Thanksgiving Wreaths

I saw a few wreaths last year that I knew I wanted to try my hand at for Thanksgiving decoration this year. Here are there stories. Duhn Duhn (like Law and Order...get it? no? okay then...) Anyway... For the inside wreath, I kept it simple and used it to give our family a place to talk about gratitude throughout November.  I just took a Styrofoam form and wrapped it in chocolate brown yarn for … [Read more...]

When I Am Rich

When I am rich, I will... have a housekeeper, buy hardcover books, volunteer at the kids' schools, get manicures and pedicures every two weeks, go back to school, own a house with a small yard, go on vacation, have a craft room, have a swimming pool, become a librarian, have another baby, get a big dog, exercise every day, sponsor an artist, give money to PBS and … [Read more...]

Pinned And Done: Coffee Filter Wreath

I've gone kind of wreath crazy. They are such an easy and relatively inexpensive way to decorate that I've made one every season for the last year or so. This one is one I did for Fall last year. It was easy, and I like how it turned out. The only thing I would have done differently (from the tutorial I used) would be to paint the form or otherwise cover it before adhering the coffee … [Read more...]

Scrapbook Saturday: Fun With Stamps

I recently used some stamps to add a little somethin' somethin' to a couple of layouts, so I thought I'd share. This Easter layout was a little plain, so I dug through my stamp stash and found this sweet little egg stamp. It's a Studio g clear stamp and was the perfect size for tucking onto the scaplloped papers. After I stamped with black ink, I used Crayola crayons to color the polka dots. … [Read more...]