Hostess Gifts for Homebodies!

Customizing a gift for your favorite hostess is a a nice way to show you appreciate her. Make it easy by taking store-bought items and tweaking them, or start from scratch, and make something handmade. Here are some great ideas that can be done rather quickly, and won’t break your budget. Potted Amaryllis An amaryllis […]


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Homemade Ideas for Foodies

Now that the holiday season is upon us, weekends will be packed with holiday parties. Throwing a party can involve a lot of time, planning and expense, so it’s nice to show the host or hostess some gratitude with a simple gift. It doesn’t have to be expensive, or elaborate. For the host that loves […]


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Fun Halloween Party Ideas!

Creepy Eyeball Drink Toppers This project is so cute and easy you won’t believe your eyes! Materials: Small styrofoam balls Bamboo skewers Puffy Paint Floral foam Craft foam Scissors Hot glue gun Miniature brads Pipe cleaners Wine glasses with stems Directions: Place a styrofoam ball on the end of a bamboo skewer. To make the […]


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How to Halloween Candy Table!

I love to shop at Goodwill; I never know what I’m going to find, I get to reuse something that might have otherwise been thrown away, and the prices can’t be beat. Recently, I went on a little shopping spree in order to create the perfect Halloween candy table. I can’t believe the treasures I […]


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Fall is perfect for Kite Flying!

There’s something really soothing about flying a kite. It takes a little effort—and a little wind—to get it flying, but once it’s up there it can be smooth sailing for a while. Materials: This handmade kite is pretty easy to make, and can be made out of anything that can be cut with scissors: paper, […]


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Make Your OWN Household Cleaners

When the bathroom gets really gross, or the kitchen is covered in greasy grime, it can be comforting to use a harsh chemical to get rid of the mess. We’ve been conditioned to think the more toxic the chemical, the better it will clean. However, harsh chemicals can be bad for the air inside the […]


Fall is The Perfect Season for Kite Making!

There’s something really soothing about flying a kite. It takes a little effort—and a little wind—to get it flying, but once it’s up there it can be smooth sailing for a while. Materials: This handmade kite is pretty easy to make, and can be made out of anything that can be cut with scissors: paper, […]



An Easy DIY Closet Organizer!

At some point I’m going to have to turn this closet into a place that stores clothes instead of a place that stores art and craft supplies. I’m hoping if I can get it really organized maybe it can do both. For now, it works fine for my supplies, but it could be better. The […]


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The Easiest 4th of July Party EVER!!!!!

You don’t have to spend a lot of time and money to make your place look festive for the 4th of July holiday. You don’t even have to be good at making stuff. These tips will make even the most artistically challenged Americans look like a patriotic design expert. Independence Day Banner This banner looks […]