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 →

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 →

Make an Easy Valentine Garland Decoration

Make a Valentine Garland Decoration using free printable coloring bookmarks, and strips of fabric and paper. Adorable!

Looking for a cute decoration using supplies you already have at home? Make an easy Valentine garland using printable bookmarks along with patterned paper and fabric strips.  Embellishments for this project are leftover letter stickers and shapes cut from the fabric.       To make an Easy Valentine Garland, you will need: (May contain affiliate links, which help support the site at no extra cost to you.) Printable Valentine … Continue reading →

You Rock Printable Valentines

Making these with fabric scraps would be adorable, and use my fabric scrap stash!"You Rock" Printable Valentine Tags from Carla Schauer Designs.

Remembering your kid needed Valentines before bedtime the night before the class party? Way to go! My “You Rock” Printable Valentines are quick and simple, and you can embellish as  much or as little as you like.  I’m showing you how to make fabric tags with them, plus you can also make paper cards or cute lunchbox notes.  Download the free printable valentines below. Are you here because it’s the … Continue reading →