Home Decor: How to Display Wall Art without Ruining Your Walls

Wall art is something you’ve probably tried before. But, how many times have you hung it up only to damage your walls with holes and cracks? Here’s how to save your walls and still enjoy the art. Command Hang Strips Command Hang Strips are a godsend for renters, because they allow you to hang pictures […]

My $10 Office Makeover

  When I was asked to put together an idea, for the new year, using Dollar Tree products…I was excited.  I thought of cute crafts, cheap gift ideas, home decor, DIY…my mind was flooded.  I could make Valentine’s Day gifts, Easter baskets, baby shower gifts, and so much more.  I could do it for cheap, […]

10 Ways with Pumpkins: Food Ideas, Halloween Décor & Everything in Between

Hey you little pumpkin, it’s pumpkin season once again and you’re likely to be seeing orange wherever you look! Why not grab this chance to have some fun and get into the fall and Halloween spirit with this lovable little orange treat?  Here are some delightfully brilliant ways to use pumpkins in everything. Trust us, […]

The Miracle Gro Project – My Easy Purse Planter

This post brought to you by Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine. If there’s one thing my mother forgot me to teach, it was gardening. I grew up in a house with lots of plants and flowers inside and out. Somehow, I never learned how to take care of plants properly such that I find […]

DIY Recycled Plastic Crescent Statement Necklace

Hi, I’m Fran. I write a blog called Teahab all about making jewellery and run a modern DIY jewellery business called Checkmybox with my best friend Hannah. As you can imagine most of our time is spent researching/dreaming up/making jewellery so when Cocktails with Mom asked me to write a DIY guest post using something around the […]

Do It Yourself Mini Replica Keychain

    If you’re planning a party or upcoming event you’ll want to send your guests home with party favors that will remind them of how enjoyable the party was.  Of course there are plenty of things you can buy and give but favors are more than simply a token of a wonderful party or event […]

Craft Spotlight: Cozy Sweater Vase

Hi Cocktails With Mom readers. My name is Shannon and I blog over at Sewing Barefoot. I’m so glad Dee invited me to be here today to share one of my projects with you. I’m an interior designer by day and a crazy crafter (addicted to my glue gun) at night. My latest creation is […]

9 awesome things to do with chalkboard paint

    There’s something about chalkboard paint that I just love. It reminds me of my childhood and days spent at school, all happy memories. Nowadays it would be difficult to find a classroom that still relied on it’s chalkboard but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a place at home. In fact I was […]

How to Make Your Own American Flag Denim Shorts

Expressive shorts lately are like the new fashion fever not only in the United States.  Famous celebrities like Rihanna, Ke$ha, Solange Knowles and Kylie Jenner has been spotted on different occasions and places wearing the very stylish and patriotic American Flag Shorts. I am sure you would be excited to get yourself a pair, but […]