• Gluten Free Paper Mache Paste & Making a Pinata, Part 1

    March 19, 2013

    I grew up in West Texas where there was a piñata at just about every kid’s party. I don’t remember ever actually taking a swing at one, though, which seems pretty odd. Some years ago my sister and I decided that her boys needed to experience a piñata in all of its violent, candy filled…

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  • Bright & Cheerful Zen Garden Tutorial

    March 15, 2013

    I have some issues that I deal with all of the time. The best thing for me is basically keeping busy (which is why you see 5-6 craft projects a week coming out of me), but some things come to a head. One of the non-pharmaceutical ways I have of bringing things back down where…

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  • Easter Candy Inspired Speckled Easter Eggs Tutorial

    March 14, 2013

    I’m sure that all of you out there have a favorite candy for each holiday – I sure do! My favorite Easter candy are Robin’s Eggs – but I can’t eat them anymore. But while I can’t eat them, I can still mimic their look on real eggs, right? Well, I decided to do that…

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  • In Deep Sheet Tutorial for Dealing with Gigantic Mattresses

    March 13, 2013

    Year before last I finally went from a queen size to a king size bed in my master. It had been quite some time since I had been shopping for furniture and even longer for a mattress. To say that I love shopping for furniture is an understatement. I am obsessed with furniture shopping. If…

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  • Make Cut Files Out of GIF & JPEG Files in Silhouette Studio

    March 11, 2013

    When I found out that a plain ol’ every day shamrock was $0.99 in the Silhouette online store I scoffed at the price. A buck for a simple shape? I could get some insanely creative cut files for that buck. So instead of handing over my dollar I decided to spend a few hours trying…

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  • Crochet Eyeglasses Case Tutorial

    March 6, 2013

    Today we’re going to make a nifty crochet eyeglasses case and line it to protect your lenses without any sewing! I have a lot of pairs of glasses for two reasons. One I lose them, all of the time and everywhere. I leave them at the doctor’s office, my Mimmie steals them and my house…

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  • Rubik’s Cube Tissue Box Cover Tutorial

    March 5, 2013

    If you’re a fan of The Big Bang Theory, there is a possibility t hat you may have noticed the killer tissue box cover that resides on the table next to Sheldon’s spot. It is a bit of geeky kitsch that definitely stands out! Since my father absolutely loves the show (and Sheldon in particular)…

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  • DIY Chanel Inspired Pearl Bracelet

    March 4, 2013

    Today we’re going to knock out a some gorgeous DIY Chanel for a fraction of the price! Apparently I have expensive taste. Always have and probably always will. You know how when you’re flipping through your newest fashion mag and you see this thing, be it a purse, belt, pair of earrings, whatever that are…

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  • Basket Weave Crochet Stitch

    March 1, 2013

    The first exposure I had to this crochet stitch was in a goodwill in west Texas last summer. There was an afghan that had seen better days but the pattern was absolutely mesmerizing. I looked at it from a distance because my Mimmie informed me that if I didn’t want to take bed bugs home…

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