10 DIY Family Lawn Games

10 easy DIY Family Lawn Games! Make one (or several) of these awesome games and spend a little more time outside this summer! | saynotsweetanne.com

It is Memorial Day Weekend and you know what that means! Summertime is here! If you feel anything like I do, you spent way too much time indoors this winter and are looking forward to some time outside over the next few months. I am jazzed for backyard barbecuing, for porch-swing lounging, and for walksRead more

Easy DIY Domino Necklace

Easy Sharpie Domino Necklaces! No expensive alcohol inks. Just a few basic craft supplies can create beautiful pendants! | saynotsweetanne.com

I am addicted to necklaces. Seriously. I have so many necklaces that you would think I couldn’t possibly wear them all. But I do! I love to make different color combos, different styles and designs for all the seasons. I have the perfect necklace for every outfit. But don’t worry! I’m not breaking the bank. ;D IRead more

20 Amazing and Adorable Uses for Peeps

20 Creative Uses for Peeps! Crafts, recipes, and more. See them all at Saynotsweetanne.com

One of my favorite signs of spring is the sudden appearance of birds. One day there is nothing, not a perfectly formed beak to be found… and the next day they flock around all my favorite neighborhood stores. Of course I’m not talking about real birds. Oh no. I’m talking about squishy, marshmallowy, sugar coated chicks.Read more

Printable Budget Envelopes

DIY Printable Budget Envelopes | Print, cut and assemble an envelope for every budget! | Saynotsweetanne.com

Sometimes I just lose track of my spending. I think it is a pretty common thing among people, since there are 100s of ways to combat that sort of “spending blindness.” Many of the best financial advisors suggest budgeting, or Printable Budget Envelopes. For some people, like my husband, simply writing down planned amounts isRead more

Easy Inkjet to Fabric Transfer

Easy DIY Inkjet Fabric Transfer using Label Paper! No more freezer paper getting jammed in the printer, and beautiful results. | saynotsweetanne.com

There are literally hundreds of tutorials out there for using an ink jet printer to transfer images and text onto fabric. And I swear, I’ve tried them all. Many of them are based on the premise of using freezer/wax paper through the printer so that the ink beads up and then can be transferred toRead more

DIY Dollar Store Layered Scent Candles

DIY Dollar Store Candles | Easy, fun, and under $5 each! | Saynotsweetanne.com

Candle making for me is right next to soap making. There is artisan level soap and candle making that involves a lot of equipment, investing in scents, colors, space etc. And then there is quick-and-dirty soap and candle making which is far more accessible to people like me. This is a quick and dirty candle.Read more

Seasoned Sea Salt + Printable Labels

DIY Flavored Salt | Great gift, with three styles of customizable printable labels! | saynotsweetanne.com

Finishing salts are one of those things that I could have gone my whole life without ever knowing about. I mean, salt is salt right? Wrong. Sea salt is different than Kosher salt which is different than Iodized Table salt. Sea salt tends to taste saltier, which allows for more sparing use. Additionally, Sea saltRead more

Easy DIY Body Wash

Beautiful and Easy DIY bodywash. Create your own color and scent! | saynotsweetanne.com | #beauty #craft #gift

Bath time has become an amazing restorative exercise for me lately. I lounge away in the hot water and feel truly warm for the first time all day. I pamper myself with bubble bath, my 1940’s vintage lady Gillette razor, and usually some music or candles. So, when I ran out of body wash I figuredRead more

Minecraft Printable Costume Set

Easy Printable DIY Creeper and Steve costumes! | saynotsweetanne.com | #halloween #minecraft #costume

So, I like Minecraft. You might has guessed as much after my DIY Creeper Peeps and Minecraft World Building Marshmallows. So it may not come as a surprise to you that one of our ideas for Halloween this year is to dress up like Steve (the player character) and a Creeper! So, I set to workRead more