Amazing DIY Faux Flower Tutorials

Round up of beautiful DIY faux flower tutorials

If you haven’t discovered Hometalk yet, it’s a fabulous repository of all things DIY. Crafts, home improvement and gardening are the heart and soul of this site. All the Hometalkers are always eager to help as well–if you have a DIY question, there’s going to be someone on there with an expert answer for you. […]

BBQ and Brews on BHG


Backyard BBQs with darling themes are so perfect for summer in so many ways. They’re a good excuse to gather family and friends and host a few fun group activities. My friend Natalie of Southern Belle’s Charm held one such BBQ recently as an event to appear on Better Homes & Garden’s web site. It […]

Burlap and Butterflies Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas


Moms are truly a group of special people. They know everything about us…and love us anyway. In honor of these amazing women, I put together an easy-to-craft butterfly & burlap brunch and a few mother’s day brunch ideas just for our loving moms, complete with directions on! You don’t need to be a crafty […]

Smart Cookie Jar Teacher Appreciation Gift in 10 Minutes (or less!)


It’s been a fantastically fast school year, and it’s almost time to love and adore those wonderful teachers that grow our children’s little minds. I’d venture to say most of us are huge on gratitude and short on time to show said gratitude. As part of Craft Lightning with Crafty Hangouts, here’s a way to […]

Pikachu Ears Pokemon Party Activity


My son’s Pokemon birthday party was a wild success. The kids all had a ball and the birthday boy said it was the best. birthday. ever. High praise considering the parties he’s had! Every party needs some entertainment, and since a bounce house wasn’t in the budget this year, crafts and games were the key […]