Along with making the new wreaths I shared in my last post, I have also been giving the wreaths that I have used for years much needed makeovers. Beyond that, I've actually gone into the attic and retrieved all of my florals and garlands to see what sort of refreshing I could do to them … Continue reading Budget Christmas Wreath Pt. 2
Lately I have been slightly addicted to watching YouTube videos of people making Christmas decor out of items purchased at the dollar store; I'm a little obsessed with the idea and I decided I needed to try it myself. So here is what I made using dollar store items. Full disclosure: I used at least … Continue reading Budget Christmas Wreath Pt. 1
Figuring out all the details and making this Christmas wreath was so much fun!
A few weeks ago I decided it was time to move out of the big workshop and into the smaller one in my basement for the winter. I can work out in the barn in cooler temps, thanks to my heater, but it doesn't really stay warm it just takes the edge of the cold. … Continue reading Winter Workshop
The air is crisp and cool...time to break out those fall decorations!
Boy does summer get busy! I intended to write this a couple of weeks ago but apparently I've had other things to do. I love sitting on my deck, aka my Happy Place. It's my favorite spot to spend time. During the summer anything I can do from eating to working, I do out on … Continue reading Happy Place Upgrade
Dreams sometimes need to be re-imagined or reinvented.
Last year I bought a couple of inexpensive but really cute tables at a store called 5 Below. Everything in the store is, you guessed it, 5 dollars or less. I still really like them, but the great outdoors was not very kind to them and left them looking faded and a bit rusty. I … Continue reading Patio Table Project
It's amazing what a little paint, contact paper and elbow grease can do for a space.
My house is bursting at the seams. Currently we are sharing our living space with my daughter's family, and that can make even a large farmhouse seem a bit small. Under normal circumstances it's challenging to find a quiet space to craft, write or read and things just got even more difficult. I have a … Continue reading Appreciating Tight Spaces