Nov 09, 2018

Green So Real: My Artificial Tree Faves From Treetopia

Flocked Christmas tree with green and gold ornaments
I love a colorful Kitschmas tree more than most, but I gotta tell ya there have been more than a few artificial green Christmas trees that have really made my heart go pitter patter through the years.  I know, I…
Oct 25, 2018

Thrifted Sequin Blazer Turned Halloween Wreath and Pumpkins

Black wreath made with sequined jacket and pumpkins
If it is going to make your heart hurt to see a an elaborately beaded and sequin covered vintage blazer cut up and recycled for the sake of Halloween – turn back now. If instead you are thinking yes I…
Oct 11, 2018

Spooky String Lights – Your New Fave Toilet Paper Roll Halloween Craft

string lights made with toilet paper rolls and napkins.
Toilet paper roll crafts never get old.  Sure, they are probably meant for kindergartners but this lady happens to love them for a lot of crafty reasons.  I’m adding making my own DIY spooky string lights to the top of…
Oct 09, 2018

The Spoonflower Quick-Sew Project Book – Jennifer Perkins Art Sunglasses Case

The Spoonflower Quick-Sew Project Book: 34 DIYs To Make The Most of Your Fabric Stash had me at quick.  I admit the word ‘sew’ sends shivers down my spine but when I peaked inside Anda Corrie’s new book I was…
Oct 05, 2018

Tis the Season for Stenciled Monster Halloween Tree Skirts

Black and white Halloween tree skirt with monster stencils.
If you are going to the trouble to decorate a Halloween tree then clearly you need to go that extra mile and make a Halloween tree skirt.  As my dad always says: “a job worth doing is worth doing well”.…
Oct 04, 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Pink wreath that says Fight.
Halloween is not the only thing special about October, it is also Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Ladies, are you going to your regular annual exams?  Doing those checks regularly?  I can’t stress the importance of early detection enough.  To raise…
Oct 03, 2018

Creepy Clay Witch Hand Vases

Beaker full of flowers with DIY clay witch hand holding it.
Just because it is Halloween does not mean I am throwing out all my houseplants or not buying fresh flowers all season long.  Quite the contrary, I just make my own DIY creepy clay witch hand vase to hold said…