15 Cute Mummy Themed Halloween Crafts

Halloween is such a crafting gold mine! Lately, our kids have been really obsessed with one particular spooky character amidst the regular cast that you’d find on a Halloween special; they can’t get enough of spooky, bandage wrapped mummies! Perhaps it’s because they recently studied Ancient Egypt in school, but whatever the reason, their interest […]

15 Creative Ways to Upcycle Old Pumps

Even if you appreciate high heeled shoes in terms of the way they look, not everyone actually enjoys wearing heels. Perhaps that’s why there are always so many in thrift stores or sitting at the backs of people’s closets! We might not actually wear all of the shoes we’ve bought or come across, but that doesn’t mean we […]

Chasing the Sun: 11 Charming DIY Sunflowers

What is it about sunny days that makes us so happy? Maybe it’s the Vitamin D or the warmth we can feel on our skin, but whatever the true reason, there’s no denying that bright and warm days always bring happiness along with them. Who could blame sunflowers for always turning towards the sun? If […]

10 Minute Finger Pin Cushion

These cute little pin cushions are incredibly handy and make perfect gifts hers day or any day! ***VIEW TWO MORE VERSIONS HERE*** SUPPLIES Lid from plastic soda bottles., Large Pom Pom (mine were at least 1 3/8 in diameter.), 3/8 Elastic strip about. 3 in length., Hot Glue Gun, Extras: Ribbon, Ric Rac, jewels, buttons […]

Plywood Plank Flooring

Last year we ripped up the carpet in our bedroom and laid plywood planks as a “filler” floor until we could afford hardwoods. They turned out so well, we might actually keep them for the long haul!     I used my compact circular saw to rip each sheet into six 8″ planks. Once I […]

Rustic Industrial Pendant Light

I’ve had this idea in my head for SO long now! I’m finally replacing out outdated and off-centered kitchen light with a new DIY Rustic and Industrial fixture!   Here’s what we started with! We’ve had this light in our kitchen since we moved in. Sure, it’s pretty… but in my opinion it’s outdated. It’s […]

DIY Plywood Plank Floors

Yes, that says Plywood Plank Floors! – Trust me, it’s easier than you may think! We did this in a bedroom! – People think they look like high-end expensive floors… However, we have discovered since then that it would be cheaper to do tongue and groove 3/4″ pine (the back side of wainscoting, which is […]

8 Best Essential Oils, What Are They Good For and How To Use Them

Essential oils have been used for thousands of years within many different cultures for a wide variety of purposes. Their benefits come from their naturally occurring antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory characteristics. Essential oils are extracted from various parts of plants. There are hundreds of essential oils out there that can be used for things ranging […]