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Peace Sign Ornament Wreath

It's not the holidays at the Cranston's unless there is another wreath DIY! This year my motto was "go big or go home". And by big I mean a 3 foot tall wreath! Made of ornaments. When we moved into our current home 5 years ago, the previous owners left a giant wreath in the… Continue reading Peace Sign Ornament Wreath

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DIY Pink Christmas Advent Calendar

One of my favorite holiday activities is the Advent calendar. I love them so much that we actually have several in my house and I'm fairly certain they drive my husband nuts. For the past couple of years I have made and Advent calendar for my kids. I always try to make something cute but… Continue reading DIY Pink Christmas Advent Calendar

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Halloween Mini Tapestry

I am all about whimsical, family-friendly (AKA won’t scare my little kids) Halloween decor this year. I’m introducing light pinks and peaches into my traditional orange + black + white color scheme and adding black butterflies, cute ghosts and bows into the mix. As a was digging through my extremely unorganized craft closet for supplies… Continue reading Halloween Mini Tapestry

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Butterflies & Bling Crescent Moon

I will not stop until every door in my house has a wreath for every holiday (OK I’m kidding…maybe). But in all seriousness i am wreath obsessed but this time I wanted to step outside the the typical circle wreath and make something a bit different. When I stumbled upon this crescent moon wreath on… Continue reading Butterflies & Bling Crescent Moon

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BOO Halloween Wreath DIY

It’s spooky season which can only mean one thing (ok it means lots of things) - it’s time to make another DIY wreath!! I feel like I was going through yarn pom-pom withdrawals so I decided to use those as the base of this wreath. My husband was super excited to find bits of yarn… Continue reading BOO Halloween Wreath DIY

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Stoney Clover Dupe Backpack DIY

My girls are starting kindergarten (cue tears) in two weeks and I absolutely fell in love with Stoney Clover customizable backpacks when I started back to school shopping. I don’t know about you, but I don’t have $150+ dollars to spend on a backpack for a 5-year-old, let alone two (twins, man). I had seen… Continue reading Stoney Clover Dupe Backpack DIY

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Bomb Pop Party Garland

What are some of the things that that first come to mind when you think of summer? For me, it’s swimming, barbecues, popsicles and fireworks. I love all of things and when I can roll them all into one day/night I am a happy gal. With an abundance of warm summer days in our future,… Continue reading Bomb Pop Party Garland

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Drink Dispenser Teacher Appreciation Gift

Teachers are some of the most important and influential people that will ever walk into our childrens’ lives. They serve as educator, counselor, caregiver, confident, friend, role model, discipliner, sounding board, advocate, so very much more. And for all of that, I can’t for the life of me understand why they are so underpaid, under… Continue reading Drink Dispenser Teacher Appreciation Gift

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DIY Easter Bunny Wands

While the Easter Bunny was busy hiding eggs I was busy making these freaking adorable Easter Bunny wands! I absolutely love how they turned out and can’t wait to add them to this years’ Easter baskets. Below are the instructions for how I made them. Supplies Clear plastic ball ornamentsDowel rodsColorful mini pom-pomsSequins/confettiChunky yarnVinyl (if… Continue reading DIY Easter Bunny Wands

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Rainbow Motel Leprechaun Trap

We all know how sneaky those prankster leprechauns are, and no matter how great a trap we build he always seems to escape (but not before he wreaks havoc on your house)! I’ve seen cardboard box traps, leprechaun hat traps, candy bowl traps, etc. And they are all as creative as they are cute. This… Continue reading Rainbow Motel Leprechaun Trap