The Best Souvenirs and DIY Postcard Inspiration

My favorite souvenirs aren't mass produced. They're things like a scarf from a street fair or wildflowers from the Rockies....more

Create Your Own Stationery: Watermelon Button and String Envelopes

I was born and proudly raised in a little gem of the Caribbean - Trinidad and Tobago. My fondest memories were always impromptu treats on our way to or from the beach. ...more
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Paper Flowers

I saw a simple tutorial for paper flowers via Pintrest and decided to give it a try. The best thing about this project was that there was no measuring or folding required. Simply cut out irregular and haphazard circles and then roll. Plus, I had all of the supplies already on hand. Instead of a vase, I put the flowers in a reusable coffee mug since Erin has a love for warm beverages....more

One slice or two? Printing out some fun.

I recently ran across this lovely freebie for building your own paper cupcakes. You choose your liner, your cake, your icing and finally your topper from an adorable selection of cut and create pieces. It instantly reminded me of when I was a child stuck inside on a rainy day. I would turn the family hallway into a little restaurant with paper place mats along one side of the wall where the seating would be....more

Heart-Shaped Crafts for Valentine's Day

Although Valentine's Day is this coming weekend, there is still time to for some romantic heart-shaping crafting.Whether you choose to create with yarn, fabric, or paper, here are some fast ways to get your heart on. ...more

is there a link to Flower Patch Farmgirl's book wreath project? my life won't be complete ...more

Grinch takes a vacation this year

Last year, we put up no Christmas decor, not even a tree. I was just so sick and tired of the crass commercialism that has come to characterize Christmas and the idea of ostentatious display was unbearable. My daughters called me The Grinch but I stood my ground. I have not changed my mind -- the spirit of Christmas does not die if no blinking lights and wreaths and garlands adorn one's home.   ...more

Hope to see some photos of that!

 

Connie Veneracion

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