jars in a row

Budget Fall Centerpieces

  There was an interesting thing posted on Facebook this week. The most popular post on Hometalk last year was some simple Budget Fall Centerpieces. They had a whopping 1.5 million views. Wow, that’s a lot of page views! They were…
Rustic Stenciled Sign and Chair

Rustic Stenciled Sign

This post was sponsored by Cutting Edge Stencils. Any opinions given are completely my own. If you have questions regarding my policies please see the Disclosures page. Good day friends! Hope you are enjoying your summer. I have been working…
Rainbow balloon overhead

Balloon Rally

I have been taking it easy lately. It feels good to spend time out doors, and catch up on things behind the scenes. My son and I took a side trip to see the Balloon Rally going on in the…
Red Roses at @designerssweetspot.com

Red Roses and Old Letters

I have been reminiscing this week. We have had weddings, graduations and parties, which are fun but emotionally draining. I have taken some time off from my regular creative projects to work on things that I have let slide for…
Finished bicycle basket

What To Do With An Old Bicycle

I love bike riding. We used to bike for miles and miles during the summer months. I especially loved riding the long trails that are refurbished old railroad beds here in Wisconsin. You can bike through the entire state on…
finished apron

Vintage Style Apron

I have been slow to complete this latest project. I am getting burned out with all of the activities going on around here. I am pleased to put together this easy to sew tutorial, but I am going to be…
Brick pathway

The Brick Pathway

It’s been a crazy week around here. I am behind in everything. We have been working on our front yard garden. Our brick walkway is now complete. Do you see the bricks? That was our first project. Actually, the bricks…
Wooden bridge with cherry blossoms

The Secret of the Garden

  I have been meaning to visit the local botanical garden for the last several weeks. We usually go there once a year in the middle of the summer. For some reason,  I kept putting it off. I was too…
Pillows on wicker sofa

Simple Pillow Tutorial

This post was sponsored by Fairfield World. Any opinions given are completely my own. I have spent the last few days working on the porch decorating. I have been sewing pillows left and right. I can’t wait to share the…