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How to Use a Kreg Jig to Make Simple Book Ledges

How to Use a Kreg Jig to Make Simple Book Ledges

You can build things.  You can!  I am going to show you how!  Specifically I am going to show you how to use a Kreg Jig to make these awesome book ledges.  These ledges can be used for so much more than just books!  Frames, small jars of crafts, mugs, keepsakes…the list goes on! I

Burlap Framed Monogram

Burlap Framed Monogram

This framed monogram project is so simple and customizable that it will give you both the option to change it out from season to season AND make it truly YOURS!  Paint the frame and letter according to your decor scheme or for the holiday you are making it for!  Substitute the letter for a wooden design

Father’s Day Etched Glass Picture Frame

Father’s Day Etched Glass Picture Frame

Make an sweet etched glass picture frame for the special guy in your life in celebration of Father’s Day!  Update the photo yearly so they have a constant reminder of how special they are!!   I love to celebrate Father’s Day.  I think because I am so much of a Daddy’s Girl!  My dad is

Color Outside the Lines – Painted Canvas

Color Outside the Lines – Painted Canvas

COLOR Outside the Lines… This painted canvas board kind of sums up my feelings at this exact moment!  For so long we are told to color inside the lines…it’s actually used to gauge a young child’s readiness for school.  Whether or not they can master following the direction and staying INSIDE the line.  Since I

Fabric Basket Liners

Fabric Basket Liners

It’s no secret…up until this year…I didn’t sew.  You can read all about that here when I shared my woes with my sewing machine.  After I got my hands on a working one, I feel pretty much unstoppable.  I have had the ultimate privilege to work with Jo-Ann Fabric & Crafts stores.  I was asked

Simple Easter Mantel

Simple Easter Mantel

In keeping up with the cheesiness that I have been producing lately I will just go ahead and say that my Easter mantel is “Egg-cellent”!  There…I said it, and got it out of the way!  I have not been too good at sharing my mantels with you all.  I think mostly because I keep them

Flower Topiary | Spring Fling

Flower Topiary | Spring Fling

Happy First Day of Spring!!! It’s finally, officially here!  {Do you hear that Mother Nature?!  The calendar says it is SPRING now so please start planning your weather accordingly!}  In honor of April Showers bringing May Flowers, Claire from A Little Claireification is hosting a Spring Fling!  I am super excited to be participating! Yesterday

Spring Wreath

Spring Wreath

There are so many fresh new faces here these days and I am so excited to have you all here with me!!  If you were here for my 25 Days of Christmas Series then you might remember my Berry Wreath!  It turned out great and it was a huge hit in the series!  Well I

Free Printables – Love is

Free Printables – Love is

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner but I still wanted to share my Free Valentine’s Day Love Printable that I made to fill the frame on my mantle.  Yes, it is still there from my Winter Mantle but now it is filled with Valentine’s day love instead of a wintry snowflake!  I came across

Clay Pot Snowman Candy Dish

Clay Pot Snowman Candy Dish

Have I told you that I am the Creative Activities Coordinator for my MOPS group (Mothers of Preschoolers)?  Well I am.  We had our craft time at our December meeting and I wanted to do something seasonal but not holiday.  I wanted something everyone could keep out for more than 2 weeks but tied in

Winter Snowball Wreath

Winter Snowball Wreath

I know, I know everyone else is already posting about Valentine’s Day.  But I have a few more winter posts I want to share before the red and pink make their appearance here!  Today I am sharing a cute winter snowball wreath that you can make from items at the dollar store!  Why not decorate

My Thrifty Winter Mantle

My Thrifty Winter Mantle

Good Morning everyone!  I always get a bit sad during this time right after the holidays.  Christmas décor is down, lights are turned off houses and it’s cold outside!  I am not quite ready to decorate for Valentine’s day yet so I opted for a Winter Mantle!  I mean we still have Mardi Gras and

Berry Candle Centerpiece

Berry Candle Centerpiece

If you have been following along for the entire series you will know that on day 2, I shared my DIY Berry Wreath using berry sprigs from the dollar store.  I just love how they look (the berries) and I wanted to use the rest I had from the wreath. Today I am sharing with

Picture Frame Luminaries

Picture Frame Luminaries

Happy Sunday friends!  I hope you are having a fabulous weekend!  I am REALLY, REALLY excited to share these picture frame luminaries with you today.  They are perfect for your HOLIDAY table or really…any time of the year!  I am pretty sure I will find a place for this up year round!  :) Last year

Mod Podge Tiered Platter

Mod Podge Tiered Platter

I am so excited for this tutorial today!  I am sharing my Mod Podge Tiered Platter !  You are going to love these because the concept can be applied to any occasion or holiday!  Supplies Needed: (1) small clear glass plate (1) regular clear glass dinner plate fabric of choice Sparkle Mod Podge Super Gloss

Embellished Serving Utensils

Embellished Serving Utensils

Today let’s talk about table bling shall we?  I am sharing some Embellished Serving Utensils for your Holiday Table!  Shouldn’t we have fabulous utensils to serve the food we spent all day making?!?  I don’t know why not!  Let’s get started!  Supplies Needed: Serving Utensils (I located quality ones at Dollar Tree!) Large square plastic

DIY Sunburst Mirror–From a Candle Holder!

DIY Sunburst Mirror–From a Candle Holder!

That’s right, I made a sunburst mirror from a candle holder!  I am in as much love with this little mirror as I am with my DIY Chrysanthemum Clock from plastic spoons!  Isn’t she pretty? Let me share how this story unfolds.  I am at Hobby Lobby.  I come across this guy right here: But

Up-Cycled Ombre Glass Lamp

Up-Cycled Ombre Glass Lamp

Happy Wednesday everyone!  With the holiday I am all out of wack!  Does anyone else get that way with long weekends?!?  I am so excited to share with you all my lamp up-cycle using the brand new line of Martha Stewart Glass Paints! Items Needed: Rubbing Alcohol/Paper towels Glass Lamp Martha Stewart Transparent Glass Paints

DIY Chrysanthemum Clock from Plastic Spoons

DIY Chrysanthemum Clock from Plastic Spoons

This project was so much fun!  I really needed a clock in my living room but didn’t want to just buy any a clock and put it up.  My living room also needed some color!  Enter this beauty, a Chrysanthemum clock from plastic spoons! My inspiration came from Addicted to Decorating’s Chrysanthemum Ombre Mirror!  You

4th of July Mantle

4th of July Mantle

This is my first year decorating for the 4th of July.  I said it previously, I am not sure why because I love the 4th!  Here is how I pulled all my projects together and created a mantle for next to nothing! (please don’t mind the messed up garland…the photo below explains it! and I

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