Creative Gift Ideas

creative gift ideas with stamps

It’s no secret that my family loves giving gifts!  Whether we are dropping off unexpected treats to a friend who has been on my mind or we are coming up with end of the school year teacher gifts, we are almost always making a gift or two!  And my daughter loves making gifts to give… 

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Foiled 4th of July Cupcake Toppers

foiled 4th of July Cupcake Toppers

These beautiful foiled 4th of July Cupcake Toppers and printable are made possible by Minc but all opinions and ideas are mine. I love the 4th of July!  I have mentioned before how it is my kids favorite holiday after Christmas.  It is just so fun!  Today I am thrilled to have partnered with Minc to… 

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How to Quickly Fix a Pillow Case without a Sewing Machine

How to Fix a Worn Pillow Case without a sewing machine

I love quick home hacks and today I am sharing the quickest home decor fix ever!  Now sewers everywhere, don’t get mad at me!  This is not meant to be a permanent fix, but is just a way to stretch the life of pillow cases for a few weeks or maybe a few months.  With… 

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Dry Erase Road Trip Games + Kids Travel Kit

printable road trip games

I made my dry erase road trip games using great products from Office Depot as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #GearLove It’s summer and summer means road trip time!  We love taking trips both near and far and we almost always road trip it!  But we have two young children who can often get… 

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6 Reasons to be Addicted to Post It Note Movies

DIY Post It Note Movies

You guys, this is the funnest and funniest idea ever!  A few weeks ago I was at an office supply store and snagged a few brightly colors Post It Notes.  I love Post It notes and so do my kids.  So we decided to create a fun little Post It Note Movie and had a… 

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Washi Tape Patriotic Stars

Washi Tape Stars

I love adding a few fun Patriotic decorations to my home during the summer months!  So today I am going to show you a really simple Patriotic decoration using washi tape!  Woot woot!  And the best part is, is that these only take a few moments to make!  Here are my Washi Tape Patriotic Stars!… 

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Whitewashed Barn Star

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Happy summer!  With summer comes the 4th of July and we love to celebrate our country on this special day!  We also love to do a few 4th of July projects here at Simply Designing and so today I am happy to share this really cute and oh-so-simple Whitewashed Barn Star project with you!  Plus… 

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4th of July Wood Coasters

star coasters

I’m not completely sure why, but My kids LOVE the 4th of July almost as much as they love Christmas, so we always have a lot of fun decorating and creating Patriotic crafts this time of year!  I created these really fun wood slice coasters, perfect for any patriotic holiday, or even for every day… 

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Flower Projects

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We are finally seeing blossoms everywhere in Indiana and it makes me so happy!  I love spring time and summer time partly because I just love flowers!  From fresh flowers to faux flowers, today I am sharing some amazingly sweet Flower Projects that are perfect for this time of year!  They are sure to bring… 

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Foiled Ice Cream Printable

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This beautiful foiled ice cream printable post is made possible by Minc but all opinions are mine. With the beautiful spring weather finally here, I couldn’t wait to whip out a cute spring inspired project with my new Minc Foil Applicator!  Don’t foiled printables just scream spring to you!?  Maybe that’s just me…anyway I recently told… 

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Graduation Ideas : Gifts, Food and Party

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Today I went to my youngest child’s graduation.  Preschool graduation.  But still, that doesn’t mean I wasn’t hiding in the back wiping away tears as they sang cute songs, confessed their dream jobs and walked across stage to get a certificate from their teacher!  I don’t know why but my son’s preschool graduation marks the… 

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DIY Photo Holder for Fathers Day

Fathers Day Photo Holder featured image

With Father’s Day right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to come up with a few fun and creative ideas for DIY Father’s Day Gifts that are perfect for the men in your life.  I know that crafting a little gift for a man can be extremely difficult, but today I have… 

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