Archive | January, 2010

Fabulous Friday Flowers

I was feeling kind of blue yesterday.  A couple of things in my life just weren’t working out the way I’d like, I’m in kind of a funk lately anyway, and I had a child I was worried about, just stuff…It happens.  But on top of that it was BITTER cold and snowing wildly.  I’m at that […]

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Paper Sampler

If you don’t know this…I’m not much of a winter person after Christmas and New Year’s day.  I’d probably be willing to jump from January 1st right to April 1st if it were up to me.  So it’ll come as no surprise to you that I’m thinking SPRING already. I have a whole bunch of […]

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How to Make Soap Petals – Valentine’s Day, Weddings and Parties

      Are you having a little Valentine’s Day get together this year? What about a wedding or a special party? Even if it’s just you and the family or you and your girlfriends why not take a few minutes to make something extra special.  Supplies: Faux or “Silk” rose petals (they come in […]

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Extraordinary Valentine Garland

    With just about a month to go until Valentine’s Day I’m really on a roll as far as my Valentine’s Day crafts go.  I made a super fun garland out of the usual Valentine items but I also added in a few extras.     The base for my garland is two white […]

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Valentine’s Day Wreath with Feather Boas and Chunky Glittered Hearts

  How’s THAT for a punch of Valentine’s Day color?!?! Super easy, super quick and super cute. Who could ask for more?     I found some really chunky, sparkly, heart shaped pieces of craft foam and I just knew they had to be part of a wreath. The tricky thing though is that there […]

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Thursday’s Thrifting Finds

Want to teach your children responsibility and how to care for themselves?  Give them chores, such as doing the dinner dishes.  Want to have a large portion of your drinking glasses broken?  Give them chores, such as doing the dinner dishes! :) This cupboard was FULL of drinking glasses at one time.  Notice the empty […]

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Treadmill Meditation for a Fabulous Friday

I’ve decided that I want to dedicate Fridays on my blog to some fun and fabulous things I find either on the web or in my world making them… FABULOUS FRIDAYS! Several times a week I find a website, blog, shop or whatever and I think, “I have to show this to someone!”.  So I […]

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Composite Flower Heart Shaped Candy Box for Valentine’s Day

  I ADORE flowers but I have a mad, mad crush on composite flowers! Take a plain, paper maché, heart shaped box and turn it into something special in just a couple of hours. First I painted the entire box pink and let it dry.  Then I cut apart several roses. Following the outline of […]

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