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Girl’s Room Decor: Flower Garden Garland

Girl’s Room Decor: Flower Garden Garland

Here’s a cheerful project that will keep a little girl’s hands busy while making a sweet personalized garland for her room. My little niece has a new room with freshly painted walls which are just begging to be decorated. And I thought that this would be a fun summer craft to make outside with her – we’d be inspired byContinue Reading

Fourth of July Centerpiece

Fourth of July Centerpiece

The Fourth of July celebrates the best thing about living in America: the freedom we hold so dear, and our Independence Day is one of the biggest celebrations of the year. We have parties, shoot fireworks and get misty-eyed when we hear the Star Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful or God Bless the USA. ThisContinue Reading

Father’s Day Rocketship Family Portrait

Father’s Day Rocketship Family Portrait

I’ve always been a big fan of Claudine Hellmuth’s delightful portraits where she takes photographs of faces and turns them into little drawn characters in all sorts of adventurous scenes. So inspired, I decided to make my own version of a whimsical family portrait as a Father’s Day gift for my youngest brother, Jeffrey. I had such fun turning him, hisContinue Reading

Memorial Day Banner

Memorial Day Banner

Memorial Day Banner (or any special occasion!) Memorial Day kicks off the beginning of summer in America. We host back yard barbecues, head to the lake, shop the Memorial Day sales or just sit back and enjoy a holiday from the nine-to-five drudgery. But Memorial Day is much more than that. It’s a time toContinue Reading

Springtime Decorated Wooden Popsicle Stick Box

Springtime Decorated Wooden Popsicle Stick Box

If you’re looking for a project to make with a child, here’s a fun one! When I was little, my aunts taught me how to make these little boxes out of wooden popsicle sticks and once I knew how – there was no stopping me. I remember making them for all my teachers who wouldContinue Reading

Mother’s Day Card Keepsake Book

Mother’s Day Card Keepsake Book

  Mother’s Day is almost upon us, and I will be missing my mother more than ever. She was such a fashionista, a great cook, a perfect hostess and all the things a mother should be. She also never received a card she didn’t keep, but her storage was in shoe boxes, old purses andContinue Reading

Mini Easter Basket Place Card Holder

Mini Easter Basket Place Card Holder

This little Easter basket is a fun decoration for your Springtime table. Make several to help with seating arrangements and then afterwards your guests can take them home as gifts with a sweet treat inside. Here’s how: Materials: Kool Tak™ Ultra Clear Double Sided Tape - 1/8” x 16 yds Kool Tak™ Premium Extreme Double Sided Tape -Continue Reading

Dazzling Easter Chick and Eggs with Bling!

Dazzling Easter Chick and Eggs with Bling!

My favorite color is purple, closer to blue than red. I think that may be because I love the shades of violet in Paas Easter Egg Dye, the dye of my childhood. There’s just something about that purple hue, especially when it’s in a basket with all the other colors, that makes my heart sing.Continue Reading

St. Patrick’s Day Foiled Lucky Pot O’Gold

St. Patrick’s Day Foiled Lucky Pot O’Gold

Who doesn’t daydream about finding a lucky pot of gold at the end of the rainbow after a rainy day? Now that March has arrived, celebrate St. Patrick’s by using Kool Tak foils to transform a plain metal pot into your own treasure at the end of the rainbow. Covered with gold foil candies, thisContinue Reading