Handmade Gifts: How to Make Soap Balls

I have a pretty bar of wrapped scented soap in my powder room, which was a gift from my sister. It’s probably eight years old, but I love the fact that it still makes the room smell nice. This inspired me to make something scented for the blog, and I decided to make soap balls with… [Read More]

Using Plants & Flowers to Add that Special Touch

Today I am joining a great group of women, who are writing about blogging in their fifties. For me, my piece of wisdom is; trust your gut. Usually I find that if I like it, many others will too. One thing I like to do, is add that special touch to my home and gifts, through… [Read More]

Make Your Own Coloring Page Journals

I came across some fun coloring pages, and thought they would be fun to use as covers for a notebook. All the prep work is done, so now you can easily make your own coloring page journals. Leave them black and white and give them as a gift, or have fun coloring them yourself. You can also… [Read More]

Bead Project Summer Blogger Challenge

This bead project is part of a summer blogger challenge hosted by Karen of To Work with My Hands. Karen and several other bloggers worked with the same product, to create something new. You can see all the bloggers’ creations at the bottom of this post. Bead Project – Bejewled Coasters As you can see, I made… [Read More]

Gardening Gifts for Mom

Whether you are celebrating Mother’s Day, Christmas, a birthday, or any other special event, moms deserve the best gifts. So if she happens to love the garden, or even just flowers, the following list of gardening gifts just may give you the right inspiration for the perfect choice for mom. Gardening Gifts for Mom This post contains affiliate… [Read More]

Pressed Flower Glass Coasters

I love the look of botanical prints and there’s something about seeing them under glass that brings out their beauty. It also reminds me of playing with my brother’s microscope as a kid. I really enjoyed playing with the slides and looking at the specimens under the glass. Pressed Flower Glass Coasters Recently when visiting… [Read More]

DIY Wrist Comfort Cuff

I spend most of my days working at a desk on a laptop. I’m sure many of you can relate. My current desk is made out of a door and kitchen cabinets. The adventure was a whole story in of itself. I love it, but when I’m working for a long time my wrist and… [Read More]