How To Make Cross-Stitch Napkin Rings – #TBCCrafters

Since we are getting into spring time and planning on having friends over for dinner parties and things like that, I figured having some special things for the table would be fun. I’ve been cross-stitching since I was about 8, so these were pretty easy for me. My Aunt taught me years ago how to do […]

April 23, 2015

DIY/Craft, Home Decor

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March Crafty Roundup

March has gone, but oh April Spring, how I so deeply love you. This past weekend, we celebrated Easter with our immediate family and it was quiet, peaceful and absolutely fulfilling. Who would have thought that a day that started out with a deep cleaning of the kitchen floor, badminton in between scrubbing sessions, cooking, […]

April 6, 2015

DIY/Craft

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February Crafty Roundup

Winter is still lingering and holding on for dear life in my neck of the woods. But, with winter weather keeping me locked up warm in the house, I’ve gotten more time to craft. Crafting is a stress reliever for me. All of my happy endorphins are released and I feel great. So even though […]

March 5, 2015

DIY/Craft

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Crafts with Corks: How To Make A Wine Cork Hotpad

I always see great things that people make out of old cork.  In my kitchen, which is themed on the Napa Valley/Sonoma County area of California (which I dream of living in one day), I have little metal pieces filled with corks, a cork board made of corks for displaying pictures, etc.  An old cork […]

February 26, 2015

DIY/Craft, Home Decor

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Lucky Shamrock Pins

As a child I remember the fear of being pinched on St. Patrick’s Day. I was always careful to wear plenty of green. Rampant pinching on the playground got so bad that teachers started handing out stickers so our day could be “pinch free”.  Recently I asked my own children if the custom was still […]

February 19, 2015

DIY/Craft

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Simple To Make “Squash Acorns”

I saw something like this in a magazine awhile back, and thought it would be fun to try.  It’s very easy to do and is a great way to decorate your table for the Fall season.  Would be perfect to use on the Thanksgiving table for decor, as well.  Living up in the mountains of Arizona, […]

November 13, 2014

DIY/Craft, Home Decor

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Easy No-Sew Fall Napkin Rings

Here the wind has started to pick up and the leaves are changing. It finally feels like Fall and I am ready to start decorating and preparing for the next big holiday, Thanksgiving. For the past few years we have celebrated at home and I have had the kids help me with some decorations. This […]

October 30, 2014

DIY/Craft

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Harvest Candle Holders

  Here’s my craft for this week. I hope it’s something that you can use and change up the ideas to make it your own. My favorite time of the year is Fall. The colors are amazing in the mountains where I live, the temperature is just right and there’s just that “smell” in the […]

October 9, 2014

DIY/Craft, Home Decor

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Tea Towel Embroidery

There is so much going on with Back-to-School, I really wanted a craft to work on in the evenings. I finally decided to pull out some embroidery. If you haven’t tried your hand at embroidery, I highly recommend it! It doesn’t take many supplies to get started but adds a lovely personalized touch to anything from […]

September 4, 2014

DIY/Craft

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Cupcake Paper Flower Clip

I recently borrowed a paper crafts book, entitled “Paper Made! 101 Exceptional Projects to Make Out of Everyday Paper” by Kayte Terry. Kayte is a visual merchandising manager for a fashion brand and she’s also a prop stylist. Her craft projects have appeared in many magazines, craft sites and TV programs. You can learn more […]

July 10, 2014

DIY/Craft, Fashion

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