Archive | September, 2012

Homemade Gel Window Clings

30 Sep

Homemade Gel Window Clings

The other day at Wal-mart, my daughter found Window Clings in the dollar bin. They were very cute owls and leaves with a branch. When we got home and began playing with them, she had mistaken them from fruit snacks and tried eating them. It was then that it clicked in me, “I bet I […]

DIY Planter

29 Sep

DIY Planter from Tree Crate

Earlier this summer we bought trees for our backyard from a local guy. The trees came in the usual wood crates and we knew we wanted to reuse them. They just look so cool with the metal rings around them. They are very well built too. We decided to turn them into our own DIY […]

How To Deter Flies Naturally

26 Sep

Deter Flies Naturally

The city we moved to used to be all farm land. I know, I know, what city doesn’t have that in their history. Recently, I mean. It recently used to be farm land. In fact, there are still many farms on the outer limits of our city. A few alfalfa/cotton/corn farms, and a few dairy […]

Hashtag Chalkboard

25 Sep

Hashtag Menu Board

We are a social media family. Between being a blogger myself and my husband being an e-commerce marketer, we are no strangers to Facebook or Twitter (or any other social media site). A while back I did a vinyl decor spoof with Facebook flair. I still love it, and it is still on our wall in the loft. […]

Sorting Out Life One Load At A Time

24 Sep

Laundry Room Vinyl

In my previous post, I mentioned doing vinyl to brighten the day of a friend who has had a hell of a month (or quite literally, the month from Hell). I did one more for her,this time, in her laundry room. I used a bright color (called Wild Cardinal Red) and placed it on a […]

Always Kiss Me Goodnight

24 Sep

Always Kiss Me Goodnight

A friend of mine has had a very stressful and trying month. Less than a year after moving here, they sold their house and bought a new one (down sizing to a smaller one story). The week before the big move, her husband has not 1 but 2 heart attacks. He was scheduled for a […]

Cookies In A Jar

23 Sep

Cookies In A Jar

This post of Cookies In A  Jar was first seen on Somewhat Simple as my contributor’s post.  This time of year, with the cooler weather and the warm loving Holidays, things get a bit more formal. You trade in your flip flops for boots, your jean shorts for slacks, and your card stock for foil. […]

Katy Perry And Glee Card

21 Sep

Katy Perry and Glee Card

Obviously, a post like this is more about inspiration to my readers rather than “hey! try to make this too!” kind of post. This birthday card I made is completely circumstantial, but that is one of the great things about homemade cards! You can personalize them to fit the recipient. My sister Kimber turned 24 yesterday. Earlier […]

Homemade Bathtub Paint

20 Sep

Homemade Bathtub Paint

On my “Munchkin To-Do’s” board, I had pinned a recipe for homemade bathtub paint. The recipe calls for about a 1/3 a cup of shaving cream per 2-3 drops of food coloring. I have been very curious about this. Some people have said it stained their grout, others said it stained their kid’s skin, while […]

Sorry I Lost My Cool

20 Sep

Sorry I Lost My Cool

Hey, I will never claim to be perfect. I am totally imperfect and all I can ever do is my best, righting wrongs along my way. So I’m only slightly embarrassed to even post this small token of apology I made for my husband (who is countless times ever so patient with me and my […]