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

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 Decor

How To Arrange Living Room Furniture

I have been asked by friends on so many occasions how to arrange their furniture. Our homes come in all different shapes and sizes. No matter if your rooms are big or small your furniture arrangement will make your room more enjoyable. I started with the pic only above because of the pillow on the… Continue reading How To Arrange Living Room Furniture

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!