Threads and Cords for Macramé and Laddering

  With so many threads and cords on the market, it can be overwhelming to choose; what thread or cord to use for what and when and even knowing what the difference is between a thread and a cord! (A thread is made up of fibers that are twisted and a cord is made of […]

12 Unique Lemonade Recipes For Summer

  There is nothing like a tall glass of lemonade on these hot, muggy Summer days. I am loving these recipes by PB Teen! Have you tried any? Which is your favorite? Yummy recipes are only a few ingredients and include: Watermelon lemonade Strawberry lemonade Raspberry peach lemonade Sparkling pink peach lemonade Mint lime-ade Frozen […]

DIY Poise Recycle Your Period Pad Money Hider #RecycleYourPeriodPad

    Get a free sample of Poise Thin-Shape pads! WHAT IS LBL? • One in three women experience Light Bladder Leakage (LBL) – little leaks that can be triggered by everyday occurrences like coughing, sneezing, laughing and exercise. o Weak pelvic floor muscles, pregnancy, childbirth and weight gain are just a few LBL contributors. WHAT […]

Crochet Instagram Phone Cover Pattern

  I came across this adorable crochet Instagram phone cover and I had to share. I think I’m gonna round up some scraps and make one!   Crochet Instagram Phone Cover Pattern What you’ll need: G hook ¼ skein tan yarn ¼ skein dark brown yarn Scraps of black yarn Scraps of blue yarn Scraps […]

Get Your Sparkle On Giveaway – 3 Copies {#diy #jewelry}

  We are giving away 3 copies of Get Your Sparkle On, a DIY guide to jewelry making. US eligible entries only.  Get Your Sparkle On

21 Awesome DIY Baby Shower Gift Ideas That Are Gender Neutral

Looking for baby shower gift ideas that will work whether the baby is a boy or a girl? Maybe the host is designing a gender neutral nursery. Maybe they’re having twins, one boy, one girl. Maybe you want to give a gift that can be used for future babies. Maybe you just want to start […]

Felting Fabulous Flowers: 30 stunning designs {book review}

  I really enjoyed this book on felting flowers. It covers flowers sorted by color (red, blue, etc) and has techniques for wet felting or needle felting. I just ordered a kit on needle felting and can’t wait to give these a go, may put a “bouquet” in a mason jar for Spring decor! If […]

Simple Home Repair Tips: Everything You Need To Know

Image from here   Keeping your home in working order is an essential life skill. If you let your house go to ruin, it could lose value and mean that you fall out of love with your home. Your property should be your pride and joy. That means that you should do all you can […]

Soap Sock {Knit and Crochet Pattern}

Soap socks make great gifts that work up fast! The wool felts as you use it, making it a great natural exfoliant. It shrinks with the soap. This is a very customizable project. All you need to do is knit or crochet wide enough to snugly wrap around the soap, then close it off. My […]

Awesome Basement Conversion Ideas

Home improvement is on every homeowner’s mind at some time. We all love our homes, but there are always one or two parts of it that don’t quite work for the lifestyle we want to live. It may be that your living room is too small for that corner suite you have always fancied. Perhaps […]

A Guide To Creating An Outdoor Play Area Kids Will Love

(Photo source)   Children love being outdoors, so why not create them their very own outdoor play area? Having an outside area to play in will keep them fit and healthy and encourage them to keep active.   Whether you want to create an educational play area, a fun area or a sensory area, the […]

Six Simple Bathroom Cleaning Tips Everyone Should Know

Image Link   Nobody enjoys cleaning their bathroom. You might put off doing the cleaning for days, weeks or even months. The problem is that the longer you put off cleaning your bathroom, the worse it will be when you come to do it. Bathrooms can harbor all manner of germs and bacteria. If you […]

Sneak Peak Crochet Flower Rug

I am inspired by the popular crochet flower rug floating around Pinterest. It was originally retailed by Viva Terra for over $700 dollars. Sneak peak pics to come soon! 🙂

Halloween Themed Dollar Store Crafts {roundup}

  Crafts made using dollar store supplies! Yay frugal!  1. Make your own Halloween dinnerware     2. Halloween Character Balls     3. Super Easy Tootsie Pop Ghosts     4. Arachnophobia Wreath     5. Haunting Halloween Notepads     6. Candy Corn Bath Pouf     7. Frankie Bath Pouf     8. FALL Dollar Store Pumpkin Makeover     9. How to Make Halloween Magnets     10. Glam Skull  […]

Pinterest Fail – DIY Air Wick Scented Oil Refill

This is my second Pinterest fail! I have tried 4 times to use essential oils to refill my Air Wick plug ins. According to guides I found on Pinterest, you use a metal butter knife to CAREFULLY remove the rubber top that connects the wick to the jar. You have to do it carefully, as […]

Pinterest Fail – Baked “Hardboiled” Eggs {updated with fail pics}

  I have seen tons of pins on Pinterest lately that say if you bake eggs at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes you get hard boiled eggs that easier to peel. Well, I gave this 3 shots thinking if it’s so popular it has to work, right? Wrong. I adjusted the oven temps and baking […]

9 DIY Summer Fun Shorts

Summer is right around the corner, and I don’t know about you, but I don’t really have the cash to buy lots of wardrobe updates at the moment. Plus, everyone loves a fun DIY and/or upcycle project, right!? Well here are 9 fun summer DIY shorts projects! (a few of these you will need a […]

Make a Candle from an Orange in 1 Minute

I’ve seen these posts around on pinterest, but I love the video tutorial with the science and explanation behind it! It talks to you about using the top of the orange as a shield and to give a glow effects. One orange should last 6-8 hours! Great way to use up oranges that are going […]

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace with Matching Earrings {tutorial}


#DIY Statement Beaded Bib Necklace

I keep seeing beautiful beaded bib necklaces on jewelry sites and Pinterest. I knew I had to have one! They are so easy to make, you can have one in any color you want! This one is for sale in my Etsy shop, if you aren’t inclined to make one yourself. I am making a […]