Christmas Table Setting Ideas | refreshed holiday decor #michaelsmakers

Christmas Table Setting Ideas | refreshed holiday decor #michaelsmakers

Christmas Table Setting Ideas | refreshed holiday decor #michaelsmakers It's really hard resisting the urge to purchase new holiday decor this time of year. Even though I have several containers packed full of decorations, I still catch myself browsing the seasonal aisles in hopes of finding Continue reading

                  
Black and White Plaid Buffalo Check Christmas Tree | 2015 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

Black and White Plaid Buffalo Check Christmas Tree | 2015 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

Black and White Plaid Buffalo Check Christmas Tree ~ 2015 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge #michaelsmakers Once November arrives, I get pretty excited thinking about the last 8 weeks of the year. Thanksgiving and Christmas, intimate gatherings and frivolous soirees, thoughtful gifts and selfless Continue reading

                  
Craft Pumpkin Candle Holders |#michaelsmakers

Craft Pumpkin Candle Holders |#michaelsmakers

Craft Pumpkin Candle Holders - #michaelsmakers | September is finally here and we are highly anticipating the arrival of fall. We have a few festivities lined up the next couple of months so I'm anxious to get a jump start on our fall decor. It will be a few more weeks before the pumpkins are ready Continue reading

                  
Custom Photo Candle Holders | diy packing tape transfers #michaelsmakers

Custom Photo Candle Holders | diy packing tape transfers #michaelsmakers

Custom Photo Candle Holders - DIY packing tape transfers #michaelsmakers | Hello August! I'm pretty excited as the girls and I were able to get together over the weekend and begin the month with an impromptu crafting night. I love the thrill of learning new art & craft techniques. Even more so Continue reading

                  
Tie Dye Folding Techniques | 16 vibrant tie dye patterns #tiedyeyoursummer

Tie Dye Folding Techniques | 16 vibrant tie dye patterns #tiedyeyoursummer

Tie Dye Folding Techniques | 16 vibrant tie dye patterns #tiedyeyoursummer #michaelsmakers |Although tie dye has been around for ages, it is one crafting trend that will never get old. Creating the colorful deigns and unique patterns is much easier than you think and a perfect activity that can be Continue reading

                  
Craft Pumpkin Candy Holders | #trickyourpumpkin

Craft Pumpkin Candy Holders | #trickyourpumpkin

Craft Pumpkin Candy Holders - Faux Pumpkin Craft #trickyourpumpkin #michaelsmakers | We recently made a trip to the Michaels 'pumpkin patch' and couldn't resist bringing a few craft pumpkins home with us. Sure we love our traditional annual carving but being able to save that pumpkin design you Continue reading

                  
Faux Wood Pallet Art

Faux Wood Pallet Art

Faux Wood Pallet Art | Pallet art without wood? That is exactly what I was thinking when we received the Make It: Fun® design theme for October. I very much enjoy the natural element of using real wood for projects and it never has crossed my mind to work with anything else. Our pile of scrap wood Continue reading

                  
No-Sew Scented Sachets | quick & easy homemade gifts

No-Sew Scented Sachets | quick & easy homemade gifts

This weekend my niece and I made some quick and easy, no-sew scented sachets. My niece is a huge gift giver and when she comes to visit, one of biggest things on her agenda is crafting. Every handmade project she completes is specifically assigned to make someone special on her list smile. Since Continue reading

                  
No Sew Hanging Pennant Banner | Playroom Felt Bunting

No Sew Hanging Pennant Banner | Playroom Felt Bunting

I can honestly say I don't think I have done this many consecutive posts that contain so much color. If there ever was a lack of bright colorful hues around here - I sure am making up for it in CJ's sensory playroom. The white walls in this space work perfectly with the radiant furnishings, Continue reading

                  
Make Your Own Wood Block Photo Frames / Note Holders {Simple Picture Displays}

Make Your Own Wood Block Photo Frames / Note Holders {Simple Picture Displays}

I have an incredibly simple {and inexpensive} project to share with you today. It doesn't get much easier than a cut piece of wood, dowel and twine to create a perfect photo frame / note holder. Just tuck in a wallet size photo and/or love note and you have a quick personalized gift for Father's Day Continue reading

                  
Make Your Own Cast Iron Hot Handle Holders {and How to Layer Silhouette Heat Transfer Material}

Make Your Own Cast Iron Hot Handle Holders {and How to Layer Silhouette Heat Transfer Material}

I recently just got rid of all the Teflon in my house and took it back to the basics with some good ole' cast iron pans from Lodge {made in the USA ~ yahoo!} I have been using them for a few months and remarkably I have not accidentally grabbed the handles and gotten burned {though I have actually Continue reading