Wild walks

I haven’t been keeping up with the wild walks. It is heating up here which makes zoo visits a little uncomfortable after certain hours. This weeks photos from our walking adventures at the zoo will be on desert animals. All the animal photos I am sharing with you today are animals my family and I…

DIY a garden pallet.

Well…all I can say is…finally, look what was finally finished. I had some help for it from my family. I can’t take all the credit. I told them this is what I wanted for my Mother’s Day gift. So a couple days before Mother’s Day we all worked together finishing the pallet garden I had…

Arizona shopping adventures…a garden gift shop.

“ It’s not how big the house. It’s how happy the home.” About two months ago we went shopping at a gigantic plant nursery here in our city. On the site was an old home that they had turned into a gift shop. It was tiny and super cute. My husband and I both looked…

Dollar Day do over…a pretty art tray and organizer.

“ It’s not about what it is- It’s about what it will become.” These have been sitting in my art closet for a couple months. Spring flowers were the inspiration behind this project. I remember picking these two items up on one of my Goodwill dollar days and thinking how nice these would be for…

DIY Christmas ornaments using plastic food container lids.

If you are a regular follower of mine then you know I use plastic lids for all kinds of art projects. This year I did a bunch of animals for ornaments. Years past I have done hearts and stars. Supplies needed: Clean plastic lids from empty food containers. Scissors permanent markers or paint pens. Twine…

DIY gratitude leaves.

“ Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude” Nigel Hamilton Thanksgiving is a few days away here in my country. I know there are many around the world who are hurt, scared and suffering, wondering what is in the future. It is so important during these times to find those things in our lives…

Arizona shopping adventures…a pretty paper store.

Remember this you guys? I visited this store a couple months ago. I love paper. When I am organizing, paper is the hardest section in my pile of messes to go through. I have little scraps of photos, quotes, art, etc…all paper. I have about three baskets filled with paper, stickers and magazine pages for…

A pretty Fall garland to decorate your home.

Supplies needed- Faux Fall leaves and flowers Twine Tacky glue Scissors I used tacky glue for most of this project because I had a major glue gun injury. It was a bad one so I will spare you the details. Please, please be careful with those glue guns everyone. I know this, been crafting for…

DIY yarn pumpkins.

This is not an original idea from me, saw this on one of those YouTube sites where it is just a re-purposing of DIY pumpkin projects one after another. I don’t remember which site it was since it was awhile ago. It was something my daughter and I watched while up north. So much fun…