This weekend is my mom’s 85th birthday so I am putting together a gift basket to take her when I see her this weekend. She has a little trouble walking so she uses a cane now. While I was thinking about what to give her, it reminded me of a DIY idea I wanted to share with you. It was a gift that my daughter made for my mother a… Continue Reading
This past weekend I worked on a project as part of the magazine copy-cat challenge over at Debbie Doo’s. I needed some wall art and I found this cool print in the Crate and Barrel catalogue. This was my inspiration. Now, I realize that the piece in the catalog is made from handcrafted paper made from boiled bark, but the $899 price was a bit more than I wanted to… Continue Reading
If you are like me, you are in the midst of the holiday entertaining season. I just love this time of year because I enjoy decorating the house. I love to peruse all of the catalogues of beautiful decorating and entertaining ideas for inspiration. This year, one of the things that caught my eye was this serving dish from the Crate and Barrel catalogue. I decided to try to… Continue Reading
Decorating mini pumpkins is an easy way to decorate with flair this fall. Gather up some washi tape and make this simple craft in minutes. Today I am decorating some little pumpkins using decorative washi tape and scrapbook stickers. I have a lot of scrapbook supplies from my scrapbook days (now I do a lot of it online).I love using my washi tape for other projects. First I picked up… Continue Reading
A few weeks ago, after searching for artwork for her apartment, my daughter could not find the right painting at a reasonable price. So she decided to make her own. DIY Wall art is so easy to make and we had fun making it. Once the colors were decided we bought some white canvas and some acrylic paint at the craft store. The paint colors were chosen to match the apartment decor. First… Continue Reading
Well it is finally cooling down here in California which means fall is on its way. I made a simple and frugal craft decoration out of paint chips and it is so simple that the photos tell the story. Kind of like a Wordless Wednesday.