Slow Cooker Italian Beef, Pinterest Finds & a Starbucks Giveaway

Slow Cooker Italian Beef at

Good morning, and I have goodies for you today, friends! I put my head together with some of my favorite blogger friends, and we decided to have a Pinterest-inspired day today.  You can read what I wanted to make from Pinterest, see what #MyFavoriteBloggers are up to, and enter our giveaway for a $35 Starbucks […]

Embossed Metal Bird-Themed Charm Bracelet and $70 Target Giveaway

Embossed Metal Bird-Themed Charm Bracelet at

Good morning, friends!  Today a group of blogger friends and I teamed up to share a collection of projects with a bird theme.  I’ve got a fun technique to show you for embossing metal blanks to design your own metal charms.  If you thought embossing was just for paper – think again: This two-tone metal […]

Macrame Friendship Bracelets and an Amazon Giveaway

Macrame Friendship Bracelet Tutorial and 7 Great Friendship Gifts from #MyFavoriteBloggers at

Good morning, I’ve got lots of fun stuff for my friends today!  I’ve teamed up with #MyFavoriteBloggers to chip in on a little giveaway, and we’re sharing a mini-blog-hop full of friendship-themed projects and recipes that you can make.  I’m going to show you how to make 2-tone macrame friendship bracelets today. This is a […]

DIY Fairy Garden Guest House and a Springtime Collection from #MyFavoriteBloggers

DIY Fairy Guest House

We are trying really hard to think spring over here in western Michigan.  It doesn’t seem to be working, though.  I mentioned in my post yesterday when I showed off my daughter’s fairy-themed room that we made this little fairy guest house by repurposing a decorative lantern over the weekend.  Fairy gardens are really popular right […]

Easy Etched Heart Champagne Flutes with #MyFavoriteBloggers

Easy Etched Heart Champagne Flutes from the Dollar Store at

I have an easy and addictive project idea today – if you haven’t done any glass etching before, beware: once you start you will want to etch EVERYTHING.  It’s a perfect understated way to personalize inexpensive pieces and make gifts and one of a kind decor items.  Etching creams aren’t exactly cheap (I think I […]

Easy Beaded Snowflake Ornaments with #MyFavoriteBloggers

Easy Beaded Snowflake Ornaments at with #MyFavoriteBloggers

I have a fun collection for you today of winter-themed projects from some of my favorite bloggers!  I am going to show you how to make these easy beaded snowflakes – they make great ornaments and decorations well beyond Christmas! When you’re done checking out the tutorial, take a peek at what some of my […]