Ginger Snap Crafts: 2019

12 September 2019

9 Dinner Ideas

Hello there! Dinner, dinner, dinner…what’s for dinner? ha! I think I hear that question every single day. ;) I love finding new recipes to try out. We get tired of the same old thing every night. So, I was super excited to find these 9 Dinner Ideas linked up to last week’s {wow me} wednesday party! Yum! I’m also share some of my most popular dinner recipe round up posts as well. So, you’ll want to pin this post for later. :) Remember this week’s party is still going on. Feel free to swing by & check out this week’s links right here. Buuuut first, check out this amazingly yummy feature post. Enjoy! :)

10 September 2019

{wow me} wednesday #320

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Last week I featured these 5 Amazing Muffin Recipes!
You can check them all out right over here.

05 September 2019

5 Amazing Muffin Recipes

Hello there! It’s my favorite day of the week. It’s time to feature some of your amazing ideas, & this week it’s all about these 5 Amazing Muffin Recipes that were linked up to the last several {wow me} wednesday parties. They look delicious, & I can’t wait to try them all. How about you? ;) Remember this week’s party is still going strong. Feel free to swing by & check that out & link up your ideas, if you are a blogger. You can do all that here. I’d love to see your ideas & feature you, too! Buuuuuut first, check out this delicious feature post. Enjoy! :)

03 September 2019

{wow me} wednesday #319

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Check out these mazing fall decor ideas that were featured last week!
You can check them all out right over here.


30 August 2019

DIY Book Ledges for under $20 {tutorial}

Good morning! These so easy to make DIY book ledges will help organize your kiddo’s books without taking up valuable space on their bedroom floor. My husband & I made these for my youngest son’s room. Annnnnd I love them! I kind of want to put these all over the house! They’d make awesome picture ledges, too! Let me show you how to make them yourself in one afternoon & for under $20!

28 August 2019

Fall Décor Ideas

Good morning! It was so cool here this morning! We have our windows open. Ahhhhhh! Fall is in the air. Annnnnd can you believe it's almost September already? Fall is definitely one of my favorite times of the year with hayrides, cooler weather, pumpkins, hot apple cider and more. I can’t wait! Today I am excited to be featuring some Fall Décor Ideas that were linked up to the last several {wow me} wednesday parties. Remember this week’s party is still going on. So feel free to stop by & link up your ideas. You can do that here. Buuuuut first check out this wonderfully fall feature post. Enjoy! :)

27 August 2019

{wow me} wednesday #318

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Back to school is in full swing, and I am loving these organization ideas.
On Friday I’ll be sharing a brand new tutorial on some DIY book shelves I made for my son’s room.
Eek! I’m so excited to share! In the meantime, check out these fabulous ideas right here.

20 August 2019

{wow me} wednesday #317

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Check out these fun End of Summer Ideas that I featured from last week!
You can check them all out right over here.

10 End of Summer Ideas

Good morning! Whew! This summer has been a whirlwind! I’m tired. ha! My son got married a few weeks ago, & we have been busy non-stop since then. I’m kind of excited about back to school & having things settle down into a normal routine. Of course, I love summer & don’t want it to end. I know! What to do? I can’t have it both ways. ;) Buuuuut before summer ends check out these 10 End of Summer Ideas that would be perfect to do in the next week or two. Don’t forget to stop back tonight for the next {wow me} wednesday party. :) In the meantime, enjoy this fun summery feature post. :)

13 August 2019

{wow me} wednesday #316

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Check out these 60+ Back to School Ideas!
You can check them all out right over here.

10 Must-Haves in Creating a Functional Homework Station

Whether your kiddos attend school or are homeschooled, they need a quiet spot to work on their schoolwork &/or homework. Whether it be at the kitchen table or a desk in their room, check out these 10 must-haves in creating a functional homework station for your kiddos. Annnnd can you believe the kiddos are already heading back to school??? :( These pictures are actually from our school room last year. Today we worked all day getting it ready for this year. Annnnnd it looks a little bit different now, but not too much! :)

09 August 2019

First Day of School Pictures & a Canvas Factory Giveaway

Thank you to Canvas Factory for sponsoring this post & giveaway. All opinions are my own.

Good morning! Aaaahhhh! Summer has gone by way too fast! We are back from vacation. Annnnd we are already getting ready for back to school! Annnnnd one of our favorite traditions is a first day of school picture. I’m sure many of you have the same tradition. Am I right? ;)

06 August 2019

{wow me} wednesday #315

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Can you believe back to school is already here?
I’m loving these 10 Back to School Ideas! :)
You can check them all out right over here.

30 July 2019

{wow me} wednesday #314

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Just a heads up! :) I’m co-hosting a huge blog hop & giveaway
with some of my favorite Cricut bloggers. You can find out all about that here!
Be sure to enter to win almost $600 worth of fabulous Infusible Ink supplies here.

29 July 2019

Easy Pen Holder Teacher Gift {tutorial}

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Good morning! Oh my goodness! My kiddos go back to school in a little over two weeks. Isn’t that crazy? Summer flew by! Buuuut I am excited to get back in the schedule & routine that school brings. Annnd it will be football season soon. Yay! ;) At the beginning of the school year, it’s always fun to bring a back to school gift to your new teacher. So today I am excited to share this Easy Pen Holder Teacher Gift idea with you with Pilot Pen at Walmart. They are the perfect addition for the upcoming school year for you & your favorite teacher. Let’s get started. :)

25 July 2019

Peony Paper Flower + Cricut EasyPress & Infusible Ink Giveaway Bundle {tutorial}

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Good morning! I am super excited today to join with some of my favorite Cricut bloggers to bring you a fun Summer of Flowers event. Throughout this week, we will all be sharing our favorite flower inspired projects using our Cricut machines. :) Today I am excited to share this Peony Paper Flower tutorial with you. :) Annnnnd did I mention that I have a huge Cricut giveaway for you, too? Yep! I do! So, let’s get started.

24 July 2019

DIY Reusable Back to School Sign with Cricut {tutorial}

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

Good morning! Back to school is right around the corner! Annnnnd I love using my Cricut Maker to personalize all the things! :) With my Cricut Maker, I can make cute back to school signs, personalized notebooks, binders, lunch boxes and more. The possibilities are endless! Today I’d love to show you how made this cute DIY Reusable Back to School Sign & a few other easy back to school ideas. Let’s get started. :)

23 July 2019

{wow me} wednesday #313

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Last week I featured 10 Bathroom Updates!
You can check them all out right over here.

5 Tips for a Fresh Smelling Bathroom

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Good morning! Having 5 kiddos can make having a clean smelling bathroom a little bit of a struggle. Kids are stinky! ha! ;) If you struggle with this too, keep reading! Today, I am excited to share my 5 Tips for a Fresh Smelling Bathroom with Angel Soft® with Fresh Lavender-Scented Tube.

19 July 2019

Wedding Reception Centerpiece ideas

This post is sponsored by CanvasDiscount.com As always, all opinions are my own.

Good morning! I don’t know if I have officially announced it here on the blog yet. Buuuut if not, here we go! ha! :) My oldest son is getting married! Eek! Crazy, I know! How is he that old? Annnd how am I that old? ;) He will be getting married in Utah in just a few weeks. Next month, we will be having an open house at our house to celebrate. So, I have been busy getting everything ready for that. I want to keep it sweet & simple. We are going with a farmhouse picnic theme complete with BBQ, candles, patio lights, outdoor games, buffalo check tablecloths, farmhouse metal chairs & of course, using lots of pictures in the decorating. I love decorating with pictures in my home, & a wedding reception is also the perfect place to display photos of the happy couple. So, today I’d love to share some wedding reception centerpiece ideas featuring MIXPIX Photo Tiles from CanvasDiscount.com. I would love to get your thoughts! Let’s get started. :)

18 July 2019

10 Bathroom Updates

Good morning! The bathroom is hands down one of busiest rooms in the house. Am I right? ;) So, you want your bathroom looking great & being functional all at the same time. These 10 Bathroom Updates are sure to do the trick. It can be as easy as updating the flooring to organizing your bathroom essentials to work best for you. All of these amazing ideas were linked up to the last several {wow me} wednesday parties. This week’s party is still going on. Feel free to swing by & check that out right here. Buuuuuuut first enjoy this bathroom inspired feature post! :)

17 July 2019

DIY Tote & Coaster Set with Cricut Infusible Ink {tutorial}

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

I love my Cricut Maker, and I really love all the fun things it can do! It can cut, score, draw & so much more. I love how Cricut is always coming up with new tools & products for my machine all the time as well. The possibilities are endless. Annnnd one of the newest products that Cricut has launched lately is Cricut Infusible Ink! Now I can make vibrant, pretty, permanent designs on totes, tees, coasters & more. You can find out lots more at infusibleink.com. Buuuut first let me show you how I made this DIY Tote & Coaster Set using Cricut Infusible Ink, my Cricut Maker & Cricut EasyPress 2. Let’s get started! :)

16 July 2019

{wow me} wednesday #312

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Last week I featured 6 Yummy Treats!
You can check them all out right over here.

15 July 2019

Prayer Rock {tutorial}

Good morning! It’s time for another addition of Craft Lightning! You know those fun & easy crafts that can be completed in 15 minutes or less! This month’s theme is painted rocks. You can find a super fun painted rock book over on Amazon right now from one of our fellow bloggers. Check that out here. :) When I first heard this theme….the first idea that popped in my head was a prayer rock! My daughter & I have been working on some Personal Progress goals for our young women program at church. Annnnnd one of the goals we are working on is to remember to say our morning & evening prayers. A prayer rock comes in super handy for that! ;) I’m also sharing a cute poem to go along with it. So, let’s get started!

12 July 2019

6 Yummy Treats

Good morning! How is your summer going? Ours has been fantastic. We swam at the lake yesterday evening, & it was perfection. I hope you are soaking up every minute of summer, too! :) Today is my favorite day of the week! I get to feature some of YOU! ;) I really, really appreciate all of those who link up each week to my {wow me} wednesday party! You guys are awesome & so talented! Today I’m excited to be featuring 6 Yummy Treats that were linked up to last week’s {wow me} wednesday party. Don’t forget this week’s party is still going on right here. So, make sure you stop by to see what everyone is up to! If you are a blogger, I’d love to see what you’re up, too. Buuuuut first check out this delicious feature post. Enjoy! :)

09 July 2019

{wow me} wednesday #311

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Last week I took the week off for the 4th. :)

So, check out this oldie but goodie feature post where I shared 12 Frozen Treats!  
These are all perfect for summer. You can find out more right over here.

08 July 2019

DIY Temple Necklace {tutorial}

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Good morning! Recently I was called as the 2nd counselor in the Young Women’s program (the girls age 11-18) at church. So, you might see a lot more young women inspired crafts now on the blog. ha! ;) Anyways, it’s been a lot of fun. I work mostly with the younger girls ages 11-13, and they are fabulous! One of them is my amazing daughter! :) I love spending time with them. Recently at our Personal Progress night we were talking about why we work on our personal progress goals & why we say the YW theme each week. It all leads us to the temple. So, I made these cute DIY temple necklaces that they could wear to remind them of their goal to go to the temple.

02 July 2019

{wow me} wednesday #310

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Happy 4th of July week! It’s my favorite. :)

Last week I featured 10 Patriotic Treats!
You can check them all out right over here.

28 June 2019

10 Patriotic Treats

Good morning! :) Eek! My favorite holiday is next week. I just love the 4th of July. The food, fireworks, family & summertime…..you just can’t do any better than that. ;) Today I am excited to be featuring 10 Patriotic Treats that were linked up to last week’s {wow me} wednesday party. Remember this week’s party is still going on. Feel free to swing by & check out the fabulous link ups. If you are a blogger, be sure to link up your ideas. I want to feature YOU, too! You can do that here. Buuuuut first check out this very red, white & blue feature post. Enjoy! :)

25 June 2019

{wow me} wednesday #309

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Last week was crazy! We went to Texas to pick up my younger two from my parents. I attended day camp with my Cub Scout, and then helped with Youth Conference with my older two. So I didn’t have time to sit down & write up a feature post. I will this week for sure. In the meantime check out one of my favorite posts ~ 15+ Things to do This Summer! We are thinking of making a water blob soon! You can check out all the fun ideas right over here.

24 June 2019

Mason Jar Centerpiece {tutorial}

Mason jars always add the perfect amount of rustic farmhouse charm to your outdoor living space. Today I’m excited to show you how to make this beautiful Mason Jar Centerpiece that can easily transition from winter to spring to summer & fall. Let me show you how! :)

21 June 2019

Cricut Infusible Ink is Available Today!

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Good morning! I’m not sure if you have heard or not, buuuuut Cricut has just released a brand new product, Cricut Infusible Ink. Eek! I love new crafty things. ha! :) Annnnnnd Cricut Infusible Ink is available TODAY exclusively at Michaels stores and online at Michaels.com. Infusible Ink is a game changer. Check out some of these fabulous projects all made with Cricut Infusible Ink. Amazing!

Infusible Ink is…..

Peel-proof.
Flake-proof.
Wash-proof.

18 June 2019

{wow me} wednesday #308

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Yesterday I featured 8 Yummy Breakfast Ideas!
You can check them all out right over here.

17 June 2019

8 Yummy Breakfast Ideas

Good morning! How was your Father’s Day weekend? Fabulous, I hope! :) Ours was busy! As you might of heard, the Arkansas River flooded a few weeks ago. We were helping with some of the clean up. It was a mess. It makes me so grateful for what I have. I couldn’t imagine loosing everything. My heart & prayers go out to all of those families that were affected. Today I am excited to share 8 Yummy Breakfast Ideas that were linked up to last week’s {wow me} wednesday. All of these look delicious! You’ll want to pop over & pin all of these recipes. I know I want to try them all. ha! So, enjoy this yummy feature post. :)

14 June 2019

Temple Tie Tack {tutorial}

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Good morning! Father’s Day is this weekend! Eek! Time is flying! Seems like yesterday that it was Mother’s Day! I wanted to pop on really quick & share what we are doing this year for all the dads in our church congregation. In our religion temples are super important. You can find out more about temples here. Temples are where families can be sealed together forever. So, we thought it would be cute to make these Temple Tie Tacks for all the dads. You could also easily personalized these with a heart, picture or just some cute scrapbook paper instead. Let me show you how easy these are to make!

13 June 2019

Be a Light Lantern & 5 More Girl’s Camp Craft Ideas {tutorial}

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Good morning! How is your summer going? Ours has been quiet! ha! My little kiddos are gone this week visiting their grandparents, and my 2nd oldest daughter was at Girl’s Camp all last week! My older three are busy with football, school & work. So, it’s been too quiet! ha! I did want to pop on here really quick to share this cute Be a Light Lantern idea with you. In full disclosure, this was not my idea at all. Our cute camp leaders came up with it. I was asked to design the vinyl for it though, and I thought I’d share the Cricut cut file with you. This is the perfect craft for Girl’s Camp. Let me show you how easy it was to put together. I also have 5 more Girl’s Camp craft ideas. So keep reading! :)

11 June 2019

{wow me} wednesday #307

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Last week I featured 5 Smoothie Recipes!
You can check them all out right over here.

06 June 2019

5 Smoothie Recipes

Hello! Good morning! It’s my favorite day of the week. Yay! I get to feature some of your amazing ideas! :) I *think* it’s summer! ha! It’s been so cool & rainy at our house that it’s hard to tell! ;) Buuuut I decided to move along anyways….hopefully the weather will follow along soon….and feature 5 Smoothie Recipes that were linked up to the last few {wow me} wednesday parties. You’ll want to pin this post for this summer! If you haven’t checked out this week’s party make sure you do! If you are a blogger, I’d love to see YOUR ideas! You can do all of that right here. Buuuut first check out this fun feature post. Enjoy! :)

04 June 2019

{wow me} wednesday #306

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Last week I featured 10 Ideas for the 4th!
You can check them all out right over here. :)

03 June 2019

Cat Food Label {tutorial}

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Good morning! It’s summer time! Yay! Annnnd one of our favorite places to go when the kiddos aren’t in school is Pet Supplies Plus. Who doesn’t love a trip to the pet store? ;) We are actually there quite often! We have two sweet kitties who love for us to go there, too! ha! We always save a bunch, and the workers are always so nice & helpful. Last week they even ask to if they could carry my things to the car. :) Today I am excited to share this cute Cat Food Label with you that we made for our cat food storage container & a cute idea for their feed bowls, too. I’m sharing the cut files, so you can make them, too. Annnnnd I’m excited to share some of our kitties favorite treats from Purina® & Pet Supplies Plus. Let’s get started! :)

31 May 2019

10 Ideas for the 4th

Good morning! Eek! My favorite holiday is coming up in about a month. I just love the 4th of July. Today I am excited to be featuring 10 Ideas for the 4th that were linked up over the last several {wow me} wednesday parties. Remember this week’s party is still going on. Feel free to swing by & check out the fabulous link ups. If you are a blogger, be sure to link up your ideas. I want to feature YOU, too! You can do that here. Buuuuut first check out this very patriotic feature post. Enjoy! :)

28 May 2019

{wow me} wednesday #305

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Last week I featured 10 Cool Treats!
You can check them all out right over here.

24 May 2019

10 Cool Treats

Gooooood morning! Today is the last day of school for all my kiddos! (Well, except my college kiddo! He’ll be home in July!) So, I thought it would be fun to celebrate with 10 Cool Treats that are perfect for summer time. Wahoo! I love summer! :) Remember this week’s {wow me} wednesday party is still open. You can visit that right here. If you are a blogger, be sure to link up your ideas. I’d love to feature you, too! :) Buuuuut first, check out this very delicious & cool feature post. Enjoy! :)

23 May 2019

Toothless Slobber Slime {tutorial}

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #TrainYourDragonAtWalmart http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV

Gooooood morning! :) It’s a big week at our house. It’s the last week of school, annnnnd How To Train Your Dragon 3 Walmart Exclusive DVD Gift Set is available at Walmart right now. Eek! I was able to pick up our copy yesterday at Walmart. We can’t wait to watch it over & over again. ;) We absolutely love the whole How to Train Your Dragon series, and the third installment does not disappoint! We were able to see the movie in theaters over spring break. It was amazing! Annnnnd I’m sure you’ve heard by now that there is a brand new character ~ a female dragon called Light Fury. I don’t want to give too much away, but there is even a dragon love story. Awwwww! It’s so cute! Well, to celebrate the release, my kiddos decided to make Toothless Slobber Slime. It’s the perfect activity to go along with the movie, and your kiddos will love making it. Let’s me show you! :)

Tip: How to Train Your Dragon apparel & toys are available at Walmart, as well!

21 May 2019

{wow me} wednesday #304

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)

Last week I featured Tons of Tricks & Tips for Every Situation!
You can check them all out right over here.

Tons of Tips & Tricks for Every Situation

Good morning! Sorry this post is going up a bit late! Last week got a little bit crazy! My daughter graduated from high school. We had family come into town & spent a lot of time celebrating. :) Last week’s {wow me} wednesday party was packed full of tons of tips & tricks posts. So, I decided to put them all together in this post of Tons of Tips & Tricks for Every Situation. Don’t forget to come back tonight for this week’s {wow me} wednesday party. I’d love to feature you as well. In the meantime, enjoy this very helpful feature post. :)

20 May 2019

Boy’s Room Refresh

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Good morning! Recently my son turned 16! Eek! Either he’s getting old or I’m getting super old! ha! ;) Anyways, as part of his birthday celebrations, we decided to do a little room refresh for him. He wasn’t too fond of my decorating taste. I have no idea why! ;) He plays football, & he is a huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys. So, that was our starting point as we looked for inspiration for his room makeover. Annnnd we were super excited to find these huge Dallas Cowboy decals from Fathead. These wall decals are amazing! They are huge, durable, easy to use & you can find so many different designs from your favorite sports team, movies, superheroes & even custom decals! So, let me show you how easy this room refresh was to pull off. Let’s get started! :)

16 May 2019

New Kids on the Block DIY T-Shirt {with cut files}

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Good morning! Last week one of my best friends & I treated ourselves to a little Mother’s Day splurge. We went on girl’s trip to Kansas City to see The New Kids on the Block // Mix Tape Tour! Eek! My 15 year old self would of been so happy, and I’m not going to lie I was a little bit excited, too! ha! It’s always go to go back in time & relive some of those glory days. Annnnnd who knew that the NKOTB would still have the same dance moves after all these years later?? It was awesome! Oh oh oh oh oh! ha! If you haven’t been yet, it was definitely a concert worth checking out. I think they tour all the way through the summer. Debbie Gibson & Tiffany made an appearance, too! It was awesome for this 80s baby. :) Annnnnd when you go to a concert, you’ve got to look the part. So let me show you how I made these cute tees. Let’s get started!