Dr. Seuss Party Centerpieces – Craft Lightning


Way back when, I had the opportunity to work with Random House on creating a Dr. Seuss birthday party to announce the company’s birthday club (a Seuss book a month!) in Yum! Food and Fun for Kids Magazine. The entire party was crafted in less than 36 hours–and hey, a girl has gotta sleep and […]

Football Craft: Mini Megaphones and Foam Finger for Superbowl Parties


The Superbowl is one of those events that we don’t put much thought into creating an experience for kids for–even so, most of us will have those critters running around our feet for at least part of the game, so it’s a good idea to have something for them to get them in the spirit […]

Holiday Cheer Christmas Dinner Party Inspiration

Christmas Holiday Cheer free printable wine tag

If you’re like most of us across the country, you’re deep into decking the halls or prepping for a holiday party or two. Once the Christmas decorating done, the entertaining needs to be easy! In my recent set of posts for Celebrations.com, I show you a few fun tricks to make having people over for […]

Paper Flower Tutorial


As part of my “Will you be my bridesmaid?” box for Jared the Galleria of Jewelry, I made pretty paper flowers to cover the wooden box the bridesmaid’s gift was given in. These are completely inexpensive to make, they only require a few sheets of cardstock! Paper Flower Tutorial Our beautiful “Will you be my […]

Popping the Question: A DIY “Will You Be My Bridesmaid?” Box

DIY Will you be my bridesmaid? box tutorial

I was asked to participate in the #BRIDEnBEYOND program, sponsored by JaredĀ® The Galleria Of Jewelry. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. One of the most exciting things about getting married (besides a new sparkly ring) is getting to spend a pretty wonderful day with those you love most. Because Its […]