Tag Archives: crafting

June 30

DIY Raspberry Jam

By: Terra Clarke Olsen Every year I create a list of things to try or do that I’ve never done before, and this year ‘make jam’ made the list. I was finally able to cross it off this past week as I embarked on a jamming marathon. I tried a few different methods and recipes, but […]

November 01

Fall Banana Bread Recipe

Fall Banana Bread Recipe By: Katie Neely Here it is, a banana bread recipe I regularly get compliments on. I add about 2 extra bananas and a extra cinnamon. Make sure the bananas are ripe and brown. Tip: putting them in a paper bag will speed up the ripening process. Prep: 25 min. Bake time: […]

August 23

DIY Deer Earrings

DIY Deer Earrings By: Katie Neely While thrifting for supplies for the Dino Planters, I found several bags of small plastic animals.These earrings are the first of many projects I have up my sleeve. Stay tuned for more projects like this one. Supplies: Small plastic toys Electric drill with 1/16 bit Metallic spray paint Earring […]

July 29

Easy Makeup Brush Storage

Easy Makeup Brush Storage By: Katie Neely Makeup Brushes can be tricky to store. You don’t want them jumbled up in a bag, where their brushes can be ruined, but you don’t want to keep them in a vase where it can be hard to find the one you’re looking for. This is an easy […]

June 26

DIY Frosted Vases

DIY Frosted Vases By: Katie Neely My sister got married this past weekend and we made these frosted vases for her centerpieces. This is a great way to make something inexpensive look like a million bucks! What you need: Glass vases (I recommend Ikea or the Dollar Store) Rubber bands Desired color/frost or glitter spray […]

April 03

Reuse Candle Jars

Reuse Candle Jars (DIY) By Katie Neely What do you do with your used up jar candles? They always have a bit of wax in the bottom and usually get tossed in the trash or that candle that burned all the way down leaving behind tons of untouched wax. Here is a creative way to […]

March 28

Craft Time: Surprise Easter Eggs

Craft Time: Surprise Easter Eggs By: Andrea Cole You know what’s fun? Easter eggs. You know what’s tasty? Chocolate and peanut butter. Know what’s amazing? Chocolate and peanut butter filled Easter eggs. That’s right, we’re filling real Easter eggs with chocolate and peanut butter! Here’s how: Grab the following supplies: For the Eggs: One Dozen […]