How To Recycle Bottles to Beautiful Flower Vases!

TRANSFORMING RECYCLED BOTTLES TO BEAUTIFUL FLOWER VASESHave you ever taken the time to really look at how beautiful some bottles and jars are…especially Passata jars, coffee jars and wine bottles. This may seem a little weird, but they really are gorgeous shapes and it seems like such a waste to simply throw them in the recycling bin....more

DIY Cookie Jar Gifts

While wandering through an antique store, I stumbled upon a book for making cookie jars. It was priced at $1.50, and it had many recipes and decorating ideas that intrigued me. I bought the book and have come to discover that these cookie jars make fun and thoughtful gifts that have yet to go out of style!After flipping though the pages, I decided to try the most basic recipe: traditional Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix. Most everyone loves chocolate chip cookies, so I figured it would be the perfect intro recipe. :)...more

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

Are you approaching life with enthusiasm?Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

Celebrate Week of Making with 23 DIYs

The White House declared June 12-18 to be a Week of Making! I can promise you I spent most of the past 4 days making products for all of my upcoming summer shows. If you're looking for a little creative inspiration, here are 23 of my favorite DIY projects I've blogged: DIY Beauty: ...more

How to Make Your Friends a Garden Seed Envelope Gift

Craft this fun DIY garden seed envelope gift as a simple housewarming or Mother's Day gift! This is a fun and easy activity to get the kids involved in....more
Thanks for the tip on how to make the envelope - so easy!  My kids love to make cards. This is a ...more

DIY: Plush Easter Bunny

Spring Gifts: How to Make Seed Tape Strips

Last spring while perusing seed catalogs and my local garden centers, I came across seed tape strips. These thin strips of paper are dotted with perfectly spaced seeds, reducing the need to thin seedlings. Intrigued, I decided to make my own for a fraction of the cost. ...more
Absolute genius!more

Cross Stitch Basics for Nerds

I follow a line of crafty ladies. My grandmother possessed an old fashioned skill set that included quilting and crocheting when it was done out of necessity, not for recreation. My mom learned from her and is known in our community for 40 years of crocheting (she is also the owner of a craft and antique shop).I like to think I have learned a thing or two from such exceptional role models and I am always trying new crafts. I'm not a clever DIY-er and rarely have the time to make pretty things....more

Crochet blogging adventure

I've never thought of myself as crafty. A friend tried to teach me to crochet a few years ago and I blamed my left-handedness for not picking it up - oh, but it's mostly because I'm somewhat of a perfectionist. And I am known to get easily frustrated. ...more
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