How to Make Your First Scrapbook

How to Make Your First ScrapbookOoooo friends, are you ready for a fun post or what?! For a few years now I’ve been crafting something off camera and thought it was about time I shared it with you. I’ve been making Ryan a scrapbook every year for Christmas since we started dating. Since this is Valentine’s Day week, I think it would also make a great gift for any of your loved ones (parents, friends, and yourself included)! Our time in life is so short, and technology break, so why not put more time into our memories?

Here’s how I made my first scrapbook and how you can too: Continue reading…

DIY Statement Bookmarks

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DIY Statement BookmarksOne of my New Year’s goals for 2020 is to read more. I used to read all the time, but just haven’t much within the past few years simply because I haven’t been scheduling the time for it like I should. I blame Netflix. I’ve got a few books already on my nightstand all ready to start and what better way to keep my place than with DIY statement bookmarks! They’re playful, fun, and easy to make! See how to make your own in just a few simple steps: Continue reading…

DIY Painted Christmas Tree Skirt

DIY Painted Tree SkirtHere it is! The first look at our pink peppermint Christmas tree! I couldn’t find a tree skirt that fully matched the colors we wanted to use to decorate, so I decided to make my own with a little bit of tape and paint. It adds the perfect handmade touch to our tree and I can’t recommend this project enough! Here’s how to make your own painted tree skirt: Continue reading…

10 Minutes or Less: DIY Tinsel Ornaments

10 Minutes or Less: DIY Tinsel OrnamentsWhat would the holidays be without a little tinsel?! And you just know I had to pick the rainbow color scheme for this project, because why not go big! These DIY tinsel ornaments are the easiest way to add color to your tree and you can use your leftover decorating scraps as the material. PLUS you only need a few minutes to pull this all together, so this is just a win all around if I do say so myself! Here’s how: Continue reading…