Jun 27, 2016

Celebrate National Sunglasses Day with a Felt Sunglass Case DIY

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Happy National Sunglasses Day!  I’m never without a pair are you?  I even keep a giant basket full of spare pairs by my pool for guests.  Really you can never have too many pairs of sunglasses or for that matter…
Jun 17, 2016

Easy DIY Drip Pots

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Sometimes it is ok to spill paint.  More than ok, it is a downright good idea.  I’m actually thinking of doing it more often after seeing how cute all these planters I have made turned out.  The Rainbow Drip Pot…
Jun 09, 2016

DIY Geometric Vase (Psssst the trick is stickers)

How to make a geometric sticker resist vase.
Did you see my patio on DIY Network?  I took some indoor furniture outside, new slipcovers were sewn from beach towels and there was some hard core cleaning done.  I’m in love with the end result.  I’m typing this post…
Jun 02, 2016

Vintage Telephone Cord Purses and DIY Bracelets

Vintage phone cord purse for sale on Etsy.
Did I mention I am starting to seriously lighten my vintage load?  No, I’ve not turned into a Marie Kondo convert – I just have a LOT of stuff.  Too much stuff and it’s cool stuff too.  Like this amazing…
Jun 01, 2016

Ridiculously Cute & Easy DIY String Lights from Toilet Paper Rolls

How to recycle toilet paper rolls into fancy string lights.
Last year I made not one, but two sets of string lights that revolved around spent toilet paper rolls.  We are family of 4, there are a lot of them around here. The first set I made for I love…
May 31, 2016

Gift Basket Ideas for Kids

How to fill a gift bag for summer.
Gift baskets seem like the kind of thing managers get sent for doing a good job in corporate America.  Somehow they have this sterile/elderly connotation to them.  When you think about it, why wouldn’t kids enjoy getting gift baskets for…
May 26, 2016

DIY Donut Ornaments for a National Donut Day Tree

How to make DIY donut ornaments.
National Donut Day is fast approaching.  How will you be celebrating?  So many adorable DIY choices to choose from, but as I do for every holiday major or minor I’m decorating a tree.  Plus who does not love a good…