DIY Bakery Gift Box {Chocolate Covered Pretzel Recipe}

Bakery Box Thank You Gift

 We have a friend that we wanted to make a special Thank You treat for. She went above and beyond as a Sunday School/Primary teacher so I decided to make her some chocolate covered pretzels. She also happens to be the secretary at our Elementary School so we had fun delivering these to her desk [Read More]

Harvest Wheat Wreath

Wheat Wreath Tutorial

I love wreaths with natural elements like sprigs of leaves, wheat stalks, eucalyptus, etc. I decided to make myself a new fall wreath and create it entirely from wheat stalks. Nice and simple. Inspired by  beautiful wreaths that I saw on Finding Home  and  On Sutton Place, I got started by gathering my supplies for [Read More]

No Sew Play Mat & Toy Bag

Play Mat and Storage Bag

My girls LOVE setting up pretend stores and pet shops downstairs, and they are pretty good at it too. They think of everything, no detail is overlooked. Bringing all of the toys downstairs seems to be a breeze. Picking them up and putting them back seems to be a daunting task. One that they can’t [Read More]

15 Minute Pillow Cover Tutorial

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One of the easiest ways to change up your home decor is by changing up your pillows!  Pillow covers are a snap to make. They come together in less than 15 minutes and can totally transform an out dated pillow. Make several in different colors to keep on hand for a quick room update! Since [Read More]

Arrow of Light Award {Cub Scout Patches Display}

Arrow of Light Display Flag

We have a Boy Scout now! Dallin moved up last week, earning his Arrow of Light, in Cub Scouts. We are so proud of him and the work he did to earn this award. In our pack, the parents can either purchase a pre-made plaque or make one. Derrick thought it would be a nice [Read More]

Crib Mattress Dog Bed & DIY Mattress Cover

Crib Mattress Dog Bed

Aww, look at Toby. Almost a year old and such a sweet little guy. Toby loves to sleep on soft things: pillows, blankets, towels, clean clothes pile. You get the drift. If I was a dog, I would rather sleep on things like that too. He has a nice soft bed in his kennel that [Read More]

Storage Basket Liner Tutorial

Storage Basket Liners Tutorial

  Who loves the storage cubes and stands at IKEA? I do, I do! I have them in my living room and use the nylon ones for individual hampers for the kids in their bathroom. The storage shelves are awesome too. As I was looking around in my living room the other day I notice [Read More]

T Shirt Bag Tutorial (for kids!)

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These t shirt bags are the perfect craft for kids. They come together in about 2 minutes and are then ready to decorate! Perfect for summer camp, afternoons at the pool, slumber parties and picnics. They also work great for reusable grocery bags. My girls were excited to bring them to their cousin’s house for [Read More]