Crafts / 11.03.2018

This is a really quick and easy craft that you can do for any holiday or just for fun. I chose to make one for Easter using my Silhouette Cameo. You can use any pre-made stencil or make your own like I did with a stencil-making machine like the Silhouette Cameo or Cricuit. Supplies needed: 1 - 8" x 10" sheet of burlap (craft stores sell single sheets) craft paint (sold at Walmart or craft stores) foam brushes (sold at Walmart or craft stores) paper or plastic plate for the...

Crafts, DIY / 21.12.2017

When the Hearth & Hand with Magnolia line came out to Target, I loved the simplicity of the juniper wreath.  For $20 each, that's not bad but I knew I could make something similar for much less. Supplies needed: • embroidery hoop (around $1) • hot glue gun • jute/hemp twine • greenery stems ($3-$5 on sale) • scissors • floral/wire scissors (*Note: I have floral wire in the picture but I actually didn't end up using it) Start by separating the embroidery hoops. I used the inner rings that didn't have the metal piece. Next, cut a few sprigs of greenery...

Crafts, DIY / 15.12.2017

If you followed the blog for part 1 of the Christmas home tour then, you might've seen the farmhouse craft paper scroll sign in the picture below. Here's a list of the supplies you'll need: • 1 roll of brown craft paper (usually sold at Target, Walmart, Hobby Lobby, craft stores, even dollar store sometimes) • hot glue gun • jute/hemp twine • pencil • black marker • wooden dowel • scissors First, take your roll of craft paper and start rolling it out while rolling up some of the bottom to make a scroll. Roll it out just...