Friday, April 17, 2015

Our Friday Five || Jen Edition


It's been a little while since we've done a Friday 5 post. We appreciate the sweet notes we've gotten from a few of you that said you missed it. :) It's always fun to be able to share a bit of randomness with you all. 


Be still my heart. Bev from Flamingo Toes is sharing the tutorial over at Lil' Luna
Go check it out. 


02 | Hello adorable dinnerware by kate spade at Macy's.
I can't afford you, but I think I'm in love with you. :)


03 | This Travel Jewelry Clutch is just perfection.
Jess from Craftiness is not Optional just knows how to combine fabrics like no other. :) 


04 | Pretty much addicted to this Grape Lemonade Gum!
I'm not usually a fan of fruity or sweet gum, but I'm obsessed with gum and it smells so good. haha. That grape smell takes me back to my childhood. :)

05 | Mother's Day Giveaway Ends Tonight!
We are part of this awesome giveaway on instagram. If you haven't entered yet click HERE. Hurry... it ends tonight. :)


Happy Weekend! Hope you have something fun planned!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

DIY Recycled Cork Aliens

Excited to have Allison from All for the Boys back today sharing another fun kids craft! 

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Hi! Allison here again from All for the Boys. We are all about simple crafts and ones that you can play with! These DIY recycled cork aliens are all of those things, plus they are pretty darn cute!



Save up those corks and stash them away for a craft day.

DIY recycled cork aliens


You can make these cute little aliens using anything you find around the house. Pipe cleaners, paper clips, washi tape, markers, felt, paper, etc...



Younger kids might need help poking the pieces in. Using some pliers helps! You can make a hole for them using a craft knife as well.



Start adding bits and pieces to see your aliens come to life!

DIY recycled cork aliens


The best part is seeing what the kids come up with. You could add in paint, glitter - anything really!

DIY recycled cork aliens


After they're done they can make stop motion videos, play scenes or just a cute decoration for around the house!

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Printable Teacher Appreciation Ideas


Most schools celebrate Teacher Appreciation week the first full week in May. So that makes this years right around the corner, on May 4th-8th. Teachers don't expect a lot, but it's nice to let them know that all their hard work is appreciated with a small gift or thank you note. We've gathered some fun ideas to share with you. Hope you find something that you think your teachers will love!