The easiest DIY farmhouse craft you’ll ever make

This little diy is the easiest and probably cheapest craft you’ll ever make! For $4.00 and less than 5 minutes of your time you’ll  have this cute farmhouse style galvanized tin with the prettiest artificial flowers I’ve seen on a long time!

I have previously used this floral in another project and loved it so much that I wanted more of it where see it and you can really enjoy how pretty this artificial floral bundle is. Personally I love fresh flowers and I’m usually disappointed in mostly anything artificial but as soon as I saw these I instantly loved them! Best part is they are only 97 cents each!

So I grabbed a couple and waited until I found the perfect container for them. Fast forward a day and one trip to the dollar tree and I find this adorable galvanized tin! All the Spring decor is out in full swing at the dollar tree and honestly it’s my favorite place right now!  They actually come in 2 different sizes of these galvanized tins. One is taller than the other. This one here …

The Only Banana Bread Muffin Recipe You’ll Ever Need

This banana bread muffin recipe has been my go to recipe for years! It’s hands down the easiest and quickest way to whip up something delicious and wholesome!

One of my favorite things about this recipe is how easily you can just add in something special at the end and make a different muffin each time. I almost always throw in a dash of cinnamon and vanilla when I make these, that’s my favorite and it’s simple so the kids don’t complain. I really don’t think walnuts would be a big hit with my 4 year old. So as far as ingredients go the list can be quite simple or a bit longer depending on how creative you’re feeling.

The basics:

• 2/3 ripe bananas
• 1/3 cup butter (melted)
• 1 egg
• 1 cup granulated sugar
• 1 tsp baking soda
• 1 1/2 cups flour

Optional Ingredients:

• vanilla
• cinnamon
• walnuts
• chocolate chips
• or anything that sounds yummy

The directions are super easy, you don’t need a mixer and best part, the clean up is minimal!
All you need is a medium sized bowl, a spoon, a…

Up date office space on a budget

It’s the little details that always make us smile and full us up with joy. Those little things are just what we each need in our lives, no matter how we find them, cherish them.

For me it was the little details I added in while cleaning out my office space for the new year.
I completely emptied my desk and everything on top and started fresh for the new year. I honestly think that’s the best way to clear clutter and get rid of the things you simply have no use for anymore.  I don’t know about you but I can’t work, let alone think, in a messy area. Same goes for the kitchen too. So my goal this year is this: Simplify, organize and prioritize.

Simplicity was achieved when I cleared the desk of all clutter, next came organization. My main source of chaos is the papers that filter into this house daily. Papers from each child every day when they get home from school, the mail , which is mostly junk and papers from work. My kindergartener alone could fill a room with one weeks worth of pa…

Hello from the editor

Hello, welcome to my blog. My name is Jessica, I’m a 34 year old mother of 5, business owner, photographer, and for many many years a crafter. 
After being a photographer for 5 years while home with my littlest and spending most of my free time crafting, I combined my passions of motherhood and art. I followed my dreams and opened Creation Station, an arts & crafts studio for kids. It’s nice to have a place where kids can apply hands on skills and create something cool instead of the run around chaos that most of the time happens at kids parties. I spend most of my time at the studio with my littlest crafting during the day, posting on social media all my deals and savvy ways of creating useful items and decor on a budget. 
So since I’ve basically been “blogging” on social media for years I thought it was time to do it exclusively! I started The Savvy Mamma blog a few years ago and just kind of forgot about it, they’re a lot of work! With raising the babies and at the time puppies f…

DIY $6.00 HOME sign

Spring is right around the corner it seems, especially where I live in PA it’s 50 degrees in January today! So needless to say I’m feeling like Spring today!

I recently discovered that Lowe’s has packs of 10 paint sticks for only 99 cents! Naturally I know they are going to make a great addition to my DIY projects. So I grabbed a few and began brainstorming. This rustic looking floral HOME sign is my first paint stick project. There will be more to come, I already have tons of ideas that so want to try. 
For this project you will need: 
• 2 packs of paint sticks (totaling 20 sticks)  • An H, M and E wooden letter (I got mine from Walmart for 97 cents each)  • Paint (any color you choose really)  • Floral bunch of lilacs (again, from Walmart 97 cents)  • Hot glue gun and 2 glue sticks 
If you’d like to watch my DIY YouTube video you can here    or continue reading for step by step instructions 
Here’s a quick pic of all the materials needed

Take 16 of the…

DIY $3.00 Dollar Tree Farmhouse Milk Jar Decor

Anything Farmhouse is my absolute favorite! This DIY is one of my absolute favorites, especially considering the price!

Just one on a mantle or end table is so simple or you can really make a statement piece for any entry way table with 3 of these for just under $10!

Check out my step by step turtorial for this simple DIY
DIY $4.00 Dollar Tree Spring Wreath 

Yes you read that right, this cute rustic Spring wreath only cost $4.00 to make!
I was shopping the dollar tree and came across the white, purple and yellow floral and knew they were perfect for a wreath! I grabbed one of each color and the twig wreath and headed back to the studio! 
To watch the DIY step by step video click here.
Putting this together was super easy.  I took a pair of wire cutters and clipped each piece of flower off of each bunch. Each flower bunch gave me 6 of each color! Super deal of the day!  I hot glued  one color at a time to the twig wreath scattering the colors as I went.  The only part that was a bit of a  pain was holding each flower stem down while the glue dried a little  to make sure they adheared well. It took about 4 glue sticks. 
All in all this was a super easy and only $4.00! I’m super happy with the way it came out!