Category: Media

Decorated Thanksgiving Food Drive Donation Boxes

Here are my decorated Thanksgiving food drive boxes I was asked to create to give to families for the holiday. I enjoyed this project. I love the idea of giving a beautiful, holiday-themed box to hold food donations. I show the step-by-step instructions on how I transformed plain cardboard boxes… Read more

DIY Zombie Decoration – Walking Dead

My early Halloween treat to you is to teach you how to make your own Walking Dead DIY Zombie Decoration! This Zombie is very easy to create with just a few inexpensive materials and items you may already have around your house. This is perfect for a Halloween decoration, zombie… Read more

Easy DIY Light Suit

Here is an easy DIY Light Suit I made for my children’s elementary school’s talent show dance routine. I wanted to quickly create something that was inexpensive that I could put together in about 15 minutes for both costumes. I also didn’t want them to be permanent and destroy their… Read more

DIY Halloween Candles made from Paper Towel Rolls

This season combines two of my favorite things, Halloween and creating themed decorations like these Halloween candles made from paper towel rolls. I love to transform items usually tossed away into the unexpected. These candles are a great example of how you can create amazing Halloween decorations without spending a… Read more

Vacation Memory Jar

Cherished times can be saved in vacation memory jars created by your children. They will add an extra layer of excitement to their journey if they know they will be collected souvenirs from their trip or event to showcase in their miniature time capsules. Here is a fun version of… Read more

Easy DIY Back to School Crafts

I had a lot of fun doing a Back-to-School crafting segment on NBC affiliate, WBAL-TV Baltimore on Saturday. Since we are still social distancing, I was live via Zoom rather than being at the studio. I showed how to make some easy DIY back to school crafts and ideas using… Read more

Create a Summer Luau Party on a Budget

I love the change of seasons and all of the different activities that are specific to each time of year. When the weather is warm, everyone loves to throw parties, cookouts and have social gathering so why not spice up the summer with a festive Luau style party. Adding a… Read more

How I Brightened My Skype Video Calls

These pictures have not been altered – they are photos taken directly from the screen. Now that we have a Stay-at-Home order, some of us may may need to have a video call at some point. The big question I had was how to make it look good? How do… Read more