I have been a busy little bee in the workshop lately, so busy in fact that I've struggled to find time to write new posts! Now that the holiday season is almost upon us, I thought I'd better share these little projects with you. First, a simple Dollar Tree project. They have this cute little … Continue reading Budget Christmas Decor Projects
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!
This has been one of the most challenging and most rewarding projects I have taken on to date. I turned an old entertainment center into a play kitchen for my granddaughter. (Thank you Pinterest for the inspiration!) I had been gathering supplies for quite some time and I finally found a suitable entertainment center at … Continue reading Kid Kitchen Up-cycle
I am currently on a cross country adventure, but I thought I'd quickly share a project I finished before I hit the road. I'm not a seamstress. This will not be a sewing tutorial; you do not want to learn how to sew from me! That being said, I'm pretty proud of this finished product. … Continue reading Sew Proud
My daughter and son-in -law recently moved out of their first apartment and because of the timing of everything, I was in charge of turning in their keys. I decided to take the opportunity to make an imprint of the key on a homemade Christmas ornament; this is what inspired the garland project. I had … Continue reading Burlap and Lace Garland
I thought I'd take a few moments on this snowy Monday to share my most recent Christmas decor project. I live in an old farmhouse and I have always loved the pictures of houses where there is a wreath in every window. However, I do not like the idea of spending money on all those … Continue reading Outdoor Christmas Wreaths