>Striped Plywood Project

>So I revealed my bathroom make-over yesterday… Now, I really love gray.  But all of that gray and white in that bathroom looked pretty dismal.  I have always loved looking at other people’s gray & yellow decor, but have never found the right spot for it in my house.  The living room would be too … Continue reading

>Kids Craft: Mother’s Day Mason Jar Vase

>So, I will sing of my love for Free-cycle again…I scored 15 canning jars for free last week!  Woo hoo!  I decided to use some of them for my students to make these for their moms for mothers day: So cute, right?!  I really hope the moms liked them as much as I did 🙂 … Continue reading


>Who doesn’t love a good give-away?! I certainly love them 🙂 I went over 300 followers the other day (umm…when did that happen…?! Crazy!) and I wanted to share the love by giving away $10 credit to my Etsy shop! Now before you say, “Hey…$10…that’s not that much…” let me just tell you that I … Continue reading

>A quick fix that makes a big difference

>As a lot of you know, I am on an extremely limited budget. I am on a teacher’s salary, and my husband is working part-time while he’s searching for a full-time position as a professor (he graduated last month). We rent a 1-bedroom apartment, and most of our furniture has been handed down to us. … Continue reading

>Sweater Wall Art

>I got these frames at a yardsale from the “free” box. LOVE anything free!! HATE the ugly old lady cat pictures… I started by taking those ugly cats out. Then I painted the frames with some mistinted gray paint I got a few months ago Then I painted over it (2 coats) of this great … Continue reading