Gorgeous Faux Velvet DIY Ornaments

Gorgeous Faux Velvet DIY Ornaments

Did you ever have one of those sweet little jewelry boxes with the ballerina that twirled in front of the mirror, and it played music?! It was on my wish list for several years as a child, and I remember my eyes welling up with tears when I finally got one. I just loved that miniature ballerina with the real tulle skirt. Too bad her face was painted so poorly, but I still loved it.…

Modern Boho DIY Christmas Countdown

Modern Boho DIY Christmas Countdown

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and I am adding to the excitement with this modern boho DIY Christmas countdown. Our family has always enjoyed Christmas countdowns and advent calendars to prepare our hearts for the big day. I’m sure my daughters are mostly excited to open presents, but as they grow, they grasp the true meaning of Christmas and why we celebrate, and the countdown is a fun way to bring those…

Vintage DIY Christmas Advent

Vintage DIY Christmas Advent

There are a few Christmas traditions in our home that our kids will probably never outgrow. The main one being an Advent calendar. Each year, their Advents look a little different, but the idea stays the same. Counting down the days until Christmas brings joy, anticipation, and hopefully remembrance for the day to be celebrated. Our youngest daughter recently said that Christmas is about love and Jesus’s birthday, and the love part has stuck with…

Beautiful and Free Thanksgiving Decorations

Beautiful and Free Thanksgiving Decorations

When all eyes are on the turkey and the gravy is being made with the drippings, I’m enjoying the decorations. Don’t get me wrong, I look forward to my favorite Thanksgiving dishes each and every year, but the decorations add to my memories and ambiance of the special day. With just a few of my favorite DeWalt tools, I made beautiful and free Thanksgiving decorations. Thanksgiving decorations aren’t just for the table, you can add…

Epic Pirate Themed Birthday Party

Epic Pirate Themed Birthday Party

What is better than a 70th birthday? Maybe a 70th birthday on Halloween! My mom was born in 1952 on October 31 and has always loved Halloween. She dresses up every year and goes all out decorating her home and front yard for the festivities. To celebrate her special 70th birthday, we threw an epic pirate themed birthday party. It became obvious to me that the party space needed a pirate ship as well as…