Mason Jar Sewing Kit

Linda from It All Started with Paint was a little slow to jump on the mason jar bandwagon. However, after a hand injury put a damper on her DIYing for awhile, Linda challenged herself to find creative uses for the 12-pack of jars that has been sitting untouched in her truck for months. First up […Read More]

Happy Memorial Day

I want to take a moment this morning to remember all the men and women who have fought so bravely and given their lives for our beloved country. May we never forget their tremendous sacrifice. Our country truly is the land of the free because of the brave. This free Memorial Day printable is available […Read More]

Happy Fourth of July and FREE Printables

Happy Birthday, America! I thought it would be fun to help you show your patriotic spirit with some free printables today. Showcasing quotes from two of our greatest Americans, these graphics are perfectly sized for printing out as 8×10 pictures. Print them out and then look around in your stash of frames (we all have […Read More]

Paper Mache Giraffe Figurine

Paper mache animal figures can be found all over the place, including Anthropologie, Restoration Hardware, and World Market. Becca of From Gardeners 2 Bergers has loved them forever but wasn’t sure if she had the talent to make one herself. Becca found the perfect solution in a tutorial for making paper mache clay that can […Read More]

He is Risen!

He is Risen! Those three simple words say it all. We serve a RISEN Savior. Christ died on the cross, but His story doesn’t end there because three days later He rose again. And because of His sacrifice, my story doesn’t end in death either but eternal life with Him. That’s what today is all about. Happy Easter!

he is risen printable

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Change Starts with One! Let’s Be Radical!

The last two days the focus has been on a quote “Believe there is good in the world,” but a major emphasis on “be the good.”  Well today I am giving you a chance to Be the Good in this world with an awesome initiative that our family is embracing for this Easter holiday.  Let me tell you about this passion project!


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Silhouette America Black Friday Deal

Tis the season for frantic shopping, holiday madness and crazy Black Friday deals.  However this sale starts early.  Happy Thanksgiving ya’ll!  Besides stuffing our faces with the best food America offers I am sure some of you are going to take advantage of a little pre-Black Friday shopping.  Well Silhouette America is starting their sale […Read More]

Repurpose Plastic Animals into Pushpins

If you have kids, you have undoubtedly acquired a set of little plastic animals somewhere along the way. Lora from Craftivity Designs shares a great project for upcycling the toys into fun pushpins that would add pizzazz to any corkboard. Lora spray painted her animals a crisp white, but I also think they’d be a great way to incorporate a pop of color into a space. It makes you look at your kids’ toys in a whole new light when you envision them with a coat of spray paint {giggle}!

animal pushpins

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Pretty Painted Pattern Curtains

It was love at first sight when Sarah of Sarah M. Dorsey Designs laid eyes on Schumacher’s Zimba patterned fabric. However, at $100 a yard, Sarah was looking at close to $1000 to make multiple window panels. Ouch! Sarah instead recreated the pattern on her computer to make a template and then painted away on some IKEA curtains. Talk about some serious DIY savvy! And don’t Sarah’s curtains look amazing!?!

painted curtains

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