Vern the Fern

fern eyeballs, vern the fern, adding eyes to plants

A simple Hallowe’en craft for you and the kids – add eyeballs to your plants and create your own “Vern the fern”!  I feel like I’ve shared this before, but since I can’t find it, I’m sharing it again…. Looking for an easy way to “Hallowe’en” up your house – yup – used it as […]

Cornhole trophy

cornhole trophy

Celebrate any victory with a simple dollar store award – like this cornhole trophy I made for a friend. Popping in with a quick post today.  So quick in fact, that I didn’t even think to take progress photos to show you how I made it. 🤦🏻‍♀️ Regardless, it turned out pretty cute and took […]

Make your own wood Canadian flag

Canadian flag wood sign, wood Canadian flag, wood maple leaf, DIY Canadian flag

With Canada Day around the corner, now is a great time to use up scrap bits and make a wood Canadian flag to decorate inside or outside your home.  There were a lot of likes and comments on my scrap wood mosaic post the other day (thank you so much!), one of which suggested that […]

Wood art – scrap wood mosaic

wood art, wood mosaic, wood snowflake, scrap wood project

This wood mosaic was made up of scrap wood pieces – all less than 5″ in length! If you’ve got bits of wood, you’ve got wood art. This project my friends is a GREAT way to use up scrap bits of wood. We’re talking teeny, tiny bits that you’ve held on to in the hopes […]

Egg candles

Egg candles, how to make egg candles

There’s still time! A few eggs, some bees wax and a few wicks are all you need to make your own Easter egg candles! I’m scrambling to write this because Easter is this weekend and I only just tried this out on Monday.  I had no idea if it would work or not (as with […]

Making candles out of Grandma’s teacups

making candles out of teacups, teacup candles

Today I’m showing how I took my Grandmother’s teacup collection and turned them into teacup candles to display – instead of tucking them away in a cabinet to be forgotten. I have my Grandmother’s fine bone china teacup collection. They are beautiful and the fact that my Grandpa bought one for her whenever he could […]

Red berry wreath

red berry wreath, berry wreath, DIY Christmas wreath

Make your own vibrant red Christmas berry wreath with a styrofoam form, a bit of ribbon, a few berry branches and some hot glue. (This article was originally posted in November 2013, but the links back to it are sketchy at best.  Because it’s one of my favourite Christmas projects, I decided it was worth […]