Arizona shopping adventures…lots and lots of pumpkin stuff.

This is just a fun selection of photos of Halloween and Fall items that are for sale here in our part of the woods. The stores here in our city started putting out Fall décor during the summer. I believe this was late August. I’m not sure how it is now though with all the…

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…

A Sunflower swag for Our Little Red House.

And all at once summer collapsed into Fall. Oscar Wilde I can’t believe Fall is finally here. Here in Arizona we all look forward to the cooler temps of Fall, although we are still warm here in the city, up north the temps are getting cooler. I love that. I decided before heading up to…

DIY Aspen mini log pumpkins.

“ Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the Autumn tree.” Emily Bronte Been up north spending a little time up at Our Little Red House. Some peace and quiet from the city. I can’t believe all the yellow flowers they have up there everywhere. All you hear are birds and the rustle of…

Thrift store treasures…souvenirs.

“ Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” This months thrift store treasures are all about those little gifts we pick up when we are visiting a new place. It’s summer time now and people everywhere are getting out and traveling more. Here in…

DIY a little summer garden.

So easy and so much fun. Right now my mini gardens are struggling because of the intense heat we have been having here in my state but I know there are many of you out there that can have these miniature gardens displayed out on your porch on a pretty table. Especially places high in…

Cottagecore on a budget.

“ The cottage represents a family seat, a place of belonging and identity…a symbol for the family”                                Greg Halseth                A couple weeks ago my daughter brought up a trend that has been going on called Cottagecore. “ What’s this Cottagecore business, I’ve never heard of it” I would say to my daughter. She would…

Dollar day do over…repurposing a vintage jewelry box.

  “ When I make of my hands, I give of my heart.”  I went out junking the other week and came across this jewelry box. It was a little worn on the corners but I didn’t mind since I like worn and rustic things. Means they were loved. Like an old stuffed toy from…

Dollar day do over….candles.

“ The greatest wealth is to live content with little.”                               Plato Sometimes when out shopping on bargain days thrifting I will come across huge candles for $1. The candles are burned half way or a little beat up but they can be repurposed by melting them down and re-jarring them. This is the first time…