Painting Gourds for Color & Whimsy to Your Fall Decor

Painting gourds adds a  little whimsy and color to your fall decor. Add a small hole, and you have a cute birdhouse look for your mantel or other vignette. Painting gourds is a great project to do with the kids, or even with a group of girlfriends, when hosting a girls night out. The process… [Read More]

Melt and Pour Soap – Rich Orange Cinnamon Scent

Melt and pour soap with sweet orange and cinnamon oil adds a nice cozy feel to any room. Great for showers, weddings, hostess and helper gifts. Who doesn’t love the smell of oranges and cinnamon? They help give your home a nice cozy feel. That’s why I decided to make a soap with this homey… [Read More]

How to Make a Dried Peony Wreath

This simple tutorial for a dried peony wreath, is a great way to preserve all your beautiful peony blooms in the spring. We went on vacation in May, and the peonies were already starting to bloom. When we got home they were just about done blooming. Normally I will cut them, and use them in… [Read More]

Make Your Own Statement Necklace from Vintage Jewelry

A statement necklace from vintage jewelry, is a super fun way to use old brooches, and pretty items that you might find in a thrift or antique store. The next time you go to an estate sale, flea market, antique or thrift store, take a moment to check out the jewelry. Old brooches, earrings and… [Read More]

How to Make a Wild Grapevine Wreath

How many times have you purchased a grapevine wreath? I know I have purchased many. They are not very expensive, and they work well with so many projects. However, did you know you can make a wild grapevine wreath from vines you may have growing in your backyard? Make a Wild Grapevine Wreath Here’s a pic… [Read More]

How to Create Beautiful Plastic Drawers with Mod Podge and Fabric

It’s time for our quarterly creative blogger challenge. This one is lead by Susan of Momcrieff to create or update something with mod podge and fabric. It’s been a long time since I’ve decoupaged but I was very excited to use some of my pretty fabric stash for this challenge.  Create Beautiful Plastic Drawers with Mod… [Read More]

How to Make Fabric Bowl Covers

While shopping with my sister and friend in the strip district, I stopped in at Loom, a beautiful textile store full of high end fabrics, notions, and vintage pieces. In the front they have a section of fat-quarters for $3.50. If you are into collecting beautiful fabric patterns, you may have found yourself with a… [Read More]