Apparently I am on a citrus kick with my decor this summer.
Budget Christmas Wreath Pt. 1
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
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
Appreciating Tight Spaces
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
My entryway has been a room I have struggled with for quite some time. It just never seemed to function the way I wanted it to; there was never enough storage, the layout always seemed awkward and it was dark and gloomy (The gloom could have been caused by the burgundy paint, lol...I went through … Continue reading Entryway Up-Cycle
Planning & Dreaming & Learning, Oh My!
Lately, I have been focusing on planning and product design and have not done very much making. I enjoy all of the facets of the creative process and embrace the importance of each; but the hands on actual making is my favorite part and I think I may be going through withdrawals. (Maybe I should … Continue reading Planning & Dreaming & Learning, Oh My!
New Toys For Christmas
Now that the hubbub of the holiday season is behind us, it's time to get back in the swing of things and start writing and creating on the regular again. I haven't done much writing, but I have been creating because Santa (my hubby) was really good to me this year. I got new tools! … Continue reading New Toys For Christmas
Life has been busy. I started a new job and am studying for certification exams; it hasn't left much time for creating or writing. But today I got inspired. My daughter got married in May and like most newlyweds, she doesn't have many Christmas decorations and she loves Christmas...so I made her some. The letters … Continue reading Feeling inspired