How to Make Stunning Painted Plate Garden Art

I have seen some vintage dish and plate flowers on Pinterest and thought making my own from some inexpensive Dollar Tree glassware and glass paint would add a pop of pizazz to my yard this Spring. These are so easy to make and it is really hard to screw it up.  You don’t need to have painting experience to make this garden art.  Just a few swooshes with a paint brush and some glue and you are all set.

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My Favorite Summer Things

Summertime is in full swing. The kids are enjoying their days in our pool and I’m enjoying the slower paced summer lifestyle.  However, that does mean I am in the kitchen more because kids are ALWAYS hungry. Summer means more play dates and because the weather is nice we’re outside all the time.  These items are {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Boggle / Word Streak Game

Anyone else love word games?  I love playing Scrabble (aka Words with Friends), Upwords, Bananagrams, Mad Gab, Taboo, etc.  Home Depot asked me to create a personalized version of their football toss.  Since my linguistics is better than my aim with a football I decided to make it into a customized Boggle game, also known {…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…}