Jan 29, 2015

Decorating for Mardi Gras DIY Ideas


I’m not going to lie to you, Mardi Gras has never been a holiday I have celebrated.  Nothing against New Orleans, as a matter of fact I’m planning to take a trip there this spring, it is the colors….

Jan 21, 2015

Clever Ideas for Wrapping Pretty Packages


I go to a lot of parties.  Not the fun adult kind that start at night and you get to dress up.  I’m talking kid parties.  With a kindergartener your weekends are pretty much spent shuffling from one party…

Jan 19, 2015

Treetopia Valentine Wreath Making Party


I am blessed to have some mighty crafty friends. Ladies night for some people might involve cocktails and high heels, mine involve plenty of cocktails (in this case champagne punch) just instead of heels we have on comfy shoes,…

Jan 18, 2015

10 Best Craft Trends of 2014 (and Possibly 2015)


I was all geared up to write another post about overdone and overused craft trends again this year like I did for BlogHer about 2013, and then it dawned on me: I’m still not sick to…

Jan 15, 2015

Valentine’s Day DIY – Chenille Pipe Cleaner People


Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day approaching.  Are you ready?  Do you have your house decorated?  No worries, I have some fun and festive suggestions coming your way.  First up these adorable vintage inspired chenille pipe…

Jan 12, 2015

Secrets to Storage Success From a Holiday Hoarder


Putting away Christmas decorations is not nearly as fun as putting them out on display. It’s always a little sad to say goodbye to all the sparkle. But at the same time, it feels good to free up some…

Dec 23, 2014

CNN Thinks I Take Christmas to a New Level


CNN says I take Christmas to a new level.  I say they should see my version of Halloween if they think Christmas is over the top.  Recently CNN reporter Daphne Sashin was nice enough to ask me a few…