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DIY Dressed Up Plastic Party Ware

I love festive party ware and decorations for get-togethers with family and friends. It can quickly get expensive to entertain with the cost of food and drinks alone, so I find ways to dress up simple supplies or make my own party ware. This…

June 18, 2018
100 Days Project
DIY & Crafts

100 Days Project Fun

It’s the half way mark on the 2018 100 Days Project! I’m so glad I am participating in this creative adventure. It is creative, fun, relaxing, and also a great learning experience in watercolor so far. My 100 Days Project is making 4″x6″ cards…

May 24, 2018
100 Day Project
DIY & Crafts

100 Day Project

This year I am participating in the 100 Day Project that happens online. It’s an effort to make art (or do just about anything really) for 100 days. The goal is to commit to making for 100 days to practice, expand and explore your…

May 5, 2018
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