OK, I told ya I was on a pumpkin binge right now. I made a flannel covered pumpkin, a punker pumpkin, some pumpkin house numbers and now… a Zebra Striped Pumpkin. I may, in fact, have a bit of a pumpkin problem. Thanks to zebra print duct tape, this entire process took me about 3 […]
Pumpkin Round Up: 10 pumpkin ideas
Fun inspiration for fall and Halloween decor using pumpkins, both real and fake.
Make a leather studded punk Pumpkin for Halloween. (“Mom…? Why did you make an S&M pumpkin…?”)
Um, excuse me!? First of all, where did you hear about S&M…???!!! Second, it is NOT an S&M pumpkin… It’s a Punk-In. Some black paint, leather, studs and safety pins are all you need to add a punk edge to your Halloween decor. Actually, it doesn’t feel as punk as it does sort of Edward […]
Scary Places chalkboard Halloween globe (huh….?)
OK, yes…. chalkboard globes have been done. I’ve seen a couple of them that are inspirational. (Can’t remember exactly where… so sorry..) So when I found a globe for 50 cents and Halloween is just around the corner, I knew exactly what I wanted to do to it. I wanted to map some of the […]
How to char poblano peppers & make basic Rajas. Yum!
Have you ever had rajas? They are strips of poblano peppers, corn and onions in a delish creamy, cheesy sauce. They are ridiculously good. I like them as a side dish or put into a quesadilla. Handsome Hubby likes them wrapped in a warm corn tortilla. However you eat them… they are crazy good, and […]
Mother’s Day Wrap-up. No pictures of people, but pictures of Pom-Poms. Duh.
I just washed and put away the last champagne flute from our annual Mother’s Day Brunch. This is the 5th one we’ve hosted, and each time it gets a little easier to put together. I change the theme and/or color scheme each year. I was going to do this turquoise and apple green, with pops […]
How do you like your eggs? (A faux Robin’s egg tutorial.)
Easy faux-robin egg craft project. How do you like your eggs? Scrambled..? Over easy..? PLASTIC..? Um, no thanks for these. This post contains affiliate links These fake plastic eggs seem to multiply every year! Take some of those extras and make a better egg! Gather up a whole bunch of plastic Easter eggs. Glue the […]
This is what a present from Santa should look like.
As Santa prepares to wrap presents for the good little boys and girls, I thought I’d share a few things I know about Santa’s gift wrapping preferences. Santa likes simplicity. His wrapping paper should be plain red or plain green. He doesn’t care for patterns or prints. He likes a simple ribbon tied in a bow. […]
Yes! I am dreaming of a White Christmas…. why do you ask?
I’m linking up today with a couple of Bloggy Christmas Home Tours. Love the time of year. LOVE!! I’ve mentioned 80 ba-zillion times that I have a new color scheme each year at Christmas. I am already dreaming about what I am going to do for 2011. (Being as I am so inspired by the […]
Do I make my own decorations? Of course I do!
I love my Christmas Artwork. It says “Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.” (Handsome Hubby likes my artwork, but says the two wreaths look like a cat killed a bird on them….) I also bling-ed out my FREE chandy, which has now been at […]