Dry Split Pea Ornaments

Welcome to the 3rd week of Pennywise Presents.   Today, I have my dear friend Traci here to show you a simple way to gussy up some ornaments and you will never in a million years guess what she uses.   Did you know dry split peas can actually make beautiful décor?   Well come {…Read More…}

Matchbox Cars Track

I am floored by this amazing idea from Brittany from Pretty handy Girl.   Using building scraps she had on hand she created this kick awesome matchbox racetrack for her two boys.   My son would be over the moon with this.   I am so putting this on my father-in-laws list to make for {…Read More…}

Stenciled Monogram–{Somewhat Simple}

It seems like everyone likes to see something with their name, initial or monogram on it. So creating a custom monogram is a gift I would think would be perfect for neighbors, friends, teachers, mailmen or family. So grab a prefabbed letter and a stencil and getting creating with Stephanie from Somewhat Simple.     {…Read More…}

Chalkboard Cookie Tin–{Serenity Now}

If you give any homemade goodies for Christmas you will love my next guest’s project.   Using simple supplies Amanda from Serenity Now changes an ordinary tin into a gift that can be recycled over and and over again by just taking a piece of chalk and writing a new phrase on top of the {…Read More…}