19th Dec2012
Burlap Sack Pillow

Recycled Coffee Bean Sack Pillow

I purchased these coffee bean sacks from a flea market a while ago.  They have been sitting in my craft closet just waiting to be transformed.  Ever...

18th Dec2012
west elm knock off lamp

DIY Lighting Knock Offs

When I first started blogging I knew what I wanted my “brand” to be.  I knew that I wanted to inspire people to save money but in...

17th Dec2012
Eco-friendly Gift Wrapping (1)

Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping

I have been using recycled bags for about two and a half years now.  I have a pet peeve when the cashier forgets and puts whatever it...

14th Dec2012
Top Tips to Set your Table for Christmas 2

Top Tips to Set your Table for Christmas

One of the biggest parts of Christmas is Christmas dinner. The big Christmas meal is often seen as more important than the decorations and the presents, and...

13th Dec2012
Recycled Christmas Card Ornaments (10)

Recycled Christmas Card Ornaments

I don’t know about you but I receive a lot of Christmas cards in the mail.  Don’t get me wrong.  I LOVE receiving them, especially the ones...

12th Dec2012
Stained Mason Jars

DIY Colored Glass Tutorial

Since I have done so many mason jar crafts, I have always wanted to try DIY Colored Glass.  I searched the web and found some great tutorials,...

11th Dec2012

Brighten Your Décor with Lamps

Lighting is so important in room design.  Lamps can set the mood, draw attention to the furnishings you worked so hard to put together, and can even...

10th Dec2012
Happy Meal Memory Ornament (7)

Happy Meal Toy Memory Ornaments

I don’t know about you but I am guilty of going through the McDonald’s drive thru every once in a while.  My daughter loves it, so maybe...

07th Dec2012
A Peppermint Christmas (7)

A Peppermint Christmas

Lucky for me working on and researching inspiration for my blog is all part of this dream job.  I wouldn’t have dreamt in a million years that...

06th Dec2012
Holiday Joy Wreath (9)

Holiday Joy Wreath

Joy to sales and dollar bins!  Believe it or not, I made this entire Holiday Joy Wreath for less than $15.00.  First of all, I found these...

05th Dec2012
Recycled book folding (4)

Book Folding Tutorial

I am so excited to share one of my favorite tutorials from Loren Crane of Pandora’s Craft Box.  This book folding art is a great way to...

04th Dec2012
Stencil Tutorial

Stenciled School Spirit Shirts

If you know a child in elementary school you can probably relate to this post.  As you know, buying clothes provided by the school can get quite...

03rd Dec2012
Skeleton Key Crafts (3)

Skeleton Key Crafts

Every time I go flea market shopping or antique shopping I am always drawn to skeleton keys.  I never buy them but I ALWAYS look at them,...

30th Nov2012
pumpkin hot toddy

Pumpkin Maple Toddy

Pumpkin Maple Toddy, Written by David Edessa Happy Holidays!!! {Via} I was asked at work to come up with a hot toddy recipe for the holidays…. After...

29th Nov2012
Holiday Pine Cones

Hanging Pine Cone Decoration

  My husband, daughter, and I went on a walk around the neighborhood the other day and I found the biggest pine cones I have ever seen...

28th Nov2012
Homemade Deoderant

Homemade Deodorant

Homemade Deodorant Written By: Denise Nasaar Rice from Edible Harmony Yes, I have been called a hippy a few times before! This recipe for a homemade deodorant probably...