7 Easy DIY Backpack Tags For Back To School

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The summer has flown by and I can't believe my kids start school in 2 weeks! One of the first things we do with our school supplies is make sure that everything is labeled with my children's names. It's easy to remember to label all the crayon boxes, glue and scissors but don't forget to label the backpack. Here are 7 DIY backpack tags ideas that you can use. My kids … [Read more...]

Modge Podge Photo Wood Numbers for Birthday Decor

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Grandmom, my husband's grandmother, recently turned 95 and had a birthday bash. She is an amazing woman with great stories to tell. Grandmom still corresponds with dozens of family and friends via mail. We love getting letters and cards from her. For her milestone birthday, I used Modge Podge to create large photo wood numbers that also doubled as decor for her … [Read more...]

Harry Potter Onesie Using Heat Transfer Vinyl

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This Harry Potter onesie project using heat transfer vinyl (HTV) is sponsored by Expressions Vinyl but all designs and opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. I am over the moon when my love of reading and crafting collide. My friends gave me Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone as a birthday gift and began my obsession with Harry Potter. I felt compelled by … [Read more...]

Snorkeling With Kids In The Florida Keys and South Florida

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My husband and I took our kids to South Florida for a quick four day vacation. My kids (6 and 8) completed a one week snorkeling camp earlier in the summer. They love snorkeling and were so excited to try it out in the ocean. Our main goal for this vacation was to snorkel as much as possible. I added a list of highlights and more in depth details about snorkeling with kids in … [Read more...]

Summer Memories Jar

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My kids live in the moment. They give me blank looks when I ask them what they did last week so you can imagine if I waited all summer to ask them what they did during their summer break. Memory keeping is important to me so I decided to make a summer memories jar to store our favorite memories. Each memory is written on a card, folded and put into the jar. At the end of the … [Read more...]

Use Silhouette Studio to Design Accordion Fold Card

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My mom has repeatedly mentioned how much she and my dad love the DAD accordion fold card that I made my dad for Father's Day this year. Her birthday is coming up so I decided to make my mom a MOM accordion fold card. I used Silhouette Studio to design the card and I am sharing my tutorial on the Silhouette School blog today. Head on over to Silhouette School to check out … [Read more...]

Vibrant DIY Washi Tape Composition Book

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My kids are halfway through their summer vacation and I am already thinking about what they need to go back to school. My daughter and her friend love writing in their BFF summer notebook so I thought my girl would like a washi tape composition book. She can use it at school or as a diary during the school year. Be sure to read through the entire post because I have a video of … [Read more...]

More Stars And Stripes Digital Scrapbook Templates

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Just in time for the 4th of July, I have my new More Stars and Stripes digital scrapbook templates. There is a 12x12 set and an 11x8.5 set. Both sets come in PSD and PNG formats. The pakit format for Artisan 4 and Storybook Creator 4 is available in my Panstoria store: 12x12 set (affiliate link) and 11x8.5 set (affiliate link). The PSD and PNG versions (12x12 and 11x8.5 … [Read more...]

LMDO – Laughing My Diaper Off Onesie

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My good friend Daisy moved last year. She was my Zumba buddy and we had so much fun together. Daisy got pregnant after she moved and I was sad to miss her pregnancy and the baby's birth. I decided to make her baby boy a custom onesie. Daisy had the idea for a LMDO - laughing my diaper off onesie and I thought it was brilliant! { Disclosure: There are affiliate links in this … [Read more...]

14 Summer Kid Crafts

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Hi Simply Kelly Designs readers! My name is Stacey and I'm stealing Kelly's blog for the day. I'm super excited to be here and hope we all become friends soon. But first - let me tell you more about myself and my blog. I blog over at Glued To My Crafts and it's essentially my craft diary. Like the blog name states - I'm a craft addict. Nine times out of ten - you will find … [Read more...]