• Minion Bib Pattern

    I designed a Minion bib to go along with my Minion hat that I shared in my last post. I wanted the bib to resemble the overalls worn by the Minions. As promised, below is the pattern for the Minion…

  • Hat and Bib Set

    I recently attended one of my cousin’s baby showers and decided to make a hat and bib set to give to her for her baby boy.  I thought it turned out pretty cute so I’m thinking of making another set for…

  • Birth Weights Baby Dumbbells

    A family member recently asked me to crochet some dumbbells for a baby since she was going to a baby shower for parents who are active in fitness. I thought this was a really cute idea. After making them, I…

  • Father’s Day Frame

    If you are trying to find a last-minute gift to make for Father’s Day this weekend, try this simple idea! Take a picture of your kiddo(s) holding a letter to spell out “DAD” (or whatever name they use for their…

  • Teacher Wipe- Off Board

    I’m really sorry I haven’t posted in a long time but I think I have a pretty good excuse!  We are unexpectedly expecting our third baby (due at the end of November) and I have been having pretty intense morning sickness.  It has…

  • Flower Pen Bouquet

    Here is an idea for a Mother’s Day gift or just something fun to make for spring! I made this flower pen bouquet for my mom for Mother’s Day about six or seven years ago. She’s a teacher and enjoys…

  • Monster Cupcakes

      I’m sorry I haven’t posted in so long! We are all finally getting over being sick so it’s been crazy around here lately. I decided to make monster cupcakes for my son’s birthday party. I thought the monster faces…

  • Footprint Monster Thank-You Cards

      I wanted to include my son in writing the thank-you cards for his first birthday party, so I thought it would be cute to make a “footprint monster” for the main design on the front of each card. I…

  • Diaper Box Indoor Cornhole Game

    When I was trying to come up with some indoor activities for my kids this winter, I thought it would be cool to make them an indoor cornhole game. I decided to incorporate the game into my son’s birthday party…

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    Monster Party Hat

      Here is a fun and simple way to make plain party hats into monster hats.  This would be great for a birthday party with a monster theme or even a Halloween party.  It would also be a neat activity for kids to do for…

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    Lucky Paperclip with Shamrock Pattern

      Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I crocheted this cute little 4-leaf-clover today and decided to place it on a paperclip. If you are interested in my pattern, please read below and use your lucky shamrock to embellish just about anything!…

  • St. Patrick’s Day Wreath

    Today, I hung up my St. Patrick’s Day wreath that I made about seven years ago! I think it has held up pretty well so I decided to share it. It was pretty simple to make – I didn’t even…

  • DIY Monster High Chair

    I planned on decorating my son’s high chair for his first birthday since that is where he would be performing the most exciting part of a one-year-old’s birthday – eating the cake!  I was going to make a pennant banner…

  • Birthday Pennant Banner Photo Display

    I wanted to do a photo display at my son’s first birthday party to showcase the 12 monthly photos I took of him throughout his first year.  Since we had his party inside, I couldn’t have it take up a lot of space so…

  • Monster Cut-Outs with Printable

    I made these monster cut-outs to use at my son’s monster birthday party.  It’s actually really easy to draw monsters since they don’t have a specific body shape – you can make them as crazy looking as you want!  If…

  • Monster Favor Jars

    We just celebrated my son’s first birthday with a Monster-themed party on Saturday.  So be prepared for a slew of monster party ideas in my next several posts – starting with this one!  These monster favor jars are what I…