Just wanted to do a quick little post today to tell you about this planner. It has 10 different printable to help you keep your whole life on track during this very busy month, kicking off the Holidays. This planner is valued at 5.00 but I am giving it away this month to new subscribers to my newsletter. (Those already on my list got it first). If you love it, and I know you will plan on purchasing the November and December planners. Both are packed full of planning goodness. November has 25 ... Read More about October Stress Buster Holiday Planner
My sister loves Grandin Road Halloween stuff. I love my big Sis, but not enough to buy her a Halloween wreath priced at $129.00. What I did do was to figure out how to make one myself. Introducing my Knock Off Halloween Wreath. Mine came in at $41.00. Let me show you how I did it. Total crafting time was about four hours. The one above is the inspiration wreath from Grandin Road. What you will need: Wreath Frame 14.5 Inch-dollar store find. $1 2 rolls of 10" x 30' Black Deco Mesh - I ... Read More about My Knock Off Halloween Wreath
This is a fun little project to make, and it really does add farmhouse charm, with a chicken wire votive on a table or in a centerpiece. It went together much faster than I thought it would. I got this done in about two hours start to finish. This was my first time using chicken wire in this kind of a project, and it was something that changed into something else several times as I went along. First it was a chicken wire cloche, using a tomato frame, then I decided I wanted a different ... Read More about Farmhouse Charm with a Chicken Wire Votive
I have been using digital papers a lot in my crafting. These are supposed to be used for digital scrapbooking, but I print them and use them in place of the paper from the store. Here's why I love them. First because they are often free or very inexpensive, and second because I don't have to make a trip to the craft store to look for paper if an idea comes to me mid project, which it often does. I guess my brain is a little unorganized like my closet. Third because it's cheaper than ... Read More about Digital Papers for crafting.
Things to do in September We have made it fall. Here in the Arizona desert it does not really feel like it until next month, but we can travel "up north" as we call it, to Flagstaff for a taste of fall already. I am so ready to bring out the fall decorations, and do some outdoor projects. It's like spring fever to those of you in cold climates. We have been locked in our houses all summer, and we want to go outside!! So on to my list of Five Fun things to do with your family in September. Grab ... Read More about 5 Fun Things to do with your Family in September