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More Burlap Projects: Whimsical Burlap Pillows


I am just having so much fun with burlap.Yesterday I experimented and came up with these pillows. I have had a great time stenciling on burlap, but I wanted to try something new. I found some really great images on The Graphics Fairy. This is a great place to find royalty-free images you can use for projects. I decided to use iron-on transfer paper. I didn't know if it would work on the rough … [Read more...]

Mod Podge Mania


Xazmin at This is The Year is having a Mod Podge Party today. Now you know I love myself some Mod Podge - it's miraculous stuff! I can't wait to see all of the projects and get more Mod Podge inspiration! *********************** These are the bulletin boards in my office. I cut pieces of scrapbook paper to fit around the frames and then decoupaged it on. Kind of funky and fun. These are some … [Read more...]

What’s on your Wall Wednesday???


On Wednesdays I usually post about my Favorite Thing for the week, but since I posted my Top Ten Favorite Things on Monday, you are probably sick of my favorite things. So I am joining in What's on your Wall Wednesday. Barb, from Grits and Glamour, has a really fun group that posts cool wall arrangements and ideas. ******************** So here are the walls in my foyer: ************* In … [Read more...]

Need Tree Decorating Ideas?


There's a big event held around here every year called The Festival of Trees. Different organizations and companies decorate a tree and then display it. All the trees submitted are auctioned off and the proceeds go to charity. I try to go every year. It's fun to see all of the different ideas. (sorry the pictures might be a little fuzzy -- these are from last year and I had my old camera … [Read more...]

Family Wall


Our family pictures are done! Here's the family wall I'm working on. I have some 5 x 7 pictures of my kids that I might hang with this big pictures and also a cute four-picture action sequence of the kids throwing leaves at each other I want to incorporate into the wall. … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas


Recently while waiting around at the orthodontist's office I stumbled upon my now favorite magazine: Cottage Living. How did I not know about this magazine before? It is so cute. This month they have some really fun pumpkin decorating ideas. Here are my favorites: No Carve Pumpkins Aren't these cool? Here is how you make them: 1. Use a pencil to to mark your desired pattern. … [Read more...]