glimpse Inside. Here's a little sneak... Of course, I couldn't work on this post without revisiting a few of the older posts we shared featuring bloggers handbags. What a trip down memory lane...Looking for a little nostalgia? Go visit them yourself! Crap I've Made The Crafting Chicks UCreate Rhonna Farrer Beneath My Heart The Idea Room Craftaholics Anonymous I Heart Naptime Is This Really My Life? All Things Thrifty Southern … [Read more...]

10 Tips to Craft Room Organization

Craft Room Organization

In the last year as my websites and SNAP! Conference has grown, I have blown out of my regular office space. And, when I say "blown out," I mean I've got a disaster on my hands. I am the most effective in my space, when things are simplified, organized and where I need them so the disorganization is seriously affecting my creative mojo. Really. In the next few weeks, I will be moving into a larger studio space to accommodate all of my crap awesome DIY and craft supplies. Though I could pack everything up and sort it out in the new space, it just makes more sense to move things in a more … [Read more...]

Show & Tell No. 75: Christmas Ideas

DIY Spindle Ornaments via LollyJane

Okay. I can't decide if it's me, or the linky but friends, you kill me with these delicious recipes...I am feeling like I can blame the holiday weight on YOU! In any event, today I am taking a bit of a different approach. I thought I would share a few of the awesome Christmas projects that were linked up. Show & Tell Highlights   Free Printable Christmas Planner via A Typical English Home Washi Advent via Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom Modern Advent Calendar via Persia Lou DIY Spindle Ornaments via LollyJane Ruffle Tree Skirt via The DIY Dreamer Thanks for … [Read more...]

Show & Tell No. 74: Great Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving Hostess Gift and Thank You

Oh man. Were any of you able to join us for the Holiday Idea Exchange Pinterest party last week? It was so fun!!! I was able to pin some of my favorite projects from last week's Show & Tell and see so, so many more. If you'd still like to check it out, feel free to hop on over! In the meantime, I am going to share a few great Thanksgiving ideas that were linked up last week. Show & Tell Highlights Be still my heart. Forget Thanksgiving dinner. I want brunch. Praline French Toast via Five Heart Home This is just cute. Peek-a-Boo Thanksgiving Cake via Play Party Pin Check out … [Read more...]

Show & Tell No. 65

  Thanks for sharing your talent! Grab a feature button for your site if you'd like. Show & Tell Linky Ok friends, it's time for you to show off your projects for the week. Let's see what you've been up to. Link any sort of craft or DIY projects or recipes, but make sure you link to the specific post, rather than your home page. Please do not link projects that have been shared previously. Please don't link up your own linky party. Follow me on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter where I will share some favorite projects. Everyone loves comments. … [Read more...]

Show & Tell No. 60

Mandi Stacy

This last week I had such fun hanging out with my friends, that I let the site go a little. The linky was down most of the week and I let you down. I am so sorry! Fortunately, I feel like you guys are the forgiving type... Instead of sharing a little linky show and tell, this week I am sharing posts from a few of the friends I was able to spend time with. I am totally digging this awesome worn leather pillow Mandi created. In particular, I love the neon pink back. It's a color surprise! Mandi is definitely the type to live hard, play hard and well, sleep hard...I couldn't help … [Read more...]

DIY Jewelry Stand

jewelry stand

I don't know about you guys but I love taking something unexpected using a little imagination and creating something useful out of it.  I've had some ugly dollar store stove burner covers sitting in my garage for about a year.  I knew all along what I wanted to do with them, create a tiered jewelry stand.  Today I'm showing you how easy it is to take Stove Burner Covers and turn them in to a DIY Jewelry Stand.  Supplies:  -  Dollar Store Stove Burner Covers {Dollar Tree} -  Large Unfinished Wood Spools {Hobby Lobby} -  Unfinished Wooden Round Ball with Flat Bottom {Hobby … [Read more...]

Show & Tell No. 59: Frozen Summer Treats

Summer Treats

Oh my friends, the heat of this summer has nearly killed me. I don't know if it's really hotter this year (I think that it is) or it's just my old age, but my regularly active summer has turned into a big air conditioned, couch surfing disaster...Not good for the diet. Not good indeed. What better way to further ruin said diet than oogling over and sharing some seriously yummy looking sweet frozen summer treats. Show & Tell Highlights Homemade Rocky Road Ice Cream Skinny Pineapple Banana Ice Cream Watermelon Popsicles Salted Caramel Iced Coffee S'mores Ice Cream  Pop-Tarts … [Read more...]