dorm room decor ideas

We’ve had our two college age sons home doing online classes since March this year, and while we’ve loved having them here, they’re ready to get back to campus. They’ll have a hybrid in-class and online experience until the Thanksgiving holiday when they transition to fully online classes. With some universities starting classes again, IContinue reading “dorm room decor ideas”

patriotic cupcake toppers

Hello friends! I’m so glad you stopped by the blog today. Independence Day is just around the corner and this is a holiday with special memories and meaning for me. I’m excited to share some Patriotic Cupcake Toppers inspired by my love for this favorite time of year. If you’re a fan of mixed media, stampingContinue reading “patriotic cupcake toppers”

diy neon style sign for kids

Hello hello friends! School is official over here, and we’re gearing up for summer. With the current situation it’s a challenge to come up with fun activities for my youngest daughter that doesn’t involve busy public places and play dates at friends’ houses. I really want her to still feel she’s having a good breakContinue reading “diy neon style sign for kids”

tropical fruit scented summer candles with the wick candle maker

Here in the USA Memorial Day is a national holiday for remembering loved ones lost. It’s a time to gather with family and loved ones and take a day off. It also marks the unofficial start of summer! One of my favorite things about summer is all the fresh fruit that’s in season, so IContinue reading “tropical fruit scented summer candles with the wick candle maker”

how to make a tassel and pom pom garland

I can’t wait to share a project with you that I have been wanting to make for months! My craft room has a space for filming videos and the wall is decorated with some of my favorite things. For several months I’ve been wanting to add a fun tassel garland to it, but I justContinue reading “how to make a tassel and pom pom garland”

how to make a wire wall art sign

The older I get, the more I lean toward minimalist design. I love the feeling of simplifying, paring down, and being intentional about what I surround myself with. One of my favorite minimalist trends is wire wall art. I love the clean aesthetic, the organic feel, and the opportunity to customize a word, phrase, orContinue reading “how to make a wire wall art sign”

valentine’s day hoop wreath with the big happy jig

Hi there friends. Now that we’ve put all the Christmas stuff away at our house, it’s time to start decorating for Valentine’s Day! I really wanted a wreath for my front door, so I decided to make a hoop wreath that could last from now through the early spring. I’ve wanted to make a hoopContinue reading “valentine’s day hoop wreath with the big happy jig”

tribal thanksgiving decor

Recently I shared some Tribal Thanksgiving Decor ideas on a local lifestyle TV show, Studio 5. You can watch the video of that segment HERE. I’m all about simplifying life, so rather than totally swap out my fall decor with some tribal decor just for the Thanksgiving holiday, I decided to just fit it inContinue reading “tribal thanksgiving decor”

wood slice photo display

I recently had the pleasure of participating in a little crafty challenge for a local lifestyle TV show, Studio 5. The challenge was to create something with a basic $5.00 wood slice from Target, and share that idea on the show. As a memory keeper at heart, I decided to create a simple changeable photoContinue reading “wood slice photo display”