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Great Ideas — 20 DIY Spring Projects to Make!

20 DIY Spring Projects

It was a WHOPPING 52 degrees in my part of the country.  That is just not typical weather during this season and we are expected to hit an UNHEARD of 60 degrees tomorrow!   Spring is definitely in the air. The tulips are poking up through the frozen ground!!  ..And I have to say, it is looking as though spring is in full swing in blog land!  Here are 20 inspirational projects guaranteed to … [Read more...]

Make a Spring Moss Wreath and Vignette!

spring moss wreath

Spring is in full bloom INSIDE our house. (I decided that if I decorate for Spring, it will come) And one of my favorite spaces to decorate in my home is my little beadboard nook. When I think of Spring I imagine pink tulips, yellow daffodils, birds singing, lots or color and an abundance of green.  So I tried to incorporate those thoughts into this little space. I have wanted to try … [Read more...]

“You Are My Sunshine” — Free, Spring Printables!!

you are my sunshine printable art

Hello everyone, Carli here from DimplePrints. Are you ready for Spring?! We sure are and to celebrate we thought we'd showcase some fun "You Are My Sunshine" prints for your use this week! They are bright and happy and are sure to cheer up any day "when skies are gray". … [Read more...]

Family Picture Gallery Wall — Reveal!!

gallery wall from the top

Happy Tuesday!! I finally finished my family gallery wall -- woo hoo!! It all started with these unfinished frames from Cut It Out Frames. I had a hard time deciding what color to paint the frames. In the end I opted for white that matches my trim because I wanted the fabulous pictures my sister Wendy took of us to shine through. Here's a tip that can save you a lot of time and … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 26 GREEN St. Patrick’s Day Projects!!

26 St. Patrick's Day Projects

I think there will be a lot of little leprechauns visiting the homes of families this year..  Will there be mischief?   Either way, there are some great ways to decorate using the color green! Be sure to check out all of the links!  St. Patty's Day Wreath @ Vixen Made   Tissue Paper Shamrock @ Sweet and lovely Crafts  St. Patrick's Day Party @ Gluesticks   Beadboard Luck @# Adventures of … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Wall Art Projects to Make!!

25 DIY wall art projects to make

Walls are well, walls.  Each wall consists of 2x4's for framing, sheet rock, tape & mud, & a layer of primer.   ...But after that is when the magic starts!  Everyone has the ability to take an ordinary wall and turns it into their very own piece of art.  Paint colors added and a few of these AMAZING wall ART PROJECTS, you have your very own one of a kind PICASSO!  Enjoy all of the links … [Read more...]

Crown Molding Tips & Tricks!!

crown molding tips and tricks

I wanted to put crown molding in my laundry room -- I thought it would really finish off the room. And my father in law was so nice to come over and show me how to do it. I thought it would be fun to share some tips and tricks on Crown Molding -- in case you want to put some in your home. And because it can be a little tricky with the angles - I thought having a handyman with 30+ years of … [Read more...]

Make a “Be Lucky” Bud Vase!! (St. Patrick’s Day project)

be lucky bud vase craft

Hi all!! I'm Tracie and I am thrilled to be here at Jen’s today! She is one of my “bloggie idols”….and she has got to be one of the nicest and most sincere bloggers I have come in contact with. Thanks so much Jen for having me here today…. Here is a super way to repurpose an old bottle. I used a wine bottle…cause I have a few laying around…girl’s night last weekend…nuff said. Anywho, I thought … [Read more...]

Make Resin and Ribbon Necklaces with Dimensional Magic and Stickers!

typewriter necklace

Here's another Spring Break Kids' Craft Idea!! Today I am sharing a little Spring Necklace idea. Can I tell you how excited I am for SPRING???? I can't wait. In the meantime -- here's a little project I shared at Brassy Apple - that is helping me fight away the winter blues. And it uses Dimensional Magic -- which is SUCH a fun medium. Ribbon and Resin Necklaces … [Read more...]

Life in a Snap — 4 Tips for Shooting the Real Moments of Life!! (photography tutorial)

erik real life

Are you one of those people who hauls their "good" camera out during special occasions? Birthdays, holidays, graduations, weddings? Is your hard drive full of images of the kids blowing out birthday candles, the day your brought the new puppy home, and the first days of school? That used to be me too. My camera used to only see the light of day during special occasions, spending the rest of the … [Read more...]