I wanted to get out an Easter themed post, at least a little bit in advance of the main event. This week’s post is all about Easter food! Easter is another ‘family’ type event, like Christmas and Thanksgiving, but there are also parties held among friends. This post will hopefully help you out if you are planning an Easter get together or find yourself invited to one and you wish to contribute to the food spread. I kept things relatively simple, but if you’re looking for something more than what ... Read More about 10 Incredible Ideas For Easter Dinner
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I have a confession to make; I have never finished a crochet project. So when I encountered an online pattern where you could make a hat in about an hour, I just knew I had to give it a try! I also figured by putting this on my editorial calendar for my blog; I’d light enough of a fire under my butt to get it done. I found a cool free video tutorial via Make And Do Crew, which I used to make my hat. The yarn used in the tutorial was variegated one, I instead chose to use Bernat alpaca ... Read More about Can You Really Crochet a Hat in One Hour?
I wanted to pick a simple decor project this week. Rustic custom wood signs are straightforward items to make and can add a beautiful and unique piece to your home decor or even serve as a sign for a party or other significant event in your life. You can usually find these wood signs at most farmer’s markets, and many stores have started to capitalize on these inspirational signs. But they are expensive. However, you can easily make yours for under $20 if you know what you need and where to buy ... Read More about Making an Easy Peasy Custom Wood Sign
The last few posts have been about home decor, so this week we’re going to talk about a way to add instant polish to your wardrobe with a pearl necklace. Pearl necklaces are timeless and never go out of style. The real ones are pricey though, even the imitation set can set you back quite a ways, but today I’m going to show you how I made a three strand necklace with materials that cost me about $30 for the pearls and some of the findings. Just be aware, if you are new to jewelry design, you will ... Read More about How to Make a Gorgeous Three Strand Pearl Necklace
7 Awesome Ways to Upcycle Your Old Things So, full disclosure, I meant to publish this in January, but obviously, here we are in February. This post was meant to be a sort of new year’s type of house cleanse, and it still is (though it’s usually after most of us have given up on our resolutions). Also, this isn’t so much as a decluttering as a repurposing of your existing stuff. This is what it meant by "upcycling", just in case you were wondering what that word meant (I know I was when I ... Read More about Upcycling – 7 Awesome Ways to Get Started!