DIY: Yarn Wreath Tutorial

This is such a fun, quick and easy holiday project!  These would be great for your front door or easy holiday party decorations.  A great way to add pops of color to your house.  Grab a cup of coffee and gather your yarn, we are about to make a wreath! Supplies: yarn straw wreath (can

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How to Make a Favicon

You may be reading this asking what in the world is a favicon?  The word favicon is short for favorite icon.  It is the small image, usually 16 x 16px, and appears in your browser’s address bar next to the website.  It is another form of branding.  Now that we have defined a favicon and

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How To Create An Image Map

My inner nerd is going to surface and you may just be surprised at the cool thing I figured out.  I wanted to add my own social icons and have them be clickable.  Here was my image…   After doing a LOT of google searches, I discovered a really cool trick.  And why not share

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Pin It :: Craft DIY

Lately, I have been pinning a lot of great home decor, craft projects and cupcake/party inspiration. So much “pinspiration”, so little time. How do you pin? Do you go back to the original source or re-pin? I’ve been trying to head back to the original and then pin from there…. what are your thoughts. Here

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Channeling my Inner Martha

This morning, I am channeling my inner Martha.  I’ll be busy in the kitchen, not my sewing room, making about 50 cupcakes and icing.  This is a big step out of my comfort zone…BIG STEP!  I had great plans that my husband doing all the baking and me doing all the decorating, but as plans

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DIY: Book Wreath

A few weeks ago, one of my dear friends visited for a girls’ weekend/crafty party.  I love having a good friend that shares my same passion for trying out new creative projects.  I have to admit that she totally kicks my bootie in the paper products area.  She usually comes equipped with her Cricut and

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DIY: Wire Spool Coffee Table

I absolutely LOVE the way this coffee table turned out! And the best part is it cost only $40 to make! I really wanted to add a round coffee table to our living room.  The layout of the room was square, so I thought the round would add a nice design element.  Due to the

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DIY Ideas: Upcycled T-shirt Tutorials

Searching around, I stumbled upon the first tutorial, a ruffled skirt made out of old t-shirts.  I was in awe of how cute it was!  This sparked a search for fun DIY projects using simple t-shirts.   Check out these super easy (nd oh so cute) tutorials. If you give one a try, leave a reply

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DIY Headboard Ideas

Today, I’m linking up with Gussy Sews for her Inspiration Workshop.  This month’s workshop is focused around the bedroom.  I started looking at our bedroom more and realized what was missing….hmmm…the headboard! Our current bedroom set is my orginal furniture growing up.  It was cherry and dark, so while living in Chicago I decided to

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