Easy DIY Confetti

DIY Confetti | by Make Life Lovely

Have you ever tried making your own confetti? You don't have to spend countless hours punching out holes, or resort to buying the cheap stuff at the store that doesn't match your color scheme.  Today I'm going to show you how to make easy DIY Confetti! I wanted to make confetti circles in a bunch of pretty colors and in all different-sized circles.  Watch how easy this is... First, I pulled out my trusty Big Shot die cut machine, and then the new Tim Holtz Confetti Sizzlets die. I ... [ Read More ]

S’mores Ice Cream Recipe

Delicious S'mores Ice Cream Recipe | by Make Life Lovely

“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign withPollinate Media Group™ and Wet-Nap but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #showusyourmess  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” If you love making s'mores, and you love eating ice cream, then today's s'mores ice cream recipe is definitely for you! It's a combination of two of the best summer treats, and is ridiculously easy to make at home.  On a hot summer day, this s'mores ice cream will definitely hit the spot and satisfy that ... [ Read More ]

New Listerine Chevron Design

New Listerine Chevron Bottle

This post brought to you by Listerine. All opinions are 100% mine. We all have our favorite toiletries that we keep in the bathroom cabinet that we reach for over and over.  One of my daughter's all-time favorites is Listerine, which she uses religiously every single day. For a limited time the bottles of Listerine have a new fun and colorful chevron design available exclusively at Target, which bring a lot of fun to our daily Listerine routine! The Listerine is no longer inside the ... [ Read More ]

Locker Decorating 101 + a GIVEAWAY!

Darice LockerLookz at Jo-Ann by Make Life Lovely

This post is sponsored by LockerLookz, and all opinions are always 100% my own. Remember way back to your junior high and high school days when you had a locker?  There were no supplies available for a girl to easily decorate her locker in a stylish, fun, and colorful way.  Fast forward to today.  My daughter and all the other pre-teens and teens out there are SO in luck, because there is a fun new line of locker decorations available called LockerLookz that makes locker decoration easy and ... [ Read More ]

Polymer Clay Food Kids Craft

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Clay Kids Craft

Sometimes a certain project or craft just comes together perfectly, as if it was meant to be, like it did with this polymer clay food. When I was asked by the ladies from the amazing blog Paging Supermom to create a kids activity around one of our favorite children's books, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs was one of the first books that came to my mind. I used to love reading this story and imagining life in the town of Chewandswallow, and what it would be like to have all of your meals ... [ Read More ]

Popsicle Stick Bracelets

Popsicle Stick Bracelets- Cheap, easy, and fun!

Did you know that you can bend popsicle sticks to make cute popsicle stick bracelets?  I'm so excited to share this easy and cheap craft with you today! These are SO easy, and cost just pennies each.  They are the perfect craft to do with your kids, or as a camp, church, or school craft because they can be made so quickly... and did I mention that they're so cheap to make?! ;) There's not much hand-on time to make these, but there is some hands-off waiting time involved, so keep that in mind ... [ Read More ]

DIY Hot Air Balloon Garland

DIY Hot Air Balloon Garland

I've always been a sucker for a good garland, and today I'm sharing one that I've been working on for an upcoming party- a hot air balloon garland! I used my trusty Big Shot and the Sizzix Thinlits Square with Accordian Center Folds Card die set.  I didn't use most of the pieces in the set, just the hot air balloon die.  This project coordinates really well with my hot air balloon favor boxes that I shared on the Sizzix blog recently. First, I used the hot air balloon die, made a "Sizzix ... [ Read More ]

July CREATE Magazine Feature


I just wanted to pop in and share a bit of good news with you today.  One of my projects is being featured in the July issue of CREATE magazine! There's a wonderful article about Sizzix and how the company started, as well as some great projects from some of the design team members. CREATE Magazine is a free digital download, so you can check out this awesome magazine here… keep your eyes out for my project! Here's a little sneak peek to help you find it… ;) ... [ Read More ]

Mason Jar Gift Tags

Mason Jar Tags with Sizzix Mason Jar Die

I really hope mason jars never go out of style, because I just can't get enough of them. Can you relate? I recently made some cute mason jar gift tags that I love, and I'm sharing the tutorial over on the Sizzix blog today. I'd love for you to stop by and check out the mason jar gift tags tutorial, and maybe even leave a comment if you're feeling really generous! ;) Have a great day! ... [ Read More ]

Superhero Party Ideas

DIY Superhero party cupcake toppers with Sizzix Modern Surrealist collection

Happy Monday!  Today I'm thrilled to be part of the Sizzix Blog Hop featuring Marisa Pawelko's new Modern Surrealist line of Sizzix dies and the new adorable Sophisticut die cut machine! Marisa's new line is bold, fun, hip, and even a bit retro.  I decided to mix it up and create some fun superhero party ideas using the POW die!  I'll be showing you three cool ways to use this one die for great party decor. If you don't have any Superhero party plans, keep reading!  You can still use these ... [ Read More ]