DIY felt hair clips * Clips per i capelli fai da te

If you too have an hurricane baby  as our Miss B, who is not yet two years old, but is most feminine than Jessica Rabbit and loves clothes, shoes, bags, clothes pegs and elastic (and really we can't imagine from who this love derives!) then this little project quick and low cost is for you! ...more

The life of a thrift store addict

I remember being very young, maybe 7 or 8 years old, complaining and trudging all the way through a thrift store with my stepmother as she shopped for second hand items. I used to absolutely "hate" going to these stores. "Why can't you just be normal and shop at Walmart, Meijers or any other store besides these dumb stores?...more

DIY Vintage Mantle

Hi All! ...more

Valentine's Day Gift Jars and Free Printables

Valentine's Day is the perfect time to show a little love to those who are special to you. There are many ways to give simple but thoughtful gifts that won't break the bank especially if you want to give small gifts to multiple people.  Get creative with reusing things you may already have around the house and turning them into something gift-worthy like these empty glass jars turned into gift containers....more

DIY Onion Soup Mix

I’ve been on a little bit of a DIY kick lately. It could be because my refrigerator took a long winter’s nap and I’ve had to come up with different things to make at home, none of which require refrigeration.Fridge Update: It’s fixed and purring like a kitten....more

Throwing off Broken Gadgets?

The news that young people are basically unable to fix their gadgets when something goes wrong is hardly earth shattering. It is of course due to the fact that we live in a world where they see everything as being disposable and there is always something new and improved coming out that they want to replace it with. The mere idea of trying to repair something is just an alien concept and there is a complete inability to know where to even begin and this is crazy when you think about the way that they are pretty amazing at how they handle technology. So, what is going on?...more

Free Stella Knit Jacket Pattern

It is still Kids Clothes Week and I have my upcycled look to share with all of you. PLUS a free pattern and tutorial. I used a quilted knit fabric for this project, but it would be great with a fleece or french terry cloth, or even an old sweatshirt. This project is pretty quick (which is really the only kind I like) and turned out adorable. ...more

7 Valentine's DIYs – That Don't Have to be Romantic

Whether you're single or in a relationship, here are some simple DIY ideas that adapt to wherever you're at this Valentine's Day. Make a gift for your sweetheart, your friend, your mom...or just light a candle and craft the night away!...more

Cute Toddler Finger Paint DIY for Valentine's Day!

Valentine's day is only a little bit more than a week away!...more

Homemade Vanilla Extract