Crafting

Setting the stage for creativity and learning

January 11, 2015
Setting the stage for crafting & learning | InspiredRD.com

If I lived in a giant house I would have a craft room where the kids could go crazy and whip up wonderful designs and inventions all day long. But I don’t. If I was Martha Stewart, I would have a perfect craft organizational system with color-coded bins. A place for everything, and everything in […]

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2014 Friendly Gift Guide

December 7, 2014
The Dandelion Attic on Etsy

Lately I’ve been blown away by the creativity and talent of some of my friends.  I am surrounded by artists, musicians and crafters.  Because these people inspire me, I wanted to share them with you (that is the entire point of my blog anyways).  So I put together a gift guide to show off the […]

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Simple Thankful Tree

November 23, 2014
How to make a simple Thankful Tree with your kids for Thanksgiving | InspiredRD.com

I wanted to do a Thanksgiving project with the kids that focused on being grateful for all the little and big things in life. As I started to peruse Pinterest, I realized that A) I didn’t want to spend a ton of money, and B) I didn’t want to spend a ton of time. So […]

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20 DIY Fall Wreath Tutorials

October 9, 2014
20 DIY Fall Wreath Tutorials

It’s rainy and cool here in Phoenix today. Fall is my favorite time of year because we can finally go outside to play. Except for this year because we have a major mosquito problem. For the first time ever, I am praying for the rain to stop. We are covered in bites, and it doesn’t […]

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Easy Earth Day Crafts for Kids

April 22, 2014
Easy Earth Day Crafts for Kids

I’m sharing a few easy craft ideas for Earth Day over at Van’s Natural Foods blog. And the best part is, you probably have most of the materials at your house already. Click here or on any of the photos to go to the post! {Recycled Crayons} {Dino Terrarium} {Recycled Bird Feeder}   Happy Earth […]

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How to naturally dye Easter eggs

March 10, 2014
How to naturally dye Easter eggs

Joe’s birthday falls on Easter this year, and he is thrilled. “I am going to have SO MUCH FUN that day!” Here’s hoping BirthdayEaster 2014 lives up to his expectations. As a prelude to ALL THE FUN, we will first be dying some eggs. This is something we like to do each year, making it […]

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Don’t Just Eat, Journal Those Recipes Too!

December 17, 2013
Katie Clemons - Gadanke Journals

I’ve always wanted to be a journaler.  I picture myself curled up with a cup of hot tea, writing about important memories, dreaming about the future through my pen.  But I never seem to stick with it.  Either I’m too much of a perfectionist to start (what if I mess up on the first page?), […]

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Ugly Christmas Sweater Sale This Weekend

October 9, 2013
Ugly Christmas Sweater Sale on @inspired_vintage

Looking for an Ugly Christmas Sweater?  My mom has been working all year on collecting and embellishing the ugliest of sweaters and vests.  They are all one-of-a-kind and guaranteed to be a hit at your Ugly Christmas Sweater party. You can grab one this weekend by stopping by our Instagram shop @Inspired_Vintage.  Prices will range […]

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Announcing the new Inspired Vintage Instagram Shop!

October 2, 2013
Inspired Vintage Instagram Shop

My mom and I love to hunt for vintage treasures.  LOVE.  But our husbands are getting a bit weary of how much space our treasures are taking up.  This is good news for you because we decided to open an Instagram shop.  Now you can have access to the cool things we love hunting for! […]

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20 DIY Fall Wreath Tutorials

September 23, 2013
20 DIY Fall Wreath Tutorials from InspiredRD.com #crafting #diy

It’s rainy and cool here in Phoenix today. Fall is my favorite time of year because we can finally go outside to play. Except for this year because we have a major mosquito problem. For the first time ever, I am praying for the rain to stop. We are covered in bites, and it doesn’t […]

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