Category: Crafts

Pillow Boxes

I love to find interesting and inexpensive ways to wrap gifts. There are so many items that can be found around the house to use to create unique gift wrap.  Reused paper towel, wrapping...

Dictionary Leaves (leevz) n.

I took a class at an amazing specialty craft store called Queens Ink at Historic Savage Mill and learned about Dylusions Ink Spray. As soon as started using it, I envisioned myself transforming old books into autumn leaves. I...

Turkey Print Dress

I stopped by to see my friends at Let’s Talk Live in Washington DC this morning to show them how to make beautiful Thanksgiving decorations using natural elements and on-hand items. In celebration of...

Sometimes the Simplest Things…

I have been very busy this week finishing all of my Thanksgiving decorations and preparing for two TV segments. I will be on News Channel 8 tomorrow showing more of my Thanksgiving ideas.  I...

Turkey Time

It’s that time of year again when we all in anticipation of golden roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce and apple pie. I can’t think of any other meal that is more of...

Forget the Wine Bag

I have never been a big fan of wine bags. Some fabric bags are very beautiful but I just don’t particularly like plastic or paper wine bags because they remind me of a wino...

Kooky Pumpkin

Permanent pumpkins are a great way to dress up your home for Halloween. They are fun to make and can be reused year after year. Painting the face yellow gives the illusion of being...

Scared Pumpkin

I had an old terracotta planter that I wanted to reuse and thought that it would be perfect for creating a jack-o-lantern face. I wanted him to look afraid of my other Halloween decorations...