garden whimsies

From time to time I come across artists that I like to feature here on my blog.  I have fallen in love with Garden Whimsies by Mary.  She takes thrifted teapots, plates and other objects and creates lovely decorations for the garden.  I want one bad and one day I will get one.  For now, […]

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Fabulous and funky: hand-painted sneakers

One thing I like about being a seller on Etsy is getting to know other sellers.  I am pleased and honored to introduce you to a seller I recently came across, Lori Felt of SneakersR HeartFelt. Lori has started a sneaker revolution!  She started designing and hand painting sneakers for her daughter’s sorority house and […]

shoe box doll house

I saw some very cute DIY dollhouses on Pinterest and I really wanted to make one.  So I did!  I’m happy with it but it is far from perfect.  The hardest thing to do was the couch!  I made it from cardboard, fleece, and fabric.  I used regular glue and a hot glue gun.  I’m […]

summer mantel

My husband was getting sick of the red white and blue mantel.  I know, how unpatriotic of him!  Here’s our summer mantel.  With all the tutti frutti colors!  And candies! The lemonade sign is supposed to get hung outside on the fence.  But it’s here for now!Here’s a little more tutti frutti for you… Related […]

if you can’t take the heat

Hello all!  I don’t have a specific Cinco de Mayo post for you today.  Sorry.  I’m sure there will be lots of others.  I wish I could have made some big colorful tissue flowers to decorate but there is never enough time.  I sent all day yesterday crafting and yardsaling.  I got a new (old) […]