Duck Tape Tassels for Easy Backpack Personalization!

Duck Tape Tassels-18

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Duck Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. My baby started preschool. Seriously, I have no clue where the last three years went because she was just born. Two things have totally saved me from crawling into a ball and crying like a baby. One - there's a drive thru coffee shop right around the corner from the school (hi - decaf iced coffee + … [Read more...]

Summer Seashell Napkin Rings

Seashell Napkin Ring

This crazy warm weather, the regular use of our grill, and the s'more we had last night are all hints to me that summer is here. Even though I'm still struggling to figure out where in the world the first five months of the year went, I am super excited for all things SUMMER, including our Summer Celebration Series! My girl April from House By Hoff and I have been hosting this super fun blog hop … [Read more...]

Painted Chargers

Striped Painted Chargers for Summer

This post is sponsored by DecoArt®. All opinions are 100% my own. In our new house we've got a big screened in porch. I was so excited about I practically squealed out loud. Even though it's hot hot hot here in Florida, having a screened in porch means outdoor dining. When I was thinking about all of the fun I'd have getting the screened in porch ready for summer, I thought about how I … [Read more...]

Glitter Heart Garland

Glitter Heart Garland

I kinda love all thing glittery so strings of glittery hearts made total sense to me as Valentine's Day creeps up. My daughter calls them sparkly shinies that's exactly what they are; sparkly shiny, strings of glittery goodness. I love fun quick projects like this glitter heart garland - it brings me instant joy. You'll appreciate the fact that this was a zero dollar project for me. I had … [Read more...]

Popsicle Stick Snowflakes

DIY Oversized Snowflakes copy

I'm sure you all are rolling your eyes are you scroll through Pinterest and see Christmas, Christmas everywhere. I know, it's early. But time is flying and these handmade projects take time so starting early is a must. At least that's how I'm excusing myself :) I love oversized wall art. These popsicle stick snowflakes are the perfect oversized wall art for the holidays. And hello, popsicles … [Read more...]

Fall Wreath Tutorial

This Fall Wreath is made with faux leaves and a wire hanger. Such an easy DIY project for fall

Gold everything. I'm considering that as the new title of my blog... but seriously, are you loving all things gold as much as I am right now? Especially this fall, it's so fun adding a little element of glam to something traditional. In this case, gold leaves in a fall wreath. Nevermind, the fact that my spring wreath is still on my front door. Let's just be real, I can't do it all. ;) But I'll … [Read more...]

100 Fall Ideas

100 Fall Ideas

Happy Labor Day!! Although it's still officially summer, here at Making Home Base we're looking forward to fall. With all the change in the air, it's a perfect time to think about fall decorating! I'm sharing a few of favorite fall ideas, and I've teamed up with some of my favorite bloggers who will be sharing their best fall ideas as well.  That's 100 Fall Ideas from 25 different … [Read more...]

Stylish Drawer Liners

How to Make Drawer Liners Stylish

Guys! I'm finally organizing my desk! I'm not brave enough to show you what my drawers looked like before today but take my word for it when I tell you, it was scary.  I wanted to get in organized with some drawer organizers. While on the hunt for the perfect organizers, I found the most perfect wrapping paper and well, as they say, the rest is history. I think drawer liners can be a super cute … [Read more...]

Picnic Ready Paper Bag Utensil Holders

Picnic Ready Paper Bag Utensil Holders

Since it's summer. And since I love picnics. I'm bringing back an oldie. Last summer I shared my paper bag utensil holders. They were quite popular even though I spelled bon appétit wrong (ps. I still spelled it wrong). My guests didn't notice. :) Regardless of my bad spelling they still make the CUTEST utensil holders for picnics! I especially love how easy they are to whip up. The only … [Read more...]

Succulent Planters with Neon Pink Pebbles

Pink Pebbled Succulent Planters

Last week my hubs just got home from a long ten day underway. Ten days really isn't a long time especially when he's been gone for much longer but I'm telling you those ten days felt like ETERNITY. Ten days, alone, with a toddler is hard. Don't get me wrong, every day is special and awesome , it really is, but no day is without challenges. One day, towards the end of the underway, we just had to … [Read more...]

Using Ornaments To Decorate Your Home For the Holidays

Using Ornaments to Decorate

Using Ornaments To Decorate Your Home For The Holidays Competing post titles are: Easiest way ever to decorate your home for Christmas. Cheap holiday decorating ideas. Seriously. Not sure if you caught on during my holiday home tour but I used ornaments just about everywhere. You can snag a tube of 10-12 "shatter free" ornaments from the Dollar Tree for (you guessed it) $1. I love … [Read more...]

Gold Glitter Christmas Sign

Gold Glitter Christmas Sign

This post is sponsored by Plaid. As always all opinions are 100% mine. I'm continuing my holiday decorating today with some gold and some sparkle with some help from Mod Podge! My crush on gold has spilled over into my holiday decor and I'm super excited! I'm thinking gold, silver, with the traditional Christmas red this year. I've been working on little projects here and there and I can't … [Read more...]

Paper Christmas Lights Garland Door Hanging

Paper Holiday Lights Door Hanging

So remember last week when I opened that Christmas can of worms? Yeah, today, I'm just going to keep on going with this holiday crafting if that's alright with you! I'm pretty sure my neighbors officially think I'm crazy as I was packing up the faux pumpkins and hanging up my paper holiday lights door hanging all at once. Hopefully it gets them in the holiday spirit ;) PAPER HOLIDAY LIGHTS … [Read more...]

DIY Bunny Trick Or Treat Basket

DIY Bunny Trick Or Treat Basket

Just a few days left to get ready for the ghosts and ghouls friends. Or in our case, little bunny rabbits :) My little one is going to be a little bunny this year. It's something we just came up with this week (talk about waiting until the last minute...) and it's easily put together so I decided to spend a little time on making a little trick or treat basket to go with her costume this year! How … [Read more...]

Last Minute Halloween Decor with Cottonelle

Spooky Spider Web Door Decor

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Cottonelle, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #CottonelleTarget  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO.The trick or treaters are coming this week folks! If you need a quick last minute something to spook your neighbors I've got the perfect last minute Halloween decor for you. It was fun to make and I bet you … [Read more...]

Chalkboard Pumpkin Planters

Chalkboard Pumpkin Planters

Have you seen the latest trend? It's turning pumpkins into anything and everything. I love it and I'm on the bandwagon! Turns out the bright orange plastic jack o' lanterns aren't destined to just be hideous (too strong?) candy buckets. They have the ability to be so much more... like planters, and chalkboard planters! Yes. Chalkboard Pumpkin Planters I wanted to whip up a quick fall porch on … [Read more...]