Dry Erase To-Do List

DIY Dry-Erase To-Do List using Evermine's Woodland Owl labels {www.evermine.com}

Paper lists that clutter up my desk or get soiled in the garden are finally a thing of the past! I always have a “To Do” list — or several — on the go, and I was getting a bit tired of using a messy, dirty notebook. Using a simple glass-front frame from the dollar… 

Read More »

DIY Wood-Burned Salad Servers

DIY Wood-Burned Salad Servers

This project comes with a warning. Not that wood burning pen tools are very hot and can burn you (although that is true and worth remembering). Not that your finished project needs special care (it doesn’t). No, the warning is that wood burning is addictive! Once you get the hang of it, you are going… 

Read More »

Homemade Camp Cookies

Homemade Camp Cookies #diy #recipe

What was the one thing that my son asked for during his one-month summer outdoor adventure camp? Homemade cookies! Not just ANY cookies, but the ones I bake with love, like a mother does for her child who is backpacking through the wilderness, sleeping under the stars… dreaming of my cookies! How can a Jewish… 

Read More »

DIY Homemade Taco Seasoning

DIY Homemade Taco Seasoning

Confession – I am a nutrition fact label junkie. Now that I am a Mom, I am constantly reading food labels when I go grocery shopping and I am “that person” who stands and reads every label before throwing it into my cart. I am always trying to select the least processed foods to feed… 

Read More »

DIY Mason Jar Floating Citronella Candles

DIY Floating Citronella Candle with Personalized Favor Tags from Evermine (www.evermine.com)

This simple craft is perfect for summertime, and can make pretty outdoor centerpieces for a wedding or backyard get-together. I first discovered this idea on Nest of Posies blog and knew I had to try it. The ingredients are simple and easy to find at my local grocery store, plus I used fresh herbs from… 

Read More »

Simple Gift: Summer Memory Jars

Summer Mason Memory Jars

Summer memories are the ones that last a lifetime. For a party to kick off the summer, I decided to host a BBQ and send our guests home with a “memory jar.” A simple gift personalized with a beautiful label – perfect for adults and children alike! A mason jar to hold different trinkets, memorabilia… 

Read More »

Wedding Color Trend: Black and Gold

Modern Geometric Wedding: DIY Citronella Candle Wedding Favors

We have been obsessed with the black and gold color trend lately, so we put together a wedding inspiration board featuring our black and gold Modern Geometric wedding stationery and paper goods. Then to further inspire you, we’ve included a simple tutorial for citronella candle wedding favors that make the perfect accompaniment to this style…. 

Read More »

DIY Wool Felted Magnets

feltedwoolmagnets5galnew

There are a number of methods for felting wool. Needle felting is one way that is quite simple, and this project for felting little wool balls is a great starting point. Crafty older children could make these as teacher appreciation gifts or friendship gifts. Materials: Wool roving Felting needle or needle felting tool Felting mat… 

Read More »

Graduation Favor: Monitor Cleaner and Mini Spray

GF1

Graduation, a fantastic milestone to be celebrated! My daughter is part of a worldwide online homeschooling program, and ‘goes to school’ on a computer. She has many friends from around the world, and has met up with them at overnight camps and in New York for an official graduation trip. My daughter and her online… 

Read More »

Garden Twine in a Can

DIY Twine in a Can

Vintage and rustic gardening supplies are popping up at modern stores previously known for something other than gardening. Some have even created new stores to cater to the gardening crowd, like West Elm Market and Anthropologies’ sister, Terrain. I love that these shops are embracing the handmade look, and often even showcase Etsy sellers or… 

Read More »