Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY

Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint

Chalkboard paint has so many fun uses, both playful and practical. The only downfall is it comes at a steep price and the color selection is somewhat limited. Now you will be able to get all the fun, for a lot less, by making your own. Chalkboard paint lets you transform any wall into an… Continue reading Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint

Just a Thought

Painting Mishaps Updated

Okay, I have mentioned to you I cannot paint. So many of you out there do such amazing work, I so envy you 😉  Well, some of you try to build my confidence and tell me to practice, or you don't believe me....So to the ones out there that don't believe me, and asked to… Continue reading Painting Mishaps Updated

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Helpful Handy Hints Prt.1

Hi there! I want to share with you some of the most clever and handy ideas that are so easy, and a bit ingenious! Last summer I was at the beach with my grand daughter. We were jumping over the waves, and a boy came up and asked me if this was my phone. It… Continue reading Helpful Handy Hints Prt.1

Home Improvements

Window Privacy

Hello everyone! This is a re post of a idea I had about a year ago. I keep getting asked for the link, so I thought I would just re post this wonderful idea I created. I wanted to bring it back to you and anyone who hasn't seen this post yet. I did it… Continue reading Window Privacy

Garden

Marbleized Flowerpot

This morning I was looking for a post that I had done to show someone...and I couldn't find it. So I went back to my notes so I could post it. Thank goodness I had this post on another site, because it is a awesome craft, with great results. It all started with a terracotta… Continue reading Marbleized Flowerpot

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, Fun & Easy DIY

Dragonfly Makeover

I have been busy working on the cabinets for the past few days, so in between, I like to do little projects. This project shows you how you can take a  plain piece,  and turn it into something sparkly and pretty! I have this tea light dragonfly. I've had it for many, many years. I decided… Continue reading Dragonfly Makeover

Holidays, Patriotic

Patriotic Heart Wreath

Tomorrow is 4th of July!   I wanted to make a easy, fast wreath that kids or anyone can really do. You'll need about 3/4 yd of any fabric of your choice, just looks better with 3....or more! You can mix it up any way you want, or use colors that go well with the room.… Continue reading Patriotic Heart Wreath

Holidays, Patriotic

Let’s Celebrate 4th of July!!

Over the past few days, I have been putting together a couple of centerpieces, Firecracker Centerpiece on the left of the picture, and the Flower Centerpiece on the right. I also made 2 candle holders from wood posts, and a pinwheel garland...lots of fun and easy for you to also create! Almost everything was recycled… Continue reading Let’s Celebrate 4th of July!!

Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY

Just For Teens

A younger reader asked me to do a post on teens. I searched the internet and  put together some fabulous ideas just for Teens! Tassels and pom poms are so in fashion right now. Check out some of these great ideas. The first is a fabulous tote that was made really special by adding tassels.… Continue reading Just For Teens