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Seriously Y’all. Today I will show you how to Dye Easter Eggs, just wait —–> Not just eggs but Tie-Dyed Eggs. I am totally obsessed with tie-dye. You would think I am a born again 15 year old who’s parents traveled in a camper and lived for Woodstock or just wood. Wait, they did.

Ya know this craft is perfect for grown adults (who simply are finding anything to bring them back to their younger years,yo) or itty bitty kiddos. You could kill 2 birds with 1 stone and do them WITH your kiddos!

So I write for I Love to Create, twice a month and I get to actually do FUN stuff like this for my JOBBBY JOB! I know. You are totally shaking your head right now saying “ughhhh I wanna dye eggs and listen to loud music all day”… TRUST, it took me a long time and lot’s of hard work to get this egg dying job. Check out all of my crafts that I have made for them.

Thankful? YOU BETCHA BOTTOM DOLLAR. There is a special technique I used on these eggs so make sure to click this link <——- to see the magic trick.

How to Dye Easter Eggs My fur child got jealous when I was making these eggs and just begged for some tie-dye on her pure white fur. Don’t worry it’s all NON TOXIC! That alone rocks!

I posted a picture of Ceaux Ceaux (co-co) on my Instagram and everyone loved it. Are you on Instagram? Go follow me and get a glimpse into my fun and adventurous daily life. Don’t let me fool you it’s usually pics of my hands holding what I think is “interesting” objects or “sneak peaks” of my upcoming projects. Fun AY! Just search for JADERBOMB, don’t worry I will accept your request just give me 4 minutes.


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Thank you to Martha Stewart Pets for sponsoring today’s post on the Martha Stewart Pets Halloween Costume Contest!


Hey everyone! It’s that time of year where we dress up our furry balls in exciting things!  I am so excited to show off Ceaux Ceaux’s (Co-Co) new Halloween costume from Martha Stewart’s line at Petco. I was truly stumped when I had to pick out this year’s costume. I ended up choosing the Glitter Skeleton Costume. Did I mention they are really affordable too!

I think Ceaux likes it because she actually started running around the room when I took this out of the box. It’s like she knows it’s for her. When I say “come see baby girl” she sit’s right in front of me.

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When it comes to pet’s it’s important to put them in things that are soft and comfortable. 

I am always impressed with Martha’s line at Petco. Everything is thought out perfectly from the fabric to how it fits. Let’s look at how stinking cute this costume is.

I love the way the sleeves are made and the precious tutu on it. Don’t worry, this tutu is extremely soft so it will not scratch your pet.

If you think you get “ooh’s and ahhh’s” now, just wait.


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I also love how snug it fits! Isn’t she just adorable.

Martha Stewart Pets Halloween Costume Contest

Show off your dog’s trick-or-treat style! Submit a photo of your pet wearing a Martha Stewart Pets costume today through October 18, 2013 in the Martha Stewart Pets Halloween Costume Contest for the chance to win a Martha Stewart Pets Halloween prize package and to be featured on MarthaStewart.com!

How cool if your pet would end up famous! Hurry to Petco and grab your favorite one.

Don’t forget to tweet and instagram your pictures and use hashtag #marthastewartpets. You can also tag @ma_living and #Petsmart



I am super excited to share with you something that will be taking place EVERY THURSDAY!  What is BLOGGY LOVE THURSDAY?
It is the one day of the week where me and four of my friends will showcase each other’s crafts! If there is something you would like to showcase send me an email jade@jaderbomb.com. You never know when something of yours will show up on here! Let’s get started on today’s wonderful crafts.

Cathie Filian always puts a smile on my face. Check out these epic crackle eggs she made!http://cathiefilian.blogspot.com/2013/03/diy-crackle-finish-easter-eggs.html

Margot Potter is a bloggy queen, did you know that? If you don’t believe me you can check this out….She made a stunning “rustic elegance centerpiece”…http://www.theimpatientcrafter.com/2013/03/diy-rustic-elegance-centerpiece.html

Claudine hellmuth: artist + illustrator …Well there is not much to say except TALENTED.. If you love illustrations then she is the person you need to stalk! She has a free download on her site, click the link below to get to it… All I will say is it’s “Bunny-licious”.

Mark Montano is going to rule the world one day. Maybe I can be his assistant or something. I can’t wait to make these “Tiny Hat” bobby pins that he put up yesterday on his blog! Can you imagine these in your hair! OMG!


I hope you enjoyed bloggy Thursday!


Happy Thursday Jaderbugs! I am sitting here listening to all of my amazing songs on my computer, thinking about what it would be like if I could fly! You know what I mean right? The kind of flying that fairies and little bugs do. Somehow it seems like it would be easy and so very whimsical. Unfortunately I am not flying, but I am blogging. I guess it’s the closest thing to flying I can do. I promise to let you know if I ever learn how to fly… Maybe I will even do a tutorial on it, hehe.

On to the awesome craft I am sharing today. I am so excited to share with you a new project I am doing with Martha Stewart Crafts. It’s called #12monthsofmartha & #marthastewartcrafts <——(this is the hashtag you can use if you repin this or want to see other’s who are a part of this project)

I am super giddy about it and I think you will too. Each month I will be sharing with you new items from the Martha Stewart crafts line that is brand spanking new~

So yes! You will be seeing things that are not yet in the stores… Today we are learning how to “cover” up a pillar candle to give it a new spicy look.

You can find all of her products at Michael’s Arts and Crafts, Jo-Anns Fabrics & Crafts and Amazon.com.



*Martha Stewart Designer Paper

If you want to purchase any of the items I used in this tutorial click on the links and booyah! It’s that easy.



Are you getting excited!


I am loving this beautiful designer paper! I love the designs on both sides of the paper. You can never go wrong with this pack of paper.


The first thing you will do is lay a piece of paper down on a flat surface. Place the candle on top of the paper, then cut whatever hangs over the edge of the candle.


When you are done wrapping all of your candles it will look like a sleeve. I love dressing up candles, especially like this. I cut a few thin pieces of burlap and wrapped them around the top edge.


HEAVEN. That is all I will say about this glitter eyelash yarn. I can’t wait to show you Saturday what else I made with this. I am telling you, it’s some magical stuff.


To decorate my candles I used a 2 inch circle punch to get these circles. This paper is from the Martha Stewart collection. Grab one of these cute stickers and place right smack in the middle of a circle. Are you loving how these stickers look like vintage stamps?


I am in love with this paper punch. It’s called “Heartbeat punch all over the page. ” They have magnets on the top part of the punch and the base. This makes it super easy when trying to line everything up the correct way. If you have the punch in the wrong spot the magnets will not connect. So you really can’t mess up!


This is what you will have hidden under the paper punch. Perfect to decorate a table with.


I am super pleased with all of these products and I am sure you will be too, once you get your hands on them! Make sure to check out all of her line HERE. See you in the next post!


Valentines Tube Candles

Quote of the day:
“If we can we must.” -A.E.Housman

Happy Monday Jaderbugs! I hope y’all had a good weekend. Is it Friday yet, haha?
I am bursting with Christmas spirit these days…{was that believable}? But seriously, today is THE day the spirit is waking up from its nap. Get ready for unique posts every day all based on this magnificent holiday. In today’s post I wanted to give you a little bundle of joy. Yep that’s right today you are getting a whole collection of goodies. I have noticed a lot of pink’s and green’s this year so that is what cha getting today.

These are great for that Holiday party you are having, or for your personal happiness. I printed out one of each to use in my own decor.  Below each picture is a link to download the original PDF. I suggest doing this because the print comes out a little better. However if you don’t want to do that you can just right click and save or drag to your desktop. Then print.

First thing is this whimsical printable. I put this in a huge gold frame in our kitchen, it looks so fannn-cyyy.

You can save it to your desktop or get original PDF below.

Click HERE to download the PDF file.


Below is a fun printout on note paper so you can write your to-do list, a love letter, a note in your child’s lunch box or a grocery list on. I printed about 5 of these!

You can save it to your desktop or get original PDF below.

Click HERE to download the PDF file.


Last are some cute cupcake punch outs. I use a 2″ circle punch for these. If you don’t have a hand punch you can just use scissors. Trust me it works just as good. After you cut these you glue a toothpick on the pack and another one on the opposite side. When dry just pop it onto the top of a cupcake or cake.

You can save it to your desktop or get original PDF below.

Click HERE to download the PDF file.


I hope you enjoyed all of these FREE downloads I made you! I know I sure am…

See ya in the next post, don’t forget to make it a DIY kinda day!

It’s Thursday night! You know almost midnight… typical time for me to start this blogging thang! Tonight my post will be super duper short because I ACCIDENTALLY deleted all of my pictures!… You know, the “step by step” pictures…WHAT THA!!!!! Who does that? Me!!!!  ((guess I should take sleeping medicine and go STRAIT to bed, right) paaahahh

 The good news is I “accidentally” saved ONE picture!!! What are the odd’s of that!

I hope you enjoy the craft because it is really easy and different than just dipping it in some colored water!
It’s the perfect craft to make if you are last minute like me!!! ENJOY

See how cute they are! Did I mention simple!!!
1.Get some fabric or paper that you are happy with.
2. Cut them into squares.
3. Draw some triangles, long thin triangles that would resemble a “blade of grass” on your material.
4. Make sure you use get sharp scissors or your edges will not be crisp. You know I am how much I love my Martha Stewart’s all purpose scissors. They work WONDERS on any material.
5. When you have enough triangles cut grab your Mod Podge. We will apply these strips of fabric paper one at a time using our ModPodge! This is another product that I could NOT live without.

I hope you are your family have a wonderful GOOD FRIDAY!!!!
Until next time,

I love love love each and everyone of you!!

This post is brought to you Plaid’s Martha Stewart line of paint and stencils. I received product for this post. All opinions expressed are 100% mine. You can check out Plaid’s full Martha Stewart product line here

JaderBUGS! I can’t wait till you get to eat this fluffy peppermint popcorn. When I started to make this I though “Hmmmm this might just be TOO sweet”… and then when it hit my mouth. I.Was.Wrong. It totally sent my mouth into PANIC attack. I have to warn you though, if you taste it when it’s still wet it will not taste like it is supposed to. You totally have to let it set till dry. I had so much fun making this because I love being able to use my hands to mix things instead of big spoons or mixers. You get to feel all of the {{gooeyness}} and then you have NO choice but to lick ALL of your fingers…Let’s get started before I drool on my computer!

You will need popcorn, peppermints and almond bark.

Pop your popcorn and place them in a bowl (this is the bowl you will be mixing everything in) and then you need to crush your peppermints. I used a food processor and it was like MAGIC!

SEE. MAGIC. It turned it into a powder form. Did I tell you how GOOD this powder was? Just think you could put this over ice-cream… YUMMERS.

Yummmmm…. I swear I didn’t eat all of it!! (just some of it).

After you pop your popcorn and crush your peppermints you will need to melt your almond bark. I always cut my bark into little pieces because it melt’s a lot faster and prevents you from burning it. Trust me I have burnt ENOUGH chocolate! NOT FUN. I only used half of the almond bark for 2 bags of popcorn.

As soon as you melt it drizzle some over your popcorn and then sprinkle peppermint dust over it. Mix with your hands. REPEAT until you feel you are happy with it.

When you are done lay all of your popcorn out on wax paper. Let it dry completely. When it is dry you can break them up and EAT THEM!!

Oh MY WORD. This looks like little puffs of perfection. RIGHT! AND THEY ARE PINK! I hope you enjoy making this and let your kids help out. It’s a great thing for them to do and they will NEVER forget it!

Sending you all of the pink popcorn in the world,


Crayon Stained-Glass Hearts

 I am full of LOVE today. Love for my life and LOVE for the Universe. I will be on Martha Stewart’s show today and I am kinda freaking out. I mean, it’s only in front of millions of people. NO pressure, right? What if I say the wrong thing? Will she think I’m silly? I just wanted to post this fun craft and share with you how thrilled I am and this feels like one big DREAM!
Don’t forget I will be covering the event LIVE on my blog so keep checking my blog out!
I will be posting LOTS of pictures from the whole thing so stay tuned my little jaderbugs.


p.s. for the wooden sticks i used bamboo.  i had these for decoration and just broke one in half.  how easy is that!
p.s. shaving with scissors was the easiest way!
p.s. when you put your 2nd piece of wax paper on top of the shavings, it’s best to put a towel on top before you iron it.  personal experience, it works best :)
p.s. you can use any cookie cutter or you can free hand your design.
p.s. after cutting out the designs simply put one down, put hot glue on the side facing upward then place rope in the middle.  before the glue dries you need to put the other heart on top and press gently with your hand.
p.s. how cute is this!
p.s. if you put it outside, just remember it is made with paper and if it gets wet it will fall apart.
Just in case you are not aware of my countdown I am doing right now you can click HERE to read all about it!!!
Make sure you click on the Martha countdown tab on my blog to see the crafts I have already done!
And I will put a link on my website which is www.jaderbomb.com!!!!



Design your own cell phone case

This weekend I woke up with the “grand” idea to cover my phone case.  What started that idea was the fact that my phone case was FULL of scratches and FULL of paint.  I know, your thinking, “well if you got your real case dirty why would you think you wouldn’t get this furry concoction dirty”.  Fact is I will. If you lived in my shoes a couple days you would see that dirty means GOOD. Dirty means PRODUCTION.  Dirty means, finding ways to constantly “cover” things up.  Ya know, sometimes I hate buying new clothes. It’s so pretty and clean. Those fibers have no idea what it’s like living in the life of an artist.  Well, someone has to do the dirty work {{right eyebrow lifting up REALLY high}}
p.s. if you go to your local craft store you can find every color you could possibly want.  I bough mine at Michael’s Arts and Crafts.
p.s. i like to do a little bit at a time so ensure it is put on well
p.s. just keep on wrapping all over the phone. good thing is if you mess up nobody will ever know because it all blends in.  make sure you don’t cover the spots where your “holes” are.
p.s. when you are almost done you will need to cut the “fur” where your camera lens is.
p.s. tadahhhh.. one BIG ball of love .. YES that is my phone faced down.  funny huh!!!
Sending you balls and balls of hot pink fur,
P.S. Don’t forget to check out my 100 days of Martha Stewart countdown I am doing. It is a REAL fun project I took on! So fun, I am gonna do a new craft later tonight. Oh you ask. When do I have time to do ALL of this and have a REAL life.  Well, when you are all cozy in your beds at like 3 am… I am crafting.  ((teeheheh))
Make sure you click on the Martha countdown tab on my blog to see the crafts I have already done!
And I will put a link on my website which is www.jaderbomb.com!!!!
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