most popular at happy hour projects

Cucumber Martini at
5 Minute Flat Leather Bracelet at
Classic Waffles
Learn Jewelry Making Basics: Connector Bracelet (10-minute video tutorial) at
Glass Map Necklace at

40 Fantastic Tree-Inspired Projects

40 Tree Inspired Projects at

So I have an affinity for trees – as you probably already know, if you read here often.  I find trees soothing.  Nature.  History. Quiet comfort.  As a kid I was ALWAYS the one climbing the highest in the tree (hey, it’s not like anyone was going to come get me and drag me down,… Continue Reading…

Stamped Charm Bangle, and How to Add Eyelets to Metal Blanks

Stamped Charm Bangle & How to Add Eyelets to Metal Blanks at

Fair warning, friends: I just tried adding eyelets to my jewelry projects last night.  You probably know where this is going… get ready to see eyelets on all kinds of things now.  Seriously, how am I just now trying this??  It’s SO easy, and it finishes punched holes in blanks such a professional-looking way!  An… Continue Reading…

GoodNites* TRU-FIT* For Better Nights’ Sleep

GoodNites* TRU-FIT* #TruFitWalmart

I want to thank GoodNites* TRU-FIT* for sponsoring this post and introducing me to their nighttime underwear – we’re trying it with Raya this month, and I’m really encouraged about not having to change the sheets a couple nights a week.  Potty training went really well, and she’s been in her big-girl underwear for a while… Continue Reading…

Tailgating Food: Team Color Jell-O Blocks!

Team Color Jell-O Blocks at #TeamJellO #shop #cbias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I can hardly wait for football to start again. We’re huge fans of college football, and the Wolverines in particular.  That’s right, go Blue!  The best thing about game day is always the game day food, though –… Continue Reading…

How to Cut Glass Wine Bottles to Make Beeswax Candles and Kinkajou Bottle Cutter Giveaway!

How to Cut Bottles to Make Homemade Beeswax Candles at

Today’s one-hour project and awesome giveaway is sponsored by my friends at Bottle Cutting, Inc.   Today I’ve got a fun way to re-use your old wine bottles – or any glass bottles!  I’m going to show you how to easily cut a bottle, and a simple project you can make using your newly recycled… Continue Reading…