Monthly Archives: July 2013

Minion Cupcakes

July 23, 2013
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Minion Cupcakes

I saw this on facebook and I had to make them.  (Now I need to watch the second movie.) What You Will Need for Despicable Me Minion Cupcakes: Twinkies, halved. If you are making a dozen you’ll need six Twinkies)  (Now that Twinkies are hard to find, I used Little Debbie’s Little Cloud Cakes) Smarties…

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Door Knob Decor

July 23, 2013
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Door Knob Decor

My mother-in-law loves old unique door knobs.  It took her a little while, but she collected all of these and many more around her house.  What a fun way to display them. The plates were just plain and didn’t look awesome.  She bought lace and dipped it in Mod Podge to wrap around the plate. …

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Pirate Birthday P"arrgh"ty!

July 18, 2013
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Pirate Birthday P"arrgh"ty!

Arrrgh you a partier!?  I am, well at least every other year for my kiddos.  When you have four kids, letting them have a party every year is too overwhelming for the momma!  This was my son”s 8th Birthday party! I lOvE anything pirate so when he wanted that I was stoked and went right…

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Kid Calendar

July 5, 2013
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Kid Calendar

My children have a hundred different things to worry about… during the school year.  Don’t yours? I originally had it on a poster board, but then I moved all the pieces to the fridge… and added magnets to everything. The days for the week were cut from Designer Calendar Cricut Cartridge. The name tags are…

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Covered Strawberries

July 5, 2013
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Covered Strawberries

Food Friday Time: I love chocolate covered strawberries. Here is simple way to make these. Use Almond Bark!  (White/Vanilla) Melt it and then roll in sprinkles. Just a little, something different. -Melissa-

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Bless This Nest Blocks

July 5, 2013
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Bless This Nest Blocks

Another fun project purchased at Wood Creations. There isn’t much to say about this project but what you see. I love the idea of painting the blocks of wood one color and then using paper to cover the front. The little piece of tulle with the wire for the bird’s feather made it special. The…

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Earth Laughs in Flowers

July 5, 2013
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Earth Laughs in Flowers

Picked up this idea from Wood Creations and created my own idea.  It just came with the wood and the vinyl, the rest is was up to me. I picked a sheet of paper and then picked my paint colors. I had the ribbon left over from another project and it adds a different look to…

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Dragonfly

July 5, 2013
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Dragonfly

We have to give props to Sheena Flint at Shirts, Signs and Design for making these amazing Dragonflies. She used legs from a table to make the body.  She painted them and tried different looks. Then she made her wings. You could use a board and cut out the wings and then paint them.  Paint…

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Wooden Watermelons

July 5, 2013
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Wooden Watermelons

I saw these in a store and how to purchase them.  (Sad that since I purchased them, the store is closed now.) It is amazing what a wood project, some paint, and glitter can do to make your mouth water.

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Ocean Subway Art

July 5, 2013
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Ocean Subway Art

This project is very easy. I found all these ocean words at Michael’s in the dollar bin.  I didn’t have to paint them or put paper on them.  I just had to paint the piece of wood I would hang the up. A little hot glue to each word after I put them on the…

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