How to Make Paper Tassels

How to Make Paper Tassels

The other day I was reading my Better Homes and Gardens Magazine. It was the December 2015 issue.  On page 93, they had a few paper craft...

Elf on the Shelf Scarf -Elf Clothes

Elf on the Shelf No Sew Scarf

I’m positive our elf Josie gets cold when she travels back and forth from the North Pole. So to go along with her elf boots, elf apron...

Repurposed Paper Pine Cone Ornament

Repurposed Paper Pine Cone Ornaments

Since I made my DIY Paper Christmas Ornaments not long ago, I have received a few emails and comments about how people liked them because it reminded...

DIY Ideas for Your Thanksgiving Table

DIY Ideas for Your Thanksgiving Table

I have to admit, I don’t really decorate for Thanksgiving.  I love a great craft here and there but my decorating is limited to maybe a wreath...

Deep Cleaning your Carpet When You Have Pets

Deep Cleaning your Carpet When You Have Pets

This article, Deep Cleaning your Carpet When You Have Pets, is sponsored by BISSELL. All opinions are 100% my own. With the holidays fast approaching, I need...

Trash to Treasure

Repurposed Wheel Towel Holder

Trash to Treasure: Rusty Wheel Turned Towel Holder When a towel holder literally falls off the wall, what do you do?  Replace it with an old bank...

Elf on the Shelf Ribbon Tutu

Elf on the Shelf DIY Ribbon Tutu

Elf on the Shelf clothes are SO expensive in retail stores.  As much as I love our little lady, I just can’t bring myself to buy any...

DIY Tree Trunk and Toadstools Table (1)

DIY Tree Trunk and Toadstools Table

Hi there! Today I would like to share with you one of my most favorite makes from 2014. It’s a table I created for my son using...

Upcycled Bed Spring Christmas Tree

Upcycled Bed Spring Christmas Tree

The other day I shared how to make repurposed bed spring Christmas bells. Well, I had one more bed spring left over. I stared at it for...

Upcycle Wire Fencing for Outdoor Christmas Lights

Upcycle Wire Fencing for Outdoor Christmas Lights

Trash to Treasure: Upcycle Wire Fencing for your Outdoor Christmas Decorations Christmas is right around the corner and our porch is beginning to reflect the season!  A...

DIY Wood Slice Snowman

DIY Wood Slice Snowman

Woo hoo! It’s the holiday edition of Craft Lightning! This time, our hosts are The Country Chic Cottage, 30 Minute Crafts, and co-host Aunt Peaches. Today I...

Repurposed Bed Spring Christmas Bells

Repurposed Bed Spring Christmas Bells

Old bed springs can be repurposed into so many different things. I had a few left over from a trip to the Long Beach Antique Swap Meet...

Elf on the Shelf No Sew Messenger Bag First Day Idea

Elf on the Shelf DIY Messenger Bag

I have come up with so many Elf on the Shelf ideas over the past couple years.  I first got a taste of it just a couple...

Photo Gift Tag Party Favors (12)

Photo Gift Tag Sports Team Favors

One of my general accomplishments since I started blogging is working with fabulous brands.  I have been an HP’s  MyPrintly Ambassador since January. Every month, I submit...

Protecting Your Herbs for Winter

Protecting Your Herbs for Winter

Our beautiful lush green herbs were looking worse for the wear as the fall weather descended upon us.   Here’s our nightly temperature reading.  Once temperatures register below...

DIY Upcycled Striped Utensil Holder

DIY Upcycled Striped Utensil Holder

A friend of mine, Rasy, asked me for tips on how to make a knock off of these utensil holders she loved.  She wanted the look without...

Repurposed Paper Towel Roll Napkin Rings Recycled Craft

Repurposed Paper Towel Roll Napkin Ring

This post, Repurposed Paper Towel Roll Napkin Ring, is sponsored by Bounty. All opinions are 100% my own. Bounty paper towels have taken over my household and...

Over 75 Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Over 75 Elf on the Shelf Ideas

It’s almost that time of year again and I was looking at all the Elf on the Shelf posts I’ve done over the years. All of them...