Category Archives: Crafts

Graphic Paper Flowers from Paper Plates

When I make something crafty, I want it to be aesthetically pleasing, useful in some way and also inexpensive.  As much as I love crafting, I’m not going to make something that costs more to make than to buy.  The graphic paper flowers from paper plates I made this week Read more →

DIY Easter Egg Bath Bombs

***This post contains affiliate links.  If you click on one and make a purchase, I make receive a small commission, at no cost to you!***                How is it possible that Easter is a week away?  I couldn’t let it pass without an Easter Read more →

DIY Hand Painted Wind Chimes – 7th Grade Class Auction Project

***This post contains affiliate links.  If you click one and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission at no charge to you!***                            Ever volunteer for something and then realize, with terror, that you have no Read more →

How to Create Your Own Printables for Seasonal Decor with Picmonkey

I am here today to admit freely to you that I get overwhelmed by seasonal decorating.  Especially right now, this sort of pre-spring with a million little holidays to think about.  A great way to add some St. Patrick’s Day/Easter/Spring decor to your home without spending a ton of money Read more →

4 Free or Cheap Ways to Liven Up a Bare Wall

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The Sewing Bug - My Machine and Where I Buy Fabric On-Line

The Sewing Bug

***This post contains affiliate links.  If you click one and make a purchase I may receive a small commission!***   Have I told you yet that I got a sewing machine for Christmas?  I did.  Actually, I like to tell people I got the house wife starter kit for Christmas: Read more →

How to Seal Painted Tiles

How To Seal Painted Tiles

***This post contains affiliate links.  If you click one and make a purchase, I may receive a commission!***        I was so excited to see a massive response to my post about painting tiles with Sharpies and Rubbing Alcohol!  So happy you all liked it and welcome to Read more →

How to Paint with Sharpies and Alcohol 2

How to Paint with Sharpies and Alcohol

***This post contains affiliate links. If you click one and make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no cost to you.***    ***UPDATE – After you read this post, click here  for instructions on how to seal your tiles!***   Before you get too excited, I’m not talking about Read more →

Want : Need : Wear : Make : Eat

Remember that time I did some posts about what I want, need, wear, make and eat?  That was awesome. Let’s do it again! WANT: Instant Pot:  I discovered the wonderful Instant Pot this week and am dying to get one.  Why so expensive, Instant Pot?  I need a sale and Read more →

DIY Neck Warmer - A Handmade Gift

DIY Neck Warmer – A Handmade Gift

It’s not too late to think about making some Handmade Gifts!  I made these DIY Neck Warmers in about an hour just this evening.  We all have that one person in our life who is constantly chilly or achy and a Neck Warmer is the perfect gift for that person. Read more →