Fall, Seasons

Broken Rake

A friend, who knows me a bit too much, came over yesterday to see how the progress was going in the kitchen. She brought me a gift....a rake. No ordinary rake! This ones handle was broken, the metal rusted, and bent up. Now to know Carol, is to know she  likes to bring me a… Continue reading Broken Rake

Fall, Halloween, Seasons

Framed Pumpkin

If you have been to a dollar store lately, you will find pumpkins by the dozens! Well,I just had to pick up some and see what I could make with them. I took a box cutter, but almost anything will work. It's made of really thin Styrofoam, and thankfully, it doesn't make a big mess… Continue reading Framed Pumpkin

Fall, Seasons

Adorable Scarecrow Centerpiece

I wanted to create a centerpiece for my coffee table for the fall season. I was thinking...scarecrows and sunflowers. I went to the dollar store where I purchased a cute 21" Scarecrow, and a bouquet of sunflowers. I purchased a block of Styrofoam and used a urn planter I already had. Stick the Styrofoam in… Continue reading Adorable Scarecrow Centerpiece

Fall, Seasons

Fall Table Decorations

I found these cute little terra cotta flowerpots at the dollar store…3 for a dollar…wow! I just knew I had to grab some up. You just never know when stuff will come in handy. Using the same Metallic Gold spray paint as I used in the Pumpkin Frame I painted the flower pots inside and… Continue reading Fall Table Decorations

Fall, Seasons

Burlap Table Runner

Fall is here....love the fall! Living in the desert, us desert rats are ready for Fall. I just had to share with you today this beautiful table runner made from burlap... This isn't a easy 1, 2 ,3 put together craft....but it is soooo worth it!!! I tend to lean on the side of contemporary--rather… Continue reading Burlap Table Runner

Crafts, Seasons, Summer, wreaths

Starfish Wreath

  A friend was over today, I suddenly had a idea what to do with a foam green wreath from the Dollar Store that I had. I held the wreath and the burlap in my hand and said to her "I have a idea for these"! Instantly she said 'I want it"., and grabbed the… Continue reading Starfish Wreath

Fall, Seasons

Fall Decor Ideas

Hello Everyone! I'm back!! Are you ready to start decorating your pumpkins for the fall season...if you haven't already here are some ideas for you... Isn't that cute!! Here's some more I'm sure you will like... So easy to do with any jar...mod podge and a foam brush. Isn't that cute! Adding glitter to acorn… Continue reading Fall Decor Ideas

Seasons, Summer

Seahorse Bucket

Hi everyone! I am working on a project that I'm very proud of...or will be when finished! I needed to practice making a seahorse for the project. I think this little guy came out so cute.... I had this little galvanized bucket...it seems like forever. I am pretty sure I picked it up at a… Continue reading Seahorse Bucket

Summer

Cute Watermelon Pot

Summer is here and I wanted to share with you this adorable idea I came up with for your backyard entertaining! I know when I was raising my boys, when we weren't camping, my backyard was filled with neighborhood kids swimming. Barbecues played a big part in feeding the masses...haha. I even remember the watermelon… Continue reading Cute Watermelon Pot

Summer

Teen Summer Hair Styles

I've gathered up some, I think, awesome hair styles. From braids, to quick top knots, easy half up half down looks, and simple quick ways to style your hair. Take a look!   missysue jointhemood missysue papernstitchblog jointhemood uptownwithellybrown papernstitchblog thejoyoffashionblog ispydiy postris ispydiy barefootblonde thebeautydepartment advicefromatwentysomething   theshineproject   alamum So what do you… Continue reading Teen Summer Hair Styles