Nikki @ Lily Bug Designs

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By nature I'm a creative person and am constantly thinking of projects that I want to do.  I have a degree in interior design with a minor in art. I am a licensed interior designer in the state of Texas and previously worked as a healthcare designer.  Currently, I stay home with my two children and in my spare time I work on projects in every kind of medium you can think of.  I'm a little obsessed with finding out how to make things myself.  I'm … [Continue reading...]

Angie @ The Country Chic Cottage

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I am a full time working wife and mother to three great kids! Plus I blog and have a shop on etsy. Boy I must be crazy! :) Actually I started blogging after a new year's resolution to spruce up my home. Blogging keeps me following that resolution. When over 1,000 people are waiting for you to post your next home decor or crafty item you tend to get it done! The etsy shop naturally followed. And heck I am not going to get rich from it but … [Continue reading...]

Portable Fun Canvases & Carrying Bag

*This project was made by Emilie @ Emilie Handmade * My kids recently went to a Children's Museum and spent hours behind a cut out in the wall that was transformed into a puppet theater. This sparked an idea in my head that has become my final project for this competition. As renters, we are limited to non-permanent playthings and toys. I devised this system of fun canvases with a carrying case. I started with an inexpensive … [Continue reading...]

Super Hero Car Reading Nook Tutorial

*This tutorial is made by Cheri at I am Momma...Hear Me Roar* I've been planning on converting one of our bedrooms into a Superhero room for Rex.  I wanted to create an area where he could read, but also have fun.  The solution?  The Superhero Car/Reading Nook.  While the car is huge and makes a big impact, the budget was very small.  Lean in here and I'll tell you what it's make from.... Cardboard! Recycled and cheap are both great things in … [Continue reading...]

What’s Up Weekly Board Tutorial

What's Up Weekly Board Have you ever tried to tell a 2 year old when something is going to happen?  It might go something like this: You: We're going to see grampa and gramma on Sunday! Child: We're going to see them now? You: No, in two more days. Child: Tomorrow? You: No, you have to wake up two more times. Child: After my nap? You get the picture.  Well, this project is aimed at helping a little one understand when. This magentic … [Continue reading...]

Timely Teacher Gift

*This project was made by Emilie @ Emilie Handmade * Yes, school is just beginning in our part of the country, but how great would it be to use back-to-school sale items to make this great Teacher's Gift ahead of time? Finish this cute, personalized gift in under an hour, wrap it up and store it away until the end of the school year. Then, when the approaching Summer madness begins to set in, you don't have to worry about getting … [Continue reading...]

What’s Up Weekly

*This project is made by Cheri at I am Momma...Hear Me Roar* Have you ever tried to tell a 2 year old when something is going to happen?  It might go something like this: You: We're going to see grampa and gramma on Sunday! Child: We're going to see them now? You: No, in two more days. Child: Tomorrow? You: No, you have to wake up two more times. Child: After my nap? You get the picture.  Well, this project is aimed at helping a … [Continue reading...]

Birthday Countdown

*Project made by Carrie @ Tao of Craft* We love counting down to the holidays at our house. Especially for BIRTHDAYS! The anticipation leading up to the event is half of the fun! Instead of having an overwhelming one day event we spread out the birthday fun for the entire WEEK! I made this calendar out of wool felt and embellished it with buttons and appliqued birthday images. It has 8 pockets... One for each day of the week leading … [Continue reading...]