Make Your Own DIY Photo Tile Coasters

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I love making gifts for people, especially if it means being able to use some of the many photos I take throughout the year. A fun, simple craft that you (or your kids!) can make are these DIY Photo Tile Coasters. You can make a set for under $5, and they look great forever. Supplies needed for DIY Photo Tile Coasters: Printed Photos Mod Podge (I used glossy here) Foam Brush … [Read more...]

Turkey Handprint Headband Hat Craft for Thanksgiving

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  This Turkey Handprint Headband Hat Craft was perfect to get us ready for Thanksgiving. This fall has flown by. I can't believe Thanksgiving is already upon us. I wish we could say we've been out enjoying all things fall but we've started this holiday season off being sick. Sawyer has missed more school this month than we normally have from all three kids all year long. I knew Sawyer … [Read more...]

End Table DIY Remodel with Amy Howard At Home

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This post is sponsored by Ace Hardware. All thoughts and opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of Ace Hardware. Transforming my home this year has been so much fun. When we moved in almost 10 years ago, we were moving back in after rebuilding from a fire. We had been displaced for a year and when we saw a chance to move in we jumped at it- before painting. Needless to say, … [Read more...]

Spring Bookshelf DIY Home Decor Project with Ace Hardware #31DaysOfColor

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As you know I've been doing a lot of home improvement projects around here. I've been having a lot of fun decorating each room and finding a good purpose for everything. When I stumbled upon an old bookshelf I knew it would make a great bookshelf DIY home decor project for the Ace Hardware campaign I was invited to participate in. While I did receive compensation I did all the hard work myself … [Read more...]

DIY Painted Mason Jar Flower Vases {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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I am head over heels for the whole Mason Jar trend. I love using them for anything and everything but my new favorite are these DIY Painted Mason Jar Flower Vases I made! I found them on the Oriental Trading site and loved them immediately! Making them are super easy and the supplies are minimal. Supplies Needed: Pint Mason Jars Martha Stewart Craft Paints Satin Ribbon Paper … [Read more...]

Custom Wall Shelf {Tutorial} with Ace Hardware Paint #FindYourColor

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"$.99 paint pint offer valid on Valspar and Clark+Kensington. At participating stores 8/1-8/31. Prices may vary. Limit 4. Color samples must be tinted in unique colors. I was compensated for my time and this blog post. All opinions and positions expressed here are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of Ace Hardware Paint.” I'm finally starting to attack that dreaded summer to-do list. … [Read more...]

Easy Three Minute Wreath {Fun Crafts With Mom}

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I don't really have any 4th of July decor and wanted to throw something together and this Three Minute Wreath is the perfect craft to change that fast! Not only does it take only three minutes but you only need three things to make it too! It's SO easy!! I had grabbed the garland on clearance a few days ago at AC Moore for less than $3. I wanted to do something festive with it. Johnny had a … [Read more...]

Have a Summer Water War with these DIY Sponge Bombs {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Here in New England we might have had a hard winter but it's surprisingly hot here already. Yesterday alone was 90 degrees! I love the heat but my kids get cranky if they don't have a great way to cool off. The boat isn't yet ready, as parents we don't want to deal with the waterslide and we don't have a pool. I've seen these fun sponge bombs all over Pinterest and a few weeks ago I picked up some … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Dollar Store Party Backdrop {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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It had been a few years since I had been to the facility that we had Sawyer's 3rd Birthday Party at and I wasn't really sure what the room was going to look like. In the past, the decor of the pizza place we were using wasn't pretty at all and I really wanted to make sure I had some great photos from this party. I saw some really awesome fabric and photographer backdrops I could get but I really … [Read more...]