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 →

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 →

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 →

Make Paracord Zipper Pulls

How to make Paracord zipper pulls. Makes a great camp craft or scout project. Tutorial from Carla Schauer Designs

Camp!  That magical place filled with silly songs, new friends, canoeing, swimming, and of course, crafts! Camp wouldn’t be the same without a keepsake craft or two to take home. A great camp craft, like these Paracord Zipper Pulls, is one that can be made with a few simple supplies and some basic instructions that kids can repeat on their own.  The colorful Paracord pulls look great on backpacks and … Continue reading →

12 Tween Travel Tips to Banish Bad Attitudes

Tweens love to take their own photos, and are at a great age to have their own cameras. Great tween travel tips at Carla Schauer Designs

No one likes to be trapped with a whiny, bad attitude for hours in a car.  And it’s even worse when the kids do it!  Kidding aside, grumpiness is contagious so it’s better to banish it before it begins.  Use my favorite tween travel tips before and during your trip to keep them involved, interested, and engaged.  They’ll be happier and so will you! Tween Travel Tips – Before You … Continue reading →