Valentines Day, View All

DIY Valentines Book Mark

I was trying to think of something special to make for my mom this Valentines Day. She has limited space so consideration regarding it being something small, useful and still meaningful was at the forefront of my thoughts. When I think of mom, the first thing that always comes to mind is our book sharing.… Continue reading DIY Valentines Book Mark

Repurposed and Upcycled, Valentines Day, View All

DIY Up-cycled Valentine’s Dessert Platters

I was at the Eco-center and found this wonderful set of red vases perfect for Valentines Day decor and free! There is nothing better than knowing you kept something out of the landfill and turned something old into something new. If you follow my blog you know I'm a big fan of up-cycling and coming… Continue reading DIY Up-cycled Valentine’s Dessert Platters

DIY Barbie Projects, Valentines Day, View All

Barbie Says “Yes to this Amazing No-Sew Valentine’s Wedding Dress!”

Barbie is loving her new no-sew wedding gown and Valentine's wedding cake and she can't wait to throw her bouquet! I've included a tutorial for the dress, bouquet and cake. It just doesn't get easier than this NO-SEW beautiful wedding gown! You can make this in under 10 minutes and only a few minutes longer… Continue reading Barbie Says “Yes to this Amazing No-Sew Valentine’s Wedding Dress!”

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A Mysterious Shell With Ancient Script

Have you ever discovered a treasure or sought to solve a mystery? Well this wonderful little discovery is a mystery waiting to be solved. I have a box of shells that I use for crafts, some are from the west coast, others I purchased at garage sales and yet others from bags of shells from… Continue reading A Mysterious Shell With Ancient Script

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Easy DIY Valentines Sun-catcher Craft

Valentines Day is just around the corner so catch some rays with this easy, DIY Valentines Sun-catcher craft! I picked up some plastic hearts and heart shaped bracelets at the Dollar Tree and placed them on a metal cookie sheet covered in foil. Next I put them in an oven pre-heated to 350 for about… Continue reading Easy DIY Valentines Sun-catcher Craft

DIY Christmas, Guest Blogger Posts, Sewing Projects, View All

“Sew” Many Good Ideas for Christmas Gifts

Guest Blog by Lulu Spencer There is nothing quite as wonderful as receiving a home made gift and especially when it is beautiful and useful at the same time! Here are a few inspirations and ideas for machine sewn projects that make great Christmas gifts. #1 Pot Holders and Hot Pads Some fabric can get… Continue reading “Sew” Many Good Ideas for Christmas Gifts

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Decorate DIY Barbie Doll Christmas Tree Version #2

Some of you might remember my blog DIY Christmas Tree that Barbie Can Decorate Herself and now there is version #2! All of the supplies are available at the Dollar Tree and it's a fun, easy and interactive project that your Barbie enthusiast will love. I've been so exhausted after the heart attack that I'm… Continue reading Decorate DIY Barbie Doll Christmas Tree Version #2

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Mother Nature Approved Christmas Decorating Inspirations

As we learn more about the need to care for our planet eco-friendly Christmas decorating ideas are becoming more and more popular. Every year the stores seem to stock shelves stuffed with plastic or synthetic Christmas decorations and gift wraps. As beautiful as it all is and as tempting as it is to buy there… Continue reading Mother Nature Approved Christmas Decorating Inspirations

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Easy, Beautiful D.I.Y. Lantern

There is something so very relaxing about the gentle glowing light from a lantern and even better when the lantern is made from found things! In keeping with my efforts to turn something old into something new, I've put together this pretty DIY Lantern with great finds from the Thrift Store. I started with a… Continue reading Easy, Beautiful D.I.Y. Lantern

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Fab Furniture from Repurposed Art

Last fall I purchased a bright and colorful painting at a garage sale. Not that I needed more art on my walls but I was certain I would eventually find a way to re-purpose it. It's been sitting in the craft room for over a year so it was time to make something old into… Continue reading Fab Furniture from Repurposed Art