Once Halloween is over, you can paint your real pumpkins and add a touch of bling to create elegant pumpkins for Thanksgiving. Why toss all of those orange pumpkins? Add a little paint, ribbon and some sparkle to create something beautiful.
Remember last week when I told you about the Top 5 craft products that I (personally) was all excited about after the CHA (Craft & Hobby Association’s) Winter Trade Show? Well, I had also been feeling a smidge a wee bit kind of fairly uninspired as of late. (Yesterday I shared the AWFUL areas […]
Last week I shared my 5 favorite new products from the CHA winter trade show, and tomorrow I’m going to share some of the images, displays and people who inspired me while I was there… but today, I’m going to keep in real and show you the sad, dreary little spots in my house that […]
One of the things that I am going to strive for in 2013 will be to get more involved with charitable organizations in my community. If you’re feeling sad or low, sometimes the best way to feel better is to help someone else. I have two organizations that mean a lot to me. They’re doing […]
So this weekend I had the opportunity to walk around the Craft & Hobby Association’s Winter Trade Show and Conference. This is where companies in the craft industry unveil new products and try to entice retailers to carry them. I wanted to give you a quick wrap up of the products that I’m personally most […]
A few days ago I shared a wrap up of the SoCal Social blogging event. One of the highlights of the event, both this year and last, was that the amazing Mark Montano joined us as our guest of honor. Me, Mark and Bev from Flamingo Toes at last month’s SoCal Social. If you aren’t […]
Do you ever feel like you have eleventy billion projects hanging over your head, but no real drive to get them finished? (Or, in some cases, even started…?) Please tell me I’m not the only one. Whenever this happens, there are a few different things that I try in order to get my creative juices […]
Mother’s Day is fast approaching and I am wracking my brain to come up with something fabulous for my annual Mother’s Day Brunch. (See previous years here, here or here) It will be a smaller group this year, and I have less prep time since I was gone at the SNAP! Conference and then had a fabulous 5 […]