What I’ve Been Up To!

It can be hard to consistently have projects to show off and write about. Crafts take time and sometimes projects have to be kept secret until they're done. If you follow me on Instagram you can usually catch some sneak peeks of what I'm working on. I did a few guest posts for some craft blogs with kid's Easter craft ideas. They're all pretty quick and Evie and Mira had a lot of fun with them, there's still plenty of time to make these before Sunday! At Seams and Scissors find out how to make this scrappy fabric Easter egg. At FaveCrafts find out how to ... Read More

Tissue Paper Eggs at CraftPaperScissors

I'm really excited to have my first guest post up at CraftPaperScissors, an Easter craft using bleeding art tissue paper. You might remember I used this for a Christmas gift using my Silhouette CAMEO and I think it's so much fun. Head over to read my full tutorial. I have some other Easter and spring themed guest posts coming up soon, so get ready! The weather has really been warming up here and I am fully embracing spring! ... Read More

Valentine’s Day Dreamcatcher

Last year I did a guest post over at My Craftily Ever After on how to make a Valentine's Dreamcatcher. Seeing how Valentine's Day is just around the corner, it seemed fitting to share it again with you all here! I'm going to show you how to make a Valentine's Day Dreamcatcher, but this could really be made for any season or holiday! You're going to need: Yarn Pony Beads 6" wooden embroidery hoop Pipe Cleaners The next part is a little tricky so you might have to do it, or help your toddler wrap the yarn. Start with the yarn in between the two hoops and wrap it ... Read More

Virtual Busy Bag Swap – Sock Matching Game

I've done some busy bag exchanges in the past, but my ideas are always a bit limited because I have to make so many of them. So when Stephanie from Swoodson Says suggested a virtual busy bag exchange, I was really excited. I would just have to come up with an idea for a single busy bag, so I could put a lot of effort into making a super awesome one. And I might have gone a little overboard... What You Need: Clothespins Clothesline (I found one at the Dollar Tree. I tried to use thinner twine I had around but it wasn't thick enough for the clothespins to stay ... Read More

Silhouette Pom Pom Christmas Tree

There's a few more days to take advantage of the big Silhouette Black Friday sale. I picked up a bunch of supplies and I'm really excited to play around with them! One of the supplies that Silhouette sent me to try out was the double-sided adhesive and I knew I wanted to use it for a Christmas craft with Evie. I used the Christmas tree cutting file that is already in the Silhouette Studio software. It had an inner outline that I ungrouped and deleted so that it was just a solid shape. I picked out two different green colored pom poms for the tree and I also ... Read More

Silhouette Tissue Paper Canvas Art

I am super excited to be partnering with Silhouette for their Black Friday promotion. They sent me some fun supplies to play with and I have some projects I'm super excited to share with you! Plus at the end of this post I'm going to share details about the Black Friday sales going on at Silhouette! I was on the fence about getting a Silhouette CAMEO for months, I absolutely loved the idea of them, but I really worried I wouldn't use it. I knew it would come in handy for cutting out English paper piece templates, but I wasn't sure how much I would use it beyond ... Read More

A Muddy Craft Day!

Chrissy from Muse of the Morning is doing a week of Big Messy Art and it seemed like a really fun idea! Summer is the perfect time to get messy with crafts because you can head outside and when you're done, just hose off. We had a mud painting playdate with Evie's best friend. We went over to her house with a bucket, a bag of soil, and a bunch of different homemade paintbrushes. I made one with yarn, one with pipe cleaners, one with a giant pom pom, and two different ones with foam. I bought a bag of potting soil from Dollar Tree, you could easily use dirt in your ... Read More

Fabric Flower Cards

I participated in another toddler craft swap and brought these fabric flower cards. I got the idea from a project we did at storytime and decided it would be perfect to make as Mother's Day cards. I gave everyone enough to make two cards and it was a great way to use up some of my scraps! When we did the project at storytime it was on a full sheet of paper and there were two flowers. The cards were 5x7" and I decided two flowers would be too small for the 2-3 year olds. There would have been a lot of little pieces, so I just did one larger one. The outer circle ... Read More