Category: Crafts

Friday Favorites: DIY New Years Eve!

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!  Ours was filled with family, food, gifts, laughter and some much needed rest!  Tanner and I both had the day off yesterday as well so we spent the day playing catch up from all of our Christmas festivities and of course...

DIY Christmas Train Wrapping Idea

So, I’ll admit.  As of today this is the only Christmas gift I have wrapped.  I had great aspirations of wrapping each present perfectly and uniquely, but I have a feeling tonight I will be tag team wrapping with Tanner just to get everything done!  How did December go...

DIY Sprinkles Ornaments

Hey everyone!  Ali here, today.  You all know that I love to do craft projects with sprinkles.  So I thought it would be fun to share with you a really fun project that I recently did on a craft-a-thon day with my mom — these DIY Sprinkles Ornaments! I...

TWO Simple DIY Christmas Place Cards

Yesterday Tanner and I hosted our first big party in our new loft!  We had all of our staff over for a delicious dinner, dessert and white elephant exchange.  It was so nice to spend time with all of our baristas outside of the shop!  We are truly blessed...

How to Clean Your Make-Up Brushes

My friend recently shared with me a very simple and cost effective way to clean make-up brushes and I just couldn’t wait to share about it!  I’m not sure about you, but cleaning my make-up brushes didn’t sit very high on the list of important things to clean.  I...

5 Simple Ways to Make Your Home More Inviting This Holiday Season

Do you ever feel like the holidays become too busy to even enjoy them?  Sometimes I feel like I spend so much time shopping for people that I loose track of the people themselves.  This holiday season I want to spend less time shopping, and stressing over that perfect...

A Note a Day Advent Calendar

In my true late fashion here I am with an advent calendar a week late!  I almost decided to skip a calendar this year since I had kind of missed the deadline for one, but this year I had something special in mind so I went ahead and made...

How to Clean Your Front Loader Washing Machine

Tanner and I recently purchased a used washer and dryer set on craigslist.  We have always used top-loader sets and have been extremely happy with them, but since we live in a loft we decided that this time we would give front loaders a try.  (We really liked that...

10 DIY Advent Calendars

This year I decided to get a head start on finding the perfect advent calendar.  I have always valued setting aside time during the Christmas season to celebrate others, reflect on the advent season itself, and slow down and enjoy each day.  These are a few of my favorite...

Friday Favorites: DIY Projects I’m Loving

It’s Friday once again!  This weekend promises to be busy, chilly and a bit hectic, so I need a little DIY inspiration around here!  Here are a few DIY projects that I am crushing on lately. ♥

Five Simple Fall Decorations

This past weekend my family had a multi-family garage sale.  This sale was the jackpot of sales.  It had everything from vintage dishware to clothing and furniture to even trailer hitches.  It was one of those sales that would have had me slamming on my breaks mid-route just to...

How To Turn A Regular Scarf Into An Infinity Scarf

Hey everyone!  It’s Ali from Gimme Some Oven chiming in today, while Liz is catching up after her epic trip to the west coast and camping and other adventures. Awhile back, some friends and I were having a conversation about what article of clothing you would use to describe...