DIY sunburst trivet or wall art

I admit that I’m a hoarder, but the one thing I refuse to hoard is product packaging. There’s just too much of it, and I don’t get why retailers or food companies still indulge in over-packaging. So for today’s DIY, I transformed a cracker box into something pretty. I also made a commitment to not purchase anything new for this project, because it feels good to be good to Mother Nature.

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Yet another DIY: fun with paint chips

I’m constantly thinking of new colors to paint our walls. Over the years, I’ve collected a ton of paint sample cards. And over the years, I’ve kept a lot of them simply because they’re too pretty to toss out. Thank goodness for that!


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Leave it to weaver

Are you sitting down? The 70’s are baaaack, and so am I! Contrary to popular belief, I didn’t go MIA. I was MIA-rried.

Aside from the hub bub around my nuptials, there was a period of about 2 months during which life flashed by with a blink of an eye. Seriously. Here we are, at the end of February 2014, with the 70’s making a ginormous comeback in both fashion and decor. And with that, I became mad for macrame and wild for weavings all over again. I can recall working on little craft projects as a child: cross stitch, latch hook, embroidery, macrame. They were the shizzle back then and slowly becoming groovy again today.


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