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Chevron Stenciled Side Table with Chalk Paint

I’m 36 weeks tomorrow!  36 WEEKS!  Yikes!  I keep thinking I have so much time to get stuff done for this baby and in reality I do not.  I do not at all.  Ryan was born at 38 weeks and I didn’t feel anything with him and this baby I already feel Braxton Hicks contractions! Continue Reading

Dad’s BBQ Squirt Bottle

Do you want a really simple and practical gift to make and give for Father’s day?  I have just the thing for you…my BBQ Squirt Bottle.  Most dads, uncles, grandpas and the special men in our lives spend some summer time in front of a grill.  Most of the time they have a huge cupContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sweater Sleeve Wine Bottle Gift Bags

It’s no secret that I love sweaters!  Especially this time of the year!  They are so warm and cozy and I LOVE to up-cycle them into fun things!  Today I am sharing my Sweater Sleeve Wine Bottle Gift Bags!  These are perfect for those bottles of wine you are gifting this year as well asContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Upcycled Serving Tray using FrogTape® Shape Tape ™

This post brought to you by FrogTape brand painter’s tape. All opinions are 100% mine. Oh-Mah-Word….This FrogTape® Shape Tape™ is pure awesome!  I created this adorable Upcycled Serving Tray in no time at all with the help of the Scallop Shape Tape™! I started out with this killer garage sale find.  This perfectly sized smallContinue Reading

DIY Kaleidoscope

Michael starts Spring Break this Friday and I was just trying to come up with some fun things to do for that week and realized I never shared this project with you over here on my own blog! This is my tutorial on how to make a kaleidoscope from supplies you probably have already aroundContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Plastic Spoon Christmas Trees

I bet you are thinking that I lost my mind!  You read that title correctly, today I am sharing Plastic Spoon Christmas Trees with you today!  If you are new here, WELCOME!  If you have been here for a while you might remember that I created a Chrysanthemum Clock using plastic spoons this summer!  I’mContinue Reading

Boo Bowling Children’s Halloween Activity

Need a super simple children’s Halloween activity?  How about a game of  Boo Bowling using up-cycled McDonald’s Milk Jug Containers!?  Anyone else save things thinking “I am sure I can use this again for something!”   Well that’s me and “this” turned out to be McD’s Milk Jugs and something turned out to be Boo Bowling!Continue Reading

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!  YouContinue Reading

Up-Cycled Sweater Camera Strap Cover

I am so excited to share with you my tutorial to make and up-cycled sweater camera strap cover! I am always up for a good challenge, so when Steph from Crafting in the Rain extended the opportunity to participate in her series “Make a Splash” I was totally game.  The concept is that she willContinue Reading

Coffee Cozies!

  Do you have a coffee lover on your gift list?  Better yet, are YOU a coffee lover?  Whether you are a daily Starbucks patron or a do it yourselfer at home (like me!)…these are for you! Cute little coffee cozies made from a Men’s tie and an old sweater!  Yep you read correctly…and oldContinue Reading

When I made my Kahlua a couple of weeks ago, it got me thinking about how I always need Simple Syrup for drinks. but never have it on hand when I need it.  My problem is that I didn’t have a good way to store it.  I needed a bottle that sealed tightly.  Then IContinue Reading

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