Crafting Abroad: Onellyantie


After we travelled to Germany, to India and to Sweden in this little series it is now time to go to Asia once again, Japan to be precise. I'd like to introduce you to Onellyantie today, who is originally from Indonesia. She's now living in Japan because of school, so she can tell us about both countries, Indonesia and Japan, a little bit. Onel writes about her crafting adventures on her blog Onelmon, besides other work in the art and design field (see her website here!). Enjoy her answers and … [Continue reading]

Fabulous Fall Cash Giveaway


Welcome to the $500 Fabulous Fall Cash Giveaway! I know spring is the big cleaning time but I dig a big clean in fall. Just today my mom and use spent almost $300 on cleaning supplies for a big to do. And we still have the work to do. That is nuts!! I know $500 cash would have been so welcome!!! That'll buy an awful lot of bleach! So I am joining ing in today so that one lucky person will win $500 cash. BEST OF LUCK!! Enter to win $500 cash via PayPal. Complete the tasks below to earn … [Continue reading]

Keeping My Home Improvement Guy Well Fed


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Marie Callender's for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My dad is pretty awesome. He's willing to set aside his life and come live at my house for months and fix up my house. It wasn't in the plan for things to take this long, in fact the plan had been a month tops and in that time remodel two bathrooms and the kitchen. But here we are having just crossed over that 2 month mark and my kitchen is still a mess and one bathroom not … [Continue reading]

Dinosaur Drawer Knobs Tutorial

If your kids like dinosaurs they'll love these DIY drawer knobs

So I've kind of got some pretty awesome news... I have become a writer for SheKnows! Every once in a while you'll find me over there sharing DIYs, crafts and crafty ideas to make every day life a bit easier. It's pretty darn exciting and I'm so pleased to join such an amazing team that sees 40+ million views a  month (holy guacamole, people!) My very first SheKnows post is for these super cute little dinosaur knobs that can adorn cabinet doors, drawers and whatever else your little … [Continue reading]

Tassel Garland from Old Tights

Did you know you can turn old tights and nylons into a tassel garland? And it's easy!! // Laura from Lovely Wren on Dream A LIttle Bigger Blog

Hello there! I'm Laura and my bloggy home is over at Lovely Wren. I'm so excited to be visiting Dream A Little Bigger today, and thrilled that I'll be contributing once a month from now on! So hi, and thanks for having me! I'm sharing this DIY tassel garland today, and you won't believe what I made it out of... old tights and nylons! My mom handed me a bag of old tights a few months ago and I thought, "How cool would these look as tassels?!" Well it turns out they look pretty cool, if I do … [Continue reading]

Apple Pie Shots

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Autumn for me means stocking up on sweaters, decking the house in Halloween décor (okay.. so I did that mid-August already), and enjoying lots of spiked apple cider, so I thought I would kick things off with some delicious Apple Pie Shots! You can sharpen your skills at carving out pumpkins by hollowing out some juicy Granny Smith apples to make a festive vessel for these tasty shooters or just enjoy them straight from the glass! Either way, these are a great way to celebrate the new season or … [Continue reading]