I mentioned a few weeks ago that I was thrilled when I found laminated burlap sheets. Since then, I've been printing various Autumn quotes and words on these sheets. I love them. Truly! It takes printing on burlap to a whole new level of easy! If you're looking for a user friendly method of printing . . .
Archives for October 2014
I've seen so many wonderful pumpkin make-overs this season. Many of them, I look at and think, "Oh, how cute! I could follow those instructions." Others I look at and think, "Wow, that's awesome, but way above my crafting level!" This ribbon overlay is one of those that anyone with a pair of . . .
With the end of October approaching and our fall crafts prettily placed throughout our homes, it's time to start planning for Thanksgiving. Getting a head start on shopping is something that makes the day stress free for me. Procrastination just doesn't work for me. My husband and I are so happy . . .
This year, I've decided to add lots of small DIY trees to my holiday decor. I've been busy making several different kinds. October is the perfect time for Christmas DIY projects for me. This one is stacked felt, done in all white to give the image of a snow covered tree. Living in the coastal south, . . .
Sometimes, easy can be delicious! My husband loves the combination of chocolate and orange. It’s not a combo that I’d ever really given any thought to until I listened to him rave about it. At his urging I tried a taste of dark chocolate and orange candy a few years ago. It was surprisingly not . . .
Being Mindful of Our Gratitude Oh, "Deer!" Another one! My husband drives in some rural areas on his way to and from work. Last night marked the third deer that has crashed into him in four years. Fortunately, he hasn't been injured in any of the accidents, but his car is a mess again. The . . .
As soon as the first cool breeze blows in, I'm ready for a nice cup of hot tea or hot cocoa. I like to set up a display area for them for autumn and winter. I'll change things out seasonally. For autumn, I use lots of warm colors and fall themed items. I set it all out on top of my wine rack which . . .
I have a lot of coastal decor in my home and I wanted to add a little bit more to my kitchen counter. I decided a good way to do that would be to find something with coastal flair to hold my wooden utensils. I looked around in a few stores, but didn't find anything that really caught my . . .
I love all the things you can do with clear glass or plastic ornaments. One of the easiest is to simply fill the ornament with something pretty or fun. Another is to add embellishments to the outside of the ornament. I made several different styles. The possibilities for these ornaments is really . . .
From South of the Boulevard~ I was looking for a place to hang a hand towel in our main bathroom. Our apartment didn't have a place for one and I didn't like the idea of just having one sit on the counter or just having a towel ring nailed into the wall. I decided that framing the towel ring . . .