Do you have a spot in your house that causes you stress on a daily basis? Like, every time that you open "that drawer" or "that door" or try to find "that item" you end up with an elevated heart rate and high blood pressure and feel like cursing aloud which of course you never do? I have a few spots in my kitchen that are like that right now. I know that I organized them perfectly last year but something has since then happened and they are not organized anymore! The honest truth is they have ... Read More about Organizing 911: Drawers – Where the Heck Is My???
I have seen this pinteresting idea floating around online-land many a time and was thrilled to see my friend Brit creating these fun little beauties during a crafty-nighty gathering with some of my gals. They make great little gifts that can be easily personalized by choosing maps or words (from old dictionary pages) that suit! Gather Your Supplies: Clear glass 'rocks' - I bought mine at a local dollar store in the floral garb section. Mod Podge Paint brush Pencil Scissors Paper ... Read More about 4F Craftin’: How-To Make Worldly Map Magnets
Yesterday the fog began to clear over the lake and the sun started burning through the perpetual cloud-fog bank that has been our view for the past several months...and for a short time we had a lovely burst of sunshine streaming into our home! It was warm and lovely and uplifting! It made me begin thinking about spring and about freshening up both inside and outside the house... exciting times ahead! Like a fortune teller, I began to see images of crisp white and fresh yellow, mixed with acidic ... Read More about Life: A Glimpse of Sunshine!
Although Christmas is long since over and Valentines Day is literally around the corner, I am not a big Valentinian so I thought I would post about my favourite holiday of LOVE...Christmas!! My favourite part of the winter! If I didn't love summer sooooooooooooo much I'd be wishing for Christmas again about now. In my dream climate the four seasons would be: a beautiful, clear, sunny Spring; a long, hot Summer; a sunny, crisp, clear Autumn; and a clear, sunny, snowy, and cold Christmas. I wonder ... Read More about Decorating: The Ghost of Christmas Past
Need a little winter warm up? You could try a hot cuppa orange spice tea... or perhaps craft up a little sweater pillow to bring some warmth to your space. A super easy project that can be stitched up and sitting on your couch in the matter of an evening! The two I made are a feature in our "Winter" living room. You will need: An 1 old sweater, in good condition, no holes and not too smelly. I used my husband's old sweater that I LOVED, LOVED, LOVED but that he found "way too hot" to ... Read More about 4F Craftin’: How to Make a Sweater-tastic Winter Pillow