Crafts

For the month of October, I'm going to be doing a livestream on Facebook every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6:00 a.m. We'll be doing 2030make (our creative challenge) together, and it's going to be fun! We'll tackle creative blocks together, talk about inspiration, and much MORE. Can't wait to do this with you. :)

2030make LIVE

Join me for 2030make live on the Little Girl Designs Facebook page during the month of October. It’s going to be FUN!

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When I met 1:1 with a mentor during a conference recently, one of my chief questions was how to be authentic and build community in a social media driven blog world. For those of you who don’t own blog businesses, this might seem like a strange question to ask, but for me it is a real problem.

I love this idea! How to make a DIY spa in a box gift for a friend. So cute! I'd add my homemade sugar scrub and bath bomb; I know my friend will love this!

How to Make a Spa in a Box (Care Package 101)

Want to make your friend’s day? Make her a spa in a box care package! Here’s how . . .

Can I tell you how excited I am to share this DIY spa kit with you today? I recently bought a stack of small boxes to use this year for gifting and immediately thought how fun it would be to use them to send a spa in a box through the mail.

The idea for a survival kit isn’t new. Maybe you received a care package or two while you were away for college. Maybe you’ve even sent some through the mail. (Total side note, but if you want more survival kit ideas, you’ve got to check out Lauren Lanker’s gem of a book, Thinking Outside the Gift Box. It’s packed full of meaningful gift ideas like this one. K—back to this presentation.)

Fall is in the air! I love to find natural ways to make my home smell like fall and these recipes, DIYs, and simple tricks are perfect. I love how there are chemical free options for that yummy fall scent!

10 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

Learn how to make your home smell like fall using natural ingredients. No need to use chemicals to make your home smell delicious, warm, and inviting! There’s nothing quite like…

Learn how to make this homemade face wash with essential oils for sensitive skin. This natural face wash is gentle and smells amazing. I never thought I'd make my own foaming face cleanser but now I don't want to stop!

Homemade Face Wash for Sensitive Skin

I have been slowly but surely swapping out products in our home so we can be more chemical-free. Slowly but surely because I never realized how many products we have…

Click through for tutorials to 10 fun watermelon crafts for summer! Party favors, soap, cards, and more! I love that these cute summer crafts are simple and great for moms to make. :)

10 Watermelon Craft Ideas

It’s summertime and the watermelon craft ideas are popping up everywhere. I’ve noticed that many of these tutorials are for watermelon crafts for preschoolers, but I think we grownups can…

Make your own cocoa butter bars with only three ingredients! These lotion bars are perfect for gifts and are also a simple way to start making your own natural beauty products. And they smell like chocolate!! :)

How to Make a Cocoa Butter Bar

Make your own lotion bars in minutes by using this simple cocoa butter bar recipe. This natural body lotion nourishes dry skin and smells like chocolate! Have you ever made…

Learn how to make your own sketchbook with this simple DIY tutorial. You won't believe how easy it is to make your own art journals, sketchbooks, and journals! No stitching required.

How to Make Your Own Sketchbook

Learn how to make your own sketchbook, journal, or art journal with this simple DIY tutorial. I’ve been a journal keeper since I was in first grade, but it wasn’t…

Learn how to make a simple art journal cover using DaySpring's Illustrated Faith line. This is such a simple art-journaling project and is perfect for a beginner.

How to Make a Simple Art Journal Cover

Learn how to make an art journal cover with this sponsored post by DaySpring; the tutorial and opinions are my own. To learn more about DaySpring’s Illustrated Faith line, please…

So cute! Transform any small glass dish with glass paint. It's really simple to use and the result is really cute! I had so much fun making a painted candy dish with this technique. So much fun.

How to Make a Painted Candy Dish

I received paint from DecoArt for this post on how to make a painted candy dish. The tutorial and opinions expressed are my own. This painted candy dish tutorial started…

So cute and simple! I'm going to make a felt bunny for my daughter's Easter basket. Might even add a pocket on the back so it will be a tooth fairy pillow. Sooo cute!

How to Make a Felt Bunny

Learn how to make a felt bunny with felt scraps and thread! So cute! Why is it that the simplest of projects tend to make little kids the happiest? As…

So cute! And I love how easy these were to make. I wanted to DIY a barrette for my flower girl for my wedding and this one only took me a couple of minutes to make. Yes!

How to Make a Simple Flower Barrette

Looking for a simple barrette for your flower girl? This DIY flower barrette is so sweet, and you can make it in just a couple of minutes. Win-win! When I…

Thank you! I like the idea of raising creative kids but I don't have time to prep craft projects and holiday-themed art projects for kids. This post took the guilt trip away and actually gave me ideas that I can use today. My kids are going to love this!

How To Raise Creative Kids

Children who practice creativity regularly strengthen their problem-solving abilities and take their creative thinking skills into their adult lives. Many of us have heard of the benefits of creativity, but…