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

Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY

Sea Glass

Summertime I think of the ocean. Thoughts of putting my feet in the sand, looking for shells, building sandcastles, and listening to the surf. I have seen different tutorials online on how to create the sea glass effect. I purchased the paint  I had purchased a glass cylinder at Dollar Tree, and made a cut out of… Continue reading Sea Glass

Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY

Dollar Tree Crafts

I wrote this a bit ago but I came up with some more great ideas. I love the Dollar Tree, and I'm lucky enough to have one a few blocks away. Everytime I enter the store...I am overwhelmed with ideas! I walk down each of the isles scoping out what is new and what I… Continue reading Dollar Tree Crafts

Home Decor

Mercury Glass Tutorial

Hi everyone! This is the tutorial some of you have been waiting for! This tutorial is a simple method of taking any cheap glass vase, votive, or candlestick, and making it into a faux antique mercury glass piece. There are so many choices of clear glass vases at the dollar stores! Tons! For this tutorial… Continue reading Mercury Glass Tutorial

Home Decor

Easy Upgrades For Starter Home

Even if your starter home isn't exactly the stuff of dreams, there are ways to transform a basic setup into a space that reflects your style. Even that basic cookie cutter home can transform into your unique, beautiful space. Make It Yours Before moving in, have all of the walls repainted or wallpaper a powder room… Continue reading Easy Upgrades For Starter Home

Christmas, Holidays

Window Garland Sparkle

Hi everyone! Do you have a window in your house that gets a lot of sun? I have one in my dining room.  Actually it is a bay window. Now I didn't go all out on this on this, just simple, but so pretty. I have some Christmas balls that sparkle so much. They are… Continue reading Window Garland Sparkle

Crafts, Kids

ReCycle Those Containers!

Do you have empty plastic containers like this??? This is a really cute project and keeps those plastic containers out of landfills. Does your little one have the Little Pets Shop characters? If so...this is a adorable project. I remember when I watched two little girls during the summers. We purchased some of these each… Continue reading ReCycle Those Containers!

Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY

Springtime Bottle

Spring will soon be in the air! This is a really sweet craft project for spring that is very easy to do. This would be a fun project for your children to make. To make this Springtime Bottle all you need is: Bottle  (you can use any glass bottle, or even a vase) 1/2 Napkin… Continue reading Springtime Bottle

Garden

Propagating Succulents From Leaves

I just saw this post from Savvy Succulents, and thought it would be a great post to share with all of you who love succulents. I live in the desert and I have done this before with some of my succulents and have had great results. Hope you enjoy!!! Propagation is the process of breeding… Continue reading Propagating Succulents From Leaves

Crafts, Kids

Cute Upcycled Planters With Kids In Mind

Let's recycle by creating upcycled planter characters with your older children. Whenever I look at something, I try to look outside the box a bit. You can inspire creativity by looking at plastic containers around the house in a different way.  Wondering which characters to make? Here are some really neat ideas: Aren't these characters adorable!!!… Continue reading Cute Upcycled Planters With Kids In Mind