January 26, 2016

Lighted plywood sign DIY

As much as I loved having our home decorated for Christmas, it felt so good to take everything down and look at my house with fresh eyes.  I’m loving having everything cleaned up and simplified.   I DID pull out my lighted DIY plywood sign that I made last year:   I loved it in […]

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February 3, 2015

Easy Kids Craft: Heart Suncatchers

Although this is a DIY/home décor blog, I am a former teacher and now a toddler mom.  You can take the girl out of teaching, but you can’t take the teacher out of the girl!  I just had to share this adorable and easy craft that my son & I did the other day in […]

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January 21, 2015

DIY lighted plywood 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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February 12, 2013

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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February 6, 2013

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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January 16, 2013

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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