Valentine’s Day Candle Holders – DIY

scrappaper candle holder

The other day I mentioned that FringeKid and I went a little crazy with the glue gun.  Today I’m going to show you what we made. We spent zero dollars on making these jars.  We gathered up scraps of this and pieces of that from all around the house and then we set to work. [...]

DIY: Balloon Wreath

DIY Birthday Balloon Wreath

A wise woman knows when to step away from the glue gun and abandon the craft scissors.  She recognizes when she’s been outsmarted by D.I.Y. I never claimed to be smart. Besides, it was my daughter’s eleventh birthday and she’s over the moon for crazy colors and zebra stripes. Unfortunately I began this wreath the [...]

DIY New Year’s Eve Party Decorations

DIY New Year's Eve decorations

I’ve never decorated for New Years before, but my daughter is getting older and she loves a good party.  Besides, my brother-in-law and his family are coming to ring in the New Year with us, so we decided to make things festive, because our house wasn’t festive enough with Christmas decorations and birthday balloons everywhere.  [...]