Anxiety, Crafts, Family

Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

I felt like this might be a good post to reblog. Go make yourself a stress ball today.  First published on December 17, 2018 I know this is going to come as a massive shock to most of you but since September, I have been educating our congregation's youth (or yutes) as a Sunday School teacher.… Continue reading Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

Crafts, Decorating, Link Party

Laundry Sucks So Let’s Make a Sign

  A few weeks ago I was perusing Pinterest and I found something so wonderful that I pinned it then emailed it to myself and texted it to myself for good measure. What? It's good. Just look.     After some clicking, it turns out a blog called A Girl and a Glue Gun made this.… Continue reading Laundry Sucks So Let’s Make a Sign

Chicago, Crafts, Decorating, Humor, Link Party

Goodwill Craft- 80’s Artwork Turned Cool Subway Art

I was in Goodwill last week and I spotted this hot chick:   I loved the inlay and the frame color plus it was $3.99 and I thought I could make it into something much better. Let it live its best life ala, Oprah. Here's the plan: A little paint tape and chalkboard spray paint.… Continue reading Goodwill Craft- 80’s Artwork Turned Cool Subway Art

Crafts, Decorating, Favorite Things, Humor, Link Party, Marriage

My Most Favorite Project to Date

  I love when a good thing comes together, don't you?  I've had this old entertainment center door in our basement storage area for a while: It was on an old entertainment center we had donated but we left the door behind. I had my husband hold on to it because I liked it. No sentimental… Continue reading My Most Favorite Project to Date

Crafts, Friends, Greater Good, Humor, Life

A Craft Show, Some Great Soup and An Inspiring Story

  Our first craft show was yesterday, and it went pretty well! We definitely didn't sell as much as we thought we would but it was our first showing and a lot of the crafter's there told us they felt it was a little slow, so we felt we did pretty good despite the lower… Continue reading A Craft Show, Some Great Soup and An Inspiring Story

Crafts, Friends, Humor, Life

Two Thrifty…But Exhausted…Chicks

For the past few weeks, my friend Melissa and I have been prepping for our first craft show, which is this Saturday. Since August, the two of us have been scouring Goodwill yard sales and Dollar Tree for junk. But not just any junk, junk with potential. And there is a lot of junk out… Continue reading Two Thrifty…But Exhausted…Chicks