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 snowmen planters.

Supplies needed: Glasses- you can pick them up at the second hand store or most dollar stores. White paint- chalk, acrylic, or spray paint . Paint pens soil plant clippings or small plants from the nursery. Make sure your glasses are clean and dry before painting. I wash them with dish soap and then wipe…

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…

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…

Sunday greetings and a box of blessings.

Happy Sunday everyone. Today’s bible verse from my friend’s box of blessings is… But my soul shall rejoice in the lord, and shall be delighted in His salvation.Psalms 34:9 Have a beautiful Sunday everyone. Stay safe out there and God bless you all. Photos are from the garden yesterday morning. It’s so nice outside right…

Arizona shopping adventures…an old bank becomes a store.

Remember that Fall road trip we all took? Well there were a couple places where we parked our truck and got out to explore. One of those places was Prescott Arizona. Prescott is one of my favorite places to shop. It isn’t too far away from Phoenix so it is a very popular place to…

An Arizona Fall road trip.

” To travel is to live.” Hans Christian Andersen A couple days ago my husband came to me and said it was time for a road trip for the family. He had been keeping track of the Fall color guide here in our state of Arizona and the day finally came when the colors here…

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…