Show + Tell No. 137: Cute Halloween Ideas


I am suffering from a slight bout of Halloween depression. I only have one little trick-or-treater left. His older brothers have decided they are "too old" at least one or two years too early for my taste. It appears there is nothing left but to live through you guys and your phenomenal projects. I thought today I would share a few of the cute Halloween ideas shared in last week's linky. Show + Tell Highlights I am a sucker for "31" projects and I love this cheerful Halloween pillow. Thirty One Pillow via The Happy Scraps Holy cow. An adorable Halloween "wreath" for less than $5? Yes, … [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...]

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...]

Show + Tell: Last Minute Easter Ideas

Great Last Minute Easter Ideas via @snapconf

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...]

Show + Tell: Last Minute St. Patrick’s Day IDeas

Last minute St. Patrick's Day ideas

Holla! It's pretty obvious from last week's linky that we've all got spring on the brain! Last week I showcased some pretty amazing St. Patrick's Day ideas and I thought I was done, but you brought it once again and so we're doing one last showcase of last minute St. Patrick's Day ideas... Show + Tell Highlights   Lucky Charm Bowls via Bloom Designs Leprechaun Cups via Bloom Designs Irish Apple Cake via Kleinworth and Co.  Mint Chip Mousse Brownies via The First Year Ribbon Shamrock via SewMcCool DIY Shamrock Coasters via Giggles Galore She is the Gold … [Read more...]

Show+Tell: St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

12 St. Patrick's Day Ideas

Holy cow! When you guys bring it, you really BRING IT. I can't even tell you how many AWESOME posts we had linked up last week. DYING. Really. It was really hard for me to decide which posts to feature! In the end I am taking the easy way out and featuring a few of the St. Patrick's Day projects that caught my eye. If you have time go back and scan the rest of the links. There were some really great posts included. Show+Tell Highlights: St. Patrick's Day Ideas There's a small chance I am slightly biased because she's on my team, but have you seen the work being produced by Holly at … [Read more...]

DIY Football Pot Holder


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...]

Homemade Fortune Cookies

Homemade Fortune Cookies from Kleinworth & Co.

Hi everyone! It's Gina from Kleinworth & Co.  again. I'm back to share a  fun recipe with you all today. It's time for the Chinese New Year! I always love to do a little something to commemorate the new year just because it's so much fun. This time I thought I would do something I have been putting off for years. Homemade Fortune Cookies This year is the year of the horse! I decided that along with these Homemade Fortune Cookies I would make some Free Printable Fortunes for you all today too. Making fortune cookies really isn't as hard as it looks. The batter is really simple … [Read more...]

Show & Tell No. 80

Glitter Dipped Fortune Cookies

It's so great to be back from the holiday break! I can't wait to see what you've been up to... Around here we've been celebrating Chinese New Year this week and in the spirit of things, I thought I'd share a few great projects I've seen around the web. Glitter Dipped Fortune Cookies via Prairie Hive Magazine DIY Paper Fan via Celebrate Always Dragon Coloring Page via Spoonful Dragon Bracelet via Club Chica Circle Chinese Paper Lantern  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 … [Read more...]