• Don’t Break my Heart Chocolate Valentine Bark

    January 21, 2016

    Sometimes things make more sense in your head than in real life. For instance, in my head this seemed brilliant and when I showed the finished product to Rob he was enthusiastic (well as enthusiastic as he tends to get :) about how pretty it was and how neat it was. He then asked what…

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  • How to make a leather notebook cover

    January 15, 2016

    Even if we live surrounded by smart phone, tablets and computers, a simple note book is still useful. I have one, where I sketch, write down some ideas and my to-do-lists! I like it even better if it looks pretty. So, we will turn a boring spiral notebook into a stunning accessory using just a…

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  • No Fail Bundt Cake – Bake a Gorgeous and Easy Cake!

    December 30, 2015

    Sometimes you want to impress people. It’s just human nature. Nobody wants to bring in the scraggly homemade whatever to the potluck to have it pushed to the side where people say “it tastes so much better than it looks!” while the prettiest thing around gets oohs and aahs from the crowd. So today I’m…

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  • How to make an Angel votive

    December 23, 2015

    Do you know how you will decorate your Christmas table? I like to use candle, they add a cozy ambiance and give a festive touch. Since we gonna have little kids around I prefer to use LED tealight, much safer! I will show you how to make pretty and easy paper angel votive. You basically…

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  • Paper Lantern Snowman Tutorial

    December 22, 2015

    So I’ve been told that the likelihood of a white Christmas is pretty much nil this year. After getting snowed in at my sister’s house a time or two you’d think I’d be ecstatic about this since Rob and I can’t stay any longer than we’ve allotted for our break, really. Rob has a show…

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  • Perler Bead Ornaments

    December 15, 2015

    So I went the weensiest bit nuts with Perler beads. I mean I bought a stinking ton of them in every possible color. I was creating these superhero Perler bead patterns to use as ornaments for the boys. And I was enjoying it a lot until one day I was all, ugh, I don’t want…

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  • From Scratch Glitter Gift Tags

    December 13, 2015

    I am very, very cheap. It has a lot to do with being self employed. You see most of my income comes from November and December every year. So I have to earn that money and hang on to it for January-March when I may not earn enough from the website to even pay the…

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  • Comic Expressions Christmas Ornaments – Free Printable

    December 6, 2015

    So Ollie had to go to the vet the other day. It seems that in moving we misplaced his flea and tick meds as well as his heartworm medication. The mosquitoes here are GINORMOUS and they never die so I’ve been fiddling my thumbs and trying to find these pills for ages. I finally decided…

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  • How to make a no-sew Christmas tree skirt

    December 4, 2015

    One thing was missing to complete our Christmas tree : a nice tree skirt. The past years, I warped a piece of fabric but with the kids playing around the tree it never last very long. So here is a very simple way to make a nice tree skirt, you don’t even need a sewing…

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