Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Paper Mache Seahorse Home Decor



I have always loved the beach but live nowhere near it so I bring the beach to me by creating beachy type home décor. Using paper maché items is a great way and super easy to do,  just be as creative as you like.



Monday, August 14, 2017

Children's Pirate Party Crafts


AHOY, MATEY!  Who doesn't love pirates and treasure hunting...  it's the ideal theme to make kids parties fun this summer!

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Butterfly greeting cards


When you find a cute set of punches or dies, you just want to make all kinds of things with them! This pair of butterfly dies is so versatile, I just love all the ways you can layer them - both the negative and positive shapes. They really show off cute coordinating papers well, too.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Creating a place for Dad's coffee


Dad comes over every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings for dinner - it’s our weekly ritual.  He arrives at 5:30, sits in the leather chair closet to the television,in time for the evening news. While he watches the news, I make dinner.  That’s the routine.  Dad sits in that particular chair so he can read the closed captioning.  Unfortunately, that’s the one chair that doesn’t have an end table so to solve the problem I got a little creative.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Quilt Block Inspired Home Sweet Home Decor




Quilting has experienced a trendy resurgence in the craft industry recently and while I am awe-struck by these works of art, I can't quilt to save my life!  Problem solved!  See how easy it is to create these "faux quilted" cute HOME SWEET HOME houses.

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Sunday, August 6, 2017

Summer Travel Journal

Have fun this season and make your very own easy to carry pocket size journal to create and commemorate.  


It's summer time, and vacation time for many!  During the next few weeks, I hope that you will get to enjoy the beautiful weather and any free time you and your loved ones will have.  If you want to capture some of those memories in a small portable journal that you can make yourself than I have just the project for you.

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Friday, August 4, 2017

Fun DIY Summer Earrings



Looking for a fun DIY Summer project you can do with the kids? My daughter absolutely loved helping me make these earrings. They are super easy to make, and we ended up making some for her friends too. The earrings in my sample below are goldfish, but they can be made into anything - all you need is a stamp.


Wednesday, August 2, 2017

DIY Sunflower Wall Decor



Here's a crafty project for home décor you can make yourself. Sometimes a few quick changes are all you need for a prettier space.

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