cheesy heart paper chain – a valentine’s day craft

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I'm a Valentine's Day baby. Being born on the 14th gives me a certain aversion to all things pink and heart related. I can't help it. I don't really decorate the house for Valentine's Day because of that. My office is big on decorating for the holidays. We had some major decorations for Halloween and the winter holidays this year. I had to chip in and make a Valentine's Day craft, even if it is not my favorite because I can't give up an opportunity to make decorations for something. These … [Read more...]

this is halloween – diy skeleton wreath

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Last year I made a cute bat wreath that I was fully intending on using this year until I came across some mini-skeletons on sale at Michaels. The wheels in my head started spinning and I decided to take the plunge on new skeleton wreath. I'm really digging skeletons this year. I may have bought quite a few this year. I bought a cheap grapevine wreath and spray painted it black with some satin spray paint I had on hand. I used some black yarn to attach the skeletons to the wreath once it … [Read more...]

this is halloween – DIY wooden halloween signs

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Leave it to Halloween to get me back on the blog - it is my favorite holiday after all! I have a ton of decorations I made last year, but this year I wanted to take it up a notch. The house has been decorated since September 29th. The hubby is sure they neighbors think we are insane but I want to get the most out of my decorations. I decided to add some DIY wooden Halloween signs to the interior decor this year. I bought some cheap wooden signs forms from Michaels on sale earlier this year … [Read more...]

happy 4th of july -yarn wreath tutorial

Happy 4th of July!! What are you fun plans for the day? We are doing projects around the house then having a picnic with friends on a golf course by our place. They do a great fireworks display and it is a lot of fun. Since we are not hosting anything this year, I slacked on the holiday related crafts. I decided it would be good to share the yarn wreath tutorial I used for the wreath I made for a friend last year. f The supplies are simple enough - yarn, a wreath form and felt is all you … [Read more...]

valentine’s Day white fabric wreath

Hope you all had a lovely weekend! We've been pretty darn lazy these past two weekends. Not productive at all but to be honest, we needed the rest. I shared this wreath over at How to Nest for Less last month but since Valentine's Day (and my birthday!) is right around the corner, I wanted to share it here too. I made the white fabric wreath with the intention of making it simple enough that I could repurpose it for different holidays. Here is what it looks like now, all ready for Valentine's … [Read more...]

visiting how to nest for less – valentine fabric wreath

I'm taking a break from the renovations today to share an easy Valentine's Day craft over at How to Nest for Less. Erin is having a series this week with some adorable creations for Valentine's Day from several guest bloggers.I'm so happy she asked me to join so I could share this easy update to my fabric wreath. Stop on by and check it out when you can.If you are joining from Erin's today, welcome and thanks for stopping by. I appreciate the visit and hope you stick around. Thanks for following … [Read more...]