DIY

Paintbrush Christmas Ornaments

These fun paintbrush ornaments will delight both the young and the young at heart.

Nothing is more satisfying for me than using ordinary household items and a few inexpensive craft supplies to created fun and whimsical Christmas decorations.  This trio of Paintbrush Christmas Ornaments all started out their lives as a simple Dollar Store…

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Thanksgiving will soon be upon us.  I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for new recipes to serve my family and friends each year.  I have my normal traditions but also like to bring out something new…

Thanksgiving Autumn Leaf Cookies

Plate of Thanksgiving autumn leaf cookies.

I was born in Maine and fall has always been my favorite time of the year.  I used to love watching the leaves change colors and make a spectacular view when the weather was getting colder.  I live in North…

DIY Holiday Peppermint Candle

Peppermint Candle

T’was the night before Christmas, when all though the house, we had candles with peppermints tempting the mouse! Oh, wait.  I don’t think I have that one quite right!   This pretty DIY Peppermint Candle with have us dreaming of sugar…

Snowman Paintbrush Ornament

Snowman Paintbrush Ornament

This cute Snowman Paintbrush Ornament is very easy to make and will look cute either as a wall hanging or sitting front and center on your Christmas tree. I love to make easy Christmas crafts. Since I manage three blogs…

Adorable Light Bulb Snowman Ornament

This adorable light bulb snowman ornament is all dressed up for the cold in his blue scarf and hat.  He would make a really cute addition to your Christmas tree. One of my favorite things to do is to make…

Indoor S’mores – A Rainy Day Treat

Indoor S'mores

These Indoor s’mores are the perfect rainy day treat to make the kids feel as though they are on a camping trip, no matter what the weather is. Today is National S’mores Day!  When the weather is raining cats and…

Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Tag

This DIY Valentine's Day Gift card is simple to do and needs just a few tools and supplies. Today's featured project from my friend Regina at mollymel.blogspot.com

Dress up your gifts with this easy DIY Valentines Day Gift Tag. Valentine’s day is almost upon us. For many that means candy treats, home made Valentine’s day desserts and gift giving. ;Do you give gifts on Valentine’s day? \If…

Free Printable Christmas Labels

Free Printable Christmas Gift Labels

Print Your Own Christmas Labels Need some last minute Christmas labels?  Why pay retail price for Christmas tags when it is so easy to make your own?  These gift tags will look perfect on your presents and you can just print…

Gingerbread House Tutorial

Time for some festive fun with this gingerbread house tutorial. Did you know that December 12 is National Gingerbread House Day? Making Gingerbread houses has always been one of my favorite Christmas memories.  My daughter and I would make one each…

Round Up of Gingerbread Houses

Need some inspiration for your Gingerbread house this year? Try one of these festive 17 designs. alwaystheholidays.com

Gingerbread Houses for your Inspiration. One of my favorite things to do when my daughter was young was to make a new Gingerbread house each year for Christmas.  Our biggest challenge was finding a place to put it so that…

DIY Light Bulb Santa Ornament

This adorable lightbulb Santa ornament is easy to make and will look great on your Christmas tree - alwaystheholidays.com

This DIY Light Bulb Santa Ornament can be made from burned out bulbs. A lot of my time during the holiday season is spent in making Christmas ornaments and other holiday seasonal decor.  I find it so rewarding to make…

DIY Marshmallow Snowmen

Cute DIY Christmas Project – Marshmallow Snowmen These DIY marshmallow snowmen are so cute and are not just a sweet treat. Add a decorative tin the way I did and you also have a cute Christmas decor project. They have…

Dress Up Your Mailbox for the Holidays

dress up your mailbox for the holidays.

Dress up your Mailbox with these Festive Mailbox Decorations It is time to dress up your mailbox for the holidays! I am a self confessed Christmas fairy.  If there is a place in my home that doesn’t have a Christmas…

Thanksgiving DIY Cookie Train

Thanksgiving DIY cookie train

Here comes the Thanksgiving train, all set to delight your holiday guests! How adorable is this Thanksgiving DIY cookie train?  This delightful holiday centerpiece will delight both the youngsters and the young at heart.  My sweet husband is 67 years…

DIY Autumn Floral Bow Tutorial

DIY Autumn Floral Bow

Do It Yourself Autumn Floral Bow I love making floral bows with wire edged ribbon.   I use them in so many ways – for basket vignettes, for door wreaths in each season and also for all my special Christmas gifts.  They…

Quick and Easy Halloween DIY Projects

These quick and easy Halloween DIY projects will add some seasonal decor to your home but won’t break either the time or the money bank. This is such a busy time of the year.  And the expenses associated with the…

DIY Halloween Scrap Wood Ghosts

These DIY Halloween Scrap Wood Ghosts are a Fun Project. The local home stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s often have scrap pieces of 4 x 4 timber.  This size is just perfect for making cute decorative pieces like these…

DIY Mummy Door Decoration

This Great Halloween Door Decoration Will be A Hit With Your Neighborhood Kids. How adorable is this?   This mummy door decoration will delight your trick or treat visitors.  It will also make a great prop for your next Halloween Party…

Halloween Scary Snake Basket

Halloween scary snake basket

This Halloween Scary Snake Basket is Great for Seasonal Curb Appeal. I found a picture of this Halloween scary snake basket a while ago and thought it was so cute.  I intended to make a similar one for myself but…