DIY poppers…whoops I mean crackers.

But I still think they should be called poppers because aren’t they suppose to pop or something? These crackers that I am making don’t have that design in them. You just tear them open and hopefully out comes the prizes and candy inside. My husband and I make these every year for his high school…

Repurposing plain boxes into pretty gift boxes.

This one gives the planet a break, it’s earth friendly. Instead of throwing away boxes, turn them into pretty packaging for gifts. These boxes can be used over and over, saves on paper too. You will need: Paper or fabric scraps. Glue Decoupage or watered down school glue. Embellishments like buttons and felt hearts. Plain…

A Dollar store candy land tree.

I made another magazine inspired Christmas tree. When I was organizing my paper mess in my craft office I came across a page I tore out of a magazine at one time, filed away to try and recreate another time. I had a couple of those Dollar store trees that I wanted to use for…

Sunday greetings and a box of blessings.

Happy Sunday everyone, hope you are all well and have a beautiful Sunday morning. Today’s bible verse from my friend’s box of blessings is… Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye. Shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you matthew 7:7 Have a beautiful peace filled week and may God…

Three little snowmen.

I picked up a pack of ceramic snowmen in October and last night I decided to paint them. They were plain and all white with no decorations on them. I forgot to take a before photo. I found them in a basket when I was decorating the home for Christmas and there they were, three…

A whole lot of vintage Santa’s.

While out shopping for my favorite little wooden vintage ornaments that I collect every year, I noticed there were a lot of Santa’s available. Not so many wooden ornaments this year, but there sure were a bunch of Santa’s. I don’t really do the Santa décor. Unless you count the little Tomte Swedish gnomes I…

DIY pom pom tree.

Happy December everyone. Can you believe December is already here? This year I will not be participating in Blogmas. I just can’t find the time to do that many posts, but I will have a few fun DIY posts to share with you all. Some of those DIY’s might include lots of snowmen, tiny hedgehogs,…

November updates and favorite vlogs this month.

“ In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” Anne Frank Something a little different for my monthly updates. I usually do favorite blogger’s post every month but to be honest I haven’t been on that much. Sometimes I will share a post of what I am watching in…

Sunday greetings and a box of blessings.

Happy Sunday everyone. Today’s bible verse from my friend’s box of blessings is… Cast all your cares upon Him for He careth for you. I Peter 5:7 Have a beautiful and peace filled week. God bless you all.

Christmas trends 2021

Every year, I always look forward to seeing what new products come out for Christmas season. My first job I had when I was a teenager was an old fashion toy store. The owners were retired school teachers and they opened up two educational toys stores after they left teaching. Working in a toy store…