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  • “Counting” on Thanksgiving

    “Counting” on Thanksgiving

    To all of our newbies hopping over from Number Fifty-three blog — welcome! We are super excited you stopped by & on behalf of the entire DIY Playbook team (veteran readers included), here are 5 random tips we would like to share to help you get to know what we’re all about here on the

  • FREE Thanksgiving Watercolor Place Cards

    FREE Thanksgiving Watercolor Place Cards

    Thanksgiving is one of our favorite times of the year. It’s the official kickoff of the holiday season, it’s dripping in tradition, and there isn’t that looming pressure to find the “perfect gift”. We LOVE Thanksgiving for all of this, but most importantly, we love the idea that there’s a built-in holiday designed just to

  • How to Create a Pumpkin Cooler for your Halloween Party

    How to Create a Pumpkin Cooler for your Halloween Party

    We’ve told you guys all about our love for fall…the fab fashion, yummy pumpkin flavored everything, and cozy touches that you can add to your home. But you might not know that we’re not super obsessed with Halloween. I mean don’t get us wrong here, it’s always fun to dress up and DIY a fun

  • How to Make your Entire Home Smell Like a Pumpkin Spice Latte for Fall

    How to Make your Entire Home Smell Like a Pumpkin Spice Latte for Fall

    Last month’s Busy Girl’s Succulent Garden was such a hit here on the DIY Playbook, we thought we would come back with another Busy Girl Craft for you to re-create in LESS than 15 minutes. For those of you who missed it, a Busy Girl Craft is one designed specifically for all of the Busy

  • How to Make Valentine’s Day Coasters

    How to Make Valentine’s Day Coasters

    Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we decided to whip up an easy holiday craft with extra tiles…

  • A Simple Idea to Keep Old Christmas Cards Organized

    A Simple Idea to Keep Old Christmas Cards Organized

    Any organizing resolutions out there? Any New Year’s diets kicking off today? Anyone putting the Christmas decorations away this week? Any I-love-these-cards-but-have-no-clue-what-to-do-with-them kind of people tuning in? Well, we have almost ALL of you covered today with this Christmas Card Organizing Tutorial. I can’t help with the diets, but the organizers… I have your back! The

  • Cranberry Christmas Centerpiece

    Cranberry Christmas Centerpiece

    Happy Christmas Eve everyone! I hope your holiday shopping is all done and you’ve enjoyed plenty of Christmas cookies (I know I have! #tummyache) If you’re looking to add some last minute holiday cheer to your household, then today’s project might be up your alley. This project is unique, easy, and will take you hardly

  • Mason Jar Chocolate Chip Cookie & Free Printable

    Mason Jar Chocolate Chip Cookie & Free Printable

    Today we are mixing two things we l.o.v.e. here on the DIY Playbook: cookies and mason jars. Although very different, this delicious project incorporates our favorite little jars with some sweet treats to create an adorable and edible cookie in a jar. It’s a mason jar cookie recipe! And since we L.O.V.E all of our

  • Fall Recipe – Pecan Pumpkin Butter Squares

    Fall Recipe – Pecan Pumpkin Butter Squares

    Fall is by far my favorite season. The crisp air, the changing leaves, the scarves and leather boots…it all makes me so darn happy. So it should be no surprise that this fall lovin’ gal has a love for any and all things pumpkin.  Come September bring on the pumpkin beers, the pumpkin ice cream,

  • Annual Cookie Day for the Christmas Season

    Annual Cookie Day for the Christmas Season

    The O’Halloran Family Cookie Day 1,000+ sprinkles on the floor 56 sticks of butter 30 batches of cookies 24 bakers and helpers 9 different kinds of cookies 1 special tradition Ever since I can remember, we’ve held cookie day in my mom’s kitchen right before the holidays. When we were younger, that meant my brothers

  • “These are a few of my Favorite Things!”

    “These are a few of my Favorite Things!”

    Warning: After reading this post you will officially have the Sound of Music’s “Favorite Things” song in your head for the rest of the day! (Listen to this and jam out!) First, if you haven’t seen the Sound of Music….go rent it right now, watch it, and come read this post after you’ve seen it. Okay,