Oversized spring garden tulip crate flowerbed. Literally.

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GIVEAWAY HAS NOW ENDED. Congrats to #21 Jan! You have been emailed. Thank you for your comments! When my dear blogging friend Carole from Garden Up Green asked me to review her new gardening book coming out, the first words out of my mouth were, “It’s about time!” Carole lives in the country on a hobby farm, […]

A nature inspired branch ladder plant stand

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Congrats to winner #38 Carol B! You have been emailed. 🙂 Well, it isn’t everyday I post for 5 reasons! 1. A new project, 2. inspired by a new book, along with 3. a few new stencil designs, and 4. two giveaways, plus 5. a great deal!   When I get my mojo back, I don’t mess […]

Happy birthday to me, with a gift for you!

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Giveaway winner is Lorraineb – congrats Lorraine! You have been emailed! Well, it happened again. The clock ticked for another whole year and made the calendar flip 365 days. Yep. Today is my 53rd birthday. And for the curious, I did have a nice day! I was home with my 2 cats, and had coffee, ate […]

12 – Make this Christmas arrow sign with stencils

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Today is a big day. A REALLY big day. It’s a little nerve wracking yet exciting… because I finally have something to offer that I’ve been asked about for a long, LONG time. Deeeep breath…; Do you remember my trip to Toronto where I met Jennylyn Pringle of Homestead House, Fusion Mineral Paint and Miss […]

11 – Crate shadow box snow scene

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One thing my mom always had on display every Christmas without fail, was her snow village. The family would all join forces, and meet up at her place one evening. My brother would generally dig into the crawl space for her special holiday treasures, then unearth box after box, with everyone getting to work. But […]

4 – Kitchen Christmas winter branch valance

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THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER. CONGRATS TO #39 LISA COOK! YOU HAVE BEEN EMAILED. 🙂   Being that we had kinda sorda planned to go away for Christmas, I’m always on the hopeful lookout for ideas where fresh greens won’t die on me. And that’s when I head outside to do some outdoor shopping, and […]

12 Days of Christmas Junk and link party

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Oh my goodness! It’s the end of the series! We made it! An InLinkz Link-up Creating for 12 days straight was pretty intense. But I can honestly say, whenever I push myself like that, I end up with some pretty cool stuff!  Click any of the thumbnails above to see the latest! And click HERE […]

New junky patio touches

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The giveaway part of this post is over. (see winner below) But there’s a whole lotta great stuff in here… read on! *P&G gave me these product samples to review, and I was compensated for this review, however all opinions are truthful and my own.* I don’t know what it is, but my poor outdoor […]

A treeless ladder Christmas tree – Day 10

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  At the time I played with this treeless ladder Christmas tree, I wasn’t sure on a few things. I prefer real trees, but after having gone through two real Christmas trees that died within a week each the last time I had real, I debated on dragging out the faux in storage. But I […]