Giraffe Grins{Help us spread the grins}

I am a person that believes that we can go through hard times and come out even stronger. We can also be inspired to help others and open our hearts.
Remembering the BIG giraffe…..

I spent some time in the Children’s hospital in my home town and it certainly made me see children who spend time […]

By |September 14th, 2014|Challenge, Giraffe Grins|10 Comments

DIY Cap + a Contest

Who doesn’t love a good contest?
Women’s Health Magazine and P.S. I made this has brought a fun challenge to the table.
Craft table, that is!

So, here is my submission.
From plain black cap to Button Lovers Dream.

With a glue gun and a whole bunch of buttons, I created a hat that any button lover would love […]

By |August 19th, 2014|Challenge, crafts|2 Comments

Summer Fun Collaboration{Nap Time Creations}

This week, I am teaming up with some very talented bloggers and joining the
Summer Fun!!!
Be sure to go over and check out

Emily has put all of this together and I am so grateful.
The summer ideas are great and I will be pinning like crazy!!!!

My Flip Flop Wreath is included among some awesome bloggers.
What an […]

By |July 30th, 2014|Challenge|0 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|0 Comments

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|2 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|0 Comments