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Video Tutorial: Make Fancy Iced Cupcakes in 4 Seconds or Less

January 30, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Video: How to make fancy iced cupcakes in 4 seconds or less!

There’s something about a beautifully iced cupcake that’s so elegant and fun. I LOVE making fancy iced cupcakes for many occasions – swirly iced cupcakes are great for parties or special occasions like Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day Play Dough Mat Printable (+ Cleaning Our White Table!)

January 23, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Free Valentine's Day Printable Play Dough Mat

What’s your philosophy when it comes to kids getting messy? I’m pretty relaxed about it. I think it’s fun to squish and smush and sprinkle, so we do A LOT of that at our house. …

Our Neutral Valentine’s Day Mantel Decor

January 21, 2015 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
DIY Neutral Valentine's Day Mantel Decor

Like I mentioned before, I never thought I’d take the time to decorate a mantel for Valentine’s Day, but here we are. Honestly? I think it’s pretty and Little C was just ecstatic when she …

Motivational Monday #32: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

January 18, 2015 – 7:00 pm |

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time.Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I truly …

Make Hot Chocolate Reindeer and Snowman Jar Gifts – A Kid’s Craft

December 19, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Hot Chocolate Reindeer and Marshmallow Snowman from recycled baby food jars and socks. So easy and a cute Christmas gift and kid's craft!

With Christmas less than a week away, all of the kindergarten and dance class recitals complete, and our home decorated and ready to go, we are taking some time to relax and enjoy the season …

A Black & White Christmas Hot Drink Station (+ Win a Keurig 2.0!)

December 15, 2014 – 8:00 am | 81 Comments
A black & white chalkboard coffee & hot chocolate station for Christmas

If you’ve been following my little blog, my Instagram or my Facebook page for a while you’ll know that I’m a coffee lover. Big time. I can’t get enough DIY vanilla lattes, and when we …

Pretty Christmas Gift Tag Printables from Me to You

December 12, 2014 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
Turquoise, teal and green watercolor free printable Christmas gift tags

This weekend is the “weekend of concerts” for our family. Little C has her dance recital on Saturday, and then her Kindergarten Christmas concert is on Monday. She’s so excited, and we are too! I’m …

A Gold & Black Christmas and New Year’s Dessert Table

December 8, 2014 – 8:00 am | 33 Comments
Gold and black glamorous Christmas or New Year's dessert table with Ferrero Rocher

We’ll be hosting Christmas Day dinner at our house this year, and I’m so excited to have my family over to celebrate with us! I love decorating dessert tables to make parties and get-togethers extra …

Our Vintage Inspired Glam Christmas Mantel + Make Glittered Canvas Art

December 3, 2014 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
How to make large vintage map glitter Joy to the World canvas art

In case you missed it last week, I revealed our Christmas mantel for this year in our Christmas home tour post. I’m really happy with how my  mantel turned out. It’s unique, vintage inspired, and …

DIY Vintage Map Christmas Gift Wrap and Gift Bags

December 2, 2014 – 5:00 am | 7 Comments
Wrap Christmas presents in vintage maps that you find or print, and accent them with green, teal and gold ribbon

Vintage maps are so, so awesome. They’re beautiful pieces of art in my mind, and I’m so obsessed with them lately that I knew I had to incorporate them into our Christmas decor this year. …