• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 –…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Adult Camo Crochet Hat with Pattern

    I made this camouflage hat for my husband since he has wanted one for awhile.  I did something a little different and crocheted this hat in rows rather than in rounds.  My husband says it’s really warm so this…