Christmas Marquee Sign

I usually knock out one big Christmas project every year. Last year it was my oversized burlap wreath. And, this year — it is my lighted Christmas Marquee Sign! This is it, but before we take a closer look, let’s … Read More

Got Brick?

So, I’ve got some brick in my house. A big block of it, surrounding the fireplace. A big brick fireplace. And, I love it. I do, but… with Christmas around the corner, it’s a bit of a downer that we … Read More

DIY Burlap Christmas Wreath

Love Christmas? Love DIY? Are you ready to start flinging around some holiday spirit? It’s getting pretty close, so it’s a great time to flex your DIY muscle, Christmas-style with a DIY Burlap Christmas Wreath! Here is a great start. Super … Read More

Funny gift, easy wrap!

This guy… is awkward. Awkward to wrap, that is. He was a birthday gift for the kiddo. And no, I didn’t give her an empty Mr. Potato Head — the bits and pieces are currently being watched by the guard … Read More

A Christmas Repurpose.

After the first year of parenthood, we had a few gazillion empty baby formula cans kicking around. I saved them thinking, I can do SOMETHING with these!! (and limited myself to one bag worth). Well, it’s “Crafty-Christmas-Time” and time to break … Read More

Christmas Baking

Christmas is around the corner. You know what that means… time to bake cookies! I’ve decided to share my cookie selection for the year, courtesy of allrecipes.com. I went with Butter Cookies IV. I didn’t realize how many versions of … Read More

Paper Ornament from Curbly

This tutorial from Curbly hits the mark for festive flair, while being in reach for even a first time DIY’er. Change your Holiday decor in a snap or make a bunch for friends and loved ones. This was my first … Read More

Thank You Sarah.

Let  me begin by saying I cannot take credit for this idea. I was in a very Christmassy mood, watching the Sarah’s House, Holiday edition — and, she gave me this fabulous (free-ish) idea. If you have a wood burning … Read More