Fall Leaves Decor Project Ideas: 20 Easy Autumn Crafts

Fall Leaves Decor Project Ideas: 20 Easy Autumn Crafts Who else is excited for the leaves to start changing colors to beautiful fall hues?  I know I am!  I just wish the leaves would stay that way a little longer.  I guess that makes us appreciate it all the more. Today I’m sharing 20 fall decor ideas made with real leaves so you have project ideas lined up and ready when the leaves do start changing. Are you ready? Let’s {Read More}

Chalk Couture Explore More DIY Enamel Mugs

Chalk Couture Explore More DIY Enamel Mugs I don’t get giddy very often, but today’s project makes me SO happy! From the moment I became a designer with Chalk Couture, I knew I wanted to make these DIY mugs for my adult kids. All of them are outdoors people, so I knew they would love these. I’ll be visiting my middle son and his wife soon and I’m planning to give them two of these mugs.  I can’t wait to {Read More}

Chalk Couture Farmhouse Style Slate DIY Coasters

Whip up a set of these Chalk Couture Farmhouse Style Slate DIY Coasters in just minutes.  It’s so easy to do and they would make great gifts! I am SO glad I bought the Farmhouse transfer set because I made yet another project with them. If you missed the other projects, you can see them all HERE.  I’m still not done, because you can never have too much farmhouse, in my opinion that is! Supplies needed (affiliate links included to help {Read More}

7 DIY Lavender Projects for Gift-Giving

7 DIY Lavender Projects for Gift-Giving I’ve got gardening on the brain, and since I’m attempting to grow lavender for the third time, I thought I would share some DIY lavender projects that are perfect for gift-giving. All of them are beautiful and some of them are utilitarian and useful as well. I’ve rounded up several of my past projects and included a few projects from other bloggers as well. I hope you love them as much as I do!

Fresh Rosemary Eucalyptus Goat’s Milk Soap

Pick some some fresh rosemary from your garden and make this Rosemary Eucalyptus Goat’s Milk Soap.  It smells so fresh and brings the garden indoors! Fresh Rosemary Eucalyptus Goat’s Milk Soap Rosemary Eucalyptus Soap is scented with 100% pure rosemary and eucalyptus essential oils. Supplies: (Makes 4 bars) 1 lb. Goat’s milk soap base Sprig of fresh rosemary Sprig of fresh eucalyptus 6 Drops rosemary essential oil 6 Drops eucalyptus essential oil Soap coloring (optional) Soap mold Spritz bottle filled with rubbing alcohol Fresh {Read More}

Lavender Rosemary Essential Oil Soap

Lavender Rosemary Essential Oil Soap  This Lavender Rosemary Essential Oil Soap recipe is quick and easy to make, can be made with kids, and can be used right away.  It smells Springtime fresh too! If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time you know how much I love lavender.  Sadly, my attempts to grow it have failed several times.  But my motto is “never give up,” so I’ll try again this year. In the past, I’ve always bought lavender soap at the {Read More}

Heavenly Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed Bread Recipe

Many years ago, one of my neighbors gave us a loaf of lemon poppy seed bread for Christmas.  It was so delicious and I’ve often kicked myself for not asking for her recipe. Out of the blue, she messaged me on Facebook to see how I am doing. I don’t want to keep kicking myself, so I asked for her recipe.  She gladly gave it to me and gave me permission to share it here!  Easy Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed {Read More}

Vintage Style Decorative Christmas Gift Jar

Vintage Style Decorative Christmas Gift Jar Turn a jar from your recycle bin into a decorative Christmas gift jar filled with cookies, candy, or ornaments that any recipient would love to receive! How to make a Vintage Style Decorative Christmas Gift Jar What you’ll need: A glass jar Decoupage medium Clear spray sealer Vintage post card printable Directions: Spray paint the lid and let it dry completely.  I used white paint, but you could use any color. 2. Measure your jar {Read More}

Love Notes | Saying “I Love You” 52 Times for the Newlywed Couples

Love Notes | Saying “I Love You” 52 Times for the Newlywed Couples The easiest way to stay connected with my two sons who live out of state is to pick up the phone and call them, but I wanted to send each of them personal notes from me to encourage them in their new marriages (my oldest son got married last week, and my middle son’s wedding is in the fall).

Succulent Terrarium Tutorial Inexpensive Gift, Home or Coffee Shop Decor

My daughter has been wanting to make a succulent terrarium, but she has very limited space in her bedroom. She’s been on the lookout for a cute small size container, and I found the perfect one! I was in a thrift store a few days ago and spotted the most adorable single serving coffee pot. She loves coffee with a passion, so I knew this would make the perfect container for a mini succulent terrarium. I made a video, so you can {Read More}