Upcycled Christmas Tree and DIY Ribbon Garland

I really don’t like Christmas. I like the idea of it, or the “ideal” of it. Giving someone a thoughtful gift, something you put your heart into, something you worked for that was completely for someone else. Spending time together, actually having time to sit and relax, talk and play. Unfortunately, that ideal has been… Continue reading Upcycled Christmas Tree and DIY Ribbon Garland

Natural Easter Egg Dye 2012

Last year, 2011, we dyed our eggs from scratch. Vinegar, water and either veges or herbs were used (see end of post for pictures)! I loved it! While I took a few pictures I kept records of the dyeing process. Then last May we moved. Everything got packed up, including my records. Jump to this… Continue reading Natural Easter Egg Dye 2012

Homemade Decorations: Painted Lanterns

For Halloween the snug and I made some fun lantern decorations. Now even though we did ours for Halloween, this craft can transfer over to any other holiday. You can do snowflakes or hearts, Menorahs or trees, anything really. They would be great for picnics in the summer, or in our case, great to light… Continue reading Homemade Decorations: Painted Lanterns