Category: summer

Recreate your Vacation with a Sandcastle Beach Decoration

If you are going to the beach this summer or just getting back from an ocean vacation, you can recreate the feeling of the beach with this beautiful sandcastle beach display. I love creating memory pieces from each vacation as I did with this vacation memory jar. You can easily make this… Read more

How to Make a Cactus Planter

As a child, I thought the coolest plant in the world was a cactus, especially the grafted cactus with the colorful top. I would always ask for one for my birthday but I could never seem to keep it alive. I guess I was too young to realize that this… Read more

How to Make Handmade Paper (Using Junk Mail)

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make handmade paper? Spring is finally here! Everything is starting to grow and turn green. In the spirit of this glorious season, I created DIY handmade paper made from junk mail, scraps of paper, and natural elements. I embedded flower petals, leaves,… Read more

DIY Flameless Tiki Torches

Learn how to turn empty water bottles into flameless Tiki torches. They are perfect for any summer cookout,  BBQ, Luau party, or just for fun. These water bottle Tiki torches are very easy to create and I will show you how. I also have more fun Luau party decorations made… 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

DIY Summer Crafts

I stopped by  WTTG FOX 5 DC yesterday morning to show how to make some fun summer crafts using things you may already have around your house and inexpensive things from the craft store. I had something for everyone…beachy decorations and crafts, trending movie theme ideas and video games… Read more

Tissue Box Tiki Faces – Free Pattern

I always tell everyone to save your tissue boxes. These sturdy boxes that would normally be tossed into the recycle bin can be transformed into fun and unique party decorations. The tiki faces shown were created from my reused stash of tissue boxes, coffee sleeves and acrylic paint. You can… Read more