Ruff Draft: Ex’s and Oh’s for Valentines Day (XOXO)

I don’t know about you guys, but I am loving Elle King’s son Ex’s and Oh’s and I think it couldn’t be more perfect for Valentine’s Day.  (especially for those with a good sense of humor).  To keep along with this whimsical theme, I wanted to create some Valentine’s Day XOXO Decor for my mantel.  […]

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Ruff Draft: 15 DIY Pumpkins

It’s official – I am obsessed with DIY pumpkins this year, so I decided to pull some of my favorite ones to share with you. If these pumkins don’t get your creative juices flowing, than I don’t know what will.  It is absolutely amazing to me how many ways crafters have come up with unique […]

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Ruff Draft: Chalk Paint Pumpkin Painting

Today I am recycling several old orange pumpkins I had in storage with Chalk Paint.  I found a great tutorial on how to give your fake orange pumpkins a new look in neutral colors from Perfectly Imperfect. I decided to pull out my painting supplies and give it a try!  Take a look and see […]

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Ruff Draft: Kentucky Derby Bar with Frozen Mint Julep Recipe, DIY Craft & FREE PRINTABLES

Who is excited for the Kentucky Derby this coming Saturday? In case you are looking for last minute ideas, we created a simple Kentucky Derby Bar setup including a FREE PRINTABLE DERBY PARTY COLLECTION for your 2015 Kentucky Derby Party.  We took our Equestrian collection and redesigned it in blues & greens along with creating Wager Cards […]

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Ruff Draft: DIY Lightbulb Vase

Are you getting the winter blues and need something to do?  Today I have a clever project that you can work on while being cooped up in your house.  February is a great month to do your home decor projects when its too cold to be outside. I have been redoing my bedroom over the weekend, […]

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Ruff Draft: Thanksgiving Decor with Recycled Wine Bottles

Who is excited for Thanksgiving this week?  Have you started decorating yet…. planning your meal…. figuring out all the holiday details?  I wanted to show you a quick Thanksgiving decorating idea you can do this week, using recycled wine bottles (or any bottles of your choice).  This inexpensive Thanksgiving decor gives a big bang with little effort! […]

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Sanibel Island 40th Beach Birthday Party

I am so excited to show you today a recent 40th Beach Birthday Party I threw for a dear friend of mine.  My girlfriend Holly’s favorite place is Sanibel Island and since we couldn’t go there for her birthday, we brought the beach to her!  I designed sandy, beachy elegant graphics in seashore hues of […]

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Ruff Draft: DIY Fabric Printing on Pillows for Less

I have been in the midst of revamping my office this spring, and today I want to show you an inexpensive way to spruce up old pillows!  DIY Fabric Printing!  In case you didn’t see my home office rustic makeover, click here for more ideas and inspiration! I have two chairs I recently recovered that […]

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Angry Birds Hanging Decor Tutorial

We have one more Angry Birds Toons Party post to share with you today – how to create Angry Birds Hanging Decor as seen on our backdrop.  In case you missed the backdrop details, check out our full party for ideas and inspiration for your Angry Birds Toons event.  We wanted to show you exactly how we […]

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Ruff Draft: Hoppy Easter! Printable Bag Toppers and Gold Urn Display with Peeps

It’s Hoppy Easter Time and we are having fun with Peeps this week.  We created a fresh, new bag topper design that includes Easter colors along with a touch of gold glitter.  We also wanted to show how to display Easter Peeps in a gold urn to show a more sophisticated style for your kid […]

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Ruff Draft: Burlap Acorns for the Fall

The leaves are starting to change here in the Carolinas along with acorns falling on the ground.  Now is the perfect time to make this simple DIY burlap acorn craft!  This is a new twist and a great accessory to the burlap pumpkins that are the latest trend. The natural element of using real acorns […]

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Ruff Draft: DIY Yarn Pom Banner

Remember the DIY yarn poms we showed you how to make a few weeks ago?  Well, we have been getting questions about how we made our yarn pom banners… we are going to tell you how today! Supplies Needed: Pre-made yarn poms – various sizes (we used about  25 – 30)… this will depend on […]

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A Vintage Holiday Secret Santa Party

Christmas is getting CLOSER and closer!  I am excited and so happy to see lots of party submissions for the holidays.  This one stuck out to me because its so bright and cheery and I just adore the treats! Rachel, of Polka Dots and Puppies, sent this in to us and I’m excited to show […]

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New Happy Gobble Day Kids Thanksgiving Printables Collection

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we are happy to showcase all of our Gobble Day kids Thanksgiving printables collection photo shoot that we styled up in the mountains of North Carolina. (Asheville, to be exact) At Thanksgiving dinner, if you have children, you know that its hard to enjoy the fruits of your […]

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{News} Incorporating Anders Ruff Graphics into Home Decor with MonMell Designs!

We are so excited to announce the extension of our line of Anders Ruff graphic printables to home decor! Introducing a FABULOUS new company.  MonMell Designs Home decor to feather your nest.   In collaboration with MonMell Designs , you can now enjoy the Anders Ruff Gobble Gobble Thanksgiving Designs in decorative hand-crafted and embellished pillows. […]

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