Crafts & DIY


We Whisk You a Merry Christmas #TigerStrypesBlog 16

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 8

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 […]


Home Matters Linky Party #109 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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Home Matters Linky Party #108

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 […]


Home Matters Linky Party #107 1

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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Home Matters Linky Party #106 2

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 […]


Home Matters Linky Party #105

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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Create Some Jumbo Yard Flowers #TigerStrypesBlog 21

Create Some Jumbo Yard Flowers I saw something like this on HGTV and thought it would be so fun to do in my yard.  During the Fall season, the oak trees lose all of their leaves and the pine trees don’t really look very bright.  Having something in our yard with a pop of color, that will look great when snow is falling was something […]


Home Matters Linky Party #104 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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Home Matters Linky Party #103

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 […]


Home Matters Linky Party #102

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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Transform Planters into a Lighthouse #TigerStrypesBlog 26

Transform Planters into a Lighthouse A friend shared something like this that she had seen on YouTube, and I thought it was adorable.  I changed it up a bit and made it my own.  Great for decorating the garden, or your porch.  I figured it was a way to pretend we were at the ocean, even while living in Arizona! 🙂 I found everything at […]


Home Matters Linky Party #101

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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Create an Artist Travel Case from an Old VHS 20

Create an Artist Travel Case from an Old VHS I saw something like this online, but it was more for storing paintbrushes, etc.  I figured it would be fun to make an artist travel case for the kids when you’re out on the road, and they get bored.  Who doesn’t have old VHS tapes laying around, that you really don’t even use anymore?  If you don’t, […]


Home Matters Linky Party #100!!!! 8

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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Have Some Fun With a Back To School Cake! 22

Have Some Fun With a Back to School Cake I had created a post like this years ago, and figured it was time to update it.  This is always something that I love making for the teachers each year and letting them have some extra supplies, and be ready for the school year.  All of our amazing school staff are made to spend too much of […]