handmade paper gift boxes

Handmade Paper Gift Boxes

With Valentine’s day coming up, I thought it would be a fun little craft to make handmade paper gift boxes. This was a great craft to do with the kids to occupy some time, but they also loved it because they came up with some ideas of crafts to make and give away. I’m posting…

Setting Goals For 2018

January is a great time for setting goals for the year and to make a list of things to accomplish. It feels so satisfying to cross a task off the list when it’s complete. It gives me a sense of accomplishment. When it comes to the house related goals, DIY projects are a combined hobby…

2017 Year In Review

Happy new years eve everyone! Thanks for following along with me this past year. Now that it’s the end of the year I thought it would be a good idea to look back over the last twelve months and do a year in review all the projects Tony and I completed. Sometimes in the daily…

DIY wood nativity for willow tree figurines

How to make your own wood nativity

I had a request to make a wood nativity for my sister-in-law’s Willow Tree nativity figurines. I love getting requests and coming up with a design to create something. Here is how I made a DIY wood nativity from some scrap wood I had around the house. You can adapt the design to whatever size…

birch branch candler holder

Birch Branch Candle Holders

Today I’m going to show you how I made some easy DIY birch branch candle holders! One Christmas tradition we did growing up was to light some candles and list to the Boney M Christmas cassette while decorating the Christmas tree. This is a tradition that I loved and that we want to continue with…

Transform Christmas tree ornaments with spray paint and glitter

Spray Painted Christmas Tree Ornaments

Are you looking for an easy and inexpensive way to update your Christmas tree ornaments? I’m going to show you how I totally changed the look or our ornaments using leftover cans of colorful spray paint and glitter. Old Christmas Ornaments We have had the same Christmas ornaments for almost ten years. We bought some…

Master Bedroom Makeover Reveal

For the last seven weeks I’ve been a guest participant in the One Room Challenge. I have been working on our master bedroom to create a colorful and fun, yet still calm and cohesive space. And as always, we were on a small budget, so this room makeover included lots of DIY projects and using…

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