Holy Makeover, You’d Better Take a Seat!

Found a great treasure at an auction. It reminds me of a small church pew. There's a neat drawer at the base. After two yards of home decor fabric and a staple gun the piece has transformed into a true statement piece. This will be perfect in a little nook with some cute accent pillows.… Continue reading Holy Makeover, You’d Better Take a Seat!

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1 hour or less, Topic: Housewares

HELLO String Art Wall Decor

Check out this super cute piece of home decor I made. This is a simple project with ZERO measuring - just my kind of project! Supplies Needed: Scrap piece of wood (new or reclaimed) Black paint Sealant (I used Mod Podge) 1 1/4" aluminum nails Thick string Tracing/graphite paper Printer (or freehand if you're a… Continue reading HELLO String Art Wall Decor


Ornament, My Favorite Memories… {Very Last Minute Christmas Gift Idea}

If you need a super quick last minute Christmas gift for someone, cut up some 1" strips of paper, write your favorite things about a person, favorite memories, why they're special to you, etc., roll into tight rolls (I used a pencil), and then put them in an empty round ornament. Voila - a super… Continue reading Ornament, My Favorite Memories… {Very Last Minute Christmas Gift Idea}

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1-4 hours, Topic: Clothing/Fabric/Costumes, Uncategorized

Make A Minion Costume

Halloween is quickly approaching! If you have kids (or adults for that matter) who love minions, here's a fairly easy way to create your own costume. Supplies/Instructions: Head/Face Black zip ties (Minion Hair) Pierce hood of sweatshirt with 2 holes per each zip tie (about 2-3 inches apart). Thread the zip tie through both holes… Continue reading Make A Minion Costume

Topic: Housewares, Uncategorized

String Art – Love where you live!

Created this quick and easy string art home decor piece last night. Great gift idea for new homeowners, weddings, etc. Made this one specifically for the host family in Japan my 10 year old will be staying with at the end of this month. They can always have a little bit of Indiana with them… Continue reading String Art – Love where you live!

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1 hour or less

Tackle Tricky Eaters

Just a quick post... Parents to VERY picky eaters will get me, but I feel like I've conquered the world! Okay maybe that's a bit over the top. I prep my picky 8 year old's pb&j's at the beginning of each week and then throw them in the freezer for a quick grab in the… Continue reading Tackle Tricky Eaters


Light Box Low-down

My sister got me a portable light box for Christmas and today I finally got it all set up! I'm super stoked!!! The one I got you can find it here"&gt from Limo Studio (I just checked and right now it's discounted to a great buy!). In case you're looking for something to take great… Continue reading Light Box Low-down

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1 hour or less, Topic: Cooking

Start (and maintain) A Smoothie Routine

For the last month and a half I've been doing a morning smoothie routine...and I have to admit I've really enjoyed and and been surprised that I've maintained the routine! Here's the overview of what I do: 1. I Prep on Sunday for the upcoming week. - this week I used blueberries, raspberries and bananas.… Continue reading Start (and maintain) A Smoothie Routine