Over the years my collection of ornaments have grown so large that my poor tree has hard time holding up the weight. In the past few years I’ve only bought vintage ornaments and only if they are one of a kind and super cool looking. This year I’ve been making my own ornaments mostly with… Read More Origami star ornaments
In the last few years instead of buying physical gifts for my family I’ve instead treated them to experiences, road trips, big trips, over the ocean trips to lands we have not been before. Aside from believing that these type of gifts last longer, I have to admit that I am a terrible gift shopper.… Read More Gift ideas for the creative souls on your list
Do you put your Christmas tree up right after Thanksgiving? In the past few years I have. It’s been kind of fun with the kids. But growing up we didn’t put up the tree that early. I grew up in Macedonia and our traditions are a bit different. Our Christmas tree is more of a… Read More Paper ornaments
Ah friends, I recently discovered that I can add a payment button and be able to offer some of my handmade goods from right here, from my blog. So I am giving it a try. Up on the top Menu I’ve added a SHOP button. I have added a bunch of Christmas ornaments. I also… Read More Shop Update!
I wanted to start this post by saying that it’s been a while since I’ve been someplace exotic, but then I remembered that in July we went to Alaska even though it was for only a couple of days. Working for an airline makes it easier to visit places near and far. So last week… Read More Costa Rica adventures
There are so many digital tools to help folks like myself who would love to be able to draw and paint, but despite the best efforts to silence the inner critic the fear of having the pencil or brush meet the perfectly white page is still lurking around. So for me this very cool and… Read More Paper53 doodles
So I have been thinking about an alternative to candy when the kids come trick-o-treating on Halloween. I made these ‘tea bags of bones’ as I was trying to come up with different things. They are a bit time consuming (all the cutting involved), so I am not sure about making a whole bunch, but… Read More Tea Bag of Bones – Halloween crafts
Happy Monday! A quick post on making some creepy earrings. You will need: Bugs (we got ours at the dollar store) Ear back studs (from the craft store) E6000 glue And voila!!! You can have a cockroach crawling up your ear.
Around these parts…… How about you? Do you decorate for Halloween?
Kids are on fall break for two weeks and I have three days off. Time to get the Halloween decorations out and get in the spirit. I realized I don’t have a Halloween wreath and decided to make one. A trip to the dollar store for a few supplies and here we go: Supplies: Metal… Read More DIY Halloween wreath on a budget