15 fun little surprises from our stockings this year

Usually I do a top 10 favorite things from Christmas every year but I thought I change things up a little and just list some of our favorite stocking stuffers we got this year and share them with you all. Stockings don’t get enough attention in my opinion and they hold the funnest items too,…

Merry Christmas everyone.

Thought it would be fun to share with you all some cards we received last year and photos from the week before Christmas at Our Little Red House. We were super busy trying to get all our last minute projects done. I hope you all are surrounded at this moment by many love ones and…

   A Christmas Truce.

  “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” Meister Eckhart     Trigger warning: As always, my posts are never intended to trigger anyone but I feel I have to let some of my followers know this post covers a little political rant of…

 12 days of Christmas crafts…day 11

DIY Yarn ornaments If you are a regular follower of mine then you know about my obsession with yarns. I love the colors, and different textures they come in but I was never able to accomplish crocheting so I use yarn for other craft projects.   My aunts even tried teaching me how to crochet…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 9.

Tea Cup snowman scene Christmas is getting so close, hope you all are out there having tons of fun. Have another up cycling project for you all and this one involves grandma’s old tea cups from long ago. You can usually find them just about any where. People aren’t buying china anymore, just isn’t that…

12 Days of Christmas crafts…day 6

DIY up cycled garden can We save a lot of are empty food cans for planting seeds before we transfer them to bigger pots. Sometimes I will also clean up my garden some and take tiny baby cacti and other succulent clippings to pass out to others. If you want to make your cans pretty…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 5.

DIY Tp posetta ornaments Supplies needed: Red paint Scissors Tacky glue Twine Empty paper roll tube     So simple, just cut a paper tube into strips. Then paint the strips red and let dry. Glue petals together into a flower shape. You can do 5 or 6 petals, either way you will still get…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 3.

Fugal gifts to make using dollar store ice trays So much fun seeing what ice trays the dollar stores come out with every holiday. There are pumpkins during the fall, Easter eggs and bunnies for Spring and I have even seen flamingos and flowers during the summer. This Christmas they had little penguins. You don’t…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 2.

Lemonade jar Winter wonderland. Last month on our way to visit my aunt we stopped off at a couple church sales. I picked up this lemonade jar that was brand new and still in it’s box for $2. When I got home I decided to add a Christmas scene to it. Added some cotton stuffing,…

Thriftstore treasures- vintage plates

Throughout the year I love sharing freshly baked cookies with everyone, so I have a collection of pretty plates I have put away for occasions when I feel like baking and sharing. If you are looking for pretty plates to give out cookies on remember that some vintage plates are for decoration only. They were…