Handmade Matching Game

A neighbor of ours turned one recently and I decided to make part of his gift.   How about a Superhero matching game? Super cute isn’t it?  All three of my own children have asked for sets for themselves.  Cool Mom for a day?  I’ll take it. Want to  make a set of your own?  […]

Introducing . . .

thesemomentsofmine.com tutorials page

I decided over the weekend to create an easier way for readers (and myself) to quickly find past tutorials, project, and printables. Introducing a Tutorials, Projects, and Printables page!  It is so simple to use.  Just find the picture of the tutorial, project, or printable that you want to navigate to, click the picture and […]

Halloween Subway Art

Every year I like to add something new to my holiday decor and this year I decided to make my own Halloween Subway Art! I am thrilled with the way it turned out! The process:  cut wood board to size (mine is 12″ x 18″), three coats of black paint, two coats of white paint, […]

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Banana Bread

As part of my Crossfit training I am working hard to stick to the Paleo diet, but  I’ve been craving some baked goodies so this morning I made this yummy goodness. This is not my recipe, I found it on the Internet and now I can’t remember the source.  Once I find it I’ll give […]

DIY Letterpress Cards

I had several graduation celebrations to attend this weekend so I decided to use  my letterpress supplies to make some cards. I have a Sizzix Big Shot and a custom letterpress printing plate that I ordered from Lifestyle Crafts. 1.  Using placement guides lay the card flat on the Sizzix platform. 2. Adhere the letterpress […]

Family Cork Board

I made a burlap covered corkboard a while ago but grew tired of it.  I finally replaced it with this updated wood planked cork board. It was pretty simple to make.  Three wood boards cut to size, painted, and distressed.  Grouped together with L brackets.  Hung with two saw tooth brackets. The 12″ x 12″ corkboard […]

How to Make a Simple Nosegay

Saturday night Jillian was required to have a nosegay for the grand finale of her recital.  Have you priced these at the flower shops lately?  The cost is obscene!  So of course I made my own. Materials: flowers floral wire ($1.99 at Joann’s) floral tape ($3.99 at Joann’s) ribbon pins (optional) The first thing I […]

Felt Flowers {Tutorial}

I made one of these gorgeous felt flowers for my wood handle purse and I get so many compliments on it.  I promised I would post a tutorial on how to make these flowers so here it is!  They are soooo easy to make!  You will need felt (I used wool felt), a needle and […]

Wood Handle Purse {Tutorial}

Let me tell you how long I’ve been wanting one of these purses!  I found one on Etsy and while totally worth every penny, I just couldn’t justify buying one when I had everything to make it on hand except for the handles.  So yesterday I bit the bullet and finally made it and I […]

Butterfly Art


We are in the process of redoing the girls’ room.  New furniture, new quilts, and new wall art. There was one wall with a huge empty spot that needed a piece of art but we didn’t want to spend a lot of money since we still have some accessories to buy for the room.  I have […]