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Mini Chalkboards

There is something fun about using chalk and writing on chalkboards. Maybe it’s all the different colors of chalk or that you can easily erase and recreate pictures and words. I had so much...

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School Bulletin Board Ideas

Now that new school is about to start, I have been asked to decorate display cases and school bulletin boards. This bulletin board was a challenging project for me because I have never made...

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Petite Scrapbook

With our digital age, everyone views pictures with their phones and through the Internet but I guess I am just old school when it comes to photos. I still love having a beautiful album...

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Flower Pot Decorative Cork Board

I like to make functional items look pretty and different than something you can find at the store like this decorative cork board. I wanted to make a fun cork board for my daughter’s...

Picture Frame Chalkboard

A framed chalkboard is a great way to remind yourself of things you need to do or you can write yourself fun inspirational notes each day. Rather than fumbling around looking for a pen...

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Luau Party Decorations

Here is one of my TV segments  from NBC affiliate WBAL showing how to make some of Luau party decorations using household items and inexpensive things found at the craft store. I thought it...

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DIY Water Bottle Flowers

As you probably have already realized, I love to create from reused items. Here I transformed water bottles into beautiful flowers. I used the same technique to make black-eyed Susans for my Preakness TV...