Giving Thanks

giving thanks

With November coming, I think of Thanksgiving and with Thanksgiving comes family and food – two of my favorite things.  Last year I made a paper pie. With input from Quincy and Addison (ages 8 and 10 at the time), we had all varieties of pie slices. Each wedge had an embellishment to add to […]

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

beginning to look like Christmas

I know it seems early for Christmas, but if you are planning to make your own holiday cards and your Christmas card list is greater than five,  you probably want to get started. And if you want to include a family photo in your card, no worries, many of these cards can easily include a […]

Hanging Around with Mobiles


Here’s the thing I love about mobiles – they don’t take up any extra space. You can hang one from the ceiling or from a light fixture without using any valuable table top area. And the slightest breeze will put them in motion which adds a little magic to a static display of furniture and […]

Let There Be Light

candle projects

As the days get shorter, the need for lighted projects  gets greater. Whether the light source is a real candle, a flameless candle, strings of LED lights or battery operated tea lights, the effect is all the same. The warm glow of a lighted project is  absolutely de-light-ful.   Ready to get started? Click on […]

Handmade Cards

handmade cards

I had a birthday a few weeks ago and I was a little surprised at how much I loved the hand made cards that I received. Emails and texts, instagram and Facebook – they all have a place but nothing puts a smile on my face like a handmade card from a friend. Check out […]

Unique Photo Displays


Digital photography makes it easy to ignore the photos you don’t like and focus your attention on the ones you love. But if you don’t have time to place your favorite photos into a scrapbook, there’s still hope. I like to feature a few of my favorite photos in dimensional displays I place around my […]

Halloween Projects

Halloween projects

Halloween will be here before you know it. Here are some terrific projects to get you in the mood for Halloween!   Ready to get started? Click on the project below to take you to the instructional video for these great Halloween project ideas. Halloween Photo Props Boo-T-Ful Halloween Display Halloween Circle Book Halloween Mobile […]

Fall Projects


Fall is my favorite season! I love the cooler temperatures and the lighting is so much better for taking great outdoor photos.  Please enjoy five of my favorite fall projects.   Ready to get started? Click on the project below to take you to the instructional video for these great Fall ideas. Pumpkin Waterfall Card Fall […]

Celebrate Birthdays

birthday projects

Here’s the thing…most of us celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Thanksgiving, Valentines Day and all sorts of holidays, but your birthday is your very own special day. So I say go big or stay home. Celebrate the birthdays of your friends and family with these birthday projects.   Ready to get started? Click on the project below […]

Back to School Projects That Make the Grade


I don’t know about you but the schools in my neighborhood start back up this week. So I decided to share some of my favorite Back-To-School projects with you, everything from student-friendly bookmarks, to teacher-friendly classroom organizers and parent-friendly gifts for your kid’s teachers. Check these out and get the school year off to a […]