Caffeinated Crafters Link Party

Welcome to the Caffeinated Crafters Link Party! We love all of the talent we see each week. I love a good wreath, especially in the fall, and we’re featuring four awesome wreaths that were linked up last week. How great is this Glittered Leaf Wreath from Allison of 235 Designs?! Seriously, I am in love! Or the Spooky [...]

Brave and Beautiful

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I am Brave and Beautiful is a beauty movement that is sweeping the globe. Colbie Caillat started it with her recent song and video called TRY. My blogging friend Megan wanted to push this movement along and invited women from all over to share what they looked like without make up and I joined in. Colbie’s song [...]

Harry Potter Mandrake DIY

Harry Potter Mandrake

It’s time for another round of Craft Lightning and I am so excited to see all of the Halloween crafts that can be made in 15 minutes or less! I am a huge unapologetic Harry Potter fan, and as I was cleaning the playroom, I found an abandoned baby doll that gave me the idea [...]

Ghostbusters Proton Pack DIY

Ghostbusters Proton Pack DIY

I am so excited to have joined in with 80+ bloggers to bring you some awesome handmade costumes! I’m teaming up with Jamie Dorobek and her handmade Halloween costume site, Really Awesome Costumes, to bring you easy ideas to craft up DIY Halloween costumes for everyone! The girls have a long list of costumes they [...]

Fall Front Door Decor

Fall Front Door Decor

If it could just stay fall all the time, I’d be quite content. Every year around the beginning of August, I start eyeing our fall decor. Scott lets me get away with a lot, but the idea of putting out our decorations in August gets a very firm no from him. This year, though, I [...]

Living Room Wish List

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We’ve been struggling with our living room, as you know. I’ve talked about it here before, and recently asked for help on Hometalk. I was give so much good advice that I started playing around with ideas. We want a cozy, comfortable, and happy room. We spend so much time in this room and it’s [...]

Caffeinated Crafters Link Party

It is solidly fall in Chicagoland. The leaves are starting to change and the mornings are outright cool. We recently had to break out our warm coats! It is crazy to me that we are closer to the end of the year than the beginning. What’s even crazier is that it’s already time for another [...]

Black Widow Fascinator

Black Widow Fascinator

I’ve always loved my murder mysteries and one of my favorite character-types is the black widow. I’m fascinated by the mystique and absolute evilness of her. If you’re looking for an easy Halloween costume, grab a black dress from your closet, make my Black Widow Fascinator, and you’re ready to go. For this project, you [...]

Home Exterior Upgrades on Hometalk

Hometalk Home Exterior Upgrades

I was recently asked to curate a clipboard for Hometalk on Home Exterior Upgrades. I jumped at the chance because we are in the process of doing many ourselves. The amazing and inspirational projects I found on Hometalk were unreal and I’m so excited to share some of them with you! Just click on the picture [...]

Easy Fall Felt Hoop Art

Easy Fall Felt Hoop Art

I’m pretty sure that I’ve mentioned that I love fall just a few hundred times. I recently wrote a guest post for Shannah At Just Us Four and shared my Easy Fall Felt Hoop Art. I had so much fun with it that I decided to share it here as well! If I could live [...]