How (not) to Make Custom Coffee Cups (My Utter Failure)

I love snarky coffee cups, don’t you?  And if that funny cup is a little sparkly? Yes, please!  Personalizing a coffee cup is an easy gift idea, and is actually pretty easy. Let’s talk about how (not) to add a saying to a coffee cup (and then how to)…. so grab a mug of the good stuff and read on…

Design #7: Pink Flamingo! Memorial Serving Tray

I love pink flamingos! Don’t you? When I was a kid, I remember stopping to see the pink flamingos every time we went to the zoo with my Grandma. There’s something about giant pink birds on stilt-like legs that you just have to love. And plastic yard pink flamingos? No yard is complete without one! They’re so gaudy that I can’t help but love them too! I used vinyl as a stencil to paint this hand made tray, let me give you some pointers on making your own…

9 Steps to a Simple Knapsack Tote Bag

I’m always looking for more storage around my house, probably because I have too much junk laying around, but that’s besides the point. I saw a cute little knapsack tote bag on Pinterest and thought that it would be an easy and functional storage bag.

Dare to… Share the LOVE

Valentine’s Day is in the air, and so too is LOVE….Awe.  More like…what happened to the last month?? I still haven’t gotten my Christmas decorations down!  I am planning on doing that this evening as a matter of fact, but as soon as they come down, I will be pulling out my Valentine’s Day décor.  How many of you decorate for Valentine’s Day?  In my family, we celebrate my youngest son’s birthday on the 11th, Valentine’s Day on the 14th, and then my husband and I have our anniversary on the 17th, so it really is a “LOVEY-DOVEY” month at … Read MoreDare to… Share the LOVE

Valentine’s Day Crafting/Project Life

I don’t know about you, but I love to make gifts for people. I think one of the best holidays to do this is Valentine’s Day.  You just can’t get any more personal than a handmade gift, and the extra time that you take to create it also shows how much you care for the recipient.