HO HO HO! A Festive Christmas Sled Display

HO HO HO! A Festive Christmas Sled Display

HO HO HO! A festive Christmas sled display is easier to create than you might think. Learn how I made mine, then make one to match your own Christmas decor! This HO HO HO sign may look complicated, but when you read through the steps — and see the helpful pictures — you’ll see it […]

How to get brilliant Fall color in your garden: Part Two

How to get brilliant Fall color in your garden

Here we are just a day before Thanksgiving, and I’ve yet to show you the brilliant Fall color in our front yard gardens, so I went out the other day and took these photos for you! Note: I originally intended to simply post some of my Fall garden pictures, but once I got going I […]

How to get brilliant Fall color in your garden: Part One

How to get brilliant Fall color in your garden

Learn how to get brilliant Fall color in your garden with my six easy tips! Look at your gardens right now. What do you wish you saw during the Fall season? Note: I originally intended to simply post some of my Fall garden pictures, but once I got going I turned this into an in-depth […]

How to make a tart tin Christmas ornament

How to make a charming tart tin ornament!

I have long admired the vintage tart tin Christmas ornament DIYs on Pinterest, and now I’ve made a vintage-style version that’s quite rustic and pretty! I am so very excited to be participating in the Christmas Wonderful series over on Design Dazzle. Toni — who is the grace, beauty and brains behind Design Dazzle — is […]

How to: Sparkling Painted Christmas Tree Ornaments

How to: sparkling painted Christmas tree ornaments

Want to have sparkling painted Christmas tree ornaments without the glitter falling off? Then you’ll love this easy ornament tutorial! I love all of the ornament shapes at the craft stores. Many of these stores are already having sales on their ornaments, so now is a great time to get your holiday crafting on! I […]

How to make a beautiful jingle bell ornament

How to make a beautiful jingle bell ornament in less than 15 minutes!

How to make a beautiful jingle bell ornament in less than 15 minutes! These are perfect for a rustic, white Christmas theme. Make several for your tree, to adorn gift packages or to disiplay among your holiday decorations! It’s time once again for the annual Holiday Edition of Craft Lightning! What is Craft Lightning? It’s where […]

My New Garden Kneeler: yes, my knees are happy!

My New Garden Kneeler: yes, my knees are happy!

I absolutely love my new garden kneeler and yes, my knees are happy too! If you’re a gardener, you know that Fall brings with it all sorts of garden chores, and a good garden kneeler is a must. If you garden, do you use a garden kneeler? I swear by mine — a basic blue one I […]

How to make a mini square pumpkin with help from nature!

How to make a mini square pumpkin with help from nature!

Using acorns and twigs, I’ll show you how to make a mini square pumpkin with help from nature. This miniature craft is perfect for the Fall season! This is a fun project that doesn’t take much time to create. I can imagine a bunch of these miniature square pumpkins on a shelf — each one a […]

Can I repaint my painted pumpkins? Yes!

Can I repaint my painted pumpkins? Yes!

A question I’ve been asked before, “Can I repaint my painted pumpkins?” The answer is yes! Here’s my dollar store pumpkin makeover — of my original dollar store pumpkin makeover — to show you what a difference it can make and how simple it is to do. A few years back, I gave a cheap […]

How to Make a Yarn Monster Popcorn Box

How to Make a Yarn Monster Popcorn Box - an easy DIY!

How to Make a Yarn Monster Popcorn Box – an easy DIY! You can make these adorable yarn monsters in about an hour. Great kids craft too! There’s an awesome giveaway prize pack that you can win too! This is my 3rd year participating in the annual Popcorn Box Party! If you’ve never thought much about popcorn […]