No Sew Winter to Summer Wardrobe Adjustments

No Sew Winter to Summer Wardrobe Adjustments

I’m back after a much needed blogging break.  I had planned to post while on vacation, but realized that being in the present was much more important than being on the computer the whole time.  There was family to spend time with, friends to reconnect with, children’s laughter to listen to, sand to be felt between the toes, and great food to be savored.  We had a splendid time, and sinking back into my own bed was the best...

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Stencil Art on Fabric

Stencil Art on Fabric

I’ve found the best deals on frames for artwork at the thrift store.  Sometimes the frames need some TLC and spray paint, sometimes just a quick switch of art.  I scored the frame below on half-off Saturday at my favorite thrift store for $2.50.  You just can’t beat that.  I created my own stencil and painted on some scrap linen for a new botanical look: Here are the steps I took to create my stencil art print: Step 1:...

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Green Your Home And Save Money

Green Your Home And Save Money

image via modernica Earth Day is coming up on Sunday, and it is a perfect day to do some home repairs. Greening up your home is not only good for the environment, it can also save you money. I’ve gathered some of the best green home tips from Whole Living, Danny Seo, and Green Living Ideas to share with you.  Make Sunday the day to green your home! 1.  Water your outdoor plants at sundown instead of in the morning or afternoon-...

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Celebrate Earth Day With Simple Changes

Celebrate Earth Day With Simple Changes

1.  Toss an Envriosax foldable bag into your purse, and you’ll never forget to use it at the store.  I just got one for my birthday, and I love it!  Envirosax bags are lightweight, waterproof, portable, and hold the weight of 2 supermarket plastic bags – $8.95 at envirosax.com 2.  Use glass storage containers for food storage because they hold cold better than other materials, keeping food cool much longer.  The...

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Organization Wall Pockets

Organization Wall Pockets

This is a re-post from last July.  I had the instructions for these wall pockets attached as a Word document, but the link hasn’t been working.  I’ve had lots of requests for the tutorial, so I thought I’d put it right in this post. Here’s a bit of my rambling, and then the tutorial: I am slowly making myself into a more organized person (slowly being the operative word).  I tend to rest things and stuff on every...

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