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DIY Travel Sandbox Gift Idea

Travel Sandbox tutorial

Hi everyone, it's Vanessa from Tried & True and I'm back with another quick and easy tutorial to entertain the dirt loving kids in your life! My nephew's third birthday is coming up and he's absolutely obsessed with anything having to do with construction vehicles and tools. I saw a great miniature sandbox set at a local toy boutique but knew I could easily make it for 1/3 of the price! DIY Travel Sandbox Tutorial Materials: Construction Vehicle Toys ($1 each at Dollar Tree or … READ MORE

Small Craft Room TOUR – Vanessa at Tried & True Blog

craft room tour

If you have a small craft room/space, then this is a must read for you! Vanessa is here to show off her tiny craft room and how she utilizes every tiny inch of the small space she has. I have to admit, Vanessa's small craft room is seriously one of my favorite craft room tours we've had on here! I love her brilliant use of the little space she has. Truly inspiring. Enjoy! -Linda Small Craft Room Hi everyone, my name is Vanessa Brady and I blog over at Tried & True. Like most of you, … READ MORE

2712 Designs Review + Giveaway


This post is brought to you by 2712 Designs. All opinions are mine! After moving last month, I desperately needed a new address stamp. So I was excited when 2712 Designs offered to send me a personalized self-inking stamp to try out. It was hard to chose just one because 2712 Designs has lots of awesome on-trend designs. I ended up choosing a square design with a great modern typography style. When it arrived, I ripped it open and started stamping away! I like how easy the stamp is to use. … READ MORE

Paper Fan Garland Tutorial

Summer Fan Garland on #summergarland #summercraft

Summer Paper Fan Garland By: Erin I wanted to add a little color to my bedroom this summer, so I made this Summer Fan Garland. I adore it...these paper fans are one of my very favorite crafts. They're so pretty and versatile. I first used them for one of my parties and I've been addicted to them since! This garland takes a little time, but trust's worth it! How to Make Paper Fan Garland To make these, you will need: Scrap book paper Ribbon Glue gun Paper trimmer or … READ MORE

Outdoor Garden Party


This post is brought to you by TIKI® brand. All opinions are 100% my own! Ok, let's talk Outdoor Themed Parties here for a minute, shall we? Themed parties are loads of fun! But moving the party outdoors can add some unpredictable and often, more complicated issues to the party planning. For example: temperature, lighting, bugs, shade, uneven surfaces, dirt, wind, rain, seating, to name a few. One of my favorite casual party themes is a simple Garden Party. Outdoor Garden Party  This … READ MORE