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Decorative Stained Tile

17 Aug

Where Words Fail, Music Speaks stained tile

This post of “Pinned There, Done That, Wrote the Post” is a bit of a different one. I have a Quote Board where I keep things I want to vinyl some day, or that I think would be a great add to a card. For this particular quote I had pinned (the original source has […]

Bookshelf To Dollhouse

11 Aug


My dad has a tradition of making his granddaughters dollhouses. He usually does it from scratch, but while driving passed a garage sale one weekend, my parents found a tall (about 5 ft!) bookshelf that was painted to be sort of a barbie house inside. They immediately saw a gem- and with the 3 of […]

How To Make A Toilet Paper Roll Holder

10 Jul

How To make A toilet paper roll holder

I am starting to get tired of my unfinished (decor wise) rooms in our house. I blame it on moving from a small apartment into a home. All of a sudden all the decor we have been blessed with look so small in a real sized room. Recently, I noticed that we have no cute […]

Desktop Gumball Machine

17 Jun

My Father’s Day gift to my dad this year was a homemade desktop gumball machine (candy dish, my dad doesn’t chew gum). My dad has a vintage gumball machine at his house that the grandkids love to ask for a quarter for and then get Trix Cereal out of (hehe). I decided to make him his own […]

DIY Lace Crown Photo Prop

15 Jun

For Roslyn’s 1 month baby pictures, I decided to make a photo prop. Allow me to show you how to make a Lace Crown like this: Supplies You’ll Need: LaceGlossy Accents Paint Fine Glitter Glue First, I measured my baby’s head. I wasn’t sure what kind of look I was going for. I knew it […]

Baby Hair Headbands |Revisited|

12 Jun

Remember my tutorial on making Baby Hair Headbands? It’s the craft that keeps on giving! 😉 My youngest sister had her first baby last December. Her now 6 month old is still bald as can be! (except for the random patch of peach fuzz on top) So, being the bestest Aunt that I am, I […]

Brown Paper Packages Tied Up With String

12 Apr

Brown Paper Packages

I have never been good at gift wrapping. Wait, that’s not true. In high school, I worked at Hallmark for some time and we did gift wrapping there for a price. I got pretty good at it there. It is easier when you have all the fancy supplies to accompany the task. Let me rephrase […]

How To Make Hair Headbands

2 Sep

My poor child is bald. Not bald, bald. Not as bald as I was as a baby. I don’t think I grew hair until I was almost 3!!! My Jo has a weird military mullet, as been previous described by a passerby. Thanks, stranger. She has nothing on the sides, pin straight strands on top, […]

Caribbean Theme Dinner

26 Jun

Caribbean Theme Dinner Table Setting

The dinner I’ve been preparing for (see this post, this post, this post, and this post) went so well! It was a huge hit and so many people asked to take home one of our potted beach grass we made. For those of you who missed the previous posts, this was a Caribbean theme dinner […]

Treasure Chest

22 Jun

Part 3 of our Caribbean centerpieces are our treasure chests. Supplies you’ll need:Treasure chest (party city $5 for 6)Gold wrapping paperSkewersPearlsOur chosen wordingsFoam balls cut in half 1. Open your treasure chest, fold following product directions and place half foam ball inside. 2. We felt the skull and cross bones needed to go. This was suppose to […]