What are the best power tools for crafters?

12" sliding Ryobi miter saw. sitting on a table in a garage
June 27, 2019

Power tools for the crafty girl I haven’t always been super comfortable with power tools. In fact I didn’t use a miter saw with confidence till I was in my 30’s {which is crazy because I grew up with a grandma who most definitely knew her way around lots of heavy duty power tools that she had for her own…

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The EASIEST way to remove labels from wine bottles

June 26, 2019

REMOVING LABELS FROM GLASS Removing labels from glass: the EASIEST & CHEAPEST way to get sticky labels off your glass jars and wine bottles with no residue left behind Old wine bottles and glass jars can be used for SO many different craft projects. The possibilities are endless. Take an empty pickle jar and turn it into a fairy lantern…

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Easy pine cone door hanger DIY

painted pine cones to look like fall flowers for hanging wall art
June 25, 2019

How to make an easy pine cone door hanger There are so many pine cone crafts I want to try but I thought I would try these adorable pine cone flowers first. I was really surprised at how easy they were to make myself and I plan to make SO many more! If you’re looking for a more kid friendly…

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Summer 2019 Bucket List FREE things to do in KC

June 24, 2019

27 FREE THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND KANSAS CITY THIS SUMMER WITH THE KIDS, especially if you’re a SAHM {stay at home mom} Ahhhh summer! As a mom of 4 I know it can be super difficult to plan a summer on a really tight budget. And when I say a tight budget I mean spending ZERO dollars. I…

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DIY stenciled beYOUtiful pallet style wood sign

June 20, 2019

HOW TO REVERSE STENCIL A WOOD SIGN Being a mom of four little girls isn’t always easy. It’s definitely not constant tea parties and princess power all day every day like some think. It’s a ball of emotions, an unspoken comparison of one another, living in a world that constantly judges them for not being identical. People think that because…

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How to make paper flowers without a cutting machine

June 18, 2019

I absolutely LOVE my Cricut cutting machine and use it almost daily but there are certain projects when it’s much easier to hand cut things myself. Being a buys momma of 4 I don’t always have time to wait on technology lol. Because we all know when we are rushed for getting a project done something is going to go…

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Decoupage a wood hanger with a napkin

June 15, 2019

Decoupaging is much easier than most people think. And it can be done on almost any surface, as long as the surface stays dry. My grandma taught me this technique when I was just a small kid at her kitchen table and it’s one I’ll never forget. And according to good ol’ Google decoupage has been around since the 17th…

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Top 15 craft supplies you should be buying from the Dollar Tree

mason jars filled with small pony beads, popsicle sticks, googly eyes, rhinestones. Clear craft storage containers
June 13, 2019

The DOLLAR TREE!! I love this place and I actually buy lots of supplies here, especially ones for the kiddos to use. But don’t be fooled by that $1 price tag, not all supplies are a smart buy there. Here are my top craft supplies that I personally most of the time buy from the Dollar Tree. CRAFT ROCKS Usually…

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DIY Unicorn birthday party centerpiece

June 13, 2019

Our third daughter had her 8th birthday party recently and had her big heart set on a unicorn theme. I had $50 to make it happen {decorations, cake, games, and invites} and I wasn’t about to disappoint her so I set out on Pinterest to find all the things I could for a DIY unicorn party. Here’s the pin that…

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10 fun crafts for preteens…from a preteen

June 12, 2019

FUN CRAFTS YOUR PRETEEN & TEENS WILL LOVE I don’t know about you but our three older girls love Pinterest. They always ask to pin on there and honestly I don’t mind because it gives me a little insight into what they are into. What sparks their interest. And I love to see the varied levels of interest from each…

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