Tips for Sending Your Kids to Camp

Camp Checklist

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Tween Crafts

Tween Memo Board 2

When I started this blog, way back in 2007, my daughter was two years old. She was my muse. Most of my crafts were very cute, and they were geared towards toddler and then elementary-aged girls. Flash forward to 2016. My daughter is almost 11 and is heading off to middle school next year. MyContinue Reading

Patio Chair Makeover

Pillow Badge

One of my favorite things to do in the Spring is to freshen up my patio for the warm months ahead. I don't have much of a design budget though, so I usually try to add one or two new items and then I "shop" around my house and mix and match the things IContinue Reading

Taking Control of Your Creative Business

Desk Photo stock

"If you don't waste your energy on variables you cannot influence, you can focus much more effectively on those you can." -Dan Harris I've been thinking a lot about this quote. To be honest, my life is in a bit of an upheaval right now. My husband was laid off in December. Which means myContinue Reading

Pretty Pencil Holder


People who know me in "real" life would never believe this, but my studio is a mess. I'm neat freak when it comes to my home, but my studio? It looks like my high school bedroom. (I wasn't always concerned with being neat, right Mom?) Every once in awhile I go through and get organizedContinue Reading

A Day in the Life of Kunin Felt Enthusiasts Blog Hop

LB April Hop 2

Welcome to "A Day in the Life of Kunin Felt Enthusiasts" blog hop. Join us for a day with Kunin, from morning until night, whether a mug rug to enjoy your morning coffee from, working in the garden or a welcoming wreath on the front door, you are sure to be inspired by the greatContinue Reading

Monogrammed Herb Pots

Herb Pot Place Settings

It's almost Wedding and outdoor party season! I love to set a fancy table and these cute, monogrammed herb pots can really elevate a table setting and also serve as gifts for your guests.They would be great on Mother's Day gifts too. What would you use them for? You can get the full tutorial onContinue Reading

Printing with Vegetables

Printing with Bok Choy

When I was little I hated to eat vegetables and I spent a lot of time finding ways to get out of eating of them. When I was a toddler, my super-fun godfather would quickly eat my peas when my mom turned away. When I got older, I taught my younger siblings how to putContinue Reading

DIY Faux Nature Specimens

Egg Speciman

I've always been fascinated by the Victorian-age habit of collecting nature specimens and all that went along with it. From the walks through the English countryside, tea drinking, collecting, cataloging, sketching, and then displaying of in cabinets, the whole thing is just so interesting to me. It kind of shows you what people did beforeContinue Reading

DIY Mini-Notebooks for Your Creative Planner

Travel Notebook 1

I love tucking a cute, mini-notebook into my planner. I usually use it to make shopping or errands lists when I'm sitting at my desk then, when I'm heading out the door, I just slip it out of my planner and take it along with me. There are a lot of notebooks out there youContinue Reading