• DIY,  Home Decor,  Uncategorized

    How to Make a Christmas Card Holder

    It’s that time of year again!  Cards are flowing in and you need somewhere to display them.  I love sending and receiving Christmas cards every year.  They make me smile as I glance at all of them from family and friends as I walk by.  I’ve displayed them numerous ways over the years.  Even made a couple things but they didn’t hold up well year after year or there wasn’t enough room for all of the cards. I have wanted to make a Christmas card holder like this for a few years now and just never got around to it.  This year I told myself “it’s happening!”  So, on a…

  • BLOG,  DIY,  Motherhood,  Organizing

    How to: Make a School Memory Box {free printable}

    In preparation for school starting back up I needed to make the boys’ school memory boxes.  I made my daughters a few years ago and I have loved being able to drop those important “have to keep” type of papers in and know they will be safe and sound.  It has also been a lot of fun filling out her yearly questionnaire along with seeing her name writing improve. Kids bring home A LOT of school work. Parents are often left with the dilemma of what to do with all the papers and artwork?? I know it’s hard to just toss most papers but we don’t have the space to…