Story Time with the CSI Girl: Chapter 1

Chapter 1
“Dear David,
I am sorry it has taken me so long to write. I know you never expected to hear from me ever again or even want to. I know that I hurt you in ways that I never wanted to. Ways that I could have never imagined. I also know today is your […]

By |July 20th, 2014|Challenge|2 Comments

Story Time with the CSI Girl

This isn’t your kids weekly story time…..
This isn’t the story time you remember as a kid………….
This is adult time!
This is  “leave mommy alone time”……….
This is girlfriend time…………..

It is grown up story time………
As Catherine and Sean from the Bachelor would say, It is Grown Sexy time………..
This is Weekly Story Time with The CSI Girl
What […]

That time I wanted to do a Hair Tutorial

There is a reason why I am a craft blogger.
I said craft blogger not fashion or beauty.
I think this post will prove that to you. Proof is in the photos and as you know, bloggers document everything with photos. Good or bad. Cute or what the heck was I thinking?
This is when an idea […]

By |July 14th, 2014|Challenge|2 Comments

What you do isn’t silly!

Remember the days when if you had something negative to say to someone you had to do it to their face or tell someone else who spread the gossip.
The days before texting, before Instant Message and before the internet.
Maybe those were the good ole’ days but the era we live in now is great […]

By |June 24th, 2014|Challenge|1 Comment

DIY Candy Jar

Recently, I needed a quick gift for  friend who loves candy and usually has a stash hidden away. She loves anything blingy so I had an idea.
This is an easy and inexpensive way to create your own candy jar.
Just get a flower pot of any size. You will need the bottom of a flower […]

By |June 18th, 2014|Challenge|1 Comment

Flip Flop Wreath DIY

Summer is here! So, why not have any guest welcomed to your home by a Flip Flop Wreath.
For us in Arizona, wearing flip flops is what we call Arizona Chic. It doesn’t get much fancier when you have sunshine all year long.
This wreath was fun, easy and inexpensive to make.
All you need is:
~ Styrofoam […]

In honor of the Red, White and Blue Heros!

Happy Memorial Day, my crafty friends!
Please, do not forget to hug, thank a Veteran or someone still serving this great nation.
This day is all about honoring them
but we also love crafts around here.
So, I went through the archives and pulled out my favorite patriotic crafts!
I hope you can visit each blog and say “hello.”
I […]

By |May 26th, 2014|Challenge|0 Comments

Notice Life

I had the opportunity to relax in a beautiful place called
Palm Springs, CA.
A rental home became a little slice of heaven.
I had time to think, reflect and most importantly I noticed life.
Let me set the scene.
A pool. Sunshine. Golf Course.Breakfast and lunch pool side. Palm Trees swaying in the wind. The sound of a […]

By |May 20th, 2014|Guest Judge|0 Comments

Summer Watermelon Wreath

My obsession with summer and watermelon continues. First this painting………

You can find all the details Here.
Now, let me introduce the Watermelon Summer Wreath.

I took an old picture frame and painted it a Watermelon Pink color.
Of course, I had watermelon fabric laying around so all I did was tie on strips.

Easy way to give your […]

What to Expect When you Are Not Expecting{Another Kind of Mother’s Day Message}

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and for some people that is a much dreaded day.
A no good, very bad day-if you will!
There are women who want to become mothers but can’t. There are women who became mothers but don’t want to be.
The world is funny that way. So, Mother’s Day may be […]

By |May 8th, 2014|Challenge|5 Comments

Teacher Gift Idea{Modern Apple}

Teacher Appreciation week is this week!
I think the teachers in this country deserve so much for what they do.

I had many teachers that taught me the love of learning. My favorite teacher was my 3rd grade teacher who looked like Mary Poppins. No kidding.
She would read to us and it was my favorite thing. […]

Hippity Hoppity Easter’s on the way{Pillow}

Hi there!
We are back from Spring Break!
I am your CSI Girl and I am ready to get craftin’!
Who is with me?

Ever have something in your craft stash that you just can’t use for its intended purpose?
This canvas bag was that for me.

I wanted to use it but not just for a bag. With Easter […]

By |April 1st, 2014|Challenge|4 Comments