5 Ways to Make Lunch Fun

September is here, and so is the school bus!  Keeping kids fueled with nutritious food throughout the day is just one of the many ways to ensure their success at school.  While buying a school lunch is a great option for many children, some families choose to pack lunches at home.  Saving money, knowing what {…Read More…}

Krylon Painted Paint Stick Address Sign

Are you so sick of my paint stick projects?  I might be obsessed with these slim pieces of wood.  There are just so many things you can do with them.  Since I inherited a box of paint sticks, anticipate more projects in the future.  So Krylon asked me if I wanted to participate in a Spring project featuring a color pallet of their choosing.  So they sent me two color pallets (one of which I will showcase later this week) to use to create something Springy.

spray painted paint stick address-sign

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5 Ways to Make a Gift for Dad

Remember how exciting it was when you were a kid to make a gift at school for your parents?  It may have been a plaster cast of your handprint or a hand-woven potholder, but the anticipation of an enthusiastic response from your parents when they opened your handmade gift was so exciting!  Gifts handmade by {…Read More…}

How to Build an Upcycled Planter Box

I am so absolutely thrilled with how this DIY planter box turned out.  I finally used all the fence posts that I scavenged from my neighbors trash a couple of year’s ago….sniff.  I love the mix of old weathered wood with fresh rich stained tones.  This planter is huge coming in at 7 1/2 feet long.  It makes a huge impact as you walk up to my door and I love seeing some color on my porch area.

 

diy-planter-box

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