Last weekend, we had the pleasure of being part of a fun party for a special 11 year old! I say ‘being part of’ because this party lasted through the weekend! The girls had a soccer game early in the day, came back to the birthday girls house for some amazing homemade mexican food. (I… Read More Doing What We Love!
Don’t you just adore the retro pennant banners that have been so popular lately? There are dozens of tutorials on how to make them yourself and even more options to buy them if you are not the DIY type, or simply don’t have the time. Since we are all about DIY, we are offering our… Read More Pennant Banners
The 4th of July has always been my favorite holiday! Memories of summer days, the beach, fireworks, parades, homemade ice-cream and just a lot of fun fill my mind. I’m fortunate to live in a city that celebrates the 4th with vigor! The parade in Huntington Beach is the place to be and such a… Read More 4th of July – Handmade
One thing I love about summer is that I have more time to craft! I love thrift store shopping and I end up collecting items with the intent to use them in a craft or re-purposing them in some way. On a recent visit to one of my favorite thrift stores up in San Luis… Read More DIY Shadow Boxes
One of the things we love most about The Craft Shack is building a community of like-minded people of all ages who love to create! Since we don’t have our trailer yet (still awaiting a reply) and we don’t have any parties booked for the month of June, we are hosting a beach party!!! Save… Read More It’s a Beach Party!
Here is a glimpse back a little over a year ago at some fun DIY birthday gifts for my little girl. For my daughter’s 3rd birthday, I wanted to keep it simple and home-made. I’m pretty sure that this will be the last ‘low-key’ birthday as she is already making plans for 2013! I decided… Read More DIY Birthday Gifts