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Valentine’s Day Crafts for Preschoolers

Winter is a tough season for parents of preschoolers. Cold weather means there’s limited time to play outside and burn off your toddler’s energy. Snow means disruptions to their school schedule and structure — goodbye, nap time. And sugary wintertime treats such as hot cocoa and cookies mean your tot might be bouncing off the […]

DIY String Heart Instruction

Valentine’s Day is full of candy hearts and bright-colored garland to celebrate love. But if you’re looking for an understated way to decorate — or a decoration you can keep up all year long — consider a DIY String Heart. This popular craft project has been popping up on Pinterest for some time now and […]

Ways You Can Make Valentine’s Special for Your Kids

When you think of February 14, images of romantic dinners and couples’ getaways probably come to mind. But Valentine’s Day is more about just you and your partner when you have children. And there are plenty of things you can do to make the day fun for your whole family and special for your youngest […]

Flour Sack Towels: The Perfect Canvas for Doodling

There’s nothing more inspiring than seeing a child’s imagination at work. Even from the youngest ages, it’s evident to me that a little one’s wheels are turning far more creatively than mine. Believe it or not, a Magic Marker masterpiece on the freshly painted living room wall, is even a sure sign of a creative […]

DIY: Chalkboard Dresser

  In a child’s room, organization is key in order to try to counteract any possible “tornadoes” that might tear through it. It’s also nice to be able to have every bedroom accessory give the space a little personality. One way to give a room not only the desired organization, but some character too, is […]

DIY for the 4th of July

The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays for so many reasons. First of all, I love food, and on the Fourth of July I keep the calories flowing with an endless consumption of hot dogs, baked beans, and fruit flag cake. Of course, it’s not a true celebration without a grand firework […]

DIY Wine Bottle Vases

Hey, wine lovers, this one’s for you! Not only does this craft entail drinking a bottle of wine (not necessarily in one sitting, but who am I to judge) prior to starting this craft, but it is an excellent way to put your empty bottles to use! With summer coming to an end, soak up […]

15 Creative Uses for Flour Sack Towels

Flour sack towels have been a staple in homes since early colonial days. During that era, homemakers would wash, bleach, cut, and sew bulk flour sacks in order to repurpose them for a variety of everyday uses. Today, Towels & Home has revitalized this long-standing practice with our full line of Flour Sack Towels! Since […]

An Old Window as a New Picture Frame

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again; there is no such thing as having too many pictures. Since I firmly believe in this statement, I am always looking for new ways to display my pictures, and came across one way in particular that I absolutely had to share…an antique window picture frame! Not […]

Garden Rake Turns Home Decor

Garden rakes are almost always known for making your yard look good, but what if I told you they can also make the inside of your home look good, too? You might be thinking I’m nuts, but stay with me! If someone had told me this, prior to the discovery of this craft, I would […]

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