DIY Paracord Water Bottle Holders

DIY Paracord Bottle Holder. Make for fastpitch moms and teams, or with team color paracord for other sports. Great gift for sports moms! | Carla Schauer Designs

I laugh when people ask me what I’m doing for Mothers’ Day.  No fancy brunches here.  As a Mom of kids that play spring sports, I’ve spent the last 11 of them at the ballpark lined up on the sidelines with all the other team moms.  These DIY Paracord Water Bottle Holders make great gifts for moms on the go.  For those of us in the sports mom trenches, extra … Continue reading →

Make Family Chore Chart Magnets

Make DIY Family Chore Chart Magnets. Great family system, plus the printables are free. I can do this! | tutorial from Carla Schauer Designs

The only thing worse than battling the endless cycle of household chores is battling over whose turn it is to do each of those household chores.  With these DIY Family Chore Chart Magnets made from bottlecaps, each person’s responsibilities are colorfully and clearly marked.  From dusting to dishes to doggie doody duty, there’s no more daily discussion. 😉 Get my free printable chore circles (and a blank version to add … Continue reading →

Make a Display Stand for Printables

I have teens and tweens, and I’m always trying to find ways to give them tidbits of advice without lecturing or inducing eye rolls.  One of my current favorite methods is adding inspirational printables into my home decor as a sort of sneaky subliminal message. I change them out every few weeks for a fresh look and a new message.  Making a display stand for printables (with a clip to … Continue reading →

Favorite Craft Supplies and Tools

My favorite creative supplies for art and crafting. Carla Schauer Designs

I often get questions about the creative supplies and tools I use to make my art and DIY projects.  While I have a pile of found and saved items in a corner waiting to be transformed, and will use whatever is handy to complete my projects, I do have some favorite craft supplies and tools I reach for first.  I’m happy to share my tried and tested list in hopes … Continue reading →

Funny Chocolate Bunny Printables-Kiss Labels

"Bite Me" Chocolate Candy Jar with free printable candy labels. Hilarious! |carlaschauer.com

Nom, chomp, munch munch munch.  Ears first!  Doesn’t everyone eat their chocolate bunnies that way?  I’m celebrating this Easter favorite with some bunny bite art and a bit of snark to go with it.  Download these Funny Chocolate Bunny Printables later in the post and add them to some chocolate kisses for a silly spring gift.     These sweet little labels (see what I did there?) are designed to … Continue reading →