Crafts & DIY


Make a Brown Bag Turkey for Thanksgiving & Enter the Giveaway! 12

Thank you Full Lives Reviews for partnering with me on this great giveaway!Make a Brown Bag Turkey for Thanksgiving& enter the $1500 Giveaway!#giveaway #sweeps #TigerStrypesBlogHalloween is almost here, and we’re already planning for Thanksgiving. This year has gone by so fast! I know we were told by the older generation that we’d understand about time flying when we got older. I’m really not older though, […]

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Wicker Plate Tray Halloween Pumpkin Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 6

Wicker Plate Tray Halloween Pumpkin Craft #Halloween#Craft #TigerStrypesBlog The weather here in the mountains of Arizona is always getting cold in the evening.  Halloween just a few weeks away, if we end up carving a real pumpkin…it will be toast by the time the trick-or-treater crowd gets here.  I figured that I could make some Wicker Plate Tray Halloween Pumpkins, like I saw on Pinterest […]


Make Some Wooden Pumpkins for Fall #TigerStrypesBlog 11

Make Some Wooden Pumpkins for Fall #Autumn #Craft #TigerStrypesBlog It’s hard to believe that Fall is already here.  Living in the White Mountains of Arizona, this is my favorite time of year.  The colors of our oak and aspen trees are absolutely amazing and the weather finally says “see you later” to warm temps!  We always plan a UTV ride for “Fall Colors” as we […]

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Create a Redneck Dopp Kit #Camping #TigerStrypesBlog 10

Create a Redneck Dopp Kit #Camping #Outdoor #Upcycle #TigerStrypesBlog As most of you know, my husband and son are offroad UTV racers.  The team name of “Redneck Edition” is one that my husband picked while talking to some guys at work.  They were looking at one of the trucks and how it said it was a certain kind of “edition.”  My husband looked at his […]


Make Some Wooden Bowl Mushrooms #TigerStrypesBlog 10

Make Some Wooden Bowl Mushrooms #Craft #Outdoor #Upcycle I had some old wooden bowls laying around that were either never getting used, or in pretty bad shape.  I wanted to make some decor for the yard and thought it would be fun to turn them into some mushrooms.  Some of you remember back in the day, the good old Super Mario Bros.?  I always loved […]

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Create a Watering Can Light for the Garden #TigerStrypesBlog 4

Create a Watering Can Light for the Garden I saw something like this on Pinterest and figured it would be fun to make for my yard.  I always love little lights outside that bring just a bit of fun to certain areas.  I thought this would be a great one to make that really made you smile.  Just the thought of lights as the water, […]


Learn How to Make Some Troll Headbands #TigerStrypesBlog 7

Learn How to Make Some Troll Headbands I always loved playing with those pencils that had hair back in the day.  You would have the hair all messed up and then spin it between your hands, and the hair would go together perfectly.  I always wished I could do that with my own hair! ha/ha  When the Trolls movie came out, it really made me […]

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Make a Floating Floral Mother’s Day Gift #TigerStrypesBlog 10

Make a Floating Floral Mother’s Day Gift It’s already almost Mother’s Day, and if you’re like me, you can never think of what to get your Mom.  For one, if there is something that she wants, she just goes out and gets it.  For two, they tell you that they don’t want anything…whatever!!!  You’re getting something Mom!! ha/ha I’ve seen things like this on Pinterest […]


Make Some Egg Tea Cups #TigerStrypesBlog 5

How to Make Some Egg Tea Cups #Easter  #DIY #Craft #TigerStrypesBlog So with Easter being over, how many of you still have the baskets and the eggs sitting around doing nothing?  I had this one, just sitting on my shelf, saying “use me!” We always think, “hey, I’ll just store them for next year.”   Then next year rolls around, we forget they are in […]

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Enjoy Lawn Games with Wayfair #Sponsored 12

Enjoy Lawn Games with Wayfair! #Wayfair #Sponsored Now that Spring is finally here…well almost here in the mountains of AZ.  It was about 35° here last night, so old man Winter just doesn’t really want to go away.  Other than that, the days are wonderful and it’s finally time to start planning on enjoying time outside.  We recently purchased a gazebo for our backyard and […]


Make Some Bunny Tail Treat Cups #TigerStrypesBlog

Make Some Bunny Tail Treat Cups I can’t believe that Resurrection Sunday, or Easter is just around the corner.  My Mom was so right about time flying when you got older.  Don’t tell her she was right though, I don’t want to get that “look” from her! ha/ha My family is one to celebrate Easter in the fact that it’s the remembrance of Jesus dying […]

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Make a Sunflower Door Hanger #TigerStrypesBlog 8

How to Make a Sunflower Door Hanger I’ve been looking at the calendar and have been told that Spring is here, but with getting snow last night here in the mountains of Arizona, it makes me wonder.  I figured that if maybe I made a Spring craft, that I might fake out Mother Nature and get her to give us some sun, instead of snow? […]


Create a St. Patrick’s Day Treasure #TigerStrypesBlog 10

Create a St. Patrick’s Day Treasure I finally had time to do some crafting!!!  It’s been awhile that I had a craft post, since I haven’t had much time for things like that lately.  I thought with it being already March (crazy how time flies when you get older) it would be the perfect time for a St. Patrick’s Day craft.  Something that I always love, is […]

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Make Some Valentine Snack Friends 2

How to Make Some Valentine Snack Friends #ValentinesDay #Craft Well, it’s been awhile since I posted a craft project, since I haven’t really had much time.  With the holidays happening, my son’s birthday, and then mine last month, things have been crazy.  I have a whole file of crafts that I want to do and wanted to get started this month. This was an idea I saw […]


We Whisk You a Merry Christmas #TigerStrypesBlog 4

We Whisk You a Merry Christmas Gift I saw something like this on Pinterest and thought it would be so fun to make and give to friends.  The pieces were super inexpensive, and you could make a whole bunch to give to special people in your life this Christmas.  Most of the ones I saw had the same kind of candy in them.  I figured […]

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Learn to Make a Candy Cane Vase #TigerStrypesBlog 6

Learn to Make a Candy Cane Vase I saw something like this online and thought it would be super simple to make, and you could add anything you wanted to make it personal, etc.  This one is easy, inexpensive and is great to decorate any room, or even give as a gift!  I just got some artificial flowers to put in it, but you could add […]


Make a Glass Bowl Snowman #TigerStrypesBlog 8

How to Make a Glass Bowl Snowman It’s hard to believe that Christmas is almost here.  These days seem to be flying by, and I’m thankful that I start shopping for Christmas on December 26th of the year before.  Saves me time and stress of having to make sure that everyone has their gift on time.  Being in another state than most family, we have […]

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Mini Pumpkin Turkey Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 6

Mini Pumpkin Turkey Craft With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I thought it would be fun to make something to decorate the table with.  I saw something like this on Pinterest, and thought it would be something fun to make.  Having a chance to use my Cricut Explore is always a great one.  This craft was inexpensive to make (with supplies that I already […]


Home Matters Linky Party #110 4

Welcome to #HomeMattersParty for this week.  It’s a great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends. I so love being able to be a co-host for this amazing party, and I hope that you enjoy it, as much as I have in the past! 🙂 Let me know in the comments what you love, what you wish was here, and if you’ve […]

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Decorate with a Witch’s Hat Wall Hanging #TigerStrypesBlog 27

Decorate with a Witch’s Hat Wall Hanging I saw this type of craft on Pinterest, and thought it would be something fun to do for my home.  I found almost all of the needed materials at the dollar store, so it’s very inexpensive to make.  You could change it up however you wanted and use it for your home, work, classroom or wherever you want […]