DIY Crafts

Mussel shell wreath with red white and blue ribbon hung on front door

Years ago, I pinned a mussel shell wreath I saw from Martha Stewart but could not for the life of me find a tutorial on how to make one. So finally, this year, I decided to make my own! I ordered 75 mussel shells from Coastal Glamour on Etsy. The shells showed up just days […]

Finished kids wooden playhouse makeover

This post has been a long time coming! We bought the kids a used cedar playhouse back in 2018 when we were stationed in San Diego. It definitely got used, but after wear and tear and the sun beating down on it for 2 years, it had seen better days. Logan and I had toyed […]

DIY Witch's broom

I have been thinking about and planning this project for several years now. I knew I wanted to add a witch’s broom to my front door decor, but being the picky person that I am, couldn’t find the perfect one. So, after finally giving up on my search, I decided to make my own. Isn’t […]

I decided to try my hand at making a nautical rope napkin ring after seeing it in my Martha Stewart craft book. However, the instructions left much to the imagination! The knot is called a Turk’s Head, and making it for the first time can be tricky. I searched the web to find some better […]

With Spring here, there are so many fresh flowers growing in our yard.  So I thought I’d use some of them to make this fresh flower crown. That’s right, all of these flowers came from my yard! How much cheaper can you get than that? The only cost was a few floral supplies. This is […]

After searching the internet and Pinterest for how to get those beautiful chalkboard art prints on my own chalkboard, I was able to find a few, but none that showed pictures. And as we all know, pictures are worth a thousand words. So here’s a tutorial on how to get your own chalkboard looking like […]

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