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DIY Ballard Designs Gilt Mirror

Posted by Honor on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, In : Decor Crafts 

   Back for a super duper quick DIY. Doesn't really need much explanation as it's really just'a simple refashion. Spray paint really is a fantastic invention don't-cha know?! You can do so much with so little effort, time and mula.

I spotted these gray plastic ombre mirrors for sale from Target and thought Holy Crap! These look just like the Ballard Designs mirror tryptic that I have been coveting. And covet on and on I'd thought I'd be, until I spotted these cute little suckers for $12. Tota...

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DIY Kids Splatter Art on a Drop Cloth

Posted by Honor on Sunday, January 26, 2014, In : Decor Crafts 

   The kids are restless, I am restless. I have long since reached and passed the 'I'm so over this' part of pregnancy that I'm ready to start doing jumping jacks while running up and down stairs while eating pineapple and drinking castor oil if I knew it would make this kid come out any faster. But alas I must follow the Doc's advice of 'He will come when he comes' and 'rest'.... Uh, yeah right.  I am also continuing to nest even though I have scrubbed every surface, hung every picture, wash...

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DIY Easy Gold Chevron Art

Posted by Honor on Monday, August 19, 2013, In : Decor Crafts 

Thought I would ease back into my diy'n from my 'summer break' with a real quick and easy art diy.

I am doing a bit of a rearranging in our upstairs media/family room. I recently got rid of our mile long ancient davenport and now I'm trying to gear the decor to a bit more sophisticated Spanish revival type feel. So while I figure out what I really want I needed a space saver. Some quick, easy and cheap art to fill up the blank loveseat wall. Yes, I could leave well enough alone and not put an...

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Shop Update: New Custom Art Prints Added

Posted by Honor on Thursday, July 11, 2013, In : Shop 


  Just a quick note to say that tons of new art prints are being added to the shop daily. Like these adorable custom Confetti Stripe Monogram prints available in either peach or sky^^^. If you are confused about what art prints are, they are custom digital files that will be created by me and sent to you via high resolution jpg and pdf files. The are ready to resize as desired, print, frame and display. Think family photo wall, in the entry or add it to your nursery gallery a...

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DIY Watercolor Doily Art

Posted by Honor on Thursday, May 23, 2013, In : Decor Crafts 


DIY Watercolor Doily Art with gold foil frames. Simple pretty art on the cheapy cheap....











No explanation needed. Just some simple pretty art.
Thanks for stopping by!


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DIY Gallery Wall: Chalkboard Canvases

Posted by Honor on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, In : Decor Crafts 

When this diy came to me I smacked myself on the forehead and said "Doy!".

So....I have been slacking on getting the kids room together. Seriously slacking. But this weekend I got it in my head to get'er done.... well, at least started. My first mission: The Gallery Wall.
But
always a but
I didn't want to spend a thing. And I didn't. I gathered up some old canvases from the depths of the hall closet and spray painted them with chalkboard paint. The canvases were sourced from Hobby Lobby (intend...

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Free Font Fiesta: Fancy Fonts (Part One)

Posted by Honor on Thursday, April 25, 2013, In : Crafter's Toolbox 


First up in a mini series featuring fabulous and ALL FREE fonts is...... Fancy Fonts! I guess they qualify as
script/handwritten/pretty/girly
or
as in just perfect for an upcoming holiday? Say for making a homemade mama's day card?
just an idea ;)



Remachine Script

Blessed Day

Parisienne

Bickham Script

Channel

Creampuff

Great Vibes

Lauren Script

Loki Cola

Marmellata

Thanks for stopping by! Hope you enjoy these pretty types as much as I do!


does the signature look familiar??????
;)


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Pinspiration: Pretty Pretty Pinwheels

Posted by Honor on Monday, April 22, 2013, In : Pinspiration 
Alright ladies... new feature here called Pinspiration. Once a week I will show you what is on my mind via one of my boards on Pinterest. (Hopefully) I will be bringing to your attention the very best & most creative of said object/craft. First up is Pinwheels. So simple, yet so awesome! Sometimes the simplest of crafts can be made into something truly awe inspiring with a few tweaks here and there. You can find my Pinwheel board HERE. Please click through to find the links to these really cr...
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DIY Birthday 'Stats' Chalkboard

Posted by Honor on Thursday, April 18, 2013, In : Party Decorations 

I received quite a few emails about how I made little man's birthday chalkboard signs, so I thought I would tackle another in a DIY version to share with you all.
While google'n and pinteresting decor ideas for LM's bday I came across the most adorable chalk signs on etsy. I don't remember who they were by, but they did cost a pretty penny. Not in the budget. But hey it's just chalk right? Should be simple right? Ummm yes and ah no.  Read on for my tips and tricks for tackling a chalkboard sig...

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Little Man's First Birthday Brainstorming

Posted by Honor on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, In : Party Decorations 


All images found via Pinterest. Please check out my board for all the links

DIY Lighted Letter Marquee Sign

DIY Vintage Photo Booth

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Easiest & Tastiest Guacamole Recipe

Posted by Honor on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, In : Recipes 
  This really is the easiest & tastiest guacamole recipe. Get yourself some (American grown!!!!) ripe avocados, slice them in half, scoop out with a table spoon, add two heaping dollops of Mexican salsa, sprinkle salt/garlic salt to taste and smush/chop it all together with two large forks. If you are on the fiery side, by all means add some hot sauce (you feisty thing you!).
 No more dicing onions, peppers, tomatoes ect... be gone cutting board and watering eyes! Why make it more difficult th...
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DIY Gold Love Art Sign

Posted by Honor on Friday, March 22, 2013, In : Decor Crafts 

I am feeling super in love lately, and when I feel extra mushy gushy I just have to express it... craft wise. Yesterday was the mister and mine's third anniversary and I whipped up this little number to satisfy my desire to shout it from the rooftops. It's a pretty and shiny beacon of joy. When I walk in the bedroom and see it, it brings a smile to my face. On a side note this piece of art would also be totally adorable in say a nursery, living room, bedroom, garage, cellar, dungeon ect. You ...

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DIY Wrought Iron Artwork From Rubber Door Mat

Posted by Honor on Saturday, March 9, 2013, In : Decor Crafts 


Pretty excited about this one. Most of my diy projects turn out fine, but it's only a select few that turn out extra supercalafragalisticexpealadocious.... or 'thats co' in man talk. If I get a, 'that's nice honey' from the huz then I know my project turned out awwwwesome.
Earlier this week I took the kids to one of my favorite places to gather inspiration, Balboa Park. I went there looking for landscaping ideas, but left with my eyes wide wanting some wrought (or cast) iron artwork for the ho...

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DIY Neon Garland

Posted by Honor on Thursday, March 7, 2013, In : Party Decorations 

Can't believe that my little man is almost a year old! Whew time sure flies!

But then it doesn't

But then it does... know what I mean? Nights are long, days are short. You know, things like that.

Anywhos. I'm getting in gear to partay. Heeeey. But I gotta keep this party on a budget, man. A strictly diy kind of event. Those are the best anyways. A little crooked, a little wonky, but perfectly mushy gushy sentimental.

You can't have a party with out a string of garland or two. I was in Lowe's th...

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Subscribe To Home Heart Craft

Posted by Honor on Saturday, March 2, 2013, In : Crafter's Toolbox 


The subscribe button finally works! Now you can stay up to date with all the hip happenings here at Home Heart Craft (say that five times fast!)
Click Here to sign up for HHC's email updates, or the image above

Thanks for stopping by! I'm really feeling the love this week, so again.... thank you!


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DIY Watercolor Spritzed Envelopes

Posted by Honor on Monday, February 18, 2013, In : Party Decorations 

   Not much is better than receiving a pretty personal piece of mail (say that five times fast!). You know what I mean. Like when you were seven, ripping open the birthday card from dear ol granny. Or like the time you tenderly peeled back the edge to see the beautiful wedding invite from your best friend.  Or like when you gingerly open one of the numerous holiday cards, to be greeted by smiling faces and a drooling tongue (of your friend's dog... not their kid... hopefully).

   Why not make ...

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DIY Wall Decal Stickers From Shelf Liners

Posted by Honor on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, In : Decor Crafts 

   Are you ready for a diy that will change your decorating life... forever? Get ready cuz this doozy most certainly will.
There are so many opportunities to use this idea. From decorating a nursery with a custom monogram, to updating the back of your bookshelves to creating some simple graphic art as demonstrated below.

Oh and did I mention that it only costs a DOLLAR!

Just swing by your local dollar store and pick up some self adhesive shelf liner better know as contact paper. There is usuall...

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Wood, Nail & String Art Plus Office Peek

Posted by Honor on Friday, January 11, 2013, In : Home Sneek Peek 


As I mentioned before, we swapped rooms. Me and my little girl that is. I took over her bedroom for my office and she and her little brother are in the other spare room. It is twice the size and just perfect for two little hooligans to do cartwheels in. As for my 'new' office I decided to leave the paint color and just work with what I have around the house to decorate and style. Boy do I have a lot of stuff. It sure is pretty though. Purging tchotskies is not a strong suit of mine. I am a cl...

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DIY Hand Stamped Wrapping Paper

Posted by Honor on Monday, December 17, 2012, In : Party Decorations 
Back into the swing of things I guess?! Crafting always helped clear my mind (aka distract me from the incessant thoughts and worries buzzing around up there). So what better way to distract myself than with the thoughts of my loved ones faces when I present them with these b-e-a-utiful hand wrapped lovelies.

I did a little experimenting today. Stamp experimenting that is. I did a few variations and this is the first one that I deemed fit to share with you. I tried all sorts of things to stam...

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DIY Watercolor Paper Lantern Holiday Ornament

Posted by Honor on Saturday, November 24, 2012, In : Holiday Decorations 

Alright diyers, now that Thanksgiving is over the real holiday mission is on. Your mission (ok, really my mission): Decorate the tree and house is only handmade, natural or found elements. NO STORE BOUGHT hocus pocus. I try so hard every holiday season to not indulge in all the costly holiday pretties.... but it is so hard! Those lovelies are well, so lovely!
I welcome you to the first of my handmade ornaments. This one is super simple and involves watercolors. I have been on a really big wate...

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DIY Mini Wheat Wreath

Posted by Honor on Friday, November 16, 2012, In : Holiday Decorations 
Oh hey-zues-christos...Thanksgiving is just around the corner. As in less then a week. As in OMG I have a lot to do! I just realized that yesterday. Breathe in... breathe out.

So while I stress myself bald over this mondo turkey that I need to prepare (first one!), here is a quick home decor diy. A sweet and nature inspired mini wheat wreath. Just perfect for chair decorations, or to layer over a mirror. Here we go!


Ok I literally whipped this up in FIVE MINUTES! No glue, no stress and no mes...

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Beergaritas Recipe

Posted by Honor on Friday, October 19, 2012, In : Recipes 

Yum num num num.... This drink is positively delicious. Perfect for any type of party. Refreshing yet not too light. Just delish. This recipe makes one large pitcher, as seen above, but can easily be doubled or tripled to create a huge party batch. Enjoy!

Ingredients:
*1 can of frozen limeade concentrate. Found in the frozen juice section of your grocery store
*12 oz of clear or golden tequila. This can be adjusted to suit your taste. Figure about 1.5 oz in a shot and calculate that into how man...

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DIY Glitter Star Hair Pin (Rodarte Inspired)

Posted by Honor on Thursday, October 18, 2012, In : Accessories 


Glitter, Stars, Hair Clips... just a few of my favorite things. I have seen all three of these things ALLLL over the place



Rodarte Star Hair Clips



Jennifer Behr Hair Accessories



Ban.do

Who doesn't like a little something sparkly and pretty for your hair?

 I do I DO!

Here is my go at a FREE VERSION. I threw open my craft closet door and used only what was in stock: Glitter, glitter glue, hair pins and thick card-stock.... here we go!








Pretty simple to make. Here are some key tips & tricks.

*Make sure ...

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Hallowen Party Success!

Posted by Honor on Monday, October 15, 2012, In : Party Decorations 

My little muscle man was pooped out before the party even started!

Well, the party went off with out a hitch. It was a blast! The kiddos bounced to their little hearts content, decorated dozens of mini pumpkins and ate their weight in candy.
I made waaaaay to much food, but hey, leftovers are the best right? And I may have gone overboard with the decorations. Just a little. A smidgen. My only regret is that I wish I took more pics. You all know how it gets before a party. The running around wit...
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DIY Spooky Halloween Hallway

Posted by Honor on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, In : Party Decorations 





All you need is some Halloween spider webbing and a pack of spider silhouettes (found @ the Dollar Tree), to create this spooky hallway.

 Some quick tips
* If you have very textured walls you can just secure the webbing to that, otherwise you will need some double stick tape or tacks. My walls were covered in nails (from an empty picture frame display), so I just used those.
* Spread the webbing as thin as possible. It looks more realistic that way.
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Round Up: Best No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Posted by Honor on Thursday, October 4, 2012, In : Party Decorations 

Took a breather from my Halloween madness to share a little love for my fellow crafty ladies. I love all these ideas! So absolutly-tootly ingenious.  These pumpkins will stay festive for a long time. No more lugging the moldy-falling-apart-disgusting-ugh-ewwwie-do-I-really-have-ta-pick-that-THING-up?!?!? to the garbage can.

Make sure to play click-along and follow all the links below.



1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Thanks for stopping by!


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DIY Moss Animal Silhouette

Posted by Honor on Thursday, September 13, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 

   Ready for fall decorating festivities? I am. While yes, I have been totally entrenched in my DIY Halloween Party decoration extravaganza, I also have been thinking about fall. Cool breezes, leaves changing color, having a legitimate reason to bake a pie.... just a few of my favorite things about fall.
  This DIY is something that can easily be adapted to fit any decor or any holiday. I picked a moose because it feels fall-ly to me. I also was considering a witch on a broom. But I didn't do ...
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Party Prepp'n

Posted by Honor on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, In : Life At Home 


Invitations are being sent. Decorations are being put together. Recipes are being researched. 

I am in complete and total party prep mode. Yes I have a month till the party but I think that half the fun is the prep. Am I alone in this thought and feeling? Probably not. But it seems that I like imposing a little stress on myself. Life has been running a little to smoothly... to peaceful... to serene. Nothing like a party to put you in total manic-panic mode. Why do we do this? Impose deadlines...
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DIY Sewn Envelopes

Posted by Honor on Monday, September 10, 2012, In : Party Decorations 
   These are companions to my DIY Fabric & Paper Scrap Sewn Cards... they are best buds. So if you do one I recommend doing the other.
 

Great diy right? Perfect for those left over pages of scrapbooking paper. The ones that don't really go with any of the layouts/crafts you are doing, but are so pretty that you want to show them off...
For a complete list of tips & tricks visit this page.

But here are a couple of quick pointers.

*Make sure to use contrasting thread so it really stands out... o...

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What is up... things to come

Posted by Honor Hansen on Monday, September 10, 2012, In : Life At Home 
      Sooo. I know I promised a DIY stitched envelope tutorial. It is coming. I just had to pick up some thread in a different color. Don't worry it will be worth it.. you will be able to bath in all it's cuteness glory.
    But mostly I wanted to check in and let you know that this weekend was dedicated to prepping for my Halloween extravaganza. A little early? Yeah I guess so... but I plan on starting a family tradition of a totally awesome blow-your-socks-off Halloween Costume party and I w...
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DIY Fabric & Paper Stitched Cards (Tips For Sewing On Paper)

Posted by Honor on Thursday, September 6, 2012, In : Party Decorations 


   There really is nothing like a handmade card. Such a special little treat when you open up an envelope and you see this little piece of crafty heaven. Someone made it with their own two hands. It is like getting a chunk of the love chocolate bar via the post.
And giving a handmade card?

Oh it is so nice to be nice :)

Sometimes you just want the person to feel how special they are to you.

   I plan on sending some fall valentines to my sweethearts who are spread out across the US. Here are my ...

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Painted Cross Stitch Wall Mural DIY

Posted by Honor on Thursday, August 9, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 
so you may have seen this image floating around pinterest or general cyberspace....


  This bedroom belongs to the fantastically talented Dutch Artist and Illustrator Eline Pellinkhof . Her cute and creative casa was featured here. Her home is warm and full of interesting nooks and crannies... but it is this painted wall that really got my creative juices flowing... maybe even turned those juices little green because 'why didn't I think if that?!' But any-who I am glad that she shared her lovel...

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DIY Anthropologie Art

Posted by Honor on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 
Ok. Love anthropologie but sometimes I think 'you got to be kidding me?!' with regards to their prices.

this is a perfect example


Yellow Bird by Tom Judd....

ok yes it is an original painting/collage but REALLY NOW??? $1500 for a 10"x10" piece of art. One thousand five hundred dollars for less than ONE SQUARE FOOT?!?!?!
Bawwwwwhhhhh

So I gave it a try myself. While I am happy with the results I admit that it is not perfect. Well hey now, I'm not a professional artist you know.





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Wood Block Art (Reverse Stencil)

Posted by Honor on Thursday, July 26, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 
   So this DIY covers a couple of bases. First off it is an idea for what you can do with those scraps of wood that are laying about. I have a couple of those, well actually maybe a garage full. My hording tendencies kick in and I can't get rid of them. I just can't!
   Second this DIY covers the reverse stencil technique. Pretty simple but easy to over look when you think about stenciling. Lastly it covers how to make your own contact paper. I never have it around but I always seem to need i...

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How to Make Yarn Pom Poms

Posted by Honor on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, In : Party Decorations 
Pom Poms... Love'em love'em love'em.... how can you feel sad when you have pom poms around?!



And they are quite versatile little buggers. Add them to clothing, hair accessories or shoes. Make party & holiday decorations out of them.. do with them what you'd like... they aim to please. And they are so simple to make!

it all starts with just a fork








hope you had a great weekend. Ours was full of family and naps. Glorious naps
Thanks For stopping by


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DIY Branchlers

Posted by Honor on Friday, July 13, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 
  

    Branchlers? Yes I said it... branchlers. The hubs is a little peeved about this DIY. He has been nudging me for a while about hanging a deer head or two in the house and I have adamantly said no. Not just no but HELLS NO!
  I am all for hunting and fishing, I just think it crosses the line to bring such game into the house as home decor.... just a tad creepy when you are wandering around in the middle of the night looking to get a glass of water. Just what I need to do is scare the bej...
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Summer Somersaults

Posted by Honor on Tuesday, July 10, 2012, In : Life At Home 

they are the best aren't they?!

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Cream Cheese Party Dip

Posted by Honor on Tuesday, July 10, 2012, In : Recipes 
Ahhhh In-laws on the way? OMG your best frenemy stopped by? Neighbors calling you?

Need to make something tasty stat!

Here you go... Your welcome

Have no fear cream cheese is to the rescue... No joke! With all kidding aside this dip will let you save face when company pops in and you haven't tidied up... like in a week.
 


What you need: One package of cream cheese @ room temp, 1 1/2 cups sour cream, 2TB Worcestershire sauce, 1TB chili powder, 2TB dill, 2ts salt, 2ts lemon pepper, 1ts parsley, 1ts ...

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Rocky Road Brownie Bars (W/Pudding Mix)

Posted by Honor on Friday, July 6, 2012, In : Recipes 


Rocky Road Brownie Bars. Quite a handle right? Rocky road for the marshmallows and nuts. Brownie for the crusty edges and bars for the gooey center. Me like rocky road brownie bars.... omn num num num.



What you need: 1/2 cup shortening, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup heavy cream, 1 package of chocolate pudding mix, 1 TB vanilla, 2 cups flour, 1 3/4 white sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 1/2 cups cooking oats, 2 TB salt, 2 TB baking soda, 2 cups marshmallows, 1 packaged chopped nuts (I used almonds... about 1 cu...

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Ballard Designs Inspired Seashell Topiary Tree

Posted by Honor on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 

Ballard, oh Ballard. How I love thee. Not much as I love my much beloved Anthropologie... but dear you come in a close second. Tons of great home decor accessories at not so great prices. But have no fear! A simple DIY is here!

Once I saw these suckers I knew I could fashion up something really close. And the results are not to shabby, if I do say so myself. Well, lets dive right in. Enjoy!


Yes, I know the image says SALE.... but $99 to me really isn't on sale. I was able to make three for less...

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Super Puffy Snickerdoodles Recipe

Posted by Honor on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, In : Recipes 
Don't know if I should show you this.... These are my secret weapons. I guess if I swear you in to my secret circle of trust I can show you. Ready, repeat after me "I (say your name) promise to make these yummy cookies in the event of an emergency (or just because) and promise to share with everyone". Ok we are gtg.
  If I really need to impress someone or need a last minute hostess gift I always make these. They are yummy and puffy and are just plain cinnamon and sugary goodness. Enjoy!


Ingre...

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6 Ways to Decorate with Dollar Store Candles

Posted by Honor on Monday, July 2, 2012, In : Party Decorations 

Having a party this summer? Or just looking for a way to add a little visual interest to your bookcase or table top? This DIY is super simple and ready to be completed at a moments notice. Perfect for your summer BBQ, birthday party or DIY wedding. Enjoy!


What you need: Some dollar store white candles. Get a whole bunch of em. Different sizes & shapes. There really is no right or wrong here. Then go crazy with the accents. I gathered up all sorts of goodies from around the house and played aro...

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DIY Patriotic Burlap Bunting

Posted by Honor on Friday, June 29, 2012, In : Party Decorations 

What? TWO DIYs in one day? Yep ;)
I have had this patriotic burlap bunting tutorial in my back pocket for a bit and I thought that Friday would be a perfect day to share it. This is based off of idea from Brown Paper Packages (Love Kierste, please check it out & show your bloggie support)


Follow the pictures above and you should be good to go, but here are a few tips. Cut out at least four squares of burlap. Mine are pretty large, bout 15"x15". This you can play with. As for the stars, I just ...

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DIY Glitter Vase

Posted by Honor on Friday, June 22, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 
Ok... so I got a little side tracked from the DIY Nursery Art series. The house is currently under construction (yeah dream country-fied kitchen here we come!), so the projects that I had in mind are currently on hold. Buuuuuut here is a quick beauty to keep you diy-ers satisfied.
 The DIY Glitter vase is perfect for your left over glassware and will spruce up any shindig, whether it be baby shower, bridal shower, brunch or birthday party.  I love sinking a single flower in the vase, but feel ...
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Project Series: DIY Nursery Decor Past Projects

Posted by Honor on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 

Today we are doing a quick run through of projects that I have posted about before that I think would be a great addition to any nursery. I am currently in deep creating my last two projects for the week, so while I am busy with them I thought a recap of projects that are applicable would be nice.

First is the infamous tissue paper pom-poms. I love this skill and use them all the time. I created a nice little reading nook in the corner of the nursery and these hang from the ceiling making it f...
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Project Series: Nursey Art

Posted by Honor on Monday, June 18, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 



Hey Guys. Welcome back to me! After a week of sick babes and r&r I am back and ready to go. This week is jamb packed with lots of DIYs. This week is dedicated to Nursery Art (but most/all of these ideas can be applied to other areas as well, such as weddings/gifts/room decor) To start off is a super easy and super chic project. Just pics of the finished product because the DIY is just so simple!
Let's create some Wood Slice Art
What you need: A wood slice. If you don't have access to wood slice...
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Feliz Cinco De Mayo: DIY Party Decorations

Posted by Honor on Friday, May 4, 2012, In : Friday Finish Line 





Feliz Cinco De Mayo! Hope you all have a safe & happy weekend. BBQ with the family for us and vicariously living through my wild brother :). Here are a few on my favorite DIY party decorations. Simple to do, you can whip them up today! Enjoy


1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,



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Hot Air Balloon Paper Lantern

Posted by Honor on Friday, March 23, 2012, In : Party Decorations 

Hot Air Balloon Paper Lantern


My baby boy is almost here! I am so excited to meet him and frankly I am sooooo over being pregnant. We plan on having Lou and the baby share a room while they are little and I currently love how Lou's room is decorated but fact is... it is a little girly. I want to stay far away from the split up 'boy side & 'girl side'  feeling that many shared gender rooms have, but I do need to add a few more neutral or 'boy' features to the room. With that being said I came ...


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Felt Birdhouse: Spring Time Craft Idea

Posted by Honor Hansen on Monday, March 19, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 

How to Make a Felt Birdhouse


    So colorful and cheerful right? Just perfect for springtime. I have this cute bugger adorning my bookcase in the living room. As soon as you enter the front door, eyes automatically whiz over to it. Kind of hard to miss. On a side note, this tutorial is more of an idea explanation, then a step by step. It is not complicated to make so no pictures on the 'how to' are needed. Those are the best kinds of tutorials right? Crafts you can just dive in to creating.

*W...

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Wax Paper Pressed Flowers

Posted by Honor on Thursday, March 15, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 

  How to Press Flowers with Wax Paper

   Get ready to have a flashback to elementary school with this craft tutorial. This is very similar to melted crayon wax paper crafts, but with a more grown up and 'springy' twist. Now go for a little walk through your yard and pick some interesting little flowers and leaves. The daintier the better, try to avoid bulky roses :) Enjoy!


What you will need: A roll of wax paper, tear off two large sheets. Fresh flowers and leaves (like I said earlier, dainty w...

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Hot Glue Vase

Posted by Honor on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 
 
How to Decorate a Vase with Hot Glue

   Ready for a super quick craft? Ok.. all you need is a glass vase/jar/cup/wine bottle, a hot glue gun and a can of spray paint. Ready set GO!
     Well it might actually take you a few minutes to decide what pattern you will make on the vase with the glue, that is the only difficult part of this tutorial. I had a left over glass vase from the Dollar store and couldn't quite decide what to do with it. Here is a simple fix. These would also we great gift, ...
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How to Glitter a Candle

Posted by Honor on Thursday, March 8, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 

How to glitter a candle... how to glitter anything actually!

  Now this is my kind of craft. Quick, inexpensive and totally girly! I had a serious glitter phase in jr high and I don't think it every truly wore off. My parents would get peeved at me because when my dad was rushing off to some important business meetings, my mom always had to double check his face and person for flecks of glitter. I even remember literally throwing glitter up into the air and letting it rain down into my hair be...

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Tissue Pom Pom How To

Posted by Honor on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, In : Party Decorations 

   How to make a tissue paper pom pom

   Every so often I will post skills or tips that any decent crafter should know how to do, this is definitely one of them! I use this quick craft all the time. From my little girls room, to party decorations to gift embellishments, the possibilities are endless. Hope you enjoy this tutorial on how to make Tissue Paper pom poms!


What you will need: Tissue paper (eight sheets minimum), scissors & thin wire or thread

Start by laying out the tissue paper flat. ...

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Button Art

Posted by Honor on Sunday, March 4, 2012, In : Decor Crafts 

Does any one else love buttons as much as I do? Every time I head to Micheal's or Hobby Lobby I have to upgrade my button stash just a little bit. And don't even get me started about flea markets and the endless vintage ones I can gorge myself on!
I think I am going to do a series on kids room art work and this will be the first one. Fairly simple. You can do letters like this tutorial demonstrates, or you can do little animals or silhouettes. Really the options are only limited my your creat...

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