If you have little beads and bobbles leftover from craft projects, here’s a fun way to use them. Make a strand of thankful beads to weave around your Thanksgiving centerpiece. But, for those that don’t have a jar of leftover beads, this idea is, without a doubt, a great place to start beading projects. And, it keeps the little ones busy while you’re figuring out how to cut away the burnt pieces from the turkey. I find wooden beads on Amazon. These are the main sizes I use for ... Read the Post
I’m having a massive issue with Santa! He’s invading fall. It was bad enough he walks into our Thanksgiving dinner. Now two days into fall and everything turned red, green, and jingle bells. I want autumn! If you do too, you will appreciate this little white pumpkin decor. As a blogger, I should create and inspire at least a month in advance. So, I figure I have a couple of weeks still to make fall decor. Wool Dryer Balls Four feet of twine for each pumpkin An extra-long ... 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
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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