DIY & Crafts

Conjure your crafty side with DIY decorations and seasonal standouts to make your space shine.

Decorating Hacks for a Better Looking Home

Decorating Hacks for a Better Looking Home

While we’d all love to live in our dream home, not everyone can grace the paces of Architectural Digest. Thankfully for the rest of us, there’s no shortage of quick, simple, and easy ways to transform your home from average to amazing. If you’re looking for a few ways to freshen your home’s interior design, the internet DIY community is a wellspring of inspiration and fun ideas that won’t drain your back account. Here’s out guide to hacking your home design one room at a time! Kick Things Up in the Kitchen The kitchen is one of the easiest places to start with your decorative hacking. While most of us think of it for its utilitarian purposes, your kitchen can be just as charming and design friendly as the rest of the house, even if you’re an active chef. The […]

5 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Love

5 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Love

Remember the good old days when you went to school and crafted DIY Mother’s Day gifts with your tiny hands that made her lose her mind because they were way too cute? Who says we can’t do that just because we’re all grown up? Whether you feel like creating personalized handmade gifts for your own mom or helping your little ones up their gift game this Mother’s Day, here are five super easy DIY gifts for mom anyone can make no matter what your artistry level may be. Mason Jar Picture Frame Ditch the fancy crystal vase she probably already has and give her something with a little more heart. Mom loves pictures of her kids (or grandkids) at any age and this darling mason jar picture frame is a creative way to display her favorite photo. Mini Polaroid Magnets Another way to use […]

8 Eggstraordinary Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

8 Eggstraordinary Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

With Easter just around the corner, many of us are gearing up to do some easter egg decorating. Eggs have been dyed in the traditional spring pastel colors for years, so why not get a bit more creative this year? Glitter, washi tape, and metallic markers have changed the way we decorate eggs. With so many amazing designs, you’ll want to decorate more than the usual dozen! We’ve chosen eight of our favorite designs for you to try, but there are hundreds of creative ways to decorate. On to the eggscellent decorations! (Bad pun – but we had to!) Chalkboard paint is such a fun and creative way to spice up a wall, furniture, fall pumpkin and, now, eggs! The DIY gurus over at Shelterness show how to make these delightful eggs that can be redecorated over and over again. If you want to keep decorating […]

DIY Valentine’s For Kids

DIY Valentine’s For Kids

Parents, first let us congratulate you on the extra time you happened to stumble upon in order to put any extra thought into your kids’ valentines cards this year. Doing anything other than picking up a box of punch-cut Charlie Brown cards (because Charlie Brown is still totally cool, right?) legitimately makes you a superhero. Let us help you in your quest to make Valentine’s Day too cool for school with these seven super-cute handmade gift ideas. You Color My World If you have more than a few broken crayons laying around the house, this Valentine craft is perfect for you. By melting up broken crayons in a heart-shaped silicon mold, you’ve created a colorful gift any child would love. Learn how to make these Heart Shaped Crayons from Cherished Bliss.   “Doh” You Want To Be My Valentine? These Play-Doh Valentine’s […]

Snappy Super Bowl Party Décor

Snappy Super Bowl Party Décor

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner and it’s time to kick off your party planning. Gear up for the big game with some of these creative Super Bowl décor ideas to delight your die-hard guests. They might even look up from their heaping plate of snacks and take their eyes off the TV long enough to give you an actual compliment.   DIY Football Field Snack Table Your guests will go long for this super-cool snack table made with green felt, white duct tape, and vinyl number decals. They’ll never look at chips and dip the same way again. (A Night Owl)   Penalty Flag Napkins Your guests will surely not cry foul at these bright yellow napkins playfully displayed as penalty flags. A simple tin bucket and a printed label is all you need for this handy […]

2014 Pop Culture Halloween Costumes

2014 Pop Culture Halloween Costumes

Searching for a costume idea to help you really stand out this Halloween? We’ve compiled some of our favorite pop culture females from the last year to help you to create your own costume inspired by these dynamic ladies.   Prices and Cash Back percentages subject to change.      

DIY Crashing Witch from Hoosier Homemade

DIY Crashing Witch from Hoosier Homemade

Although I love decorating for Halloween, I like keeping the decorations more whimsical rather than scary. Our street is very popular for Trick-or-Treaters, in fact we usually have around 800 kids. Many of them are little children, keeping that in mind, we put out fun Halloween Decorations like the Crashing Witch. With just a few simple supplies, you can create your own Crashing Witch!Crashing Witch Supplies Cauldron Tights Green Fluorescent Paint {we bought Bright Neon Rust-Oleum} 2 cans Dow Great Stuff Insultaing Foam Sealant {you will use about 1+1/2 cans, depending on the size of your cauldron} Spray bottle with water {not pictured} 2 limbs for the legs {we used about 2 inch in diameter, the more knots on the limbs the better} Plastic bags and filler material Newspapers to wrap Witchy up Shoes or Boots {we found these at […]

DIY & Crafts

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Create your own DIY costumes and be the hit of the Halloween party with quick and easy outfits inspired by pop culture favorites. Skip the same-old gifts and opt for unique handmade creations for any occasion including Mother’s Day and birthdays. From DIY body care to homemade decorations, design gifts they’ll truly treasure with a heaping helping of inspiration from The Smart Shopper and the savings that come with an exclusive promo code.

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