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Halloween Pumpkin Painting & Decoration Ideas

Halloween Pumpkin Painting & Decoration Ideas

Halloween is one week away, are you ready?!! Do you paint or carve pumpkins every year? I’m terrible at carving but I love painting, and I’m fascinated by what people come up with. I perused Pinterest for some awesome inspiration, I hope you enjoy these as much as I do. Also, this is a great idea for a group or party! PAINTING IDEAS DECORATION IDEAS You can add sequence, ribbon, lace, stickers, gems, etc! KID FRIENDLY IDEAS Check out this…

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USA Scratch Off Map Craft Project

USA Scratch Off Map Craft Project

Hi everyone! So, if you saw my post about Summer, you saw that I love the USA Scratch Off Map. You can have the map say United States or Places We’ve Been. I wanted to start something with my husband that we could add to and look back on. I do some scrapbooking but I thought this was a cute way to show where we’ve been. There’s a world map too but I figured it would take longer to fill…

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Quick & Easy DIY Summer Beach Wreath

Quick & Easy DIY Summer Beach Wreath

Hi everyone! Summertime is around the corner so a summer wreath is in order 🙂 The wreath I had was a beachy sort of wreath to me so that’s what I’ll be making. My mother-in-law, Kim, and I repurposed these wreaths from my wedding. Kim’s house is beach themed so we took some shells and sand dollars from her decorations. At Hobby Lobby we got everything 50% off except the big sand dollar which we used a 40% off coupon…

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Bridal Shower Ideas: Breakfast At Tiffany’s

Bridal Shower Ideas: Breakfast At Tiffany’s

Breakfast At Tiffany’s This bridal shower idea is all about pearls, sunglasses, black & aqua! Set out a banner like ‘Nichole & Co.’ and have white and aqua balloons on each side. Have tables adorned with pearls and fake diamonds. Have aqua colored cake pops or mini cupcakes with aqua icing. Dress up water bottles. Have games that fit the theme. This one was posted by Mz2handgrip. You can ask her for the template or try to create your own. This…

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Decor Ideas for a Rustic Vintage Wedding

Decor Ideas for a Rustic Vintage Wedding

I really love the rustic vintage theme. I knew I wanted wood, burlap, lace, and dark teal in my colors and decoration. We added pearls, wine corks, chalkboard, ivory, and lights. Cody was in black and ivory and his guys wore black and dark teal. I wore ivory and my girls wore dark teal. Cody and I got married at a versatile venue so we could be married outside and eat inside. Luckily the weather was absolutely perfect! The outside…

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Quick & Easy DIY Fall Wreath

Quick & Easy DIY Fall Wreath

For a simple but colorful fall wreath you’ll need: A wreath (I used this grapevine one from Hobby Lobby) Fake flowers/garlands (I got some pumpkins to bring out the Fall spirit) A monogram (if you want) Hot glue gun Ribbon (I didn’t use any) Wire cutters for the flowers/garlands This wreath is very quick to make, making it even more awesome! Assemble your items.   Cut the flowers and garlands down to about 1 inch or 1/2 an inch to…

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DIY Crafting With A Shadowbox- Wedding Edition

DIY Crafting With A Shadowbox- Wedding Edition

The DIY shadowbox I’ll be showing is based on my wedding day. I assembled my: invitation program bridesmaid bouquet (which I allowed to dry for 3 weeks) background pages scrapbook stickers shadowbox You’ll also need: tape/glue scissors/cutting board pins (if you want) ribbon (if you want) photo of the couple (if you have room, I didn’t) a koozie (if you want, I didn’t) whatever else you want to keepsake 😉   I bought a 12×12 shadowbox from Walmart (on sale for…

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