Gratitude Keeper

This the season when we typically think about the many things we are grateful for. I love the idea of sharing with your family one thing you are grateful for the entire month of November. With that in mind, I came up with a way to “count our blessings” and share them as a […]

No Tricks, Just Treats this Halloween!

Let’s celebrate the candy, the treats this Halloween!
I wanted to feature the candy, the goodies, the cute ways to give out the candy,
so enjoy the treats, not tricks here!
Push Up Pumpkin{With candy corn snack mix} from Dukes and Duchesses.

I just can’t get over how cute this is! Push up pops are adorable no matter […]

Frankenstein DIY Candy Dish

Last week, I shared an easy candy dish made from a pumpkin.

This week, I have another. Frankenstein inspired meets Halloween Candy Dish.

I used a glass vase and a glass candlestick from the Dollar Tree. With a little paint, vinyl and felt this candy dish was complete. Oh, and googly eyes. Who can forget the […]

By |October 12th, 2014|crafts, Halloween|0 Comments

DIY Pumpkin Turned Candy Dish

With a Dollar Store Pumpkin and a candy dish idea in mind, I got crafty!
These pumpkins found at The Dollar Tree are perfect for crafting.

They are very easy to cut into since they are styrofoam.
So, that is what I did. I cut off the top.

Nice hollow inside.
I knew I wanted to paint a witch […]

Label Label Key Caps Giveaway + Bee Crafty Show

Welcome to a new crafty week my friends!
Let’s start this week off with a giveaway and I want to introduce you to my new craft show, Bee Crafty!

I have joined forces with my crafty friend, Carrie.

Together we came up with a craft/DIY show that we hope will inspire you!
Carrie loves to sew and use […]

Halloween Fabric Wall Hanging

So, you are walking through Hobby Lobby and you come across the fabric section.
Let’s take a moment of silence to recognize how awesome this story is already.
Ok, anyway back to the point of this post. There is a point, I promise.
You know how you see all of the fabric panels that someone on the […]

By |October 4th, 2014|Challenge, crafts|3 Comments

Newsletter Anyone?

Did you know that The CSI Project has a newsletter?
Yep, you can get our projects in your inbox and keep up with everything we are doing!
For the month of October, if you sign up or already have signed up, you will get a free download.

Get this bag topper for your Halloween treats!
These make cute […]

By |September 30th, 2014|Challenge|4 Comments

Mirror Turned Tombstone DIY

Halloween Season has begun!
Hip Hip Hooray!

Let the decorating, costume planning and treat making begin!
I had this mirror from our dresser just laying around. I knew I could upcycle it into something and with Halloween on my mind, I knew just what to make.

I took out the glass and started the painting.
I used Rustoleum gray […]

By |September 29th, 2014|Halloween, Tutorials|0 Comments

Taco Chili{Fall Favorite Recipe}

Fall is here and that means I cook some fall favorites for the CSI Family!
A favorite of ours is

This recipe is so simple.
I keep the ingredients in the pantry all fall and winter long because this is easy to throw together when you need a meal fast. Most nights fast is exactly what […]

By |September 24th, 2014|Recipe|1 Comment

Skull Candy Dish

Halloween is just around the corner and that means Halloween Decor will start to come out!
The air will get cooler, the candy bought and then your door bell will ring.
Trick or Treat
Smell my feet……something like that!
Candy! Speaking of candy, I made a candy dish using a thrift store find.

I found this wall plaque at […]

By |September 16th, 2014|crafts, Halloween|12 Comments

Giraffe Grins{Help us spread the grins}

I am a person that believes that we can go through hard times and come out even stronger. We can also be inspired to help others and open our hearts.
Remembering the BIG giraffe…..

I spent some time in the Children’s hospital in my home town and it certainly made me see children who spend time […]

By |September 14th, 2014|Challenge, Giraffe Grins|11 Comments

Candy Corn Pallet Art

One of the best things about fall, in my opinion, is CANDY CORN!!!!
I love eating them and I love crafting up my own candy corn creations.

I found this pallet sign on clearance and knew it would make a great project.
What? I had no idea but I decided to cut the ends so they were […]

By |September 8th, 2014|crafts|0 Comments