>Cloche Make-over

>I’ve seen a million cloches over the blogs in the past year…and I finally got my own 🙂  Of course, it didn’t start out this cute.  I found it at the thrift store for $2.90 looking like this:  Mmm…doesn’t that make you want to just put some cheese on that old grimy board?  *gross* But, after … Continue reading

>Fun School Supplies

>There’s just something about having cute school supplies. I know that makes me sound super nerdy…but I really am much more willing to write something down if it’s in something cute 🙂 I wanted to send a little something to a friend (who I don’t think reads this blog regularly, but just in case…I won’t … Continue reading

>Clipboard Christmas Presents

>As most of you know, I teach Kindergarten Autism Support. I have some amazing co-workers, and we always get eachother small things for Christmas every year. Instead of another candle or basket of home-made cookies (which are GREAT gifts…I’ve just given them too many times now!) I personalized some of those clipboards I made for … Continue reading

>Many Menu Boards (and lake pictures!)

>Well, I am officially stuffed from Thanksgiving! I had a GREAT time with my families (hubby’s and mine) and we got up to the lake and relaxed. Here’s some pictures from the lake… View of the lake from the house My messy sewing area…keepin it real :p Hubby busy writing his thesis Buckley loooves the … Continue reading

>Magnetic Display

>Happy almost Thanksgiving! I am excited to celebrate with both of our famlies this Thanksgiving. But instead of cleaning the house, I will post about my lastest project! 😉 My 25th birthday was on Monday (woohoo!) and my assistant got me a gift card to Lowes. Does she know me or not?! So excited! One … Continue reading

>Decorative Magnets

> I was shopping in Michaels today (because one of my best friends got me a giftcard for my birthday!) and I saw these: I have seen people make magnets out of the smaller glass “beads”, but I had never seen the bigger ones. They are so perfect! I picked them up, brought them home, … Continue reading

>I’m still making clipboards…

>This week has been a little crazy (American Ed. Week= parent visitations/observations throughout the week), so my life has been: work for 10-12 hours, come home, eat dinner, make a clipboard. Haha! Sorry I’m boring you guys with this…I know this is my third post on these clipboards…but I think they’re turning out really cute! … Continue reading

>Paperwhites: a pre-holiday gift

> I realized TODAY that Support Staff Appreciation Day is TOMORROW…yikes! After work, I went to a few local stores where I can usually pick up some smaller gifts…but no luck 😦 Then I remembered that I had seen some beautiful bulbs planted in glass jars at my mom’s house this weekend…and the lightbulbs started … Continue reading

>Clipboards: a work in progress

> So last night I posted this post about my mod-podge FAIL… After I wrote it, I worked hard with a scraper and some elbow grease to get the zebra print paper off. I was able to salvage the pink bottom, and here it is now: Much better. Thanks for the comments…I learned a few … Continue reading

>Thanksgiving Decor

>This weekend was wonderful…my husband and I snuck up to my parents lake cabin for the weekend. I posted some pictures of the place on this post . SOO relaxing! It’s fun to just wear sweats, no make-up, and sit in front of the fire 🙂 I actually brought my sewing machine up this time…and … Continue reading