How to create Fabric Hairbow

As much as I craft you would think I could make a decent ribbon hairbow.  But the thing is - I really stink at making ribbon hairbows.  I just can't seem to get it right - even when I follow really great tutorials.  So instead, I dug through my fabric stash and created this little bow. I love ...

Sew by Number

Hey!  Well, I've been changing things up a bit around here.  A new look and a new sense of organization.  Now all of my posts will fit into one of four categories - which you can browse using the tabs beneath my header. Decorate. Create. Educate. Nourish.We have decided to homeschool in the fall - ...

{DIY} 6 Piece Beach Ball Pillow

Well it finally feels like summer!  I don't know how it's been where you live, but we've had a pretty cool spring, and I am ready for warm days and balmy nights. Today I want to share my Beach Ball Pillow Tutorial with you. Where might you put a  beach ball pillow you ask?  Well, depending ...

“Pallet-able” Home Decor

While browsing Pinterest the other day, I came across a gorgeous, eclectic coffee table that I just loved.  It was made from wooden pallets, and I thought, "Ryan could make that".  So I showed it to him. He had scooped up some free pallets a while back and was excited to have something to do ...

DIY- Sea and Sand Throw Pillow

Happy Monday!  While browsing around on my new favorite place, Pintrest, I found this painting and fell in love. Isn't that lovely?  I want to be there, greeting the day.  Well, I don't really paint, but you know I love fabric and a challenge.  So I decided to create a pillow for my couch - a ...

Simple and delicious

Blackberry cobbler! Mix 2 cups of blackberries with 1 cup of sugar. Melt 1/2 cup of butter in a deep baking dish. 1 cup of sugar 3/4 cup of flour 3/4 cup of milk 2 teaspoons of baking powder Pinch of salt Mix the rest of the ingredients in a bowl to form a batter. Pour the batter ...

How to slice a mango

Mmmmmmmmmangoes :) Another lovely summer treat. Not just delicious- so good for you too! Did you know they contain: phenols- antioxidants high levels of iron papain - a digestive aid magnesium potassium Yesterday we bought some at the store- 10 for $10. But, have you ever ...

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