Well, I was inspired so much by the bird pillows that Suzanne from Just Another Hang Up made that I decided to try and make one for myself. Now don't go a thinkin' that my pillow will look anything like hers, 'cause it won't! I just wanted to make a pillow with a bird on it..that's it ... Read More about Burlap Bird Pillow
Well, ya’ll know I don’t have a lot of time for projects right now. But I am trying to get some ideas for my next project… PILLOWS! I need pillows for my back patio furniture. I am going to purchase some red seat cushions for my table and chairs. But I am wanting to make some throw pillows for the ... Read More about Thinking of Pillows…
Hey ladies! You may or may not have noticed that I haven’t been posting as much lately. I had mentioned last week that I have started a new job for the summer. Many of you have asked what I am doing, so let me explain… My brother-in-law is the pastor of a Baptist Church about 30 minutes from where I ... Read More about Easiest pillows I have ever made!
Today, I am going to take the time to highlight my fabulous sponsors throughout the day. First up, The Vintage Pearl! I wanted to share with you some great ideas for Father’s Day… a great little keychain… Or maybe some leather cuffs… Or if you are looking for a little treasure for ... Read More about Saturday Sponsor Spotlight
Well, I am still working on my back patio. I told you last week that I was wanting to do something different to our concrete patio floor. Here is what it looked like…(after I took all the furniture off) The concrete has a lot of stains on it, and it looks really bad. So my hubby and I ... Read More about Faux Tile Project
You know I have been trying to come up with ways to decorate and accessorize my back patio, right? Well, of course, one of the places I love to look for inspiration is Ballard Designs catalog. It’s my absolute favorite! I have noticed that they decorate with a lot of urns…especially ... Read More about Yearning for Urns
Do you remember the baby booties that my Aunt Pat made from styrofoam cups a couple of weeks ago for my cousin’s baby shower? Well, Kathryn from Take My Breath Away liked the idea so much, she used it for a baby shower she hosted. Look how cute these are!…. She also created a fabulous ice ... Read More about Some cute stuff and a giveaway!
Well ladies, I’ve decided that my next project is to make some changes to my covered back patio. I love this area, but I haven’t done much to it in 3 years. I had mentioned that I wanted to make new pillows and cushions, and some of you wondered why? These pictures were taken early last ... Read More about Back Porch Dreaming…
Hey ya’ll! I’m sure many of you are like me…trying to think of gifts to give to my sons’ teachers (on a very limited budget, that is). I need two gifts for Jonathan’s teachers, two for Luke’s teachers, one for the librarian, the gym teacher, the music teacher, the enrichment teacher, etc. Adam has ... Read More about Inexpensive, yet meaningful, teacher gift…
I hope you all had a wonderful Mother’s Day weekend. I enjoyed spending it with my family and visiting Mom’s grave, and I will share more about that day with you on Wednesday. This time of year is so hectic for our family. We have ballgames almost every night of the week, and it seems ... Read More about Burlap Stool
Ladies, I have enjoyed looking at the DIY projects that you posted on my party soooo much! I have made it through the first half of entries, and I am working on the second half. I wanted to share with you a few projects that have caught my eye so far… Stephanie Lynn from Under the Table and Dreaming ... Read More about Party Highlights