Thrift Store Basket Makeover (#texturedsurface)

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape provided by ShurTech Brands, LLC for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Baskets are a dime a dozen at thrift stores….and many times they look pretty worn down. I had a couple on hand at my house that were ready to make their way to goodwill….but I thought of this easy way to save … [Read more...]

last minute advent calendar

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I know I said I was taking a few days off....but I wanted to pop in and share this really easy Christmas Countdown with you so you can do it this week or weekend:) Also...I am sharing a bunch over on instagram and twitter while I take the rest of the week off. Hoping you can visit me there:) I tend to blog in real time…I realize this post may … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Wreath

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So I was walking through Lowes…checking things off my list when it hit me….I had some sort of DIY epiphany somewhere in between aisles 3 and 14…Has that ever happened to you? I have been feeling like my creative mojo was lost….but right there in the middle of the adhesive aisle it all came back. BooM! What a good feeling:) So from then on…. I … [Read more...]

Pretend Play Salt and Pepper Shakers (DIY kitchen toy)

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A while back I sent little Clara (from the famous Petersik family) a little gift. I knew that she enjoying cooking as much as I do…so I thought she needed a sweet little salt and pepper shaker to round out her amazing kitchen. Her kitchen is a complete DIY job that her parents did…fabulous…if you haven’t seen it yet…click over to check it … [Read more...]

DIY Pearl Hardware (DIY drawer pull) plus a Fall Giveaway!!

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Hey all! Happy Friday! A few things to chat about today… I showed you the table that I redid last week….the hardware needed to be replaced but I couldn’t find anything that was delicate enough. I really wanted to use these pearls…so I had to figure out how to attach them. Obviously I don’t think this '”hardware” would work in a kitchen or … [Read more...]

Mini Fall Luminaries (Fall Mantle Décor)

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Hey it’s Friday!! Whoohooo! Ready to get your Fall on this weekend?? Here is a fun Saturday project…that will have your mantle ready…and last all the way through to Thanksgiving. Enjoy! My mantle was already looking pretty “fall like”….but of course I had to fuss with it a bit after I thought of these fun little mini luminaries. I am not much on … [Read more...]

Cheer on your team…with help from Duck Tape®

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walmart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   My friends at Duck Tape® asked me to share with you a fun fall project. I thought since it is football season…and there are tailgates galore…it is a perfect time to pull out the Duck Tape® to cheer on the home team. These fun little … [Read more...]

DIY Jellyfish Halloween Costume

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I am popping in today to be apart of my blogging buddy Jamie’s handmade costume series. She has a complete website dedicated to handmade halloween costumes! It is so fun to peek around on there and get some great ideas to make your own…and your kids costumes. I am sharing this one that Melissa (bff) and I made last year for her daughter. Melissa … [Read more...]

Skirt from a shirt (repurpose men’s shirt)

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Say that 5 times fast….hey….stop swearing at me….ok moving on….I recently cleaned out a few things in our closet. A couple of my hubs shirts were still in great condition….they were just a bit over sized for him. I made a few into my fancy camera strap…and my daughter wanted to use the another shirt to make a skirt. It turned out really cute so we … [Read more...]

Upcycled Camera Strap : Earth 911 Challenge

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I am popping in this fine Saturday to share with you this very fun project that I came up with for a challenge I was asked to take part in. The fine folks over at Earth911 challenged me a month back to come up with an upcycled camera strap. Myself and 7 other fabulous bloggers had to create a camera strap from found/thrifted/already had materials. … [Read more...]