Heart Iris Folding Project for Valentines Day TBC Crafter’s Hop Week 9 #TBCcrafters

Iris folding is a paper folding technique that originated in Holland or the Netherlands.  Color coordinated strips of folded paper are placed in layers over a pattern creating a spiral design that resembles the iris of an eye or a camera.  This Valentines Day Heart Iris Folding project uses shades of pink, cream, and lavender […]

Snowflake Ornaments TBC Crafter’s Hop Week 8 #TBCcrafters

Today is my son’s 12th birthday, so I had him help me make some snowflakes I saw on the Martha Stewart website for decorating around the house.  Fun time and easy to do!! Snowflake Ornaments What you need: Wire Cutters or Old Scissors White Pipe Cleaner Needlenose Pliers 1.  Using a wire cutter or old scissors, […]

Simple Spool Ornaments #TBCcrafters

by Lois Jones This week for the #TBCcrafters Thrilling Thursday craft I am sharing a very simple ornament , and I do mean very simple, that you can make or even make with your kids! It’s a Spool Apple Ornament! It is hanging off our Charlie Brown Christmas Tree so you can see it.       The things […]

Beautiful Tree Skirt Tutorial #TBCcrafters

This Christmas will mark my eighth holiday in my own home as a wife and mother. I would say that I am mainly responsible for decorating the inside of the house, while my husband takes care of the outside. So why. . . why have I never owned nor used a tree skirt…in eight years? I don’t really […]

How To Make A Butterfly Dreamcatcher

Back in The Stone Age, before I had The Diva, I did a ton of crafts. I miss doing them, but Miss Ro takes priority over my time. And my budget. What? Crafting isn’t cheap, people! Plus, she’s one of those kids that’s into everything, and I do mean everything. Keeping my craft supplies anywhere […]

Holiday Hair Styles

As the 2012 holiday season approaches, fashionistas may want to consider updating their hairstyle from the tousled waves rocked on the beach to sleeker, more sophisticated looks that can be paired with your holiday party attire. Johnathan Breitung, owner of the Johnathan Breitung Salon & Luxury Spa explains the following hot hair trends for this […]

Spilling Gratitude with My Gratitude Tree #TBCcrafters

I am spilling gratitude this week…it was my theme for Thanksgiving 2011 and continues into 2012 and beyond.  I am so filled with gratitude this year, I had to find a way to craft it. The result is My Gratitude Tree. I created it last year to count my blessings and I loved it so […]