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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No Paint Diamond Wall

duct tape diamond wall

I made one last tweak to our bedroom. The diamond wall… I promise this is the last time I’ll show you this photo..at least for a long time because it doesn’t look quite like this anymore. Pin It

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Creating A Teenage Boys Room By Shopping The House

teenage boy room makeover

I should have done this three years ago.

Embroidery Hoop Art

embroidery

Lately I’ve been inspired by all the wooden hoop projects, feel free to pin the top image if you want to remember this post. If you want to pin individual projects simply click on the link and pin from the original source.  Thanks and happy hooping! bliss in a teacup ruffled via Ian Bicknell style […]

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The Little Things

no sew fur chair

Sometimes I’m itching for a little update in my house but when I look around I see lots of tiny 5-45 minute project that I could do.  And then I put them off because they don’t seem fun.  But ever since I first made the No Sew Fur Covered Chair, I wished I hadn’t distressed […]

DIY Curly Paper Lantern

curly paper lantern

This is our the space formerly known as the Playroom.  Now that my boys are older and only play with legos and roller blades and SCUBA gear and iPhones we don’t have that many actual toys.  But we still use this room a lot for guests and spend the night parties that the boys have.  […]

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How to Make A Custom Silhouette Necklace

diy silhouette necklace

I made this necklace back in November. And I never shared it here for a reason I’m kind of ashamed to admit. It’s not perfect. Not even close. And yeah, this entire place is built around the motto “it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful”. But, it doesn’t make it any easier to […]

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Craft Day :: Finger Knitting

finger knitting

Last November Caroline and Angela and I met at a coffee shop one last time before Caroline moved away.  She gave us each a gift~ a finger knitted scarf she had made.  I promptly put mine around my neck, then put it on my Christmas tree and now it’s on my mantle. Angela couldn’t get […]

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