How to Beautify your Garden Path with Brick Word Art

Brick word art is a great way to add a little whimsy and beauty to the garden. When I was a kid we often painted rocks during the summer. I remember everyone wanted to paint ladybugs and toadstools. Today, there is a huge resurgence in this craft, however the painting is much more sophisticated with… [Read More]

Celebrate Spring with the Beauty of Natural Moss Decor

One of the first signs of spring here, is the bright green moss that is starting to show after a long winter. I really like the look of natural moss decor, and thought it would be perfect to brighten up the house for spring. Here I’m using preserved reindeer moss, and sheet moss, to create… [Read More]

Egg Carton Flower Garland for Your Holiday Decor

This tutorial for an egg carton flower garland is super easy. You do have to save as many cartons as you need for your string of lights. In may case, I used a 70 bulb string of lights, which more than filled our large mantel. That meant having six egg cartons to save. Egg Carton… [Read More]

Handwritten Family Recipe Tea Towel Gift

My mother was trained as a pediatric nurse, but after she married my father and start having children, she become a stay at home mom. It’s been 20 years since she passed, at the early age of 64, and I still miss her. Recently I pulled out her recipe for Christmas cookies, handwritten on a… [Read More]

Handmade Gifts: How to Make Soap Balls

I have a pretty bar of wrapped scented soap in my powder room, which was a gift from my sister. It’s probably eight years old, but I love the fact that it still makes the room smell nice. This inspired me to make something scented for the blog, and I decided to make soap balls with… [Read More]

10 Easy Wreaths You Can Make in under an Hour

Hanging a wreath on your front door is such a nice statement for greeting your guests. I’ve made and bought many over the years. Today I’m sharing 10 easy wreaths that you can make in less than an hour. Make one for yourself, someone you love, or be inspired to create something new. 10 Easy Wreaths

How to Make a Seashell & Sea Glass Wind Chime

Today I am sharing a seashell & sea glass wind chime tutorial. Have you read any Nicholas Sparks books? Or, have you seen any of his movies? Surely you have at least heard of “The Notebook.” Well, I like them very much and in a world of negativity and sadness, there’s nothing like a Nicholas… [Read More]