Trash Bag Apron

Trash Bag Apron You know those days when kids art projects are really messy, paint & craft supplies are getting all over the place, and you’re trying to keep yourself clean? Yeah, today was one of those days for us. That’s why I’ve decided to share this smart little trash bag hack with you: a DIY […]

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Plastic Wine Glass Cupcake Stand

Plastic Wine Glass Cupcake Stand Welcome to Smart School House! Today we are showing you how to make a fun, inexpensive, unique, and cute DIY cupcake stand! The supplies for a plastic wine glass cupcake stand are easy to find and the result is something that your friends, family, and most importantly, your kids, will […]

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I’m Old School Valentine

I’m Old School Valentine Raise your hand if you remember seeing these strawberry candies every time you were at your grandma’s house back in the day? Me too! Whenever I see these candies, my grandparent’s always come to mind. I love it! Today we made a throwback style Valentine’s Day cards using these strawberry candies. You […]

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Bubble Wrap Floating Flower Arrangement

Bubble Wrap Floating Flower Arrangement Today I’m showing you how to take inexpensive grocery store flowers and create a stunning centerpiece! This Bubble Wrap Floating Flower Arrangement will change how you think about floating flowers. The flowers won’t sink, the petals stay perfect, and the DIY floating flower centerpiece will last for days and days! You […]

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Candy Heart Valentine Bouquet

Candy Heart Valentine Bouquet Happy Valentine’s Day! If you follow us on Facebook (which we sure hope you already do – find me here!), then you’ve seen our newest Valentine’s Day project: the Candy Heart Valentine Bouquet! With a quick little trick you can create rose bouquet surrounded by conversation hearts. The roses are actually […]

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You Are Dynamite Pringles Can

You Are Dynamite Pringles Can Hello and welcome to Smart School House! We are so happy that you are here and we hope that you mosey around all of our DIY crafts and become inspired to get your craft on! Today we are sharing an ADORABLE gift idea that can be used for Valentine’s Day […]

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How to Make Valentine Fortune Cookies

Valentine Fortune Cookies Valentine’s Day will be here in the blink of an eye and we are ready! Today I’m sharing an easy non-candy Valentine idea that is sure to get noticed. Learning how to make Valentine fortune cookies is easy as long as you know the folding technique. Plus, I created the little Valentine fortune […]

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Heart Pretzels

Heart Pretzels Ohhhh we just love Valentine’s Day around here at Smart School House! Pretty much anything that involves hearts definitely steals our heart:) Today we are showing how you can turn regular pretzels into adorable Valentine’s Day hearts. Even better, we topped them with a candy hearts just for the fun of it! This simple tutorial […]

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Candy Pretzel Flowers

Candy Pretzel Flowers Happy Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to give out candy and cute gifts. The cuter the better! Some people love to give flowers on Valentine’s Day. It’s also a fun time to get creative and makes gifts from the heart. Today we are sharing an adorable DIY Valentine’s Day treat […]

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Santa Footprints

Santa Footprints It’s aaalllllmost Christmas, which means that the final details for the big fun day (and evening before) are getting taken care of. Have you ever made Santa Footprints before? If you haven’t, you still have time! You probably already have everything you need for the last minute Christmas idea and it is SO worth doing because […]

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Plastic Plate Snow Globe

Plastic Plate Snow Globe Happy holidays! Winter is here in several parts of the country, and although it doesn’t snow where we live, we still love to participate in snowy crafts! Today’s winter craft idea is just for the kiddos. We recently made a mason jar lid snow globe (seen here). This plastic plate snow […]

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Disney Ding Dong Donuts

Disney Ding Dong Donuts Aloha from Disney’s Aulani in Hawaii! We have been having the best time! We can’t get enough of the lazy river, water slides, and beach. Even though it’s December, it’s hot out and we’re feeling happy and tan! Today we’re sharing a fun and cute Mickey Mouse dessert treat with you. Disney […]

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Snowman Place Setting

Snowman Place Setting Now that December is here, we can’t wait to share this idea with you! If you love to set your table in a special way for the holidays, you will love this DIY Snowman place setting. If you have a special “kids table” at your house for get togethers, then the kids […]

Picture Frame Christmas Wreath

Picture Frame Christmas Wreath Happy holidays from us here at Smart School House! We have started to deck our halls with all things Christmas. This year we put a little rustic flare into some of our decor. Today we are going to show you how to make this rustic picture frame Christmas wreath with just […]

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Penguins Sliding Down the Stairs

Penguins Sliding Down Stairs We are already decorating for the holidays even though it’s Thanksgiving week. There are some things in life that we just can’t get enough of and Christmas decor is one of them! Today we are showing you how to make a snow slide in your house! Well, it’s a pretend snow slide:) […]

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Mason Jar Lid Snow Globe

Mason Jar Lid Snow Globe Happy Holidays! We have something so adorable to share with you today! Who loves snow globes? (Raises hand). Who loves mason jars? (Raises other hand). This easy DIY Christmas craft idea is just for people like us! Today I’ll show you how to make a cute mason jar lid snow globe using […]

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Gray and White Bathroom

Gray and White Bathroom Hello! Today, instead of our normal craft or easy recipe, I’m taking you into a part of our home that we recently renovated. So, welcome to Smart School House (literally!). Since we purchased this home a year ago, we’ve been working on it a lot. Don’t get me wrong, there were no […]

Christmas Countdown Candle

Christmas Countdown Candle Christmas is just around the corner and, if your family is anything like ours, then you probably enjoy counting down the days until Santa comes! Today’s DIY craft is just for people who look forward to the Christmas countdown in December. This DIY Christmas Countdown Candle is so neat and goes perfectly […]

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