DIY Upcycled T-shirt Bulletin Board

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  Need a last minute gift for Dad? Check out this easy, thrifty craft that takes an old grungy shirt and makes it new again!  You will need: Cork tile or bulletin board Graphic T-shirt or patterned dress shirt Mod Podge Scissors How To:  1. Lay shirt out flat. Center the design in the middle […]

Even More Free Minecraft Printables

even more free minecraft printables

We have posted about Minecraft many times before. My kids have been addicted to this game for two years now. I’m constantly amazed at the worlds they can create and the limitless imagination this game provides. They love setting up servers for their friends to join them in their worlds, watching endless hours of StampyLongHead […]

Godzilla Movie Review and DIY Craft & Party Supplies

Godzilla DIY Craft & Party Supplies

A while back, my Godzilla obsessed middle boy (who is nearly 10 now) drew a picture of Godzilla v. Mothra and said simply, “Knit this for me.” After scoring various websites, I found suitable patterns to alter into these radioactive creatures.    I found this pattern at Knitting at Knoon and modified the T-Rex to […]

DIY Glitter Sidewalk Paint

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It doesn’t seem to matter how old my kids get, there is something alluring about sidewalk chalk.We found a way to make it even more exciting, and you can whip it up yourself from items you probably already have in the pantry. If not, they can be found at almost any grocery or dollar store. […]

DIY Lace Trimmed Accent Mirror (Tutorial)

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Accent mirrors are such a pretty, modern touch to any room. They bring in more light, give the illusion of a bigger space, and add interest to a blank wall. I love the look of several mirrors of different shapes and sizes clustered together or mixed in among framed photos or artwork. The only problem […]

DIY Polka Dot Wine Glasses (Tutorial)

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While browsing one of my favorite websites-Anthropologie-I came across these darling polka dotted glasses. I LOVE all things polka dot, and anytime I can incorporate them into my decor, I do. But nearly $60 for four glasses? I don’t think so. I have kids. And marble floors. That’s a really bad combo that means certain […]

DIY Burlap Coffee Sack Banner {Tutorial}

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Earlier this Spring, I went on the hunt for burlap coffee sacks for my garden. I use them to line the bottom of my raised bed for drainage and weed barrier, to filter sunlight coming in from the south side of the yard, and this year I wanted to try my hand at growing potatoes […]

Recycled Pop Can Garden Markers {Tutorial}

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Happy Earth Day, mommas! Today we celebrate Mother Earth and what better way to show mad respect for our planet, than a recycled craft for the garden.  Mother’s Day is right around the corner, which in Colorado means the all-clear to plant flowers and veggies outdoors. But how to mark those little baby sprouts so […]

10 Hilarious (but Harmless) April Fool’s Pranks to Play on Your Kids!

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I am a total jokester at heart, and our whole family loves pranking each other. Of course we always do it out of love and make sure that no one gets hurt or offended, but we do have a lot of fun at one another’s expense!  Here are a few fun and harmless pranks to […]

Quick & Easy Knit Sheep Hat Free Pattern

Quick and Easy Knit Sheep Hat

I wanted to name this “Lamb! Bam! Thank You Ma’am” but figured you might not search for a free knitting pattern by that name, so good ol’ google will much prefer I name this a Quick & Easy Knit Sheep Hat Free Pattern. Boring, yes, but probably a smidge more helpful. First things first, how […]

Love my LYS: 9 Yarn Shops Along The Front Range of Colorado

LYS Yarn Shops Front Range Colorado

I am a yarn junkie. It’s not a secret. So when I was asked for a list of my favorite yarn shops in Colorado, I figured it would be a breeze. Then I started listing them all. We’re lucky to have a lot of fantastic local yarn shops in Denver and along the Front Range. […]

Easy Homemade Valentine’s Day Cards

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Originally posted at our old sister site, MommyNeedsABreak.com, Catherine Moss of Evolving Motherhood shares a quick, easy, and adorable Valentine’s craft with items found in the Target Dollar Spot. Since this was originally posted in 2013, some items may be different in the dollar spot area today. Also, check out more of Catherine’s Valentine’s crafts […]