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Weekend DIY- Faux Shiplap!

Not surprisingly, I get a lot of ideas and usually I either act on them immediately or they get pushed to the back burner for 2 weeks after forever. I have wanted to paint my room forever, practically since the minute I put the GREEN PAINT my husband picked on the wall. Green is not […]

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$25 Giant Above Ground Planter

It is spring and that means gardening! Well… for my husband, not so much me. I like picking things out at Home Depot and building stuff, but the whole maintaining the garden thing is not really my jam. I always get distracted, forget to water and let things die. My husband, however, gets all into […]

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DIY Outdoor Couch

Sometimes, you get the urge to build… or at least I do. Just that feeling hit me a couple of weeks ago and I just wanted to build something so I went surfing on Ana White’s website because she has free plans for so many projects. I have been thinking about a couch for my […]

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Quick & Easy Photo Transfer Holiday Sign

I am back! It has been a while since I have blogged and this time it was not for lack of creativity, but just plain old lack of time. Which is why Craft Lightening was the perfect day to come back! This craft is easily under 15 minutes, I guarantee that it took me longer […]

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Easiest Photo Transfer Method EVER!

I love a good Pinterest fail round up, I have to be honest, but I don’t so much love when they happen to me, especially over and over. That is the case with the photo transfer to wood tutorial that I have always seen all over Pinterest. None of them have ever work for me […]

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Outdoor Sight Word Wall

Avery has officially finished Kindergarten and her first year in elementary school! There was one thing that was bothering me the whole year though… the sight words that were hung on the fence on their playground. It wasn’t the whole set, most were gone or falling off and they weren’t very fun, so by the […]

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DIY Coffee Mug Shelf

There is something that I am sure we can all relate to- Pinterest inspiration. Recently I have given up energy drinks (again) and started drinking coffee more, which justifies the purchase of adorable coffee mugs. Well, it didn’t take long for my new found collection to outgrow our small shelf in the cupboard and I […]

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DIY Wood Tabletop Upgrade

Has this ever happened to you? I have this table that I tried to upgrade before and it worked for a while, but really I just didn’t have a great top to work with. I liked the legs and size of the table but the table top was really BLAH. I have a collection of […]

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DIY Sandbox

It is pretty well known here on my little corner of the internet that I am  a preschool teacher and at our school we have a playground for the infant and toddlers and the bigger kids. The playground for the babies and toddlers is officially my pet project this summer and I am excited to […]

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Quick & Easy Spring Blocks

Spring is around the corner, I promise East coast! So to get my mantle, which is also in my craft room, ready for the change in season, I wanted to make some quick and easy Spring blocks to brighten things up a bit. I look forward to a few more projects for my mantle but […]

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