Category Archives: Crafts

Simple Paper Bows

You know when you’re about to wrap a present and cut a hunk of wrapping paper off the roll only to end up having a ton of scrap paper once the gift is all wrapped up?  Yeah, I hate when that happens.  It feels so wasteful and I usually end up throwing it away unless […]

Cozy Coozy

Crocheting is one of the crafty arts that can be tricky at first, but very rewarding once mastered.  There are many styles that can be learned, but I think that double-crochet is one of the easier methods to learn for a beginner.  This DIY mug cozy coozy can be made by all skill levels.  It […]

Christmas Paper Garland

My sister is a crafting fool when it comes to making something festive to decorate her house with. She amazes me all of the time with the stuff she comes up with. When I saw that she made a paper garland look like this, I had to find out how in the world she did […]

Hostess Gift – Pumpkin Flower Arrangement

If you’re heading off to spend Thanksgiving at a friends’ or family member’s house, it’s always a good idea to bring a hostess gift. It could be as simple as a bottle of wine, or something you’ve made, like this DIY flower arrangement. You can make this in a hollowed out pumpkin or squash, or […]

10 Favorite DIY Gifts

  With the holidays fast approaching (Eeek!!) I’m over here trying to brainstorm on different DIY crafts and baked goods I can make this year to send out as gifts. And with Thanksgiving only two weeks away I need to get my list on point so I can prepare with enough time to get projects […]

DIY Geometric Candle Holders

I found these simple wood candle holders at Crate & Barrel for just under $5 each.  Instantly I knew they would make a perfect project jazzed up with a little metallic paint for our Thanksgiving table setting this year. I love to host parties and especially love to make the decorations around the main event […]

Color Blocking Pumpkins

I get so giddy when this time of year comes around because it means I get to decorate my house as much as I want to, playing off of old decorations and making new ones. I bought a few foam pumpkins on clearance last year and at first wanted to decoupage them, but decided to […]

Easy Halloween Rag Garland

October is just zipping by and I’m kind of freaking out that Halloween is almost a week away. Somehow I managed to squeeze in a couple of birthday parties with my family, a mini girls vacation (with baby) to DC, a pumpkin patch festival and a few new Halloween-centric crafts. This rag garland is incredibly […]

DIY Autumn Flower Bouquet

I love having fresh flowers in my house. It instantly brightens my day and puts a smile on my face. I find something really therapeutic about removing leaves, trimming stems and arranging floral bouquets (is that weird?), to the point where I’ve day dreamed about opening up a little flower shop, just so I can […]

Mummy Pillow

One of my good friends who recently moved away came back to town for a quick visit and we did what we normally do when we’re together –  we crafted and shopped for things we don’t need (I’m good at that). We spotted a version of this adorable mummy pillow at Pottery Barn while perusing […]