Christmas Banners

                    It’s not too early to whip up a couple of decorations or Christmas gifts. A little chipboard, some design paper and embellishments are all you need to craft a unique…

Altered Cigar Box

                      I’ve discovered cigar boxes. A friend pointed the way and now the train has left the depot and cannot stop. Cigar boxes are inexpensive and sturdy; there are so…

Fold-Up Stationery Box

                  This project makes a great gift. Inside you’ll find lots of fun surprises to delight you–or the paper lover on your gift list. While you have all your supplies out, why…

Tickets & Playbills — Memory Boxes & Collages

I love going to the theater–the movie theater, the community theater, or the Kennedy Center. I love free concerts in the park just as much as the National Philharmonic–if there’s a stage, I’m there. Since I go to so many…

Mixed Media Canvas

      Here’s a project designed to inspire you! I didn’t buy anything for this project and used what I had in my stash. I was tempted to run to the store for some chipboard elements or a fun…

Desk Caddy

Write notes with style or make this desk caddy for a gift–either way–what a fun way to dress up everyday tasks!                                      …

DIY Cutting Table

While many of my friends have been at the beach for spring break, I stayed home and worked on projects.  A fall down my basement stairs precluded me from getting done as much as I wanted, but I did manage…

Chalk Painted Cabinet

Everything old is new again. I have one of the world’s smallest bathrooms. I’m serious. My sister, Cyndi, who is my cohort in this blog, is definitely a runner-up. She was with me when I was shopping for a tiny…

Spring Door Decor

Although it seems we hardly had a real winter, I can hardly wait for Spring.  Three weeks to go according to the calendar, but the thermometer is telling another story.  Maybe that’s why I decided it was time to take…

St. Patrick’s Day Wreath

Let’s get our green on! Here’s an eye-catching  St. Patrick’s Day decoration that couldn’t be easier to create. Don’t stop at St. Patrick’s Day! This can be adapted to any occasion or school or sports team colors for fantastic fun.…

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