Easter and Spring is upon us! Why not surprise your kids with baskets filled with their favorite toys, hobbies and crafts instead of baskets full of chocolate and candy! When my sons were young I would find different ideas other than the standard Easter baskets. Why would the Easter bunny bring a basket when he… Continue reading Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas
Creative Uses For Old Books
Do you have a pile of old books collecting dust? Do you have some stored away in boxes ready to give to the Goodwill? Well, don't toss them or give them away because I have some wonderful ideas for giving those books a new lease on life Planters: It takes a bit of patience, and… Continue reading Creative Uses For Old Books
Helpful, Handy Tricks Prt 2
Just as promised....more helpful and handy tricks for around your home. This first is a must for doggie owners. I MacGyvered this in my yard years ago after seeing something like it at a doggie park. Rather than make daily trips to the trash can, I built this poop pipe. It’s just a large piece… Continue reading Helpful, Handy Tricks Prt 2
Garden Fairy Jar
I wrote this tutorial last year and I am re posting because it is so special and relatively easy. So I am re doing it for you because there are so many of you out there with small children, and I know they will love this! I see different versions of these fairy jars all… Continue reading Garden Fairy Jar
Learn How to Create a 3-D Holiday Card
I just saw this tutorial, and thought you might love to see! by Roni Johnson I was so excited when I found out one of our challenges this month was focused on Winter Windows. Immediately, I knew I wanted to make a shadow box card looking out over the wintery countryside. I didn’t want a… Continue reading Learn How to Create a 3-D Holiday Card
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
A few months ago, when taking my doggies for a walk, I found these outdoor foot stools discarded on the curb . My bestest friend in the whole world walks with me every night with her doggie. If you’ve been following my projects, then you KNOW, I love free finds. They were in good condition. I… Continue reading Shaggy Ottoman
Make Your Own Rag Rug!
Hi there! I am finally done with this rug!! A friend asked if I would make her one for her bedroom. Of course, I have nothing else to do …right?! This is a really easy craft, even your kids could help you. You only need 3 things… You can purchase these non skid rug helpers at home… Continue reading Make Your Own Rag Rug!
SeaShell Outdoor Table
I wrote this post last summer. This is one of my favorite original ideas. Now that summer is amongst us, why not create this outdoor table for your family to enjoy!I wanted a small table to go between the lounge chairs I saved from the landfill. I had a 20" terra cotta pot that I… Continue reading SeaShell Outdoor Table
Strawberry Pot Makeover
I finally got around to saving this strawberry pot. It was beginning to fall apart. I had some gems left over from the ‘frogs’ project. If your pot has been used before, a old pot such as this one, soaking the pot in half bleach and half water you need to clean the inside thoroughly.… Continue reading Strawberry Pot Makeover
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