With all the recent news about mosquitoes, I thought it was important to bring a ton of bug spray with us to Mexico, just be on the safe side. Our honeymoon is finally here and we are currently soaking up the sun on a sandy beach. I know you can get bit just as easily at home as abroad, so this great little bug spray is perfect for a purse and made from ingredients that won’t harm the world. Follow us on a Instagram to see our trip live in action.
I bet you’ve heard a lot about essential oils by now. I don’t think we will get rid of all chemicals around us tomorrow, but in an attempt to live a more natural life, (more…)
The honeymoon is almost here and we are heading to an All Inclusive resort in Mexico! I can’t wait to lay out on the beach with my hubby margarita in hand! After reading tons of reviews about all inclusive resorts, I decided it was a good idea to bring along a tumbler to keep beverages cold while laying poolside/beachside at the resort. I’m a big water drinker, but I hate warm water. If I needed to order 10 cups of water at once and fill up my tumbler to keep it cold in the sun, I would do so in heartbeat. I decided custom tumblers were a must! *This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase after clicking on one of these links, we will be compensated.*
These tumblers may be my favorite designs I’ve (more…)
Make Your Own Princess Monogram Using A Cricut
A monogrammed water bottle is perfect to take to the park. You can also make one for your own little princess at home. I love to monogram just about everything. Since Disney World allows you to bring water into the park, why not have a Disney monogrammed water bottle?! I always make sure to bring a water bottle with me to the parks anyways. For my last trip, I decided to make my friends and I monogrammed bottles. *This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking on one of these links we will be compensated. All opinions are our own.
The water bottles I made were a huge hit and (more…)
I have the world’s best Dad. He is supportive, caring and always there for me when I need a witty joke. He was my first dance partner and probably the first to make me laugh. I was the luckiest girl alive to have my wonderful Dad and for this Father’s Day I made him a card and sent it via snail mail. I could have gone above and beyond with a crazy gift, but a simple token of appreciation is what I chose to do. This weekend do something special for your Dad or make him this card!
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Cricut’s Speech Bubble Father’s Day Card
Welcome to Summer Wreath
Summer is finally here and it’s time to freshen up our new front porch. I love a wreath, so my first step to my outdoor decor was our front door. I made this wreath from the base of my Simple Spring Wreath. It’s always a great idea to save money and turn one decor project into the next if you can! Here’s what you’ll need and instructions to DIY (more…)
I love my die cut machine. I’m always trying to figure out a new use for it, like almost every day I think to myself what else can I cut. It may be a slight obsession, but in all seriousness, there is so much this machine can do! In the short time, I’ve had my Cricut Explore Air, I feel like I’ve doubled my craft production. It has been the key to my crafting projects and honestly has saved me money from things I would have gone to Etsy to purchase. If you are a DIYer or a crafter, get a Cricut and get crafting!
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I don’t own a Silhouette and have not tried to use one. I cannot attest to how well they work, but in my small amount of knowledge about them, (more…)
I recently ran the Star Wars 5K at Walt Disney World. One of the best parts of running Disney is all the crazy outfits people wear. After I signed up, I immediately wanted to have a fun outfit. Originally, I was going to make a crazy costume. That idea was over quickly once I remembered I had to be able to run in it. I decided on something I could actually use again and something that was easy to run in.
There are so many Star Wars RunDisney Outfits you can buy on esty, but why not just make one! It’s cheap, easy and you can add your own flare. The tank I made for the 5k said May The Course Be With You in yellow neon glitter letter. Here are instructions on how to make your own tank. ** This post contains affiliate links to products I use for your convenience and to support the continuance of this site. All opinions expressed are my own.
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- Tank Top – Black cotton tank from Target ($8.00)
- Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl – Neon Yellow from Expressions Vinyl ($3.49 plus shipping)
- Cricut or Die Cut Machine
- Font of your Choice – Star Jedi font from dafonts.com (for personal use only!)
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Sometimes I think everything in life should be personalized and after I got a Cricut, I had to test out making my own monogram. I have this file folder I purchased at Target that I use to store extra paper, vinyl, iron on material and other scraps and it needed some personalization to help cover up a weird spot the price tag left. So, I decided to test out my monogram making skills and make my first Cricut vinyl project.
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I recently purchased a new cricut machine to take my DIY projects to the next level. While card crafting is not impossible to do without a die cut machine, the new cricut design space makes it extremely easy to make cards and envelope fast. There are hundreds of designs, some at little to no cost on the design space. This tutorial is the second card I make with my cricut and it turned out very cute. This card showcases three things that a cricut can do cut, score and write.If you don’t have a die cut machine you may want to skip this tutorial. **This post may contain affiliate links. (more…)
Finally, winter is fading away and blossoms are starting to show up around our house. I love spring and with the change of seasons it’s always a great time to make a new wreath. Today I’m going to show you how to make an easy spring wreath to spruce up any door!
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You can buy these supplies at any craft store. I purchased my raffia wreath on sale for $4.00 and the fake tulips for $1.99 at JoAnns. In total my wreath cost a little over $6 with tax. (wire cutters I borrowed from my husband’s tool kit and I already owned the wreath hanger)
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- Cut the bottom off the tulips with wire cutters to make each flower its own individual piece
- Insert each tulip into the raffia wreath in any pattern around the wreath. I tried to mix up the colors and spread them out. No glue needed!
- Once you like the way the tulips are placed, you are done.
- Hang it up and enjoy your pretty door!
You can design this wreath any way you like, add more tulips, different types of flowers and take then out and redo them if it doesn’t turn out the way you like the first time.
My wreath has been up for 2 weeks and not a single tulip has fallen out. The reason I didn’t glue it in place was so I can take the tulips off and make a different wreath for summer. If you want to reuse this wreath year after year, take a hot glue gun and glue each flower in place.