Craft Contest + Please Help!

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Happy hump day!  When I went to CHA (a huge craft convention where all the big craft companies reveal their hot new products), I attended a blogger party where we networked with various craft companies. There is a competition for all of those bloggers going on right now, and the person whose project gets the most votes will win $1,000, which is pretty amazing! I have a craft project in the competition, and I would LOVE for you to take about 10 seconds and vote for my project!  You can vote ... [ Read More ]

Spring Carrot Decoration


The official first day of spring is in just a few weeks, so I came up with a cute way of bringing a bit of spring into your home.  These cute spring carrot decorations are really easy and fun to make- you can even have the kids help with most of this project! I shared how to make these spring carrot decorations over on Live. Craft. Love. today.  I'd love for you to go check it out! ... [ Read More ]

Baby Food Jar Rainbow Cake

Baby Food Jar Mini Cakes

With St. Patrick's Day coming soon, I've noticed that my Pinterest feed is filled with all things rainbow, green, and gold.  One of my most popular posts continues to be these brightly colored mini rainbow cakes that I made a couple of years ago out of baby food jars. I LOVE the simplicity of this project, as well as the fact that they are baked in humble reused baby jars that most people throw out.  These cakes are just perfect for St. Patrick's Day, a rainbow or art party, or any party or ... [ Read More ]

Nautical Party Suckers

DIY Nautical Party Suckers

Happy Friday!  Today I have a very simple but very cute tutorial for you- nautical party suckers!   I am absolutely head over heels in love with anything nautical, as I'm sure you know by now. ;)  If you're planning a nautical or under the sea party or baby shower (like the gorgeous under the sea party I put together here), then these suckers will be the perfect addition! It took me under 20 minutes to make an entire set of 24, and the suckers were pre-bought to make this a very quick ... [ Read More ]

Easy St. Patrick’s Day Treat

St. Patricks' Day Treat Rainbow Tube

Colorful gum balls all in a rainbow row make my heart happy.  Today I'm sharing a super simple St. Patrick's Day treat idea that is bright, cheery, and extra sugary! These cute gum ball treats are sure to bring a smile to anyone's face and can be customized however you like. St. Patrick's Day Gum Balls Treat Supplies: Plastic tubes Gum balls (in various colors) Card stock in rainbow colors Sizzix Big Shot Sizzix Thinlits Alphanumeric Die Set Sizzix Magnetic ... [ Read More ]

Dinosaur Party Invitations

DIY DInosaur Party Invitations 3

My sweet boy is a HUGE dinosaur fan, so towards the end of last year I threw him a big fun dinosaur party.  I'll be sharing lots of the dinosaur party details and DIY's in the next week or two, but today I wanted to share the dinosaur party invitations that I originally shared on Live.Craft.Love. I'm a firm believer in cute and unique party invitations.  The invitations set the tone for the whole party and are the first impression that party guests will receive.  Make it a memorable first ... [ Read More ]

DIY St. Patrick’s Day Jewelry

DIY St. Patrick's Day

Hate getting pinched on St. Patrick's Day when you forget to wear green?  Or maybe you just hate the thought of wearing green? ;)  Then I've got the perfect DIY for you! I made some easy St. Patrick's Day Jewelry with just a few supplies and in about 10 minutes.  My daughter has already claimed the jewelry, so I know its perfect for kids and adults. I shared the tutorial over on Live. Craft. Love. last week.  I'd be honored for you to stop by and check it out! Happy crafting! ... [ Read More ]

Nautical Party Favors

Nautical Party Favors by Make Life Lovely

Even though it's only February, I already have summer on my mind.  Warm lazy summer days, running around and exploring on the beach, the sound of the ocean waves crashing, and anchors everything. While I can't fast forward a few months (darn), I can still have a little piece of summer with these nautical treat toppers I shared on the Sizzix blog this week.  They're the perfect addition to any nautical party, reception, or just as a sweet treat for a lucky friend. I'd love for you to stop by ... [ Read More ]

Gumball Gift Tag

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I don't care how old I am, I will never get over my love of bright and colorful gum balls.  I'll eat a gum ball occasionally, but honestly, I'm just content looking at their colorful cuteness! I recently shared a fun gum ball tag on the Sizzix blog, and I'd love for you to stop by and check it out. It's really cute to add to the top of a colorful tube of gum balls for a friend, family member, or even as party favors. Happy crafting! ... [ Read More ]

World Market’s Movie Lover’s Sweepstakes


Do you love going to the movies?  Can  you imagine going to the movies for FREE for an entire year?! Right now, World Market is giving away free movies for a year and a $1,000 World Market gift card in their Movie Lovers Sweepstakes.  Sweepstakes ends 2/21/15, so enter today!  Join the fun and share on social media using the hashtag #MovieLovers. Good luck!!   ... [ Read More ]