We had a lovely rainy day yesterday! The first one in about 4-5 weeks. So I had a wonderful cozy day at home and had a chance to go through some books that I've been keeping for just such a day. I was sent "Party Basics For New Nesters" by Maria McBride when I had my other blog, but I never got around to reviewing it.This is a fabulous book filled with really easy to do projects to make any party ... Read More about Party Basics For New Nesters – Review
A Tiger PumpkinJen is having a pretty your pumpkin party today. I love a good party, so here are some pumpkins that I've "prettied".This pumpkin topiary I made using rub-ons from Hobby Lobby.This one is stencilled.Some leaf stickers for an Autumn feeling pumpkin!This is my favorite one. I decoupaged it with some harlequin paper. It was really easy to do!This little pumpkin in a jar is my only ... Read More about It’s a Pumpkin Party!
Hi everyone! Thanks so much for all the nice things you said about my curtains! I'm still trying to get around to everyone! Also, I'm so happy to see that so many of you use homemade cleaning products already! They're really better for the environment and good for your pocket book too. If you ask a question and don't have an email where I can respond to you directly or I think it's something ... Read More about More Dining Room
Allposters Don't you feel like you're always cleaning your kitchen? I do! Clean up after the dog who likes to take a few kernels of food out of his bowl and put them on the floor (he saves them for later!), cleaning up after cooking, after kids, after "people" who spill stuff on the floor/counter/fridge and don't clean it up right away....the list goes on. Then there's just the daily maintenance ... Read More about Save Money With Homemade Cleaning Products!
Well...I'm pretty much done with my dining room. I just need to tweak the accessories/art and I need to paint the trim and door and then I'm totally done! We added french doors last year when we screened in our deck so that wall is new and I had to prime and paint it, also the adjacent walls needed to be painted because outlets were moved etc.I'm very proud of my curtains! I added that red gingham ... Read More about Show & Tell Friday! I Painted, I Sewed, I Made Some Art, I’m Done!
I needed some art for my dining room redo to go with the curtains I'm sewing and normally I would have run to TJ Maxx or Hobby Lobby or looked on ebay and just bought something. But that's just not in the budget at this time so I started thinking about how I could make something that would fit into my decor with the stuff I already had on hand.I always have extra frames of all sizes. When I see ... Read More about Budget Art!