DIY Personalized Easter Buckets {with Real Grass}

DIY Easter Buckets {with real grass!}

I realize I’m a little too late for the real grass part tutorial for you grow it in time for this Easter (sorry!), but you can “Pin” it to do next year! And you can grow some in mini pots to use as decorative grass for a window or mantel, which I’m also doing! Not […]

Vintage-Style Cork and 3D Flower Frame {15-Minute Craft!}


You guys! How cute did this come out?! I love it. And the best part? So easy and so inexpensive! This would make such a pretty Mother’s Day gift. I was inspired by a frame I saw at Target with cork board on it. Then I saw these cute paper flowers in the cheap bins […]

Spring Porch & Burlap Deco Mesh Wreath

Spring Burlap Deco Mesh Wreath

I have to admit the big, ornate deco mesh wreaths, although impressive and pretty, aren’t usually my taste. But when they came out with the burlap deco mesh, they grew on me. This was the first one I’ve made and it was surprisingly easy and the metal wreath forms are so inexpensive! I wasn’t prepared […]

Spring is in the Air Printable {in 6 Color Options!}

"Spring is in the Air" Free Printable in 6 Color Options

I don’t know about where you live, but here near St. Louis, it’s Spring-like one day, and winter-y the next! But inevitably, Spring is just around the corner so I worked on creating a colorful free Spring Printable in 6 (8×10) color options. Just print and frame to add some simple Spring décor to your […]

Shabby Chic Spring Mantel {and How-To Make a Moss Wreath}

Shabby Chic Spring Mantel {and How-To Make a Moss Wreath}

I met a longtime friend who’s about to have her first baby any day now for lunch in the city last week. I went early since the area where we met for lunch has fabulous shopping (my favorite running store, a 2-story Michael’s, Nordstrom Rack, Whole Foods…and that’s just half of what’s in that “strip […]

E.E. Cummings Spring Quote Printable {in 4 Color Options!}

E.E. Cummings Spring Printable in 4 Color Options

I just love this quote (and who else is SO ready for Spring?!). It’s playful and poetic and perfect to print and pop in a frame to add some easy DIY Spring décor to your home. I’d love for you to follow me on my Graphic Design page at Creative Type Designs. This printable is free but […]

Free Printable Valentine’s Day Cards

Free Valentine's Day Card Printables: Just print, cut and add a sucker!

Both of my girls (ages almost 2 and 4) are having a Valentine’s Day party at school (my son is in Kindergarten and they haven’t really done parties this year so I’m actually not sure if he needs Valentine’s yet!), so I decided to use a monkey I had designed in Graphic Design school and […]

Subtle Valentine’s Day Mantel

Subtle Valentine's Day Mantel

 As a general rule, I’m not a fan of overtly holiday-ish decor so I put together a simple and subtle Valentine’s Day mantel. Here’s a basic details on how it came together: The candlesticks are ones I already had, but I painted the big frame with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Provence and it’s crazy […]

Valentine’s Day Printables

Free Valentine's Day Printables

It may seem a little early for Valentine’s Day printables but it’s only weeks away really! I designed some fun 8×10 printables you can download and frame! Or adjust the size and use them as Valentine’s. These are for personal use only, please. These are free as always, but I’d love for you to like […]

Easy Kids’ Craft: DIY Snowman Cups

Easy Kids Craft: DIY Snowman Cups

My kids brought home something similar to these from preschool last year and I found the girly google eyes at Michael’s the other day and decided to create our own version. Here’s what you’ll need to make your own: White plastic tumbler cups hole punch pipe cleaner black and orange foam sheet google eyes glitter […]