Lantern Snow Globe

How to Make a Lantern Snow Globe Sponsored by The Star In Theaters November 17, 2017 Today I’m going to show you how we made a snowy, glowing, and beautiful Christmas decoration inside of a lantern showcasing a beautiful nativity inspired scene!  The holiday season is officially here and it’s our most favorite time of […]

Snow Globe Gum Ball Machine

Snow Globe Gum Ball Machine Make a wonderful glittery candy scene built with terra cotta clay pots and small candy ornaments! This snow globe gum ball machine is fun to make with kids and decorate your home for the holidays. Making fun and unique DIY snow globes during the winter is something we love to […]

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 […]

Giant Christmas Ornaments

Giant Christmas Ornaments Bring in the Holidays with these Giant Christmas Ornaments for your home! I can’t wait to show you how to make your own huge outdoor (or indoor) Christmas ornaments with my easy video tutorial. Best of all, they will only cost a few dollars and they look incredible! Last updated: October 31, […]

Big Plastic Ball Ornaments

Big Plastic Ball Ornaments You know when an great idea pops in your head and you just HAVE to try it out? That’s what happened to us this week. I was mentally preparing for Christmas (secretly so excited about putting our tree up) and then this DIY craft idea got stuck in my head. Would […]

Fish Bowl Snowman

Fish Bowl Snowman Here is the newest addition to our holiday decor: a Fish Bowl Snowman craft for Christmas! Isn’t it ADORABLE?! I set up a tiny Christmas scene in each one. I got everything from the craft store including the bowls!  Last updated: October 29, 2017 This post was originally published on October 16, 2016. I […]

Giant Paper Plate Lollipops

Giant Paper Plate Lollipops SO many people love this easy DIY Christmas craft! These are giant paper plate lollipops for Christmas. They are super cute as a garden decoration or you can line your driveway with them. Plus, they cost less than a dollar each to make! They do not have to be painted perfectly because the cellophane makes […]

Flamingo Vultures

How to Make Flamingo Vultures Get excited for Halloween making flamingo vultures for your lawn! What do you think of this creepy DIY Halloween decor idea? Turn pink lawn flamingos into vultures using some spray paint and a white boa around the neck. The buzzards are an unexpected surprise to any of your outdoor decorations for […]

Tomato Cage Witch Hat

Tomato Cage Witch Hat This HUGE tomato cage witch hat for Halloween is sure to be a show stopper! Halloween is one of the BEST holidays to decorate for! Whether you like spooky things or super sweet Halloween touches, everybody gets excited for the big night in October. These witch hats look great grouped together […]

Flower Pomanders Made with Wiffle Balls

Flower Pomanders Made with Wiffle Balls Making flower pomanders with wiffle balls is something I’ve done several times in the past few years. They can be hung, placed on a stand, put in a centerpiece, or even used with a handle for a wedding bouquet. Did you know they’re also called flower “kissing balls”… isn’t that a […]

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Giant Pool Noodle Flowers

Giant Pool Noodle Flowers Who loves adorable DIY outdoor decorations? We do, we do! If you follow me on Facebook (don’t miss out and follow me here) then you might have seen these adorable GIANT Pool Noodle Flowers that I shared today.  Are you ready to make some? They’ll stand up straight in any yard […]

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Glowing Watering Can with Fairy Lights

Glowing Watering Can with Fairy Lights The project inspired by this post (translation needed). I was able to find some similar supplies here in the US and got to work! Welcome to Smart School House! Today I have a beautiful outdoor DIY to share with you. This glowing watering can with fairy lights is so beautiful and […]

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Carrot Napkin Utensils

Carrot Napkin Utensils Carrot Napkin Utensils – DIY bushel of carrots for Easter utensils! Green utensils wrapped in an orange napkin to look like carrots. Keep reading to see the complete directions and details about where I got the supplies. You’re going to get a lot of smiles when you display these utensils wrapped like […]

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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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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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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 […]

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 […]