Upcycle a Bottle

What do you do when you’re snowed in because it snowed a couple feet in south eastern Pennsylvania? Besides shovel and hide inside, of course. I got a little antsy this weekend, so I finished off some sparkling cider (because sparkling anything tastes better – and hey, it was on sale!) and scrubbed up the bottle … More Upcycle a Bottle

Deck the halls!

Today is Christmas-decorating day! Our Christmas decorations are sparse this year—no big tree, no ornaments, no lights. Why would we opt to not decorate for the best holiday of the year? Great question! Here’s a piece of huge news: Nate and I have bought a HOUSE!!!!!! And here’s the huger news: We settle three days … More Deck the halls!

Words on Canvas

Happy weekend! I hope yours has been as relaxing and stress-free as mine! I am cherishing every moment I have this summer. It had certainly been one full of blessings, family, friends, and wonderful moments. A few days ago, I shared my faux canvas wall art with you all. It was so fun and easy … More Words on Canvas

The Never-Ending Window Project: Part 2

This week has been just wonderful! Aside from studying for certification exams, this week has been just excellent. Mini-golf, morning coffee, soccer golf, dinner with Daddy, yard sales, crafting, reading. THIS is summer. Last time I shared the picture below, an almost-finished version of my painted window. The only thing left was a paint job … More The Never-Ending Window Project: Part 2

String Menagerie

If you’re curious how nail/string art works, I’ve added a mini sheep to my quickly growing collection… What you will need: wooden block (A.C. Moore has a selection of unfinished blocks of various sizes/prices) wood stain nails cotton yarn paper/printed pattern sand paper (optional) How to do it: Sand any rough edges and stain the … More String Menagerie