DIY Stencilled Valentine’s Mug

Some of you who read this blog may have noticed I’ve been doing more craft projects lately. While sewing is still my first love, I’m trying to explore some other creative outlets. Things  that are quick and easy. Recharging, if you will. This DIY Valentine mug would make a perfect and quick Valentine’s gift for […]

Are you suffering from handmade gift giving and unmade project guilt?

Starting in November, I start scouring craft magazines and blogs for all of the Christmas gifts and projects I am going to make for friends and family. “This year will be different .This year everyone on my list will get a beautiful handmade gift. This year I will be organized. This year my table and […]

Mod Podged Letter Mini Canvases

  I love the clean and modern look of these JOY canvases. These ones are for Christmas, but this would also be an easy project to do for a kids room. Would you like to make some too? I bought all of the supplies at JoAnn stores as they were nice enough to send me […]

An Advent Calendar Made From an Old Frame

I have been very busy making crafts for the Christmas season! I’ve never been that great at making Christmas crafts and decided I would make a special effort this year.  I had my Advent wreath from yesterday and now I’m sharing this Advent goodie calender I made for the little girls. I have been meaning […]

DIY Advent Wreath

Today is the first Sunday of Advent so I’m sharing my DIY Advent wreath just in the nick of time ! We will be lighting the first candle tonight. Children love the tradition of lighting the advent candles at dinnertime and say a special prayer on each of the four Sundays of Advent before Christmas.  […]

Runner, napkin ring, and dinner napkin tutorials #turkeytablescapes

I was really excited to participate in the JoAnn Fabrics Thanksgiving Tablescape challenge this year. I needed to refresh my Thanksgiving table decor and this was just the motivation to get me to do it! If you’d like to get some of your own last minute ideas, here is a link to JoAnn’s craft page. […]

Etched and lace mason jars and bottles #msholiday

Martha stewart decoupaged jars

I’ve been trying out some Martha Stewart Craft products this week and made some etched and lace decoupaged glass jars, a tin container, and a bottle. I love how they turned out and they were so easy to make. I used the Martha Stewart glass etching cream, the lace trim appliques from the MS decoupage […]