14 DIY Heart Crafts That Say Love

January is nearly over. Can you believe that? If you haven't already, it's time to decorate the house for LOVE! Valentine's Day is just a few short weeks away. I've gathered fourteen heart crafts that will get you started, for sure!/1/ Heart String Art - Make a heart OR your initial!/2/ Crochet Heart Pillow - Do you crochet? Here's a simple tutorial on how to make a pillow./3/ Heart Mobile  - This mobile will be fun in any color scheme you choose. Hang it in the kitchen or in the baby's room. It's perfect for year 'round. [sc:adsense ]/4/ Paper Heart Garland - This is a great craft to get the kids involved in. I mean, it involves glue sticks. They'll LOVE it!/5/ "That's Amore" Heart Napkins - Send the kids to a babysitter and have a romantic dinner for two with your … [Read more...]

It’s a Stella & Dot Fashion Jewelry Trunk Show

Stella & Dot Spring:We're super excited to announce an online Trunk Show for trendy, affordable jewelry from Stella & Dot . The new arrivals are out  for their Spring  line and you can shop from home. Look at these beauties. Whether you're looking for one of the latest trends, or a noteworthy style you can wear this season and next, this collection of fashion jewelry has it all. You will find stylish necklaces, earrings, bracelets, cuffs, bangles, and accessories to keep you in the latest styles for events, work and every day, attire. Every season brings excitement with the new product announcements from Stella and Dot. An invitation to a Stella & Dot trunk show is always on my radar. A night of fun, friends and shopping for jewelry and accessories is a great … [Read more...]

DIY Hostess Gifts for the Holidays

Have you ever been invited to a Holiday party and felt like you should bring a gift to the hostess? Whether you're thinking small scale or spendy, a hostess gift is a kind gesture to let her know you appreciate her invitation and hard work in preparing for the event. You could take a bottle of wine, a candle or a home baked basket of goodies. No matter what gift you choose, it will be special to the recipient. {Not many people give hostess gifts these days.}What if you saved yourself the time and travel to the store and made a hostess gift? The money would be less spent. Most importantly, DIY gifts are often times the very most special...and rarely forgotten. Today I've gathered 9 of my favorite hostess gift ideas that you can use throughout the holidays./1/ Homemade Body Scrub - … [Read more...]

15 Fashion Shoes DIYs

Who doesn't love a great pair of shoes? And the only thing that makes a new pair of shoes better is a pair of shoes that is custom-made and one-of-a-kind. See some of the cutest ways to dress up your plain-Jane footwear!Decoden Shoe Clips by A Little Craft in Your DaySparkle Toe Shoes by Mom It ForwardLeather Lace-on Shoe Mustaches by Mum in the Mad HouseDoctor Who Inspired Galaxy Shoes by Craft Test DummiesLace TOMS Summer Shoes by Homemade101Ombre Sneakers by Dream a Little BiggerKnitting Baby Booties by Blissfully DomesticFive-Minute Shoe Clips by Adventures in FashionFrida Kahlo TOMS by Pear MamaFlower Shoes by Bespoke BrideFabric Covered Shoes by Delia CreatesStudded Flats by Horses and HeelsBow Shoes by Anna EversGold Snake … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Nest Pendants {a tutorial}

Mother's Day is right around the corner. May 11th, to be exact. That still gives you a few days to find the most original, most unique and most thoughtful gift for Mom. Or, you can make her something. {Handmade gifts are what moms like best anyway.}Want to make her something that she'll love for years to come? Follow a few simple steps with me today as we make Mom a nest pendant filled with "eggs" that represent each of her children. It'll be fun! And she's going to LOVE it.First, gather your supplies.{You'll need needle nose pliers, 24 gauge beading wire, beads, jump rings and a necklace to put your finished pendant on.}Start by counting out how many beads you'll need. One bead, or "egg", will represent each child. Of course these pendants would be perfect for … [Read more...]

20 Vintage Brooch Wedding Bouquets

The bride's bouquet is a hallmark part of her wedding ensemble, second only to her gorgeous dress. The floral arrangement often speaks to her personal style as much as the centerpieces or her choice of shoes! The trend to use vintage brooches in place of live or silk flowers is not only stunning, but it's a beautiful way to incorporate family heirlooms into the wedding decor.Vintage brooch bouquets are perfect for the DIY bride - rummaging through local antique stores, thrift shops and estate sales will often unearth the gems and treasures needed for a beautiful bouquet. Do-it-yourself not your forte? Countless vendors offer customized brooch bouquet options, made with love and delivered to your door before the big day.Ready for some inspiration?/1/ Antro-inspired Retro Wedding … [Read more...]