DIY lighted plywood sign

DIY lighted sign

I typically don’t do too much for Valentine’s Day decorating, but I decided to try a little project this year.  We’ve been working really hard on our new (old) house, and our current house needed a little bit of love! I was inspired by this pin – but pink and hearts just isn’t really my […]

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Thrifty Valentine’s Wrapping


I will once again *sing* the praises of brown packing paper.  Please tell me that you’re already using brown packing paper for all of your presents, and not buying over-priced wrapping paper!!  You can get this at any dollar store, and get so creative with making your packaging unique!  Here’s how I packaged up some […]

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Neutral Valentine Vignette


I’ve mentioned before – I’m not so big into the whole “pink and red” Valentine’s Day decorations. I think it’s super cute when other people do it, but it just doesn’t fit with my style and décor in my home.  But I decided to make a last-minute neutral Valentine vignette that I will be able […]

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Valentine’s Day Craft: Specimen Art Tutorial


I’ll admit it.  I’m not super into Valentine’s Day.  But I DO really love crafting, and of course I love my husband!!  So I figured I’d make a little craft to surprise him and get in the spirit of Valentine’s Day this year!  I decided to make my first Valentine’s Day specimen art: This Valentine’s […]

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Kids Valentines Craft- tissue paper flower cards


If you’ve been following my blog for a little while, you know that I left my teaching job in June 2012.  Even though I’m not currently in the classroom, I wanted to share the kids Valentines craft that we made last year, because I *loved* it!  The parents loved receiving these as Valentines gifts as […]

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