Paper Garland Made Easy

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Now that it is officially post Thanksgiving my husband and I can stop feuding about whether or not to play Christmas Carols prior to Thanksgiving and let the playlist roll! One song that is always allowed because it may or may not be a Christmas song is ‘A Few Of My Favorite Things’. While I certainly don’t mind some whiskers on kittens Continue reading

Ping Pong Ball Holiday Lights

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I don’t know why but I am drawn to the look of ping pong balls….what is that all about? Maybe they bring back childhood memories when Mr. Moose Continue reading

Diary of a Woodworker Wannabe Part 1

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Wrecking Ball

My new BFF is woodworking, however, you will not see a lot of woodworking projects on my blog because I am just not very good at it…yet. I never thought I would have anything in common with Miley Cyrus but Continue reading

Paintchip Place Setting

IMG_2515I was in the basement the other day and found some paint samples from when I was deciding what color to paint my little guys nursery, ah…3 years ago. Time to do something with these samples and with Thanksgiving about a month away Continue reading

DIY Roman Shade Tutorial

DIY Roman Shade Tutorial

I probably need to stop with the overly wordy posts, but I think you may thank me for this if you decide to use the tutorial to make your own Roman Shades. To date, I have made 8 Roman Shades and each time I figure out how to do it a little less expensively. This version Continue reading

Favorite Fall Decorating Ideas

Steve Almond said…

“Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night.”

Well I beg to differ!

Favorite Fall Decorating Ideas

I think there are more gorgeous Fall craft ideas on pinterest these days than leaves falling from the trees! I could spend hours and hours looking at them….ok, I HAVE spent hours and hours looking at them and have compiled a group of 9 of my favorites. The reason I like these are because they are simple, easy to “color customize”, unique, and downright attractive! I have never been one to go for the bloody, scary, wicked decor that often shows up around Halloween (much to my stepson’s disappointment). If your looking for something for Fall that is easy and will make your home more lovely, Continue reading

How to Make a Window Seat Cushion With Piping

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Last week I posted about the custom storage bench I built for the alcove in my bedroom and I was so excited to share it. The bench was just not complete without a comfy cushion so I did my favorite thing and started hitting fabric stores. Actually not true…first I measured the bench and cursed a few times at how long it was and how much a foam cushion would cost me! Then I got online researched for a few hours too long and finally ordered one. FINALLY I hit the fabric stores, relieved to have the foam insert purchase behind me. I always stress a little when spending more than a few bucks on something in case my experiment goes wrong. The help I found online Continue reading