Instagram Party Selfie Frame

Instagram Party Selfie Frame

My daughter recently turned 12 and wanted an Instagram party. Of course, the first place I went for inspiration was Instagram. I found lots of ideas but also didn’t want to spend a fortune on props knowing that I could easily create them myself. So, I set off to...
Color + Texture = Happiness

Color + Texture = Happiness

I absolutely love rich hues in my home. I am not sure what it is, but it just screams “welcome, please come in and stay for a while.” I shop the home improvement stores quite a bit and I always take a trip through the paint area to see if they have any...
Make a Necklace Holder from a Shirt Hanger

Make a Necklace Holder from a Shirt Hanger

I got the idea of creating jewelry hangers from Pinterest and held on to it for a while until I was out shopping with a friend one day and she was looking for a new jewelry hanger for her necklaces. We looked around and she really didn’t find what she wanted so...
Make Your Own Rain Barrels

Make Your Own Rain Barrels

I got the urge a year or so ago to take some classes through Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to learn more ways to be self sustaining. The first class I took was on making rain barrels and since then have made several more with a friend. I only have one at my current...
Craft Tables DIY

Craft Tables DIY

I have always had WAY too much crafting supplies (or at least that is what I am told by my husband) so when we moved I resolved to get some of it organized. My craft room will be in what is now our unfinished basement so most of my organization thus far has been in...
Upcycling a T-Shirt Into a Scarf

Upcycling a T-Shirt Into a Scarf

I have really been trying to be more deliberate about not just throwing away items that we can find a new use for. So for today, I am going to complete a super easy project that gives an old t-shirt a new lease on life. The first t-shirt I turned into a scarf was one...
TV Stand Thrift Store Fixer Upper

TV Stand Thrift Store Fixer Upper

I shop pretty frequently at thrift stores and antique stores to see what kind of great treasures I can find for crafting and DIY projects. Recently, I stumbled across a TV stand at the local Goodwill that would work great in my guest bedroom downstairs and at the...
Easy-to-Make Birdseed Wreath

Easy-to-Make Birdseed Wreath

I have always loved the outdoors. From gardening to bird watching, I love everything about spending time in nature. So, as the weather turns cold, it is a great time to provide food for our feathered friends while also making gifts for friends and family for the...
Halloween Haunts

Halloween Haunts

Since this is our first official year to live in a community where we will have trick-or-treaters, I have decided to begin creating Halloween decorations that we can use for years to come while adding some store bought items into the mix. Because we live in a...
Making Your Own Pine Cone Wreaths

Making Your Own Pine Cone Wreaths

I love this time of year when the heat starts to dissipate and the crisp morning air takes your breath away. I love the warm colors of Fall, especially the orange and brown hues in nature. To me, there is nothing more beautiful than the vision of pumpkins and wreaths...