My husband and I are going to whitewash our fireplace. Before that can be done it is important to clean it properly. I have done a ton of research on how to clean your fireplace properly so you can get it ready for whitewashing or painting. Bricks can easily become dirty with built up soot, grease … Continue reading How to Clean Your Fireplace to Paint
Wind chimes are the music of the garden Wind Chimes have been around for thousand and thousand of years and there's a reason. Some say they bring good luck, some have them for Feng Shui and most, like me, love just listening to them when the wind blows. 🙂 I found this neglected wind chime … Continue reading Repurposed Wind Chime
This was fun to make. Who doesn't like wreaths? lol. This was actually my first burlap wreath and I have to say it was surprisingly easy. 😀 What you need: Wire wreath 2 different burlap ribbon (one normal and one american flag looking) red, white and blue construction paper battery operated star lights Start by … Continue reading American Flag Wreath
I love being out in my garden. There is something about planting, playing in dirt, the smell of flowers and watering that is just soothing to me. Or maybe it is all the work you put into it to finally see that bud you have been waiting for for so long. I get so giddy. … Continue reading 4th of July Stacked Garden Pots
Like many other Americans, I love the Fourth of July. I love the colors, the food, the decorations and the fireworks. But most importantly I love the time spent with family. I wanted to make something special for this iconic holiday so I decided to create these painted jars to display proudly. What you need: … Continue reading The Land of The Free
I have been asked many times how do I make my signs without a machine? So here it is. Now I have seen many times how people shade one side of paper then flip it over and trace the outline. This method is supposed to transfer the pencil marks to the wood and all you'd … Continue reading How to Make a Stencil
When we moved into our home there was a lot of old fencing that needed to be torn down. We cut off the rotten bottom, took out the rusty nails and kept all that wood. We have done multiple projects out of them and we keep finding more things to make. Here is a perfect … Continue reading Barn Wood Daddy Frame
Does your dad work with his tools all the time? Why not give him something that will make him smile next time he is out there working? Now Dads, I know this is a one way street but don't try giving your wife a broom with "you sweep me off my feet" marked on it … Continue reading You Nailed It Dad!
Any special occasion is a perfect opportunity to create timeless keepsakes from your kids! I LOVE handprints and feet prints. Even when I look back at my 3-year-olds hand print it make me reminisce at how tiny she was. This card you will cherish for a long time to come! What you will need: washable, … Continue reading Our Hands Card
Do you love your little ones hand prints as much as I do? Every opportunity that I get I stamp their hands or feet on something. LOL I feel that is one (of many) things you will never get back so can you really have to many? My answer... NO! 😀 What you will need: … Continue reading We Love You Berry Much!