Amanda Garvin

21 Flips | 5 Magazines | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @ACraftedPassion | Hi, I'm Amanda — creative blogger and DIY-er at ACraftedPassion.com! I am a momma helping other mom's find time to be creative. 

DIY Favors and Decorations for Kids' Birthday Parties

Flavorful Gumball Party<p>Colorful and bright are the first words that come to mind when you think of a child's birthday party. Kara Allen of Kara's …

Tips to Throw an EPIC Hot Chocolate Bar Party

This hot chocolate bar party is the perfect winter party idea! Complete with FREE chalkboard labels, recipe cards, and lots of DIY hot chocolate bar …

Dessert

How to Photograph Your Child's Birthday Party

I’m so excited to announce that I’ve asked a handful of fabulous photographers to help me share photo tips on my blog! I have been slacking in that …

Unique Birthday Party Ideas

Whether they are tea-sipping fairy princesses or mud-rolling super villains, every child wants a birthday party to remember. SignUpGenius has a few …

Animal Rescue

Less is more when it comes to kids birthday parties

<b>I’m learning that less is definitely more when it comes to kids’ birthday parties. Fewer guests, simpler food, and fewer activities make for a calmer</b> …

How to pull together an unforgettable 1st birthday

Shares 8<p><i>By: Kayla Knudson, BettyCrocker.com Senior Editor</i><p>We’ve created a 1st birthday party that’s so easy you can pull it together over naptime. …

Mashed

Best Kids Parties: Chocolate Fountain

<b>Name:</b> 4 Year Old Boy <b><br>Location:</b> Germany<p>Anyone who knows my son knows that chocolate is one of his favorite things in the whole world. Well, cars, keys, …

Dessert

A Sunshine Birthday Party (with a splash of pink!) // Hostess with the Mostess®

If you have a cheerful little girl with a birthday on the horizon, then <b>Samantha Spector</b> of Milk & Honey Special Events is about to WOW you with …

Here are 5 DIY smart home projects that you can complete in an afternoon

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Do you wish your Wi-Fi was better? Or maybe that you could check in on your place when you're not there?<p>Renovations like those used to …

Home Automation

Trending on Remodelista: Remodeling Secrets 101

What color grout looks best with white subway tile? How can you transform off-the-shelf plumbing parts into a stylish faucet? What prevents curtains …

Renovating a Bathroom? Experts Share Their Secrets.

New bathrooms don’t come cheap.<p>The average cost of a midrange bathroom renovation — replacing all the fixtures, the tile, the vanity and the toilet — is now almost $19,000, according to Remodeling magazine, which tracks the cost of home improvement projects annually. And that’s the nationwide …

Home Improvement

25 small home organisation ideas

You may live in a small house that you believe lacks space, but did you know that with some smart and ingenious hacks, your small home can be stylish …

How to Define Your Signature Style - Part 3

Combining decorating styles is one of a married couples biggest battles. Justin and I have known each other since we were in diapers, best friends …

Home Decorating

How to Be a Better Mom in 2016

Naturally, the first week of a new year is a time where a lot of people look at their lives and set goals they want to meet. For all the “New Year, …

Parenting

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13 Amazing DIY Hexagon Projects

Hexagons are the perfect way to add a little something extra to your sewing projects. There are so many ways to use them. Below I’ve shared some of …

Sewing

20 Clever Garage Storage Hacks

DIY Cleaning Tools Holder<p>Save floor space by hanging large items like brooms and mops on the wall. Make this wall-mounted holder from scrap wood and …

14 kitchen cabinet ideas for your home

A kitchen is the most functional part of our home and all the objects in the kitchen like glassware, crockery, and cutlery are greatly loved by us. …

Kitchens