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Keeping It Simple

2$ Tape Stenciled Ombre Door Mat

Are you noticing a theme?  Spray paint, tape stencils and ombre? Yeah, I had a spray paint filled weekend thanks to my fabulous Mother’s day present!! (It was 12 cans of spray paint!!) Nothing was safe! I went to Big Lots to grab some staples and came across this mat for $2! No brainer. Honestly […]

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Outdoor Spider Web

I know I keep talking your ear (writing your eye??) off about this Halloween party I am having this weekend but that is just how I roll. I get an idea and I like to run with it as far as I can with as little money as possible.  I wanted to find something to […]

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Pennant Wreath

As you all know, I haven’t been buying craft materials right now, sorta on a frivolous spending freeze. As much as I would like to think craft materials are a necessity.. sadly they are not.  BUT, I graduate next week and when my Dad told me he wanted to take me shopping for my graduation […]

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3D Upcycled CD Cubes

The art show at the preschool is coming up fast and I wanted to squeeze in a couple more projects for each class, but when I come up with a new crazy idea, I like to make sure it works before I do it with a class. The director had requested a few more 3D […]

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St. Patty’s Day Door Decor

Say that 5 times fast! Now, I haven’t really been that in to St. Patrick’s Day but seeing has how I am Irish and I have a little {adorable} red headed baby, I thought I would get in the spirit this year!   (And blogging and surfing other blogs will bring out the need to […]

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More Valentines Day Decor

I thought I would do a quick post sharing a few more of the little things I did around the house to decorate for Valentines day that all by themselves, did not seem like enough for their own post.  First there is the “ART” clothesline, I just cut a bunch of the recent pictures that […]

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Upcycled CD Sun Catchers

My dad is one of those people that just gets computers.  Must be nice, to me computers are like cars, I know what to do when they work but otherwise I am clueless.  Anyways, the point is that he is constantly using CD’s and many times, they are just “frisbees” meaning something went wrong and […]

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Outdoor Fall Pennant

I want to decorate all over for fall this year- including the outside of the house as well. Plus I think decorating will motivate me to do the yard work that needs to be done out there- not my favorite thing on the planet. But back to the craft. In San Diego we don’t get […]

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Mosaic Cinder Block Planter- Part One

I don’t know why, but the people who lived at our house before us must have collected cinder blocks because there are A LOT in the backyard. We wanted to figure out a way to use them and came up with the idea to make them into large planters for a veggie and herb garden. […]

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