Gold is the new black

Make these!!!

  this post contains affiliate links Have you heard of the Cricut Design Space™ Challenge? It’s a massive blogger contest happening right now. Sponsored by Cricut, of course. Each month we have to make something with our Cricut Explore™ (given to us by Cricut). The theme this month was Fashion/Gear. Definitely up my alley! I was

Gold surfboard iron-on hoodie

DIY surfboard hoodie - Andrea's Notebook

This post may contain affiliate links My middle daughter has her own unique style. I love it. She’s sure of herself and doesn’t love the traditional pink and frilly you find in the girl section at the clothing store. I used some gold iron-on and my Cricut Explore™ to make her a one-of-a-kind surfboard hoodie.

Heart shoe vinyl decals

Easy DIY hearts for shoes -

When it comes to buying shoes it’s just not economical to buy every kid a shoe to go with every outfit. This year I bought my daughter a pair of black flats from Target and we’re using vinyl decals to coordinate them with outfits! These simple little DIY heart shoe vinyl decals are perfect for

Gold baby booties with heart cutouts

easy to make gold booties!

This post may contain affiliate links. I sewed a pair of adorable gold baby booties for the Cricut Design Space Star contest! Look at these lovely gold cuties. These baby booties have heart cut outs in the front and lace up. These literally take 5-10 minutes to sew. I even sewed a couple pairs by

Gold sparkle feather earrings

feather earrings tutorial

This post may contain affiliate links. Make a pair of gold sparkle feather earrings with no effort at all! These earrings are perfect for a quick crafting project. I really believe anyone can make these. They’re fast and fun. Make them in lots of colors! Don’t forget to check out the details of the other 3

20 FREE sewing patterns for kids’ clothes

20 FREE sewing patterns!

  Ready to break out the sewing machine and start sewing some clothes for kids? Here are 20 free sewing patterns that I know you’ll love. From little boxer briefs to bow ties to dresses and jackets, there’s something for all seasons! These designers and bloggers have been so kind to release their patterns free

DIY wall art projects I’m loving


All the walls in my house were freshly painted last year. I haven’t put one single thing on the walls since then. I’m searching for some DIY wall art inspiration and right now I’m really loving these. They’re all simple enough even I could make these but they leave a big impact.  DIY Wall Art

Donate a backpack to a child in need

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Now is the time of year to donate school supplies! Most of the country will be going back to school within the next few weeks and with 21% of school children living in poverty they could use your help to get off to a good start this year in school. I’ve put together a simple