You've Been Egged Printable

You've Been Egged - a fun Free printable game to play with your neighbours and friends this Easter!

Hi everyone! In case you missed it, I shared these super cute You’ve Been Egged Easter printables over on Organize & Decorate Everything a few weeks ago.  They are so much fun for Easter, and you could easily whip them up this week and enjoy the excitement for a few days! This is a game we love to play at Halloween (ever play “You’ve Been Booed?”) so I thought it would be fun to put an Easter spin on it. {Read More}

Kids Craft Survey & Giveaway


This post is part of a paid campaign with Snap and Darice, but all comments and opinions contained within are my own. #KidsCrafts #Foamies Hi everyone! This post is a little different then my usual craft and DIY posts.  Today, I’m teaming up with Darice on a survey regarding KIDS CRAFTS!  The survey will help them determine what crafts they will release in stores this year, and also help with some packaging decisions. Because we all know how valuable your time is, we’re offering up {Read More}

5 Minute Duck Tape® Necklace

5 Minute Duck Tape Necklace - Duck Tape is a great crafting medium for kids and it's not very messy!

It seems I have been posting a lot of quick and easy projects lately, which is a testament to the amount of time I have had available for crafting.  Between work and family life, I have barely had a chance to create!  However, you always have time to create a simple project like this Duck Tape® Necklace. If you haven’t seen the amazing selection of Duck Tape® out there by now, you must surely be living under a rock.  For {Read More}

The Creative Connection – A Farewell to You All!

Hello, sweet friends! We are saddened to announce that there will be no party this week. We have taken a close look at the ever changing world of blogging and have decided that after two years, it is time to retire the Creative Connection party. As bloggers, the fun of having a link party is featuring YOU! We strive to show others how fabulous you are. To continue to increase your exposure, the party needs to continue grow and we {Read More}

Super Quick Five Minute Straw Flags

These five minute flag straws will add maximum impact in minimum time!

I have a confession to make.  I am absolutely addicted to those adorable little paper straws.  I use them every chance I can.  Last week, I used them to make sprinkle filled pixie sticks, and today, I jazzed them up with some cute little straw flags – no printers or cutting machine involved! To create these five minute straw flags, I used: Shape Tape in Blossom and Navy scissors paper straws alphabet/number stickers (not shown) I also love to work {Read More}

Easy Envelope Pillow Cover from a Drop Cloth

Add a touch of Spring to your home with easy drop cloth envelope pillows!

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Remember last year when we did that Quilt Along, and you all finished amazing, beautiful quilts?  Well, I hang my head in shame as I admit that my “quilt” is still sitting un-quilted on my railing.  The sewing just overwhelmed me!  I am a total amateur at sewing –  the only {Read More}

The Creative Connection 03/27

Welcome, welcome! So glad you are here! Before we get down to the party – be sure to check out what our Creative Connection gals were up to this week! Candy Filled Paper Carrot Boxes/Octopus Cupcakes Industrial Style Jewelry Organizer/Mini Hairbow Tutorial Shark Birthday Party Now it’s your turn! Show us what you’ve got!

12 Fabulous Knock Off Projects to Recreate {Must Pin Projects}

12 Amazing DIY Knock Off Projects

Hi everyone! We decided to start doing things a little bit different over here at The Creative Connection.  Instead of posting the same features every week, the five of us are now posting our own features.  That’s great news for you because it’s 5x the chance to be featured!  We will also be pinning all of our features to The Creative Connection pinterest board, so be sure to check that out! This week, I went through the past few parties {Read More}

The Creative Connection 03/20

Hey everybody! Happy Thursday! It’s time for another party, are you ready to get crafty? Before we begin, let’s take a look at what The Creative Connection Girls have been up to the last week: Custom Chalkboard to Hide An Awkward Cut Out-Making Home Base/ Monster Eye Bubbles-Wait Til Your Father Gets Home/ Ultimate Candy Bar Milkshake-Chase the Star/ DIY Wooden Photo Props-Create.Craft.Love/ Sprinkle Filled Pixie Sticks-Becoming Martha And now… on to the party! An InLinkz Link-up

Sprinkle Filled Pixie Sticks


Today, I’m sharing a fun treat that I am going to make for my daughter’s fourth birthday party in about six weeks – sprinkle filled pixie sticks! These are one of the easiest things you can make – all you need are paper straws (any fun design or color will do), sprinkles, scissors, and some sort of double sided adhesive.  A funnel will also be a big help! To start, cut your straws in half (I found this size better {Read More}