Scary Halloween Party Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Haunted House Sheets

Last year I helped decorate a 40th birthday party the day after Halloween so I didn’t get to post the decorations in time. I wanted to share these scary Halloween party ideas with you today for inspiration for this year. The hostess had a very low budget, so the two of us and another best […]

Cheap and Easy Haunted Halloween Hallway

by Dinah Wulf
Haunted Halloween Gallery

The very first year I started blogging, I wrote a post called Haunted Halloween Pictures. In this post, I share how to make all these spooky paper pictures and frames. I actually made these back in 2007 and they’ve lasted me all these years. They easily store, and I have managed to reuse them year […]

Spooky Halloween Recycled Jars

by Dinah Wulf
Spooky Halloween Recycled Jars

For some reason I cringe every time I throw a jar or plastic container away.  I feel a very strong urge to hoard it.  Many times I do. My cupboard is filled with empty sauce jars, cans, sour cream containers, and the like.  You never know when you are going to need one to make […]

DIY Upcycled Halloween Owl

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Halloween Owl

For the Halloween edition of Craft Lightening this year, I had difficulty coming up with a 15 minute craft! At first I made some paper pumpkins for fall, and then I made a mummy trick or treat bucket, but both took longer than expected. The other day I was talking to one of my great […]

Plastic Trick or Treat Pumpkin Mummy

by Dinah Wulf
Plastic Trick or Treat Pumpkin Mummy

This project was so fun to make and didn’t cost me a dime! I wanted to upcycle one of the .99 plastic pumpkins I got last year for Halloween and decided on upcycling it into a trick or treat pumpkin mummy. Time: 20-30 Minutes Level: Easy Materials: Plastic Trick or Treat Pumpkin Old Sheet/pillowcase/canvas bag […]

How to Throw a Fabulous Glam-O-Ween Party

by Dinah Wulf
How to Throw a Fabulous Glam-O-Ween Party DIY Inspired

I don’t know about you but I am ready for Halloween! I think I’m rubbing off on my littles too because she’s been talking about her Halloween costume since last November. Anyway, ever since we moved into our current home, I like to keep things “pretty” during Halloween. Not that I didn’t before, but instead […]

How to Make Paper Pumpkins for Fall

by Dinah Wulf
How to Make Paper Pumpkins

These little pumpkins are so much fun to make. It’s a fun Fall craft you can do with your kids or a great adult craft to spruce up your mantel or table decor. You can try it with different colored papers in different patterns as well. Here’s my step by step tutorial for how to […]

15 Patriotic Crafts You Can Do in 20 minutes or Less

by Tara Kramarsky
Patriotic Crafts You Can Do in 20 minutes or Less  for the Fourth

Even though Summer officially starts in June, the 4th of July marks the real start of Summer. No matter if you’re having a huge BBQ with your entire neighborhood, a small family get together or just your family heading out to watch fireworks, there’s lots of ways to bring in some red, white & blue […]

15 Fun Father’s Day Printables to Make Him Smile

by Tara Kramarsky
Fun Father's Day Printables to Make Him Smile - Gift Ideas

Father’s Day will be here in a few short weeks and we all know how hard it is sometimes to give Dad a gift. There are so many ways to make him a gift or add to a gift you bought with just a little personalization. If you’re not sure what to do for Dad […]

15 Father’s Day Handmade Gifts He’s Sure to Love

by Tara Kramarsky
Father's Day Handmade Gifts He's Sure to Love -Handmade

Father’s Day is coming in a few weeks and now is the time to start thinking about what you want to get your Dad, your husband, your significant other or any Father-figure in your life. You don’t have to go all out and spend a ton of money to show him that he’s special. How […]

Mother’s Day Brunch and Gift Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Over a Dozen Mother’s Day Brunch and Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is on May 10th this year. Even though I don’t get to spend Mother’s Day with my Mom who lives on the East Coast, I do still like to celebrate as a new-ish Mom. I enjoy going to brunch either out or at home, and just spending time with the family. I wanted […]

Teacher Appreciation DIY Gift Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Teacher Appreciation DIY Gift Ideas and Printables

This year, Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4th-8th and Teacher Appreciation Day is on May 5th. I put together a list of some homemade ideas that you can make for those special Teachers in your life.  Some take more times than others, like the homemade bath salts or the felt flower, however I also included […]

DIY Scented Teacup Candle

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Scented Teacup Candle

This post The Title DIY Scented Teacup Candle is sponsored by Martha Stewart Living in support of the March of Dimes imbornto campaign. All opinions are 100% my own. It all starts with our Moms. I’ll be honest. I don’t think I realized that FULLY until I became one myself. When I had my daughter, […]

Earth Day Activities for the Family

by Dinah Wulf
Earth Day Activities for the Family

Next week we will be celebrating Earth Day! In fact, April 22, 2015 is 45 years that we are celebrating the modern movement of environmental protection.  I thought I‘d put together some fun Earth Day activities and facts to help celebrate the national holiday. Earth Day Facts On the first Earth Day in 1970, more […]

Toilet Paper Roll Bunny Craft

by Dinah Wulf
Toilet Paper Roll Bunny (5)

Mia and I recently read a book together that was about a pink bunny. She loved that book from school and so when I asked her what she wanted to make she said none other than… a pink bunny! It worked out great too because it’s spring time and this would make the perfect Toilet […]

Easter Egg Clothespin Craft for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
Easter Egg Clothespin Craft

The other day, Mia and I were playing with all the clothespin crafts we made and she suggested making an Easter one. I know I know… she’s way ahead of schedule because of me! We ended up using some old stickers we had to make our Easter Egg Clothespin Craft. Materials: Clothespins Egg stickers (or […]

Tips for Making DIY Moss Eggs

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Moss Eggs (5)

OK, so this project is easy, BUT I realized that after making a few of these, there are some tips to consider when making these moss eggs because it’s messy and at times a little frustrating because the moss sticks to your hands. So, here are my tips for turning these ordinary plastic eggs into moss […]

How to Hollow Out an Egg

by Dinah Wulf
How to Hollow Out an Egg

I always wanted to know how to hollow out an egg and I finally took the time to try it out. I want to use them for various Easter projects coming up.  It was a lot easier than I thought.  I sort of guessed on how to do it based on methods I’ve seen in […]

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