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Valentine’s Day Mailbox & Printable Valentine Cards

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Hogs & Kisses Valentine

This may contain affiliate links. I’m not sure who looks forward to Valentine’s Day more, my girls or me.  I absolutely  adore creating something cute for Riley’s class.  Even before she went to preschool, I came up with a creative Valentine for the kids at day care.  With this being her first year in school, as a kindergartner, I could not disappoint.  I made sure I didn’t with these adorable …continue reading


Rudolph Pudding Cups

Are you looking for the perfect classroom snack idea for the holidays?  Then look no further!  These Rudolph Pudding Cups are so cute and include minimal supplies.  I was inspired to make these after the viral success of my Penguin Pudding Cups. Rudolph Pudding Cups I told you that the supplies needed for these Rudolph Pudding Cups were minimal.  You’ll need {affiliate links}: Chocolate pudding cups Gold & Red pipe cleaners …continue reading


Penguin Pudding Cups

 We love cute, easy holiday inspiration.  Since both of my girls are at an age where they appreciate the cuteness, I take full advantage of it because before I know it I’ll have teenagers that want nothing to do with all my cuteness.  Although, who in their right mind could possibly say no to these Penguin Pudding Cups?  They are just too cute!   Penguin Pudding Cups I love crafting …continue reading

Thankful Handprint Pumpkin

I just have to share this project again!  It adorns our kitchen table every Fall and it’s always admired.  Isn’t there just something about those itty bitty handprints that just do you in?  I love decorating with them as you’ve seen from my Sea Life Hand Print art.  With the time of Thanksgiving upon us, I am always reminded of how thankful I am for my beautiful family.  This time last year …continue reading


Last Day of School Coloring Printables

Hello, it’s Kati from Houseful of Handmade. Is anyone else doing the “School’s almost out” happy dance? I think I am more excited for school to be over than my kids. They are worried about missing their teachers and friends, and all I can think about is lazy summer days. But I am jumping the gun because school is not out yet. We still have a couple weeks. Since I …continue reading


Printable Daisy Gift Bags

Hello everyone! It’s Kati from Houseful of Handmade here to share more printable paper crafts. I love paper crafting. It is so fun to be able to create fun things from just paper. And with some fun digital designs printed on the paper, the possibilities are endless. Since May is right around the corner, I thought I would do something fun for Mother’s Day. But mom’s need something really special …continue reading


Mobile Office Organization

Do you find yourself routinely away from home with your work load piling up?  If you work from home, you know the feeling that there’s always something else to be done and running the kids all around town can make it difficult to get it done.   Luckily, I have a solution and I’m going to show you how to get more done and enjoy family time by fixing your …continue reading


Teacher Appreciation Printables

The past couple of weeks have been crazy here.  We had the launch of our e-book, The Meal Planning Game Plan as well as the exciting announcement that I’ll be speaking at Blog Life University this Summer {use code MelroseFamily for $50 off tickets}.  Today I am over at Skip to My Lou sharing these adorable Teacher Appreciation Printables.  You have to see how they’re packaged though. We are full …continue reading


Top Spring Printables

If you follow us over on SnapChat {melrosefamily} then you know the story of our mantle and how my husband drove me to decorate our mantle for Valentine’s Day on New Year’s Day.  Since Easter was so early this year, I’m running into the same issues with a blank mantle.  It is the perfect space though for a gorgeous Spring printable.  So I’ve put together the Top Spring Printables to …continue reading


Printable Bunny Basket

Hello Melrose Family fans, it’s Kati from Houseful of Handmade. Easter is coming, and I just realized how close it is! Anytime Easter is in March, it sneaks up on me. So with only a couple weeks until Easter, it’s time to start crafting all things bunnies. That is why I made these adorable Free Printable Bunny Baskets. FREE PRINTABLE BUNNY BASKETS   These bunny baskets actually came about because …continue reading


St. Patty’s Day Melted Crayon Art

This St. Patty’s Day Melted Crayon Art is one of my favorite projects to date! But maybe not for the reason you’d guess…. Oh, it turned out beautifully, and I’m displaying it proudly. This may contain affiliate links.  Please only purchase if you could use the items recommended. But my favorite part of this melted crayon project is that my youngest daughter helped me create it. “Helped” doesn’t really do …continue reading

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