Christmas Table Setting Ideas | refreshed holiday decor #michaelsmakers

Christmas Table Setting Ideas | refreshed holiday decor #michaelsmakers

Christmas Table Setting Ideas | refreshed holiday decor #michaelsmakers It's really hard resisting the urge to purchase new holiday decor this time of year. Even though I have several containers packed full of decorations, I still catch myself browsing the seasonal aisles in hopes of finding Continue reading

                  
Plaster Flowers | plaster dipped artificial flowers #michaelsmakers

Plaster Flowers | plaster dipped artificial flowers #michaelsmakers

Plaster Flowers - plaster dipped artificial flowers #michaelsmakers | Now that March has arrived I'm anxiously counting down the days until it is officially spring. I cannot wait to get outdoors and back into the garden. The last couple weeks of winter I feel drawn to incorporate florals and greens Continue reading

                  
Homemade Fire Starters | backyard fire pit safety reminders

Homemade Fire Starters | backyard fire pit safety reminders

Homemade Fire Starters - backyard fire pit safety reminders | During the fall we get to experience our outdoor living area with a whole new set of eyes. It's that time of year when the yard work slows down and the majority of any outdoor projects plans have finally come to a close. The time of year Continue reading

                  
Plumbing Pipe Table Plans | diy outdoor coffee table

Plumbing Pipe Table Plans | diy outdoor coffee table

Plumbing Pipe Table Plans - diy outdoor coffee table | This post brought to you by Elmer’s ProBond Advanced. All opinions are 100% mine. We are big fans of durable, easy-to-care-for outdoor furniture. A majority of our outdoor pieces have been hand-built and pressure treated wood has always been Continue reading

                  
Paperwhite Gift Kits | paperwhite growing kit in a can

Paperwhite Gift Kits | paperwhite growing kit in a can

Paperwhite Gift Kits | Each holiday season, I always like to pre-make a few gifts and have them on hand for those unexpected occasions. I love passing on (and receiving) gifts that keep on giving and I don't think you can go wrong with paperwhites this time of year. They are incredibly easy to care Continue reading

                  
25 Things To Do With Empty Plastic Bottles {Water & Soda Bottle Crafts} Saturday Inspiration & Ideas

25 Things To Do With Empty Plastic Bottles {Water & Soda Bottle Crafts} Saturday Inspiration & Ideas

Hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend. In honor of Earth week, I have some upcycled bottle crafts to share for this weeks Saturday Inspiration and Ideas. Many of these projects require little time and only a pair of scissors...and of course the repurposed bottles are free!For even more reuse Continue reading

                  

How to Cover a Tapered Drum Lamp Shade – Tuesday {ten}

Yesterday I shared a quick, simple {and inexpensive} way to make a plug in style hanging drum pendant light and I am back today to share some details on the shades I used. Tapered Drum shades are not that hard to find though they can be pretty expensive when purchased from some high end catalog Continue reading

                  

One Fish Two Fish Color Matching & Counting Activity {Dr. Seuss Kids Craft}

This Friday marks Dr. Seuss' 108th Birthday and we have been celebrating by re-visiting some of the classics that have stood the test of time from this beloved author and illustrator.I recently purchased the Dr. Seuss Beginner Book Collection App for my little guy and highly recommend it as the Continue reading

                  

Make Your Own Sensory Seek and Find I Spy for the Kiddies {Cars Squinkies}

This is another quick project for the kiddies and a spin off from the Game Day Noise Makers. I actually posted this idea a couple of years ago as I made some incredibly easy I Spy Bottles to put in the favor bags for my little guys Birthday Carnival. I Spy bottles and bags are great early learning Continue reading

                  

Turn a Recycled Water Bottle into a Game Day Noise Maker {Super Bowl Party Craft}

There is just six more days left to kickoff and even though our team did not make it to the Super Bowl this year, we will most likely be tuned in next Sunday anyway. {or at least I will be checking it out during the opening ceremony, half time, and of course the commercials} To add some excitement Continue reading

                  
Turn Recycled Cardboard Rolls into Fresh Greenery Hangers {A Simple Holiday Decoration}

Turn Recycled Cardboard Rolls into Fresh Greenery Hangers {A Simple Holiday Decoration}

I love the warm cozy feeling festive decorations and seasonal decor add to a home this time of year. Fresh pine and winter greenery are my favorite go-to's and they smell amazing when brought indoors. I like to tuck a little greenery every where I can so I thought a simple pouch would be the Continue reading