Embroidery hoop snowman

This super cute and ridiculously easy Embroidery Hoop Snowman will make a great addition to your home this Christmas/winter season! Need a last minute gift? You can whip this up in just a few minutes! I always get a little bummed when we put away the holiday decor, but winter lasts basically forever in Wisconsin, … Continue reading Embroidery hoop snowman


Painted Planter Tutorial and FREE teacher appreciation printable!

You can smell it in the air... summer is coming! If your little ones are still finishing out their school year, chances are you'll need a teacher gift or two. As a former elementary school teacher, I can tell you how wonderful it is to feel so appreciated at the end of a long school … Continue reading Painted Planter Tutorial and FREE teacher appreciation printable!

Easy, Last Minute Valentines

So, it's Wednesday. If you haven't gotten Valentines yet, you'll probably find that they're fairly picked over at the store. But no worries, you can make these incredibly fast and easy, last-minute Valentines! In fact, they're so easy, it will probably take you longer to read this post than to actually make them. Supplies: washi … Continue reading Easy, Last Minute Valentines

Painted Gardening Tin: a Tutorial

I recently had the fabulous opportunity to play with some awesome painting supplies from Martha Stewart Crafts. I had about a bajillion different ideas, but when I came across these large tin buckets, I knew it would be the perfect canvas. You'll love how easy it is... 1. Press the self-adhesive stencils to your tin. … Continue reading Painted Gardening Tin: a Tutorial

Inspiration “Cork” Board

Confession time: I absolutely LOVE cooking competition shows. Iron Chef, Next Food Network Star... [sigh, I miss cable] So when I was given the opportunity to participate in a crafty Iron Chef type Scribble Challenge, I was so super excited. I was sent a box of craft supplies from Scribble Shop and given the challenge of making … Continue reading Inspiration “Cork” Board

Burlap Placemats – Tutorial at SIDAC

Today I am so excited to be a guest over at The Southern Institute of Domestic Arts and Crafts.  If you haven't seen Jenny's blog, you are missing out.  She creates some wonderful things!  I'm over there today with a tutorial on how to make these super easy painted burlap placemats. So come on over … Continue reading Burlap Placemats – Tutorial at SIDAC