A Lesson In Contentment (Or Maybe I Was Just Being Cheap?)

Recently I think I experienced a lesson in contentment, or else I was just being cheap. You can decide for yourself but as I was starting to write this blog post a light bulb went off inside my head. I am 99% sure my feelings were an example in the shift of my thinking as […]

Silhouette Cameo 3 Bundle – $210 With Free Shipping on Amazon

Crafty peeps listen up! If you have been thinking about the Silhouette Cameo 3 machine today is THE day to add it to your crafty studio. Amazon emailed me this morning and now I’m thinking I just may have to use my extra pocket money I’ve been hoarding and pop for this wonderful new piece […]

Unpaper Towels Tutorial – DIY Instructions

Recently I’ve become intrigued with unpaper towels. Have you heard of them? Unpaper towels are an earth friendly option to traditional store bought paper towels. Because unpaper towels are made of fabric they can be laundered and reused over and over. Usually when we eat we each grab a paper towel or paper napkin; we never […]

Homemade Laundry Soap Recipe

The other day while doing laundry I realized that the bottle of liquid detergent was nearly empty so I reached for another bottle and was surprised to find that I was on my last bottle of detergent! Gasp, right? I even checked the “second spot” where I sometimes stash extra items and there was no […]

DIY’ers – Pint of Paint Just $1.99 at ACE Hardware

While buzzing through Facebook this morning before getting to work I saw an ad from ACE Hardware stores advertising a super paint sale that I know I am excited about and probably many of you DIY project people will be too. Through 2/29/16 you can get a pint of Valspar or Clark + Kennsington paint […]

Free Country Chic Furniture Paint – Get Creative

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at painting a piece of furniture or giving new life to an item you have around the house using paint? How about a free 4oz. jar of paint to give you inspiration? Country Chic Paint is a beautiful furniture paint specifically designed for DIYers with a love for […]

Move Furniture Easily – Repurpose Foam Furniture Protectors (Freebie Tip)

When you are cleaning, painting, rearranging furniture or having the carpets cleaned it is always such a pain to move the furniture out of the way. Jim’s devised a clever way to move furniture easily, and you can accomplish this by yourself! He repurposes foam furniture protectors that he gets for free from furniture dealerships […]

How to Conceal a Wallpaper Patch – Home DIY

Do you have wallpaper in your home? If you do, is there an area that bothers you because there is a hole in the paper from something that used to be on that wall? If so, it is possible to patch the wallpaper as you probably know. However, do you realize that there is a […]

Our Garage Sale Dud – Revamped TV Table

Every year we have a humongous garage sale in May and all year long we keep it in mind as we clean, organize, declutter, purge and rearrange. Every year we also end up selling at the sale pieces of odd furniture we have acquired from other garage sales (with the best intentions to “do something […]

How to Turn a $2 Frame Into a Family Collage Wall

For a long time we have had a gallery of family photos hanging on a wall in our home.  It included about 20 different photos of various family members and they were all different size photos. We scoured thrift stores and garage sales and found similar frames and spray painted them all one color for a […]