Do you like candlelight? But not the expense, the smoke, or the fear of burning the house down? Let's try battery operated lights. I stopped using candles when I woke one morning to a candle still burning. Yikes! Now, we live in a forest in the wood cabin. The fear of forest fires outweighs the flickering glow of candlelight in the evening. So, we use battery operated lights. I've covered battery candles with thrift store sweaters and wax from those old candles I stopped using. This ... Read the Post
Have you seen the cool book page art on Pinterest? It’s amazing what people can do with a piece of paper. If you can’t decorate a whole wall with books, I found a solution. And it’s fast to make. There’s something weird about every home. Our home has small walls. Never noticed until I looked for a place to add a large wall art project. To see some of the book page art I've pinned for inspiration, click here. Plus, I’m not sure about hanging books on the wall. This idea ... Read the Post
Have you created a something for your home and years later made another with a different look? Me too. My first one won a contest, but I'm not sure about this one. But I like this one a ton better! My first Ornament tree is still a hit each December on Pinterest. I hope this one outdoes the first. I created a video to show how easy this ornament tree is to make Shop for supplies - Ornaments to buy if you don't have time The supplies Dozen ... Read the Post
Remember not having extra money for ornaments? Or maybe every dollar now is set aside for presents. I made DIY ornaments from pieces of spindles. Then tried to hang them from a 3-foot tree. I've included more ornaments made from other broken pieces at the bottom of the post, as well. Don't you love the tree with handmade DIY ornaments? They have character instead of looking like a store tree. Of course, children make our favorite ornaments. Yes, I plan on hanging the ... Read the Post
What is the state of your holiday decorating? Boxes coming out of storage stacked to the ceiling? Me too! This pine tree picture will add calm to the chaos. We're planning Christmas in the RV this year. I'm working on narrowing down 10 Christmas storage bins into one. That one bin needs to hold The Christmas tree A wreath for the door A wreath for the inside Garland for the dashboard A small tree for the bedroom Something for the bathroom?? ... Read the Post
Do you watch TV with an eye for the room details? Me too! You would love to have chalkboards like those in the background. Well, I made them. Now before I get too deep into the chalkboards, let me explain the show. It’s a bit out there. It’s called Schitt’$ Creek. Eugene Levy and his son Daniel created and star in the show. It’s a quirky sitcom that we watch on Netflix. a wealthy couple with two grown children loses their fortune. They end up only owning a small town named Schitt’s ... Read the Post
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