Wednesday, March 23, 2011

The Shabby Nest: The One Where I Talk About Having a Bloggy Identity Crisis~

The Shabby Nest: The One Where I Talk About Having a Bloggy Identity Crisis~
Every blogger out there needs to read this post from The Shabby Nest!! I feel this way a lot and it feels good to know I am not the only one. Just the other day I was feeling bad about my blog and comparing myself to other bloggers and how my blog is not great like so many bloggers out there.

Friday, March 18, 2011


Click and get your freebie!!!
THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!! Kiki for this ADORABLE freebie!!! My little girl LOVES this!!! What a FUN St. Patricks Day treat for your little ones :)

If you want to do yours like mine I will tell you how:
1. Go to Lakeshore and get your paper dolls lamenated so they last for a long time! Lakeshore has the best prices.
2. Get a roll of magnetic strips. $1 at Lakeshore
3. Go to the Dollar store and go to the bakeware and get a platter.
4. Buy some green scrapbook paper and modge podge it onto your platter.
5. Cut out the dolls and clothing and adhere the magnetic strips to the back of your paper dolls and clothing.

Another fun thing the Leprochan left my kids was a bag of chocolate GOLD!! I told my little girly girl to draw a picture of a rainbow and lay it next to her shoe and just maybe the Leprochan will be tricked into thinking it's a real rainbow and leave his gold in her shoe. She LOVED it so much!! She thought it was so funny that she tricked the Leprochan. Heehee!! I love holidays!! Especially because I'm a mom and I get to see all of the joy and excitment in their EYES.

Here's my little guys shoe.

How CUTE is this!!

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Make Your Own Canvas Art

Go to Walmart and grab the 8x10 Canvas's they come in 2 for $4.
Get your favorite 8x10 print printed at Costco! They have the best prices on prints

Modge Podge
Scrapbook paper
Sponge brush
How To:
Cover your canvas with modge podge and adhere your picture to it.
Modge podge ribbon around the edges of your canvas
Make a rose out of scrapbook paper and adhere it to your picture.

All Done!! Doesn't it look so CUTE!!! I LOVE it!!

Go and make one of your own! I would love to see how yours turns out!! I would also love any comments or new followers it makes my day so happy. :) Thanks for stopping by and come again.

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Tip Junkie handmade projects

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Homemade Easter Basket

I was looking at a Pottery Barn Kids magazine and wishing so badly! that I could afford to buy my kids one of their EASTER BASKETS. So around the same time my fabulous mom told me that I should print off a Beatrix Potter print and make a cute basket of my own. I have a AWESOME MOM  full of GRAND ideas. This one is defiantly way less damaging to my WALLET and just as cute!!

Sand Bucket. (I bought mine for a $1 at Michaels Craft Store.)
Rick rack
Modge Podge
Pendant sticker letters (Michaels Craft Store)

How To:
Print out a Beatrix Potter 5x7 print
Modge podge it onto your bucket
Modge podge on your rick rack
Put your banner on your bucket. I used a glue gun to glue on the letters to the rick rack. I tied the ribbon from one end to the other end.

I am exicted to fill this cute buckets up with EASTER goodies. When I get those put together I will show all of you!!  Now go grab some Easter PEEPS and make your kids a cuter and affordable EASTER Basket.