Kid’s Clubhouse

A friend of mine had something similar to this made for her and I liked it so much I decided to make one myself! I used the face of an old drawer (from the Ikea As-Is Section) so the total cost for this project was literally under $3! I love how it turned out! … [Read more...]

Bathtub Paint

bath tub paints

I'm so excited to be a guest blogger over here at Somewhat Simple. What a fun opportunity for me, especially since Steph and Somewhat Simple are amazing. My name is Amy and I can be found normally at The Idea Room. Today I wanted to show you how to make some Bathtub Paint for some good, clean fun. Bath tub paints can be made with four simple ingredients found right in your kitchen. Here is how to do it: 1. Take a muffin tin (or containers of your choice) and add 2 Tablespoons of cornstarch … [Read more...]

Scrap Paper Note Pad

scratch paper note pads

I have a daughter who loves notebooks! (Just like her mom- I LOVE making lists!!!) She's 3, but takes her "work" very seriously and those scribbled filled notebooks once purchased from the dollar bins at Target are like her prized possessions! When I made the Notebook Purses way back in October, I salvaged the extra paper from the clutch-style to use for a future project. Tonight Leah filled up her most recent notebook and the world was about to end in her eyes! Enter Super Mom. I had to get … [Read more...]

Army Birthday Party

I can't believe my oldest kid turned 7 last month! Where does time go?This year he decided he wanted an "Army Party" (which I interpreted as his way of wearing his army costume from Halloween one more time- whatever!)So we started the preparations by sending out this invitation:I actually made 2 and liked this one better... I think its easier to read, but Ethan chose the first one because he liked the fighter jet better. Oh well! His party, not mine!I must preface this by saying I love … [Read more...]

Blogging 101- How to Make a Blog Button

button widget

So many of you emailed me after I posted the tutorial on how to resize a button asking me to teach you exactly how to make a blog button. So here is a tutorial with step by step directions on how I do it... as I am sure there are a million different ways to get it done! I use the same html for every button I make. I can't remember where I first got it, but it works so I use it and haven't tried any others. Here is the code: It looks like madness or a foreign language, but when entered right, … [Read more...]