DIY- Christmas in July decorations

Been so busy this year and so far behind with everything that I didn’t really have time to design any new Christmas in July projects. We still celebrated though by spending the day in a small Arizona town shopping for early Christmas gifts at the Antique stores. This is just a fun little tradition of…

 Family fun day paper crafts-milk carton barn.

“Every time you sit down to eat…thank a farmer.” Hey everyone. Only two more paper crafts for the summer are left. I can’t believe how fast the summer is going. This craft is a little more complicated but you can simplify it by not adding little barn doors or a hay loft window. Supplies needed-…

DIY- Americana- Upcycled old jeans

Okay, here it is…finally. Once again I got caught up in things with life and forgot to post this re-post from last year. I just glanced over this post and it took me back to that time and I realized that the summer cold I was writing about down below turned out to be a…

Friday Family fun paper crafts- star garland

4th of July is just around the corner here in our country. Thought it would be fun to do a patriotic themed craft for this week. The supplies for this craft don’t include nature but that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and create this easy craft out in nature. When my kids were little and…

 Friday family fun day paper craft project- TP crafts

Whoops, forgot to post this Friday for you all. It is my husband’s birthday this weekend and we were out having our own fun. Guess life just got too busy for a post. Anyway, better late then never like they say. So lets rename this post Sunday Fun day. Hope you all are have a…

DIY- Paper and Plaster Garden Picks

Hope you all enjoy this re-post of mine. I remember doing this craft for a trip up north to Our Little Red House. It was wildflower season up there and I wanted to display these picks surrounded by natural flowers. Got up there, did a bunch of home repairs and painting, was exhausted and on…

  DIY-Frugal Floral displays.

Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. I always miss the flowers out in my garden when they are all gone. To make up for that, I have faux arrangements displayed throughout the house. I like shopping second hand, but sometimes I will pick up some fillers if there is a good…

Dollar day do over- faux butterfly frame art.

  Look what I found in a pile, hidden behind another pile, next to a basket of supplies, nicely stacked on top of some old watercolor paintings…an unfinished project of mine. You know, the fun thing about touching everything when you are downsizing and getting rid of stuff… it’s the treasures we all have forgotten…

One huge yarn haul = A whole lot of DIY’s

I am so bad and I was doing so good. Here I was watching all these YouTube tutorials and trying to make my life more like a minimalist, but hey, it isn’t easy. I am still trying to figure out what is or isn’t important. I have been trying to organize my home and life,…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 11 -fabric Christmas trees.

Supplies needed; Fabric scraps in green colors. Glue Sequins Tiny beads to use as decorations Green felt Yellow felt (for a tiny star, which I forgot) Wooden twigs Fabric scraps in reds or any Christmas themed prints. Plastic pellets or rice for stuffing. Needle and thread.   Great craft project to teach beginning sewing skills….