Posts made in May, 2012

Aging Galvanized Metal – DIY Antique Looking Chicken Feeder

Posted by on May 10, 2012 in Do It Yourself, Gift Ideas, Home Decor | 6 comments

Aging Galvanized Metal – DIY Antique Looking Chicken Feeder

Make a new chicken feeder look like an antique using white vinegar.  I was able to make this uniquely beautiful plate holder for my kitchen with just that.  Vinegar has so many amazing uses, but this one is for the crafty at heart. I love the idea of filling a home with antique pieces and unique vintage items.  I’m not the type to have them from wall to wall, but I do love the character and warmth that a few simple pieces give to our home. While perusing Pinterest one night I spotted a shabby chic antique chicken feeder used to hold dishes.  I knew instantly that I wanted one for my...

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25 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Posted by on May 7, 2012 in Do It Yourself, For Moms, Gift Ideas | 0 comments

25 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is nearing quickly!  Here are 25 ideas for DIY gifts for the most important woman in your life.  These DIY gifts are all quick, easy and inexpensive.  Instead of buying something, make something with love for your Mom. Chalkboard Welcome Plaque Simple monogram Wall Art Appliqued Mom tattoo shirts for kids Wrap up a gift for Grandma In paper painted by her Grandkids Painted Pet Rocks For Grandma’s Garden Magnetic Recipe Holder Magnetic Photo Frame/ Inspirational Quote Board Easy Coffee Filter Wreath Personalized Photo Pillows Magnetic Memo BoardI Love You Dry...

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Chalkboard Welcome And Message Plaque

Posted by on May 4, 2012 in Do It Yourself, Gift Ideas, Home Decor | 0 comments

Chalkboard Welcome And Message Plaque

A can of chalkboard spray paint and an unused platter turn into a simple and useful welcome sign f or your home.  A delightful little chalkboard that can welcome guests, politely ask them to remove shoes, or greet your friends for a party. I have always loved the possibility that chalkboard paint gives you, but I really love the idea of it in a spray form!  I picked up a can of Krylon chalkboard spray paint for a project and am positive I will never go back to the can and paintbrush method.  It goes on so smoothly, and quickly with no mess and no clean up.  With just one little can of...

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Healthy And Fun Snack For Kids – Caterpillar Grape Kabobs

Posted by on May 2, 2012 in Food, Fun for Kids, Kids Party | 6 comments

Healthy And Fun Snack For Kids – Caterpillar Grape Kabobs

Need a healthy and fun snack for a party, get together, or dish to pass?  These caterpillar kabobs are simple to make and absolutely irresistible to both kids and adults alike.  A bunch of grapes are transformed into loveable and edible little critters with a couple simple ingredients. I love anything that makes eating healthy and fresh foods fun for the kids.  Grapes are always a favorite snack for the kids but when you transform them into these adorable little caterpillars they are hard to resist no matter what your age.  I found this fabulous ideas on… you guessed it…...

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Magnetic Wall Art And Interactive Princess Toy

Posted by on May 1, 2012 in Fun for Kids, Kids Space | 0 comments

Magnetic Wall Art And Interactive Princess Toy

Turn an inexpensive oil drip pan from a automotive store into a magnetic princess land that your own little princess can play with for hours on end.  It allows for hours of interactive princess.  Encouraging imaginative play, storytelling, and lettwe recognition make this toy not only super fun, but educational too. This do it yourself project is well worth the effort for your little lady. Last summer I came up the idea to create a stop and go light magnetic board for m son’s room using pizza pans.  He enjoyed his so much that I couldn’t wait to make one for my daughter as...

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