DIY Table Runner: Chalkboard Fabric

DIY Table Runner: Chalkboard Fabric Written and Photographed by Tori of Lil’ Mrs. Tori Hi Smart School House Readers! I have been so inspired by the chalkboard table runners I have been seeing I decided to make my own! This is a very simple sewing project that beginners could easily make. I ended up making two […]

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Thanksgiving Craft: Table Garland

Thanksgiving Craft: Table Garland ‘Tis the season to decorate for Turkey Day! Today’s Thanksgiving craft is a super duper simple table garland that is packed with style! Grace your Thanksgiving table with some DIY decor this year…

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Candy Corn Pattern

Candy Corn Pattern: Mini Candy Corn Decor Written and photographed by Katie from Made to be a Momma Hi there! It’s Katie from {Made to be a Momma}! I am so excited to be here at Smart School House again!  With Halloween almost over, I am switching over to some fun fall/thanksgiving decor and these mini candy […]

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DIY Thanksgiving Banner

DIY Thanksgiving Banner Well, Thanksgiving crafts have started here at Smart School House and I’m kicking off the season with this DIY Glitter Dipped Thanksgiving Banner! (Whisper voice: everything is better with glitterrrrrr).

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DIY Custom Door Mat

DIY Custom Door Mat Written and photographed by Amy of A Blossoming Life Hey y’all I am Amy from the blog A Blossoming Life and I’m so excited to be here on Kelly’s blog sharing one of my frugal DIY projects. I love to blog about DIY projects, all things frugal and natural! Currently, the hubs and […]

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Chapstick: Custom Lil’ Covers

Chapstick: Custom Lil’ Covers Now that the cooler, dryer weather is approaching, ALL of us girls will have at least one stick of chapstick in our purses or backpacks at school. Now you can make custom lil’ covers to add a little style to your chapstick! I whipped up this fun crafty-craft to help your […]

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No Carve Pumpkin

No Carve Pumpkin  Written and Photographed by Barbara of Chase the Star Hello everyone, it’s Barbara from Chase the Star, where I write about simple and budget-friendly ideas for decorating and crafting. I adore all things creative! I’m a working mom and wife, and when I have a rare moment to spare you can find […]

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Halloween Crafts and Ghost Pencil Toppers

Halloween Crafts and Ghost Pencil Toppers As a teacher I love Halloween crafts and anything to do with pencils and crayons (as you can see in THIS fun post). I recently made these DIY Ghost Pencil toppers and they are so adorable! Stella and Mitch LOVE to play with them as finger puppets too.

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Birthday Baby Sugar Scrub

Birthday Baby Sugar Scrub Ok, I LOVE to make a fun sugar scrub! Birthday Baby Sugar Scrub is actually my 3rd baby inspired sugar scrubs. You see, it all started with Sugar Baby (you can see it here). Then, I made Sleepy Baby (you can see it here). Today, I have a new baby to […]

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DIY Halloween Decorations

DIY Halloween Decorations I’m so excited to share some of my cute DIY Halloween decorations with you today! DIY is a fancy short way of writing “Do-It-Yourself”. Do you like making your own decorations for parties and holidays? Me too!! In fact, I have a whole gallery of seasonal crafts and other DIY decorations that […]

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The Best New Fonts Vol. 4

I just couldn’t help myself today, so I collected The Best New Fonts (vol. 4) for you! You can font volumes 1, 2 and 3 HERE. All of these fonts are free for you to use! I love to use them here on my blog, but they are also fun to use other ways too! […]

Healthy School Lunch Ideas

Healthy School Lunch Ideas Written and photographed by Amy of A Blossoming Life School is officially back in session! You know what that means moms… Trying to figure out easy, quick, and healthy lunches for kids! It can be really easy to get into a sandwich rut or just trying to find healthy meals that […]

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Come and meet the new contributors here at Smart School House! I’ve been so eager to share the news with you. Thank you to every blogger that expressed interest. These pretty ladies that you see below will be contributing a creative post on a rotating schedule once a week. What does that mean for you, […]

DIY: Crayon Box

DIY: Crayon Box Today’s DIY craft is this adorable crayon box! Back to school season is one of the best times of year and this little crafty-craft fits in perfectly with the festivities. However, what I love about this craft is that a crayon box can be embellished all year long! I recommend using this […]

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Paper Craft: Rulers

I love a simple paper craft and the teacher in me loves wooden rulers! I’ve been inspired by all of the beautiful scrapbook paper you can find these days. There are so many crafting possibilities! Today I made something pretty that I’m excited to share with you. They are DIY Pretty Wooden Rulers and they take […]

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Back to School Ideas

Back to School Ideas As a teacher, I love seeing all of the Back to School Ideas that people create! There is no better time than now to be inspired to make something fun for your children that are about to celebrate the beginning of a new school year! I’ve gathered this wonderful collection of […]

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Welcome Back to School

Welcome Back to School Smart School House readers! I love this season, don’t you? Summer was fun but now it is time to get back to business. I have teamed up with some beautiful crafty bloggers to bring you this amazing collection of back to school ideas. This entire collection is dedicated to chalkboard paint! […]

Tin Can Lantern: Published in All You Magazine

I’ve been asked a few times about the pretty tin can lantern I made last month that was published in All You Magazine. You can see it HERE. The Senior Style editor of the magazine contacted me and asked if I would be up for a crafting challenge. That’s my kind of thing! It had […]

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