DIY – Aroma Stone for Essential Oils

At this time of year everyone enjoys a quick and easy DIY project... This one is not only inexpensive, but can be made within a matter of minutes, And has the added bonus of being suitable to give as a handmade gift.     I’ve long been a fan of using essential oils in my home... I … [Read more...]

Handmade Gifts – Shabby Christmas Kitchen Towel

Giving handmade gifts is truly a gift from the heart…. I think anyone who creates will agree. Quite often handmade is not the cheaper option in cost or time… But making something special for someone you love… well, that’s a priceless gift!     Today I’m sharing a quick … [Read more...]

Quick DIY – Christmas Wish List and Folder

I love super quick craft projects… and this one took just 10 minutes!! What I especially love is that it is so simple, yet something we all need… It’s a mini Christmas Wish List folder, that is small enough to tuck into your handbag or any other secret hiding spot.   I’ve already … [Read more...]

31 Handmade Christmas Ornaments

Last month I participated in the 31 Handmade Christmas Ornaments blog hop hosted by these fabulous ladies… An Extraordinary Day, Cupcakes and Crinoline, The Silly Pearl & Yesterday On Tuesday. It was such fun and the added bonus was 31 handmade ornament tutorials just in time for holiday … [Read more...]

Victorian Ribbon Angel Ornament

You know how I really love vintage things for Christmas… Well, this year is no different. Today I’m sharing my first Christmas project of the season… A sweet Victorian Ribbon Angel ornament.   [Don’t forget to PIN] Once again, I’m joining the 31 Days of Handmade Christmas … [Read more...]

Easy faux patchwork frame for fall

You’ve all told me how much you enjoy these quick and easy faux patchwork projects, so here’s another one that will take less than an hour to whip up. …A faux patchwork frame for fall. Imagine all the possibilities!     Supplies: Fabric scraps, Iron on applique paper (I used … [Read more...]

Fifty and Fabulous – Peppermint Cooling Spray

Today I’m sharing something a little more personal. I’m joining with a fun and supportive group of ‘over 50’ bloggers to bring you a collection of posts for ‘fabulous’ women. Make sure you check out the other posts at the bottom of the page. Even though I’ve never had a hang up about age or … [Read more...]

Sometimes I fake it!

If you’ve been here for awhile you probably know that I’m just an old fashioned apron wearing girl…. down to earth and a ‘what you see is what you get’ type. So, it may surprise you to find out that sometimes… I fake it!! I know it’s hard to believe and I certainly didn’t set out to deceive … [Read more...]

Easy Faux Patchwork Pumpkin Coasters

Fall is definitely on the lighter, pastel side in my home this year. I’m still crushing over my fabric pumpkin trio and while there are still a few Tilda fabric remnants left, I’ll keep making pretty things out of the scraps. Today’s addition were super easy, faux patchwork fabric coasters…. in a … [Read more...]

More fall watercolor printables

Hi everyone, Yesterday I shared a free watercolor printable for fall. Thank you so much for all your lovely feedback. Several people asked could I also make it with a blank tag, which I was happy to do.     So today there’s another printable available in my Boutique, which has … [Read more...]