Life update: We bought a house and moved in at the end of January! It was easier said than done, as our closing date got moved last minute and blah blah,typical house buying drama. But the important part is that it all worked out in the end and we became home owners. :) There are [...]
I don’t know about you, but I love to enjoy a fruity cocktail every now and then. I’m not a beer fan and wine burns my insides, but a fruity mixed drink seems to be just right. I love trying new ones when I go out for dinner, and then trying to replicate them at [...]
My inspiration for my Crafty Christmas trees came about from a few different sources. I loved these ideas that I saw (see below) and wanted to make my own versions. Source: blissbloomblog.blogspot.com via Janalyn on Pinterest Source: kellehampton.com via Mindy on Pinterest I bought three different sizes of floral foam cones and made [...]
I got this idea from a similar paper garland that I colored while I was observing 6th graders. :) I thought, ‘Hey, I can do that with felt!’ So here’s what I did to make this garland… First, I traced lots of little lightbulb shapes out of different colors of felt. You can find templates [...]
I was going to try to find vintage Christmas lights to cover in glitter (found via Pinterest- see below) but I found something even better! Source: blog.craftzine.com via Mindy on Pinterest I found these little wooden Christmas lights at the local craft store. They were too adorable to pass up at 39 cents each. [...]
Happy Belated Thanksgiving! I spent most of my Thanksgiving break hanging out with Ryan and working on Christmas crafts. It was so relaxing; I didn’t want it to end! You can expect lots of fun Christmas posts in the near future because I have lots of projects up my sleeve. :) I’m starting with my [...]
Besides the terrarium, another gift I made for Todd, Carrie, & their new baby boy was a few nursery decorations! It’s simple, yet makes a big statement – fabric covered embroidery hoops! I had some adorable bike fabric that I knew would be perfect and then I made another hoop with yellow fabric, but it [...]
Ah, I hate that I’ve been out of the blogging loop lately. I miss it! I hope I’ll have more time now that I’m finished with the hard part of student teaching. Let’s start back with a fun DIY post about building terrariums, shall we?!