Let’s Make Pizza on Friday!

pizza crust easy

About six years ago our family went to a friend’s house for dinner on a Friday night. Marcy made homemade pizza and I wasn’t that excited about it because I had never tasted homemade pizza that was actually good. Until that night. Starting the next week I made great pizza on Friday. And I have almost every Friday since. I promised to give the recipe, passed on to my from Marcy but I’m no food blogger so you’ll have to put up with my ways. I’m impatient and I don’t like to measure things but there’s only been one time since I’ve started making this crust that it didn’t turn out. It’s very forgiving. I can can make this, anyone can.

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How to Make A Newspaper Bag

newspaper bags

While we were in Uganda we stopped to buy coffee and the store put our coffee in the CUTEST newspaper bags. I was so excited on the inside because I just knew this newspaper bag would be the BEST craft ever for me to make and share with you. Pinterest would go wild with Newspaper […]

Let’s Make Tassels!

how to make tassels

Whoops, so sorry, looking for the link to my printed book The Nesting Place? click here. I made my first decorative tassel eleven years ago. Shortly after I started selling them locally. Once I started Nesting Place I sold tassels on etsy and my shop was constantly sold out. It was a craft I loved […]

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Leather Bunting Banner Pennant Thing

bunting

I bought a package of scrap leather from Hobby lobby (don’t forget to use your 40% off coupon), punched through it with first a big staple, but that didn’t leave a big enough hole so I grabbed a nail from our floor installation. Then I used some leather thread and a needle to connect the […]

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DIY Black Window Frames

painting black window frames

  Weeks before we closed on our little house I had already planned my first act as a new homeowner. It was something I could never dare do as a renter. I wanted some black framed windows, meanwhile, ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape contacted me about doing a project so it was a match made in heaven. […]

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DIY Polyhedra and Friends

make your own polyhedra

The other day I gasped as my boys walked out of their science class. They were holding what I later learned was a polyhedra. I had always called it that cool shapey, faceted thing I’ve had on my table for over a year. Now my boys were walking out each carrying one of these wonderful […]

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DIY (ish) Pillow Cover

diy projects

I remember a post Kate (Centsational Girl) wrote a few months ago. It was lovely, she made her own pillow cover out of a flour sack, and then taped it up and painted a fun pattern on it! I thought it was wonderful. SHE is wonderful.  But, I didn’t even pin it because I know […]

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Snow Lanterns & Terrariums

snow terrarium and lantern

I have a few lanterns and glass candle holder things in pretty shapes around my house.  And when I decorate for Christmas, instead of going out and buying a bunch of “Christmas Decor” I try to Christma-tize what I already have. All I did was take some of my lanterns, some Epsom salt (ok I […]

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Winter Branches & Leaves with Duct Tape

duct tape decor

This is the easiest project ever. You know those winter Christmas “picks” you can buy in the floral department?  Don’t buy them because you can make them. Pin It

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Gold Leafing

gold leaf

I’ve been wanting a little change in the dishes hanging above the window in our breakfast area…but what to do? After not kicking me off the internet for using their duct Tape instead of paint to make a diamond wall, ScotchBlue Brand asked me if I could come up with a project for their painters […]

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