27 03, 2015

Denim Dreams{DIY Dream Catcher}

By |March 27th, 2015|crafts, Upcycle|0 Comments

Follow your heart,
Capture your dreams,
Live life to the fullest!

I don’t like to throw out items that I think I can upcycle. So, when a pair of jeans went out of commission, I knew I could use the denim. I picked up a round wire planter for just a few bucks at Home Depot. Then, […]

23 03, 2015

Rosemary-Lemon Butter Recipe

By |March 23rd, 2015|Challenge, Recipe|2 Comments

Give your next meal some pizazz!
If food could do jazz hands, this Rosemary- Lemon Butter recipe would.
This is a great way to wake up an old pasta dish.
* 1 stick of butter
* Fresh Rosemary chopped
* 1 Lemon- zest
Set your butter out so it will become room temperature. After it is at room temperature, then […]

17 03, 2015

Easter Tablescape{Vintage Favorites}

By |March 17th, 2015|crafts, easter|0 Comments

This Easter table started with this old quilt that I inherited from great-grandmother as my inspiration. I loved all of the colors and thought they are perfect for spring. I also love it draped over the table like a table runner.
The plates, napkins and bunny napkin rings come out year to year but I […]

16 03, 2015

CSI Project Celebrates Easter{From the Archives}

By |March 16th, 2015|easter, Spring|0 Comments

Over the years, at The CSI Project we have had a ton of inspiration. Crafty friends, you have helped us take the mantra of The CSI Project
and make it a way of life!
So, today straight from the archives we are featuring Easter projects that have inspired us and celebrating the love of all things […]

13 03, 2015

Get Back Into The Game{Baseball Inspiration & Fashion}

By |March 13th, 2015|Inspirational|0 Comments

Baseball tee: Target
Floppy hat: Target
Boyfriend Jeans: Papaya
Heels: Fergalicious by Fergie/ DSW
Clutch: Charming Charlie
I grew up at the baseball fields. With a brother and cousin that played their entire lives I was drug there by my parents. I mean I supported them. All joking aside, baseball has been apart of my life even as an […]

11 03, 2015

What would you do with an extra $100?

By |March 11th, 2015|Challenge|0 Comments

With an extra $100?
How awesome that you ask your CSI Girl!

I admit it I like to coupon {verb} and save money!

I spend some time on Sunday going through the paper and cutting them out. I also like to buy in bulk and keep food storage. It helps when bigger purchases come up like razors […]

10 03, 2015

Spring Sign {Yarn & Felt}

By |March 10th, 2015|crafts, Spring, wood|1 Comment

When I passed this cute sign at Michael’s, I couldn’t resist buying it.

Right now, Michael’s has the cutest unfinished wood signs. Get there today-like yesterday even! With a spring mantle on my mind, I started creating. I used yarn to create the word “spring.” Then I added a birdhouse that I had laying around […]

6 03, 2015

Fence Post Welcome Sign

By |March 6th, 2015|crafts, wood|1 Comment

Old fence post + paint+ wood numbers+rocks+Ribbon
I had this old fence post sitting in my garage and I knew I always wanted to create something with it. But as always the question is what is inspiring me lately?
Since I am currently decorating my porch for spring, I decided to create a welcome sign but […]

4 03, 2015

St. Patrick’s Day Pinch Proof Fashion

By |March 4th, 2015|Challenge, St. Patrick's Day|1 Comment

Kiss me I’m Irish! Ok, you caught me. I am not Irish but that doesn’t stop me from taking all precautions and becoming Pinch Proof. I love pattern mixing. Polka Dots and Stripes make this St. Patrick’s outfit fun! I love all of the colors and that added extra pop of yellow is top […]

28 02, 2015

Recycled Succulent Bunny Planter

By |February 28th, 2015|crafts, Decorating, recycle, Upcycle|0 Comments

2 liter bottles make the perfect craft materials. Who doesn’t love a craft that cost little to no money and recycles?
This Succulent Bunny Planter would make a good kids craft. Perfect for spring and even mother’s day!
Take an old 2 Liter and cut out the bottom and make bunny ears. Paint and add a […]

22 02, 2015

Peacock Organizer {Kids Craft}

By |February 22nd, 2015|Challenge|10 Comments

Sometimes you just need a cute organizer for all of the pens, markers and other things that seem to find a home on your desk.
And that is not even talking about the kids messes- ahem. I mean kids stuff. Like markers, pencils and crayons. Why not let them help you create one?
Last fall, I […]

17 02, 2015

Puzzle Piece Spring Wreath

By |February 17th, 2015|crafts, Spring, Wreath|18 Comments

Puzzle Pieces + Felt+ Spring Greenery + Scrabble Tiles

Some projects may seem odd at first. This is one. I took an old puzzle and sorted through the pieces to find all of the ones that had pretty spring colors. Then, they sat on my living room floor. And sat. 2 weeks later, I knew […]

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