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Paper Bead Bracelets
DIY & Crafts

Paper Bead Bracelets

This week paper bead bracelets were my contribution to a spring break craft day for kids 7 – 13 years old at Chameleon Soul Gallery in Melbourne, FL. Such a fun day of creativity! I recently made my first paper bead bracelet in the…

April 6, 2018
Christmas Ball Wreath
DIY & Crafts

Easy DIY Christmas Ball Wreaths

I love Christmas ball wreaths. Vintage, modern, colorful, monochrome – they are all unique and epitomize a festive holiday. I made a few wreaths of my own this year: one to keep and two to give away. I found several methods for making them…

December 21, 2017
File Folder Snail Mail
DIY & Crafts

File Folder Snail Mail

I am always trying new things. There are so many creative people out there and I love to find new ways of making memory albums or in this case, snail mail. One day while scrounging YouTube, I stumbled on a clever crafter that calls…

October 20, 2017
DIY & Crafts

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
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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