Dollar day do over…repurposing a vintage jewelry box.

  Hey everyone! This is a re-post of a Dollar Day Do-over originally posted in May, 2021 . I thought you might like it as it is a very easy Shabby Chic DIY. Enjoy “ When I make of my hands, I give of my heart.”  I went out junking the other week and came…

Dollar day do over…upcycled coat.

This is a re-post from the past. Still waiting for my new camera so hopefully I will have some new DIY’s  to share with you all soon. I remember working on this project one raining day and how I got really creative with adding a bunch of embellishments to these little bean bags. When my…

10 ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the ones you love.

” For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.” (1 John 3:11) I love Valentines Day. I blame my Nana of course, she had me believing for many years she was born on the 14th but it was actually the 13th. Which might as well…

DIY- Frugal fall centerpiece for under $5

My son picked this basket up for me second hand shopping (so proud, he knows his mom) and I new exactly what I was going to do with it…add Fall flowers. I was given a batch of faux flowers from a relative and also found a bag of pumpkins second hand for a couple dollars…

DIY-mini felted acorns.

I never was able to find anything that resembled an acorn during my last hunt for nature’s art supplies while up north. I had a lot of fun searching though. Even though I didn’t find anything that looked like acorns I knew I had a stash of some I found a year ago on one…

ASD Table time crafts…playing cards.

Cards are great visual tools in teaching and playing with ASD children. I tend to be careful with how I word teaching methods when it comes to ASD because of the fact it is a spectrum disorder, everyone learns differently. What may work for some children may not be the case for others.   I…

It’s TP craft time- DIY little baskets

I still have a couple of these in me to make up real quick, well, kind of quick that is. I might run out of ideas but not just yet, plus there is a whole world of TP crafts out there online to discover. This one takes a couple days to complete because of the…

ASD table time crafts- Food fun

“ The most important thing people did for me was to expose me to new things.” Temple Grandin   Sometimes when I was working with my children when they were little, I would try to work in activities that covered two things at once. I would use snack time as an opportunity to work in…

Time for some TP crafts…DIY garden carrots.

Okay, I know there are some of you out there that have a whole closet full of toilet paper. I watched the clips along with the rest of the world as people not only loaded up their carts with toilet paper but I also saw women smacking each other over these precious rolls of tissue…

DIY pom pom Chicks.

Some more fun to add to your Easter baskets. A few days ago I did bunnies and now it’s time to make some chicks. Supplies needed-   Yellow yarn, wiggle eyes or plastic doll eyes, pipe cleaners, yellow or orange felt, cardboard, scissors, glue, ribbon and lace to decorate (optional)   First you will need…