Do you need a great drink while creating DIY projects? One that's refreshing and energizing, like pear tea? Plus I have a farmhouse serving tip to share. I needed something that energizes but not as much as those energy drinks and nothing alcoholic. That puts me to sleep. I love pears and made up this pear tea drink that I'm obsessed with lately. The ingredients 4 Cups of bottled or filtered water 2 Tablespoons sugar A cinnamon stick One fresh pear 4 Black or green tea ... Read the Post
Running out of toilet paper is the worse thing ever! This project will eliminate this problem, but you'll have to destroy a pumpkin. This time of year, anything round starts looking like a pumpkin. Does that happen to you too? These easy pumpkins look cute sitting on the back of the toilet. You could make thinner pumpkins if you have used some of the paper. We have four bathrooms, and I ran around to each one and wouldn't you know. Every bathroom had a full roll! That never ... Read the Post
If you don't decorate for Halloween and have few or no trick or treaters, you're still going to what to make this Hocus Pocus book. It's super easy and messy to make. Perfect if you do have little ones around too! My sweet blogging friend, Gina at the Shabby Creek Cottage first created this, and I had to try one. Book disclosure My old book disclaimer! I had reservations about using old books for crafts. We have 3 boxes of books gathered over the years that were bought at ... Read the Post
Did you ever have a beaded curtain? I was obsessed with them in the '70s. Now I love decorating with wooden beads DIY garlands. Now I'm obsessing over the latest farmhouse style of beads. A small strand of wooden beads with a tassel on the end, to add extra detail to your decor. I've made longer versions that hang from the mantel. And one made from paper clay beads and a melon baller. You know the term, "It's in the details." These decor strands add the detail. Painting round ... Read the Post
Little pumpkins on the hillside. Little pumpkins made of ticky tacky. And they all look just the same. Here are a few ideas for little pumpkin potpourri. Make sure to scroll to the bottom for potpourri tips! We’re binge-watching Weeds. Can you tell? Mike and I are big fans of a great smelling house. Or I should say Mike is since I lost most of my sense of smell. But when a scent does hit my nose, it’s incredible; when it’s not a yucky smell! I found a bag of little white ... Read the Post
Next time you think about tossing scrap wood pieces into the fireplace, stop and try this instead. How to make DIY scrap wood tags. It takes a tiny piece of the wood for me to give up and toss it in the trash. I have been known to pick small bits of trim from the dustpan. If you save up the small pieces of wood, you’ll end up with an enough to make a mantel! :) I’ve made wood tags before. Check out the thin pieces of wood made into hanging tags. Here’s how I made ... Read the Post
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