Easy-to-Make Wood Frames

Not long ago, I saw some weathered wood frames at Hobby Lobby and immediately fell in love with them. They were perfect for my kitchen projects - well, almost perfect. They were $20 each, and that was more than I wanted to spend - especially since I needed two. But I really liked the way the frames were made. As Gus and I looked at them, I realized that they looked pretty easy to duplicate. He said as long as I didn't need mitered corners, he could do it. Who needs mitered corners? Not me!...more

D-I-Y Braided Wrap Bracelet

Who doesn't love jewelry? Especially fun, colorful jewelry for spring and summer! This a simple braided wrap bracelet made with blue hemp cord (so cute for spring/summer!) - and I decided to incorporate one of the "Love" circles that I used in my Circle of Love Bracelet.  If you can tie a knot, make a simple braid, and squeeze pliers - you can make this bracelet!...more

D-I-Y Circle of Love Bracelet

I'm addicted to making bracelets - I just can't get enough! I have so many bracelets now that I had to rearrange my jewelry armoire to make room for them all. This one is so easy to make - even if you have no experience. I'm estimating the cost to be less than $3 (if you buy your supplies when they're 50% off), and construction time to be less than 10 minutes. I really love mine - it's another favorite, and I've already worn it several times....more