DIY: Eco Soap Basic Recipe

Special Guest Post by: Anna Aamone The art of making soap is a little bit difficult for novices. But once you understand well the process and the safety techniques, you can master the skill. Here I’m going to show you a basic soap recipe, which contains natural ingredients and is safe for your family. (This […]

Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Boots and Sandals

My babies are all grown and almost out of the house – no grandbabies yet – but I’m collecting patterns for when that happens! Take a look at these super cute free crochet patterns for baby booties, slippers and sandals! A big Thank You to the talented ladies who came up with these fun baby […]

15 DIY Summer Wreath Ideas

Summer’s Here! Well, it feels like it, anyway. It’s the perfect time to spruce up the ole homestead. Why not make a great first impression with a beautiful front door? These clever ladies have come up with some nifty ideas for making your own, unique summer wreath! Basic Supplies you may need: Wreath Form Burlap […]

Bleach Pen Fun! Decorate Fabric with Bleach

Have you accidentally spilled bleach on your shirt and just threw it away? Well, has it ever occurred to you to use bleach on purpose to decorate fabric? If that old pair of jeans you used to love could use some help then why not pretty it up the easy way with a good old […]

Time you enjoy wasting …..

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” ― Marthe Troly-Curtin Are you a bit of a workaholic? Do you have trouble relaxing when there is work to be done? Can you sit and read a book while there are dirty dishes in the sink? I’m not sure where this trait came from but this […]

21 DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

It’s almost Mother’s Day again. Have you found the perfect gift for your Mom? Well if not, don’t despair. I found 21 wonderful DIY Mother’s Day Gift ideas for you that you can make yourself and Mom will love! As a Mom myself, I can tell you that presents made with love by my girls […]

Change the Way You Look at Things

“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change” ~ Wayne W. Dyer Absolutely one of my favorite quotes from Wayne Dyer! Study after study has shown that happiness has not much to do with your circumstances and everything to do with your attitude! The old … is the glass […]

Some people want it to happen …

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen!” ~ Michael Jordan We hear it all the time, don’t we? Just do it… make it happen… you have the power … It’s a simple idea but not that easy to execute, is it? Especially, in this day and age […]

Shibori Dyeing Tea Towels with Rit

White kitchen towels? Boring!! I tell ya, nothing is safe around here. If something at my house is a solid color, it’s only a matter of time before I add some bright color and dye it up. So, I started researching various Shibori Dyeing techniques. If you’ve been following my dyeing tutorials, you know I […]

Alpaca Yarn Giveaway!!

Who wants to win some yummy yarn? Tamera of Moogly fame and I are giving away 2 Skeins of my very own Alpaca/Merino yarn hand dyed by me in the Bahama Mama colorway! 2 SKEINS!! So hop on over the Moogly and Enter Today! Open to US & Canada residents. (This post contains affiliate links, […]

Creativity is ….

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep” ~Scott Adams Have you ever created something that you thought was the cat’s meow only to find that it fell flat? Did your weirdest pieces suddenly take off? Funny how that works, huh? (This post contains affiliate links, which means that […]

DIY Foaming Soap Recipe

Who loves to save money? I know I do. I also love making my own beauty products which can be somewhat complicated but there is nothing easier than making your own foaming soap with this simple recipe. Rather than spending $4 or $5 per soap bottle, this basic recipe costs as little as 15 cents […]