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Handmade Mother’s Day Cards

It is easy to create beautiful, handmade Mother’s Day cards. You can make something that reflects your Mother’s personality that she is sure to cherish for years to come. I like to create my cards out of unexpected items and things not usually found in cards from the store. There… Read more

Happy Earth Day!

In honor of Earth Day, I thought I would share some of my reuse projects. As many of you may already know about my style, I love to  reuse and recreate things normally discarded into something useful and unexpected. I think that the charm of a project made with reused… Read more

Buttermilk Pancakes with Blueberries

Being stuck at home,  I have been feeling inspired to cook more comfort food. Since my children are off of school, I suddenly had the urge to make pancakes. I have an amazing go-to recipe that is so easy to make and very versatile. You can add blueberries, chocolate chips,… Read more

How to Make a Birdhouse Craft Kit

With Mother’s Day quickly approaching (Sunday, May 12th), I wanted to share some of my ideas for sweet and heartfelt Mother’s Day gifts. One of them is this birdhouse craft kit. It is very easy to put together your own personalized craft kit, custom tailored for your Mother or Grandmother.… Read more

How to Make a Necklace Holder

I love the look of long, layered necklaces — they can dress up and add style to almost every outfit. Unfortunately, I have never had a very good way of storing them. I would hang them over candle holders, picture frames or put them back in the jewelry box only… 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

Handmade Seeded Paper

Spring is finally here! Everything is starting to grow and turn green. In the spirit of this glorious season, I created seeded paper made from junk mail, scraps of paper and natural elements. I embedded flower petals, leaves and flower seeds into each page. It is so versatile that it… Read more

DIY Fabergé Eggs

Here is a beautiful decoration you can make with plastic Easter eggs. These are actually a lot easier to make than they look.  I created these Faberge Eggs for my Easter TV segment last year but I loved them so much, I am going to use then as a decorative… Read more

Decorated Plastic Eggs

As most of you already know, I love to repurpose and make many of my crafts reusable like these decorated plastic eggs. I realize that plastic Easter eggs are already reusable but why not have more of a reason to want to keep them by making them pretty. The fun… Read more