Category Archives: Projects

Eggtastic: A Festival of Color

Decorating eggs has been a wonderful childhood pastime and each year, without fail, we get together and dye eggs. In recent years I have been trying to add some new fun to the age old tradition. Last year I first attempted the Silk Tie Dye method with so much success I did...
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Spring in Winter: Part 3 of 3

Now it’s time for my personal favorite from this series. The customized clothing pin! I saw a set of beautiful clothes pins at Michael’s and bought a set. Then when I got them out to use I realized I had everything I needed to make my own except the actual pins themselves....
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Spring in Winter: Part 2 of 3

Time for more bright and cheery colors! Spring Fever has hit me a bit early this year. I think the lack luster Texas winter is making me long for shades of green.  While crafting and shopping I’ve found my eye wandering to things with birds, bird nests, and bright colors....
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Glitter Ornament DIY

I saw this on Craftgawker (a great site if you’ve never heard of it) and had to try it for myself. My sister (who graciously modeled this DIY for me) and I spent the whole day Sunday making these neat little ornaments. I added a few extras to the list...
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Candy Cane Ornament

Over the weekend I got into the Holiday spirit early and decided to start decorating. Each year Andrew and I pull out our small but cheery little Christmas tree and decorate it. I usually like decorating the tree with friends and family. My favorite memories of Christmas revolved around that...
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Tips, Tricks, & Tidbits

I’ve been working on a few neat little tricks recently that I wanted to share with you lovely people! The first one comes to me via my friend Haley Moore. She’s been working on a fantastic Kickstarter campaign called Laser Lace Letters. (Check it out here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/toenolla/laser-lace-letters) Over the last weekend...
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DIY Flower Press

When I was a kid my parents used to send us to Summer Camp each year. This was a magical time for me and my sister, Gabe. It meant a whole week away from parents doing what we loved doing, camping. Okay, it wasn’t camping in the truest sense, there...
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