Well, I did it and took the plunge and did it. I could not resist some of the great deals on the Cricut Maker Machine and picked one up over the holidays.I am so excited to get started but there is that moment of - what have I gotten myself into?You see, I am not what I consider to be a "true" crafter or DIY person.I … [Read more...] about Cricut Maker Machine Unboxing
DIY Projects and Crafts
As a creative person who likes to declutter and organize - well, let's just say that I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with DIY and crafts.
I love crafting but I really try to create things that I will actually use - with many exceptions, of course. ;-)
One of the things that I am in love with is my Cricut machine because papercrafting is my weakness.
I recently purchased a Cricut Cuttlebug machine as well so expect some fun projects from that, too.
I have had my Cricut Explore Air 2 for over a year now. And when people come over they always ask me - "what is a Cricut machine?".SaveTo people who aren't into DIY and crafting, a Cricut machine is quite a foreign concept.For me, the most simple way to explain it is this reply:A Cricut is a precision cutting and writing/calligraphy machine. You can use it to create papercrafts … [Read more...] about What is a Cricut Machine?
Disclosure: I received a skein of Lion Brand Off the Hook Yarn from Lion Brand to review in this post. You may remember that over the summer I attended the Sweet Suite 2018 Conference. Well, along with that I also attended the "Stuff for Moms and Dads" event by Consumer Products Events. It was there that I met some reps from Lion Brand and learned about a new product that … [Read more...] about Lion Brand Off The Hook Yarn Review – No Knitting Needles Needed
This tutorial on how to paint a mirror frame is so easy and it can transform an inexpensive mirror into a work of art. The month of September in our house has seen a bit of "musical rooms". Two of my sons left for college. And my daughter saw a huge opportunity to claim the bigger bedroom that the boys had shared. Actually it made a lot of sense and it also gave us a … [Read more...] about How to Paint a Mirror Frame – An Easy DIY Home Decor Project
I am a somewhat crafty person ... until I am not. So, I really had no idea how to reupholster a bench when this particular project entered my radar. My parents had an old, and very neglected bench in their basement, which they have had since the 1960's. It may even be older than that. But it was still sturdy and a little nostalgic - so I thought ... Why not? It's … [Read more...] about How to Reupholster a Bench – a DIY for Beginners