It’s that time of year again! Breakout those fall decorations and get festive!  If you’re looking for a fun, easy craft that can be done with the whole family, paper mache and painted pumpkins are the way to go. Not only are these pumpkins nice decorations for your home but they are a good way to spruce up any worn and outdated holiday decor. Not to mention, a nice homemade, adorable gift for someone on a low budget!  If you don’t already have some faux pumpkins lying around, start by stopping at your local Michaels or A.C. Moore to buy a bag of plastic pumpkins.Read More →

When you are at the store grocery shopping, do you ever look at the ingredient list of the items you’re buying? If you have ever read over the labels on various health and hygiene products I’m sure you are aware that it can be a daunting task deciphering the long lists of ingredients you can’t even pronounce, let alone knowing where they come from or what they’re used for. Really, the best way to ensure that you’re using the best, healthiest products on your body is to simply make your own. It is certainly possible to make safe, effective toiletries at home, using simple, healthy ingredients. Creating yourRead More →

Everyone gets bored of their furniture arrangement sooner or later and who has the time to rearrange their house every other weekend these days?  Getting bored with current household designs is all too common. But do not fret, there is a method to spice up and refresh your house in an effortless manner. It’s time to get a little creative and introduce a vignette into your home! Pretend you’re an interior designer for the day. All it takes is a little resourcefulness and ingenuity and you’ll have your home looking new and exquisitely appealing in no time. A vignette is an incredibly cheap and easy decorationRead More →

First off, how many people actually know what decoupage is? I’m willing to bet most people just assume that it is yet another craft with a fancy name and look no further. I am here to inform you of what decoupage is, and give you step by steps instructions as to how to go about doing it. The exact definition of decoupage is “the art or technique of decorating something with cut-outs of paper, plastic, linoleum, or other flat material over which varnish lacquer is applied.” In simple terms what you are doing is gluing pictures to a hard surface and applying another finishing coatRead More →