Christina Williams https://christinawilliamsblog.com Thu, 18 May 2017 15:24:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://christinawilliamsblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/cropped-icon-01-32x32.png Christina Williams https://christinawilliamsblog.com 32 32 DIY Citrus Mint Bath Salt Recipe https://christinawilliamsblog.com/diy-citrus-mint-bath-salt-recipe/ https://christinawilliamsblog.com/diy-citrus-mint-bath-salt-recipe/#comments Thu, 18 May 2017 15:24:36 +0000 https://christinawilliamsblog.com/?p=2454 These bath salt recipes might be my easiest DIY projects ever. I tried a couple variations, but found that the most simple was my favorite. When I was ingredient shopping, I grabbed the wrong bag of Epsom salt by accident. I thought I was grabbing the plain stuff; but the one that ended up coming home

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A Mini Home Tour + An Announcement https://christinawilliamsblog.com/mini-home-tour-announcement/ https://christinawilliamsblog.com/mini-home-tour-announcement/#respond Fri, 17 Mar 2017 18:08:32 +0000 https://christinawilliamsblog.com/?p=2434 When we bought this house four years ago, I sincerely thought this was IT. Our final destination. I poured my heart and soul into turing this house into my dream home. But life has a funny way of showing you who’s boss. A couple months ago, opportunity came knocking and we answered. Our family is headed

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Printable Classroom Valentines https://christinawilliamsblog.com/printable-class-valentines/ https://christinawilliamsblog.com/printable-class-valentines/#respond Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:29:10 +0000 https://christinawilliamsblog.com/?p=2406 Class Valentines. Here’s how it usually goes: I think I’m going to come up with something super cute and fun and pinterest-worthy. Then February hits and I still don’t have my crap together from the holidays. We run to Target the night before the class valentine party and grab whatever box of cheap character valentines is

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Take a Shortcut with Your Holiday Greeting Cards https://christinawilliamsblog.com/take-shortcut-holiday-greeting-cards/ https://christinawilliamsblog.com/take-shortcut-holiday-greeting-cards/#respond Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:18:55 +0000 https://christinawilliamsblog.com/?p=2396 I’m a stationery designer. I make holiday greeting cards for other people. Most years I come up with something unique for my own greeting cards. And by “unique,” I mean that I use a clever design to avoid taking a family photo. Because: Ugh. Every year, though, my cards are left to the very last minute. Some years,

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Holiday Gift Guide: Teacher Gifts https://christinawilliamsblog.com/holiday-gift-guide-teacher-gifts/ https://christinawilliamsblog.com/holiday-gift-guide-teacher-gifts/#respond Wed, 16 Nov 2016 18:51:47 +0000 https://christinawilliamsblog.com/?p=2380 I always leave teacher gifts to the last minute. But this year I’m sharing my top picks for easy teacher gifts with my friends at the Land of Nod. You can read all about it here. So guess who’s done with her teacher gifts early this year? This girl! Hip, Hip, Hooray!  For this post,

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Thanksgiving Activities for Kids https://christinawilliamsblog.com/thanksgiving-activities-kids/ https://christinawilliamsblog.com/thanksgiving-activities-kids/#respond Wed, 16 Nov 2016 13:00:14 +0000 https://christinawilliamsblog.com/?p=2384 Can you believe it’s almost Thanksgiving? I can’t. I’m still mentally in October, and November is halfway over! I’m sharing my Thanksgiving Kids’ Table Printables on Fox 13’s The Place this afternoon, so tune in at 1pm for more of my awkward on-camera antics. In the meantime, I thought it would be fun to round up a

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Easy DIY Halloween Costumes https://christinawilliamsblog.com/easy-diy-halloween-costumes/ https://christinawilliamsblog.com/easy-diy-halloween-costumes/#respond Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:30:19 +0000 https://christinawilliamsblog.com/?p=2367 Here’s my final installation in my series of Easy DIY Halloween Costumes. I shared these costumes today on Fox 13’s The Place. You can see the segment here. In the meantime, here’s a little extra info about how we made these costumes. DIY Operation Game Costume Time: 30 min. Total Cost: $10 I love using

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There’s Still Time to Make a Last-Minute Costume https://christinawilliamsblog.com/easy-last-minute-costume/ https://christinawilliamsblog.com/easy-last-minute-costume/#respond Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:42:49 +0000 https://christinawilliamsblog.com/?p=2361 Apparently I was hungry when I decided on “Last-Minute Costume” as the topic of my latest Fox 13 segment. As for the costumes, they’re so easy you don’t even need a tutorial. I especially love that these costumes take 15-30 minutes to make; and they’re all well under $20 each. Plus, they’re great for both kids and

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DIY Gum Ball Machine Costume https://christinawilliamsblog.com/gum-ball-machine-costume/ https://christinawilliamsblog.com/gum-ball-machine-costume/#comments Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:03 +0000 https://christinawilliamsblog.com/?p=2349 I’ve seen different variations on this gum ball machine costume around the web lately and I’ve been dying to give it a whirl. This costume is so much cuter than what you find at the Halloween stores. Plus, it’s less expensive and higher quality, too!  Gum Ball Machine Costume Supplies:  Colorful Craft Pom Poms White

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Easy Cactus Costume https://christinawilliamsblog.com/easy-cactus-costume/ https://christinawilliamsblog.com/easy-cactus-costume/#comments Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:00:20 +0000 https://christinawilliamsblog.com/?p=2333 I’m so excited to share my favorite easy DIY costumes with you this week. First up is this easy cactus costume. This is not a new idea. I’ve seen a number of cactus costume tutorials out there, and I wanted this one to be a little different. I wanted to be able to re-use the shirt after Halloween; and I

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