Mar 14, 2015

Take the Kids on a Staycation This Spring Break


Where are you going for spring break?  Are you going to brave the lines at amusement parks, pay the resort fees at the beach or are you like me and planning a nice staycation?  Not familiar with the…

Mar 09, 2015

Decorating for Easter Using a Christmas Tree


  Have you ever noticed how great Christmas trees are for displaying collections?  I have.  My vintage Fisher-Price Toys looked great at Christmas on the tree this Halloween I have every intention of procuring a black tree to…

Mar 05, 2015

St. Patrick’s Day Glittered Ombre Mug


  Just when you thought Mason Jars could not get any cuter you add ombre glitter and BAM – even a kale smoothie is adorable and tasty.  Graduated shades of St. Patrick’s Day glitter are easier to create…

Mar 02, 2015

Giant Easter Bunny Tree


Easter is one of my favorite holidays to decorate for.  The kitsch factor seems to go to an all new level when it comes to Easter.  My collection of vintage Easter bunnies and chicks takes the word tacky to…

Feb 27, 2015

Yee-Haw Ride Em’ Quilters – A QuiltCon Recap


I miss QuiltCon already and I don’t even quilt.  Yet.  I loved so many things about this amazing convention that Austin was fortunate enough to host: giant sewing machines to ride, craft inspired tattoos to get and oh…

Feb 23, 2015

Color Wheel Rainbows for St. Patrick’s Day


If you thought color wheels were just for Christmas and aluminum trees you thought wrong.  I kept trying to think of how to decorate for St. Patrick’s Day and rainbows kept coming to mind.  Luckily I did not…

Feb 19, 2015

How to Add Neon Accents to Floral Denim


  These fun floral jeans were cute from the get go, but much like pompom fringe or glitter – neon makes everything just that much better.  The best part about this DIY is that it is super easy….