Category: Crafts

DIY Easy Cuticle Cream

This post for DIY cuticle cream contains affiliate links.  Even though this winter has been surprisingly mild so far for Kansas City, the cold weather has still taken a toll on my hands.  This past weekend was especially busy at the coffee shop, and when business is up, so...

{manage it monday} wood crate dresser

{manage it monday} wood crate dresser

Have you entered the August Wrinkle Giveaway yet? It has been awhile since my last Manage it Monday!  Since we moved to a new loft we decided it was also time to change the way we organized our clothes.  Our new bedroom is pretty small so we knew we...

four ways to decorate with postcards

Postcards can be an inexpensive and great way to document a trip, but what do you do with them?  Usually I feel like they end up shoved in the back of a drawer and forgotten about.  Here are a few ways to display or use them so they become...

{for the home} new year’s table setting

Can you believe today is New Year’s Eve?  Time is flying by!  I hope you all have fun and festive plans for this evening!  We have some very close friends from New York in town and are planning a small, but fun get together with them.  Even though there...

{diy} life lessons notebook

Yesterday was my mom’s 50th birthday!  Since this year was such a special birthday I thought it might be nice to make something personal for her.  This was a relatively easy gift to make seeing as though I could probably come up with hundreds of reasons why my mother...

{diy nail art} put a bow on it

 Have you entered the Mason Jar Soap Dispenser Giveaway yet? There is still time! Hope you all had a great Christmas!  This year Christmas day was spent at my parent’s house.  My extended family all came over along with my siblings and my sweet nephew.  Over the past few months my...

{diy} christmas cards

This year I decided that since we purchased a 1976 VW Bus we should feature it in our Christmas cards!  Our friend Aaron Phelps took some Anniversary/Christmas photos for us this past fall and so I printed out some copies of those and then from there had my theme!

DIY Cupcake Gift Set

DIY Cupcake Gift Set

For those of you who are still rushing to grab those last minute gifts, here’s a quick, easy and inexpensive option for a little girl.  I nanny a four year old girl part time and she LOVES cupcakes.  She thinks it is the greatest thing to be able to...

DIY Felt Flower Pin

Remember my felt flowers from this post?  They are back!  I was pulling out my old hats and scarves from seasons past and came across one of my old beanies.  It was cute and simple, but I hadn’t worn it in awhile and contemplated getting rid of it.  That’s...

Epsom Salt Detox Bath

As we get closer to Christmas I think it is easy to let ourselves treat our bodies badly.  I know for me I think, “Christmas is coming, I can always jump back on the health wagon in the New Year.”  The truth is though, it is so important to...

{diy} advent calendar (FREE) template!

December is here!  Yesterday (oops!)  I barely made it in time with my advent calendar.  Luckily this was such a fun and simple project that I could whip it up the night before!  It only takes a few materials and I even made up a free printable template for...

DIY Christmas Ornament Vase

DIY Christmas Ornament Vase

It’s Christmas time at Quay Coffee!  For those of you who don’t know, my husband and I are co-owners of a little coffee shop in the River Market of Kansas City.  The shop just got into the Christmas spirit and is looking so cheery!  Cory and Vanessa (our partners and...