Of late I've had an obsession with throw pillows, especially seasonal throw pillows. It is an easy way to decorate for the seasons. However, it can get pretty pricy if you buy pillow covers for each season. Hence my attempt at a seasonal Valentine's Day pillow....more
I love Instagram. Actually, it is scary how much I love Instagram. So I decided to print my favorite pictures and display them so I can see them every day. Since I didn't want to ruin any of my prints with thumbtacks, I decided to go with a magnet board to display them.
If you have been following my blog, you know that 2015 is the “Year of the Wedding” in our family. Our daughter and her fiance have set the date and plans are well under way for what we hope will be a great wedding weekend come this August. Of course, since we are a DIY kind of family, lots of the decor will be created by yours truly, with assistance from our multi-talented family and friends....more
We all know how much I love Halloween but, since having kids I have also fallen in love withValentine’s Day…it brings out my inner Martha Stewart (well on a lower scale that is). And because we love saying how much we are happy to our friends, why not give our classmates some sweet treats during this day of love. But what is a none-crafty-crafter suppose to do with two kids in school??! No worries…simply copy my easy to make goody bags and your ‘lil one will be loved forever by his classmates....more
Happy Word-less Wednesday! :) Today I am sharing a glimpse into my planner for 2015. This year I am using a filofax. I love this planner for its compact size, removable sections, and the way it allows my creativity to expand with the decorations I already have on hand. My 2015 Erin Condren planner will not go to waste. In fact, I am using it for my class project. I was thinking of filming a video of each planner when it is fully setup....more
My kids and my husband went out shopping on Saturday -- my birthday is this week, so they went out shopping to find me some birthday surprises! So, while they were out, I decided to create a surprise of my own for them!...more
We had two snow days, this week, where one day was technically a "cold day" where they called off school for low temperatures and wind chill. There's nothing better than receiving a call at 5:45 am, or even better the night before telling you that you don't have to go into work tomorrow and can sleep in. You feel a bit of childish glee combined with only very slight teacher guilt that everyone else has to work....more