Christmas, Holidays

Gumdrops n’ Lollipops

I went in there yesterday with a friend, and saw all the Christmas stuff, and the auto pilot in my head started down the isles!  My brain started going into overdrive. I saw these balls....   Then an idea struck! Now my friends know, that if I get that look in my eyes, just let… Continue reading Gumdrops n’ Lollipops

Christmas, Holidays

Holiday Crafting!

Happy Holidays! For all you crafters out there looking for ideas to decorate your home for the holidays here are some great ideas:   This was an easy wreath I made: You can see how easy it is to make here. Kids love crafting, especially around the holidays. Here are some favorites of mine Learn… Continue reading Holiday Crafting!

Halloween

Easy Halloween Craft

Halloween is almost upon us. The season for dressing up in scary costumes or hilarious throwback costumes. Oh but lets not forget the precious little ones all dressed up as pretty princesses! I just love opening the door and the little tots all dressed up and looking so adorable. I just love looking at all… Continue reading Easy Halloween Craft

Trash to Treasure

Craigslist Makeovers

You're browsing Craigslist and you come upon a dresser that would look fabulous in your bedroom. You think 'If it only wasn't in such terrible condition'. Almost all the items I find to makeover, I find on the streets. So many times all it needed was some paint, or perhaps some new hardware. Let's say you… Continue reading Craigslist Makeovers

Crafts, wreaths

Vintage Cork Wreath

Looking for a wonderful gift for those wine lover friends? Have you been saving your corks? Well, I have the perfect little project for you, that your friends would love! Instructions: 1. Tie twine around straw wreath for hanger. 2. Using craft stick, apply Tacky Glue liberally around top of wreath for first row of… Continue reading Vintage Cork Wreath

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Don’t Toss, Re Use

  Before you toss away that egg carton or piece of old rug, think of something else you can use it for. Stuck? Well here are some wonderful reuses of those trash items. Use an Old Eyeglass Case for Hardware Storage Do you have a bunch of old eyeglass cases that you don't use anymore? … Continue reading Don’t Toss, Re Use

Crafts, Kids

More Fun Crafts For Kids Prt 2

We are all staying home and keeping safe and I thought instead of waiting for summer, I would post this now.  I can imagine the kids are getting so bored being coupe up .  It can sometimes be tricky finding activities to keep your little ones occupied during this time off from school. What goes… Continue reading More Fun Crafts For Kids Prt 2

valentines day

A Non-Traditional Valentine – Make 14 Denim Valentine’s Day DIY’s

Aditi Singh wanted me to share with you her wonderful Valentine's Day projects she made with denim. I think they are so marvelous and different. Here are 4 of them, but there are more on her blog.       via A Non-Traditional Valentine – Make 14 Denim Valentine’s Day DIY’s

valentines day, wreaths

Easy to Make Straw Heart

I wanted to make a special gift for my best friend for valentines day. Her favorite color is turquoise.....it's easy to make even for kids! I had a 12" straw heart that I had purchased from a craft store. The only other items you will need is a box of pins, and 1/3 yard of… Continue reading Easy to Make Straw Heart

Storage & Organization & Hacks

How You Can Upcycle Baby Clothes

You could always donate that clothing to a charity to give to someone less fortunate. I’m a firm believer in paying it forward. However, if you have a favorite little outfit or something that you just can’t let yourself get rid of, I’ve got a great collection of 30 adorable repurposing projects that you can… Continue reading How You Can Upcycle Baby Clothes