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2017 Holiday Gift Guide – unique handmade gifts for everyone on your list!

I can’t believe it, but it’s actually time to start putting my holiday gift list together! If you are like me, you LOVE to find and give unique, creative, and thoughtful gifts that come from the heart. I’ve already started searching for gift ideas for everyone on my list and I want to share some of my favorite finds with you here. Whether you are searching for a gift for Mom, Dad, son, daughter, teacher, […]

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your finished Thanksgiving craft!

Decorate Your Holiday Table with this Easy Thanksgiving Craft Idea

  Well, we made it through Halloween and it’s time to start thinking about Thanksgiving…YAY!! Every year I try to come up with craft projects and gift ideas to make the holiday stand out. This year I am making some easy and cute rustic magnets for Thanksgiving to add to my holiday table. And BONUS…they double as cute keepsake gifts for my guests to take home with them. Here’s how I made them along with […]

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5 Ways to Fill your Heart and your Home with GRATITUDE

Thank you… Merci… Gracias…Grazi… How do you say thank you? It’s a proven fact that expressing gratitude changes your attitude in very positive ways. Psychologytoday.com says this about gratitude: “Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation for what one has—as opposed to, for example, a consumer-driven emphasis on what one wants. Gratitude is getting a great deal of attention as a facet of positive psychology: Studies show that we can deliberately cultivate gratitude, and can increase our […]

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Get Creative this Fall with these UNIQUE PUMPKIN PAINTING IDEAS

I love decorating for fall!   I want to adorn every corner of my house with fall leaves, painted pumpkins, owls, witches, and black cats. Now that I have my Halloween mantel ready to go (you can see examples here.) It’s time to get out my mums and do some pumpkin painting!  One of my favorite things to do each October is to come up with cool and interesting new ways to decorate and paint […]

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kick off the weekend with some relaxation, creativity, and fun with the Creative Happy Hour.

Please join me for a CREATIVE HAPPY HOUR – A live painting and crafting event

There is something so simultaneously relaxing and exciting about that magical hour that marks the end of a work week and the beginning of a weekend. At the end of the week, when the clock strikes 5:00, I have made a promise to myself to take an hour to unwind, shut off any stress from the previous work week and carve out a little “me time” to create something just for fun. When I started […]

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diy leaf art project you can make quickly and easily

DIY Home Decor Craft Idea – Pressed Leaf Wall Art You Can Make Yourself

This quick and easy DIY Home Decor project will show you how to create your very own pressed leaf artwork and add a touch of nature to your existing home decor. With only 5 supplies and 3 simple steps, you can have your new wall decor completed and displayed in about 5 to 10 minutes. SERIOUSLY!   I originally made this bohemian style piece when creating a gallery wall display for my gallery wall challenge. […]

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