4th of July Mason Jar Drinks

My blue mason jars are perfect for these 4th of July drinks. I replaced the metal insert with thick red scrapbooking paper and bought some fun straws. Melanie from the blog My Sweet Savannah gave me this great idea and she gives step by step instructions on how to make these on her blog. She always has … Continue reading

Welcome Summer!

My new sign. It was easy to make. I just typed it, printed it and put it  in the frame. 😊 The idea is from an Instagram picture fom Kasey Buick. She has beautiful pictures! Have a nice weekend! xo, Marie Linking up to Serenity Now Blog

Pretty Flower Vase

A nice flower vase idea from Classic Casual Home Blog. She used a bottle of Patron Tequila for the vase. The container I found at Marshals will work nice. I added buttons leftover from when I made a Bracelet. Have a happy weekend. xo Marie

Have a Nice Easter!

There are some Awesome ideas for Easter decor from Matthew Mead, an amazing home decor design expert. Bunny Ears Mousse! Directions for how to make this sweet dessert come from the very talented Centsational Girl. Enjoy you day! xo, Marie

Driftwood Decor

 There is a nice idea on Pinterest to display special items. My special items are in the photo below. There is an arrowhead from the Lake, some seaglass and a sea shell from Crystal Cove, a mushroom made from driftwood and an acorn from Northern California and a key chain I made when I was little. I found … Continue reading

Wedding Gift Idea

We are going to Portland, Maine for a friends wedding and I decided to personalize our gift to them. I found this sign on Etsy and made it in my own version. This idea is nice because many years from now they may not remember these special dates.

Pumpkin Bread

This nice print of a pumpkin pie recipe from ETSY is great inspiration for my next project. My version is a recipe for Pumpkin Bread. It will be nice to have it handy on the wall so I don’t have to get the book out all the time.

Graduation Gift

Ryan graduated from The University of Oregon.Thanks to the inspiration from a store on Etsy, I made a similar sign that fit with Ryan’s life at The University of Oregon.


An old hanger became useful today when I made this Topiary. Let’s hope the ivy continues to grow and wrap around the circular hanger. My step by step instructions come from Thistlewoodfarms Blog.