Spooky Skulls & Beautiful Bones Halloween Wreath

Spooky Skulls & Beautiful Bones Halloween Wreath

Halloween is no joke around here, and somewhere among the numerous Halloween bins, bags, and props, I have misplaced my Halloween wreath.  Which, may be a blessing in disguise, because the poor thing was about 10 years old and had seen better nights.  Time to whip up wreath that would pack a spooky punch, but still … Read more…

15 Minute Fall Faux Apple Wreath

15 Minute Fall Faux Apple Wreath

The kiddos are back in school, foggy mornings prevail, football is the talk of the town, and pumpkin spice is EVERYWHERE.  Fall has arrived people, whether you like pumpkin spice everything, or not.  Personally, I think pumpkin ‘anything’ should be relegated to baked goods such as pies, bread, cake, and the occasional candle. Now, don’t go gettin’ your panties … Read more…

Seashell Wreath Tutorial

Seashell Wreath Tutorial

Visiting the beach is my absolute favorite summertime tradition.  It doesn’t matter if I am on a cold, windy Washington beach, along a sandy river bank in farm country, or basking in the tropical sun rays of Wailea Beach (although I do prefer this location), the beach is my happy place.  This simple seashell wreath is an homage to my … Read more…

Bows Like A Pro DIY Quick Tip

Back in the late 1980’s, I was an enthusiastic teen crafter with a Velcro wallet full of babysitting money to burn.   My teen crafting purchase of glory, was the As Seen On TV! EZ Deluxe Bow Maker.  It was a wonder of bow making bedazzlement and my first ever purchase from a TV infomercial.  An infomercial!  … Read more…

Valentine’s Day Wreath & Mantel

Happy Valentine’s Day, Kids!  I have been madly rushing around today trying to finish up my mantel for tonight’s Valentine’s Day extravaganza.  By extravaganza, I mean we are plopping the kids down with a movie and pizza, while we attempt a quiet take-out dinner from our favorite Mediterranean restaurant in another room.  Wish us luck! All I had left … Read more…