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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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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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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15 Easy Household Hacks

Cleaning the house is not my favorite thing to do and I am always looking for easy household hacks that will shave minutes off the time it takes me to keep my house clean. If I can save 15 minutes and a bit of elbow grease, that’s 15 minutes I can relax with a latte […]

July 8, 2014

DIY/Craft

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Feeling Crafty June Roundup

I cannot believe that we are in the month of July already. It feels as though it was just last week that we were celebrating Father’s Day. By now, the kids are out of school and I’m sure the time you used to have to quench your creativity… Is now being filled with your typical […]

July 3, 2014

DIY/Craft

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“Ladybug Bowling Ball” – #TBCCrafters (06/26/14)

“Ladybug Bowling Ball” #TBCCrafters Hop I’ve seen things like this on a lot of sites and found a really great one on Love, Pomegranate House‘s website.  Thought it would be fun to try out.  My husband had his old bowling ball in the garage sale box, since the holes just didn’t fit his hands anymore.  I […]

June 26, 2014

DIY/Craft, Home Decor

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DIY Toy Candle Holder

Summer brings many birthday celebrations in my family. My youngest just turned one and my daughter will be 5 soon. With family parties, parties with friends and other celebrations I am always looking for fast and fun ways to make each birthday special. So what about creating a memorable candle holder? These only take a […]

June 19, 2014

DIY/Craft, Entertainment

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DIY Magnetic Chalkboard

I love chalkboards. I think they are so fun, and handy, and definitely useful! I waste a lot of paper leaving little notes for my husband, or jotting down and idea I can’t forget. I’ve always wanted a fun little chalkboard in the kitchen to display the evenings menu, or just a little area for […]

June 12, 2014

DIY/Craft, Home Decor, Uncategorized

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How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

You don’t need to run to the store for an egg coloring kit once you learn how to dye Easter eggs naturally.   You can dye your Easter eggs using things that you probably already have around the house. The colors won’t be the same neon colors that a store purchased Easter egg kit makes […]

April 7, 2014

DIY/Craft

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Spring Candles #TBCcrafters

Do you ever feel like your home is overrun by the children who live in it? We have 4 children and before they arrived, my home felt cozy, warm, clean and it represented my personal style. Not so much anymore. I recently told my husband that I want our home to be a representation of […]

March 13, 2014

DIY/Craft, Home Decor

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