Ottoman Made from an Old Electrical Spool

I finally took the opportunity to take a class from Shelly Leer from Mod Home Ec.  I “met” Shelly through blogging at least four years ago and then met her in person (even though she lives in my city) at a blogging conference called Haven in Atlanta two years ago.  I vowed I would take {…Read More…}





Upcycled Summer Kids Crafts

I love crafting with my kids in the summer. It’s an activity we ALL enjoy and gives kids the opportunity to explore and express themselves creatively. Not to mention it doesn’t involve screens or temperatures over 90 degrees! Today I am rounding up some simple crafts you can easily make with your kiddos this summer, {…Read More…}





4th of July Outfit – Upcycled T-shirt Dress

Ever since I overcame my fear of my serger (Brother 1034D ) I have been obsessed with upcyclng old t-shirts and repurposing them into cute dresses and skirts for my daughter.  Once a month my local thrift store has 1/2 price day.  I took advantage of that and found a cute patriotic shirt and three matching {…Read More…}





Repurposed Garden Art Projects

While it’s not officially summer yet, it sure does feel like it! Temperatures are heating up, the kids are home from school, and my garden is in full swing. I love getting outside in the cool of the morning and have been on the lookout for inexpensive ways to dress up my garden without spending {…Read More…}