Category Archives: Crafts

DIY Book Page Wreath

I have been wanting to make a book page wreath forever, but it never made it onto my to do list. This year after Halloween I needed to change up my door wreath, so I thought I would go for it.  Spoiler Alert: What I made didn’t end up on Read more →

Fall Wreath with Dried Hydrangeas

I made something and it doesn’t look like I made it.  That’s one way I know I’m happy with the outcome of the project I just completed.   Is it me, or does that look expensive?  Guess what?  It wasn’t.  I spent less than two dollars on it.  I already Read more →

DIY Marbled Glass Vases

I have been in a crafting funk lately.  I’ve been wanting to try one of the marbling tutorials I’ve seen on Pinterest, but I was thinking I would need to buy stuff for it.  Namely an object to marble. It seemed like all of the tutorials I saw were done Read more →

DIY Watercolor Sharpie Pillow

Please bear with me and my bird obsession.  I had so much fun playing with Sharpies and alcohol.  Rubbing alcohol that is.  Funny aside, I went out for a drink with another mom the other night.  Between the two of us we spent $23.50. I feel like by the time Read more →

Pin Trusted or Pin Busted – Does Febreze Kill Ants?

Once upon a time I made a tiny aside, like a parenthesis within a sentence within a paragraph within a post, about how I tested a Pin I found that said that Febreze kills ants.  Ever since then, almost daily, people do a search for “does febreze kill ants” and Read more →

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DIY Ombre Wind Chimes

Have I said lately how much I love making stuff?  I love taking a random pile of stuff and turning it into something that didn’t exist until I made it.  Pretty cool.  Today I made wind chimes out of tiny clay pots.  And of course, they are my new favorite Read more →

Marbled Clay Dishes

More Fun With Marbled Clay

There are three reasons I am posting for a second time about marbled clay: 1.  Mother’s Day 2.  Teacher Appreciation Week 3.  Sparkly Sculpey Clay Dear Sculpey Clay makers, thank you for making the sparkly sculpey clay.  My life is complete. There might be some mothers and teachers in my Read more →

Spring Centerpiece with Tissue Paper Blossoms

Early spring in New England is not the gorgeous, green, lush, blooming landscape that I imagine other warm climes enjoy.  It’s muddy and brown and rainy and there is even dirty snow still left on the ground.  But, that doesn’t mean you can’t adorn your table with pretty, delicate blooms. Read more →

DIY Felt Flowers

Look what I made! Wanna make some, too? Here’s what you need: Materials: Felt – a color of your choosing and then something that would work for the inside part of flower, like yellow Glue Gun Scissors Ruler Step 1: The first thing you have to do to make these Read more →