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 →

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 →

Beaded Bottle Stoppers and Holiday Wine Tags

Would be super cute as holiday hostess gifts! How to make the beaded bottle toppers and free printable wine bottle tags. | carlaschauer.com

Make your wine shine with DIY beaded bottle stoppers and up your cute quotient with printable holiday wine tags. Perfect for hostess gifts and a perennial favorite at “Dirty Santa”-type gift exchanges, there’s a wine for every price range. But a plain boring bottle? Nope, not for you! Not even during the hectic holiday season. This project is literally so easy you could do it after consuming your own glass (bottle? … Continue reading →

Decorate Halloween Potion Bottles with Paint

DIY Halloween Potion Bottle tutorial from carlaschauer.com

I am a scaredy-cat.  I freely admit to hating scary movies, haunted houses, anything with blood, and all monsters scarier than Grover from Sesame Street.  So when I decorate for Halloween, I stick to fun. These Halloween potion bottles fit the bill perfectly.  The matte black bottles contrast with the sparkly silver buckles (inspired by witch’s shoes)and look mystical instead of creepy. With just a wave of your magic spray … Continue reading →