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Creative Fridays: burlap no sew kitchen curtains


I am in the middle of a creative frenzy -- I don't know why. I have a million projects that I want to do and just not enough time in the day to get everything done! One of my bigger projects is a kitchen re-do. I am slowly working on this one, and one of the elements of it is new curtains. bryn alexandra I have been seeing so much around blogging land using burlap. I thought it would be a really … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: Fall wreath re-do


 I was thinking of some ways to spruce up my old Fall wreath. I looked around for a new one, but couldn't find anything that I liked. So I took my old wreath and decoupaged a star to use in the middle. It still needed something else. I wanted to sew some fabric leaves and add them to the wreath, but since I don't have a machine that works, the next best thing were scissors and my trusty glue … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: Free Printables!


When I was looking around for some cute labels for the Moms' PJ/Movie Party, I came across some other fun, free printables! Aren't they great?These lemonade labels and cupcake pics are fantastic from Dandy Bread and Candy! Here is the link to Eat Drink Chic who has the free downloads for a fun ice cream party!And if you have a shower or party to throw, what better favor to make then one of … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: Mod Podge Barstool Redo


Thanks for your nice comments yesterday during my meltdown. I am feeling much better today - I even got my house cleaned - woo hoo!It's time for Xazmin's Mod Podge Mania! I'm so excited to join up!!! This is a project that I have been meaning to do for about a year. I just kept putting it off. It seemed so big and time consuming. I bought these barstools about 7 years ago. They were originally … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: sweater redo


I was flipping through the Boden USA catalog last night. I don't think I had ever seen their clothes before. They have some really cute things -- but they are also very expensive! I saw this sweater. How cute for Fall. Then I saw the price tag -- $98. Seriously?? I loved the buttons and the stripes. I thought of all of the buttons jars that I have. Could I remake one of my old sweaters into … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: Pimpify your Profile Pic


I just stumbled upon this site the other day. It is so simple to use. You can take any picture and turn it into art. Here's what they say: Anyone can be an artist BeFunky Photo Effects allow everyday people to easily create photographically rich and artistic results from their digital images without the need for any technical knowledge. These "one-click" photo effect options produce desired … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: Chalkboard Projects


Ok, I know these projects have been around the block here in blogland, but they have been on my to-do list for awhile and I finally got them done. I found this cute platter at my local thrift store for $1. {I hung it on my front door for now. Repainting this door is on my list of things to do this Summer.} +++ I don't know where I first saw this project done. I loved the idea of a chalkboard … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: ooh la la!!


Hannah is turning 10 next week. I can't believe it!!! She has decided that instead of a friend party she would like to re-do her room. She has always been a fan of fashion and Paris. So she wants to a Paris theme for her bedroom. +++++++++++++++++ These are some pictures I am using as inspiration for her room: This is a project I am making to give her for her birthday. Paris collages. I am … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: Decoupaged Eggs


I've probably told you about my Mod Podge addiction. I have mod podged all sorts of things all over my house. Well, the other day, I was looking at blogs and saw this from Nesting Place. {How cute!} ************** Now, I need some Easter decorations! I got my box out and there was hardly anything in it. Did I donate some things I didn't mean to donate??? So this project was perfect for … [Read more...]

Creative Fridays: Springtime Cupcakes


Need a springtime pick me up? Nothing beats a cute cupcake! There are so many great ideas floating around. Here are a couple of cute, simple cupcakes I have made with my kids. {Notes:To make the flower cupcake, take a marshmallow and press it down flat with a knife. Then cut it into strips with kitchen scissors. Put a gumdrop in the middle and you're done! The beachy cupcake is frosted, then … [Read more...]