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…

Canvas Photo Transfer

                  Photos as art? Yes, please! I have tried to capture the photo transfer to canvas look for quite some time because I love it so much. Each time I tried, however,…

Summer Fun — Redacted Poems

I love books — this isn’t a surprise to anyone who knows me.  I know other people who also love books who believe that books need to be kept pristine–no annotations, no highlights, no dogears.  I’m not one of those…

Dorm Room Must-Haves

Trying to eek out storage and making a shared space your own can be challenging, especially when you’re on a tight budget. Here are a few things I found to make your dorm experience a little easier. #1 Bed risers…

Dorm room storage

    Never underestimate the power of the plastic drawer (said in a big echoing voice). They stack in nooks, crannies and corners and make use of the space under your bed. Just pull out your drawer and reach in.…

Throw Pillows

It’s easy to bring pops of color and soft comfort to your dorm room or home. A few simple throw pillows will do the trick. These pillows, except the blue flowered one, were made from clearance table napkins at Target…

You Light Up My Life

A dorm room necessity: lights to soften your cave, create ambiance and calm your thoughts. Soft lights can offer a little respite. With that in mind, how about making yours with a little extra sparkle or soft color? With a…

Dorm Room Duvet Cover

            Your dorm room bed is most likely your sofa as well. It. Will. Get. Dirty. A great way to protect your new comforter is a duvet cover that is quick to remove and will…

Simple “Headboard”

I cannot tell a lie; this is not an original idea.  I saw this on Pinterest, but was unable to find the original post so I can’t give the originator credit.  But I still wanted to share this idea because…

Altered Clipboards

I’m always on the look out for easy crafts.  Though I’m crafty, I’m really not that talented–I can kinda do this and sorta do that.  I really love this idea because it’s something I can actually do.  I made a…