Button Rings DIY

DIY Button Rings | by Make Life Lovely

Today I've got a really quick and easy craft to share with you that your daughters, granddaughters, and little ladies in your life will love- adorable button rings! Truly, it does NOT get much easier than this.  With just a few buttons, some glue, a few ring blanks, and just a few minutes of hands-on time, your girl can be rocking these cute and unique button rings! These rings are also very inexpensive to make and mass produce, which makes them  a great choice for party favors, a party ... [ Read More ]

Slow Cooker Queso Dip

Slow Cooker Queso Dip

This post brought to you by RO*TEL & VELVEETA . The content and opinions expressed below are that of Make Life Lovely. Have you ever gone to a restaurant and ordered the chips and queso?  Did you know that it is SO  easy to make your own cheesy delicious queso dip at home in the crock pot with only 5 minutes of prep time? This slow cooker queso dip tastes amazing- its got a bit of a kick from the diced jalapeños I added, but it's not too spicy.  It's also easy to keep warm and serve warm ... [ Read More ]

Cute Custom Stamps

Laura Kelly stamp from Expressionery

When making tags and cards to go with gifts, I have more than once wished that I had a cute stamp to go along with them.  Stamps save lots of time, as well as make our work look even better! My friend Laura Kelly has a fun new line of stamps at Expressionery.com that you need to check out.  She and my friends at Expressionery recently sent me my own stamp to play and create with, and I couldn't be more excited! Each stamp features Laura's whimsical style, and is completely customizable. ... [ Read More ]

Conversation Heart Rings and Magnets

Conversation Heart Rings and Magnets for Valentine's Day

One of the most iconic symbols of Valentine's Day are conversation hearts.  They come in many colors with many sayings, and are so adorably cute!  My conversation heart-eating days are long gone, but that doesn't mean I can't make some fun non-edible hearts! I created some adorable conversation heart rings and magnets out of modeling clay.  They are fun, easy enough to do with your kids, and look great! You can get the full tutorial over at Live. Craft. Love.  I'd love for you to stop by ... [ Read More ]

Free Printable Valentines Gum Wrappers

Free printable valentine gum wrappers

This post brought to you by Wrigley Jr. Company. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Make Life Lovely. I love everything about Valentine's Day… love, chocolate, flowers, pink and red, and all things sweet!  Today I've got a treat for you- free printable valentines gum wrappers! I designed a set of 8 adorable free printable valentines gum wrappers for Valentine's Day for you to print and wrap around your favorite sticks of gum for instant valentine treats.  It doesn't get ... [ Read More ]

Jalapeno Artichoke Dip + Game Day Football Party

Football Super Bowl Party Ideas

Thank you Alexia and Walmart for sponsoring this Game Day Football Party post. All ideas and opinions are always 100% mine. #GameTimeGrub #CollectiveBias Raise your hand if you or your husband love football.  Chances are, there's someone close to you who loves those big football games, and maybe gets a little too excited at every touchdown their team makes.  I enjoy watching football here and there, but what I REALLY enjoy is putting together a fun football party! Today's post is all about ... [ Read More ]

Snack Attack Chef Party

Cooking Chef Party Ideas

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All ideas opinions are always 100% my own.   #GoldfishMix #CollectiveBias Last week I invited some of my daughter's friends over for a fun "Snack Attack" chef party, where the girls created  four different fun snacks in the kitchen, and then were able to eat them.  We all had SO much fun and I'm excited to share the chef party with you! To get ready for the party, I made some DIY chef hats and some aprons (made from ... [ Read More ]

DIY Starbucks Gift Card Holder

Starbucks Gift Card Holder with Elieen Hull's Vintage Kitchen Sizzix Dies

Who doesn't love Starbucks?  My family doesn't drink coffee, but we love going to Starbucks for a flavored hot chocolate or a vanilla bean or double chocolatey chip frappuccino…. mmmmmm!  Since everyone I know loves receiving gift cards, I thought it would be fun to make a cute Starbucks gift card holder to put a Starbucks gift card in. Definitely a cute way to give a gift card, PLUS it's unique and fun too!  You can check out my entire tutorial on the Sizzix blog to see how you can make your ... [ Read More ]

Elegant Wood Tray DIY

DIY Wood Tray

I wrote this post as part of a paid campaign with Plaid Crafts, Michaels and Blueprint Social. The opinions in this post are my own. With the start of the new season of Downton Abbey this month, I've been adding small, elegant touches around my home that remind me of my favorite show.  I decided to make an elegant wood tray out of a gorgeous wood shadow box from Michaels that is part of their Spring Wood Run, as well as some of my favorite Plaid craft supplies. I just LOVE the way my serving ... [ Read More ]

DIY Super Bowl Football Field Coasters

DIY Super Bowl Football Coasters

This tutorial today is SO embarrassingly easy, I almost didn't share it with you. These football coasters are SO extremely easy, and they cost me absolutely nothing to make.  Easy AND free?  Sounds like my kind of craft! With the Super Bowl coming soon, now is the perfect time to make these cute coasters.  When I was buying some Astroturf at Home Depot for a fun project coming up next week, I saw some cute little squares of Astroturf.  They were already cut into perfect squares, and I thought ... [ Read More ]