When I am planning for my next craft, one thing I like to do is to see what I already have on hand, or what I can reuse, or what I can spruce up before heading out to the Craft store to spend more money. Finding everyday items and using them in a new way … Continue reading DIY: Clothespin Wreath
Do you have pets? If you answered "yes" then you probably have dog hair or cat hair get on your clothes most days. If you're like me, you pull out the lint roller to clean off the pet hair before leaving the house. I saw a cute idea on Pinterest awhile back and wanted to … Continue reading DIY: Make a “Pet Sign” to hold your lint roller
Do you like to make decor for your front door? Do you struggle to make fancy wreaths? Let's face it, making handmade wreaths is not easy. I know, because I have tried to make them for my door. Recently, I found a fun and easy idea to decorate the door, using embroidery hoops. I am … Continue reading Make Spring Door Hangers out of Embroidery Hoops!
If you live anywhere near a beach, you might be like me and have a desire to decorate your home with coastal-themed decor. Some of the decor in my home is the work of local artisans and photographers or gifts from family, but I'd have to say most of the decor was created by me. … Continue reading Coastal Crafting: Shell Letters
Have you ever noticed how expensive Greeting cards cost these days? I remember when they were all less than $1.00! Now, you are lucky to find one under $5.00! I love receiving cards in the mail from family and friends, especially at Christmas time. Don't you? It makes you feel special, feel remembered, and feel … Continue reading Don’t Throw Away Those Cards! Creative Ways to Reuse Christmas Cards.
This time of year always brings out the craftiness in me. I love Christmas and I love to create decor for my home as well as gifts for friends and family. I just finished a series (4 blog posts) about making your own Christmas Ornaments. If you missed them, be sure to go back and … Continue reading DIY Christmas Shadow Boxes: ideas, tips, and more!
If you are crafty and like to create, you are surely already thinking about making Christmas ornaments for this year's tree! If you missed my first two blog posts about making your own ornaments, be sure to go back and check out "Glitter Ornaments" and "Floating Ornaments", both so beautiful, and they make great gifts! … Continue reading Make your own Christmas Ornaments #3: Filled Ornaments
Reverse Canvases are a simple, fun, and creative DIY project for anyone that likes to craft! Click to read more about how to make a reversed canvas, along with some examples and tips!
Thanks for joining me! Before I had children and while they were young, I really enjoyed writing. To me, writing is a way to share you heart, share your thoughts, and share your ideas. Writing for me was an outlet. Something happened to that "writing" person along the way of raising two boys. Life, busyness, … Continue reading The Journey Begins