Sale!: Wilton Tent Sale in Chicago Area 5/31-6/18

Wilton tent sale 2013

Attention bakers, crafters, and event/wedding planners! Wilton is having their annual tent sale in Woodridge, IL, Friday, May 31st, through Tuesday, June 18th! Wilton is best known for their baking and cake decorating supplies, but they also have paper crafts and accessories for parties and weddings. We actually bought some things at the Wilton tent […]

Create!: Easy to Make Diaper Cake

diapercakes

2013 seems to be the year of babies! We’re not even halfway through the year yet, and we’ve already welcomed 4 babies into my husband and my families and 3 babies from our friends. I love giving diaper cakes as presents because they’re practical (you can never use too many diapers), really cute, and personal […]

What a Crazy Week!

Backsplash Workshop

Last week has to have been the craziest week America has seen in a very long time, if ever! Here’s what we were up to… Last Sunday, we took a FREE tile backsplash workshop at Home Depot: Last Monday, we prayed for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and their families: Then, we stayed […]

Costume Idea!: No-Sew Princess Dress for Under $20

Before_After Dress

About a month ago, we had a Super Why! themed birthday party for my daughter. I knew I wanted to dress her up as Princess Presto (Pea), but the only costumes I could find were at least $50, which I was not willing to pay, especially since she probably will only wear the dress once. […]

Party Ideas!: Balloon Weights & Favor/Treat Bags

Balloon Weights

We had a Super Why! party for my daughter’s 2nd birthday yesterday, and I just wanted to share some great ideas to help you save some money when throwing a kid’s party: Balloon Weights: I learned this super inexpensive idea for balloon weights from my sister-in-law. Instead of buying balloon weights at the store, take […]

Create!: Decorative Notebooks

Decorative Notebooks

My gymnasts had their first competition a few weeks ago, so since it was their very first gymnastics meet and my first meet as a coach, I wanted to give them something special to remember it by.  I coach 14 girls ages 5 to 11, so I had to think of something inexpensive that would appeal […]

Save!: 40% Off at Michaels Through 2/11

Check out Michaels weekly ad online to print out a coupon for 40% off one item through Saturday, February 11th! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so make sure you take advantage of the great sales Michaels has going on this week, and inspiring craft ideas! And don’t forget to use the coupon! Thanks for visiting! […]

Coupon!: 20% Off at Michaels 12/17-12/18

Michaels

Print this coupon or show it on your mobile phone to use at Michaels tomorrow, December 17th, through Sunday December 18th, to get 20% off your entire purchase! They even have some great sales going on right now including their Christmas Blowout where you can save up to 70% on Christmas items! Plus, they have […]

Create!: $5 Artwork Ideas

Silhouette

I’m always looking for creative and inexpensive ways to decorate my home, so I love this article from Better Homes and Gardens on $5 artwork! Here are my favorites: Silhouettes Find small but heavy objects to use for your silhouette in this wall art. Wooden clothespins were used in the picture shown. Place the objects […]

Create!: Michaels Coupons and Make-It Take-It Events

Michaels is a great store for crafts, and they have 3 great coupons out good this Sunday, June 12th, through Saturday, June 18th: 50% off one regular price item 60% off entire stock of custom framing + extra 10% off sale price of 2 or more pieces of custom framing Extra 25% off regular and […]