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Birthday Rolodex Box

I’ve always had a calendar in the kitchen specifically to remember birthdays. This year I am using something prettier and more my style, a birthday rolodex box. The box is by Heidi Swapp, and the cards are made using the tabs die set. This…

September 28, 2017
mini tree Christmas decoration
DIY & Crafts

The Tradition of a Mini Tree

Each year my daughter creates her own mini tree with the cuttings from our larger, family tree. It’s a tradition now and she really takes pride in creating and decorating her tree. First, she starts with a pile of cuttings. Then she snips and…

December 10, 2016
Free Holiday Gift Tag Printable
DIY & Crafts

Free Holiday Gift Tag Printable

Thanksgiving is over and the Holiday season is officially here. People are decorating and shopping like crazy already. To help make your packages more fun this year, download this free holiday gift tag printable. It’s my way of adding a little humor and lots…

November 27, 2016
Tropical Thanksgiving Wreath
DIY & Crafts

Tropical Thanksgiving Wreath

Those of us in Florida (and other warm climates) that don’t experience fall with changing leaves try and find other ways to celebrate the season. Honestly, fall to us is when the temperature falls below 80 degrees. It is then we can turn off…

November 23, 2016
Headless Mermaid PUmpkin
DIY & Crafts

Great Ideas in Pumpkin Decorating

People amaze me every year with their pumpkin creativity. Pumpkin decorating continues to be a popular trend, with non-carved pumpkins dressed up in paint, glitter and other decorations. Metallic and two-tone pumpkins are quite popular (and copper is a big color this year). There…

October 20, 2016
Magazine paper flower cone
DIY & Crafts

Easy to Make Flower Cone

Surprise a friend, neighbor or co-worker with an easy to make flower cone that takes just just minutes to put together. Find a pretty magazine or catalog page that is mostly beautiful photography to create a colorful cone container. I used a page from…

September 4, 2016
Corn hole game boards
DIY & Crafts

Building Corn Hole Game Boards

We’ve had hours of fun through the years playing corn hole on holidays or at parties and this year I decided to make my own set of corn hole game boards to have on hand. Since its sunny and warm 90% of the time…

September 2, 2016
Get Creative in the Garden With Seating Made from Pallets
DIY & Crafts

Get Creative in the Garden

Don’t forget to get creative in the garden, too! When it comes to your outdoor spaces, it’s easy to design a special space without busting the budget. There are many ideas that reuse and recycle items into fun, creative outdoor decoration. Here are some ways…

August 26, 2016