Five Minute Christmas Ornament!!

While wandering the aisles of one of my favourite DIY stores, Michael's , I noticed a treasure... Hollow glass Christmas bulbs! Instantly my head was spinning and my craft senses were tingling!!! Oh the Treasures I had dreamt up in a matter of seconds. There really are at least a million things that you could do with these classic styles ornaments, and with the great price I got them for, I could have actually done a million!!! They come in … [Read more...]

Let It Snow….

There are not too many of my kind around. You know, the kind that .... LOVE SNOW!!! That's right, I love snow! I love the cold weather and bundling up. I love how pristine everything looks with a fresh blanket of snow covering it. I love the big flakes that float down from the sky and I especially love the warm fuzzy holiday feeling the snow evokes around this time of year. But.... I know most of you dread the cold white stuff that is on it's … [Read more...]

Clothespin Wreath

Haven't you always wanted a clothespin wreath?? Clothespin Wreath?? I am sure that's what most of you are thinking. Well it is one of my trickier craft quests, but well worth it and far from impossible. The end product is very shabby chic and not only makes a great gift, but, I think, a great art piece as well. They look amazing hanging on the wall during the holidays displaying all your cards from family and friends!!! This was the first … [Read more...]

Spa In A Jar

Who doesn't love a trip to the spa? An hour or two of peace and quiet, a great foot rub or facial? Heaven. However... If you have a schedule like I do, spa trips are few and far between. Not to mention, they can be pricey. But we all deserve a little pampering once in awhile, right? That's why this fun gift is the perfect treat for the busy mom (dad, sister, aunt, teacher...) on your Christmas list this season. Easy, affordable and … [Read more...]

How To Make: Easy Decorative Bulletin Board

  Skill Level:  Easy Time: Less Than One Hour Supplies:  Cork board/sheets, old picture fame you love (big), fabric you love, cardboard, glue (hot or really tacky glue) staples, scissors, utility knife, ruler. Instructions:   1.  Measure the opening in your frame, from the back side of the frame. You need the cardboard cut out to fit into the frame, as a picture or mat would. Measure and cut out your cardboard, make sure … [Read more...]

Summer Storms – How to keep the kids happy

I've been talking so much lately about getting outdoors, enjoying everything that summer offers I really haven't given you much to do on those not-so-nice days of summer.  The rainy, dreary days when the only thing to do outside is puddle jump and get soaked. We've had so many rainy days here in Nova Scotia, that seeing the sun is something to celebrate!  With so many rainy days, I just dread it!  My boys get so bored.  And I just want to rip my … [Read more...]

Hallmark for Easter

So I don't know if you've noticed but on my sidebar there is a long purple button, showing you that I'm a member of the Press Pause Panel.  I might be slightly excited about this.  For one, I love celebrating.  Weather it be a birthday party of a homecoming, or just celebrating the day because we have it.  And as you already know, Hallmark has something for every occasion. Well Easter is When???  This weekend!!  Oh wow, I'm not ready!! I'd … [Read more...]

See what I just made!!!

I've been pondering the thought of putting together an online baby shop for some time now, and after a few interesting emails last week I decided that now was the time to do it! I'm going to be opening my own Silk Fair Customized Shop and call it Supreme Baby (to go along with the new site, The Supreme Baby Shower) I've only just started putting the shop together, and thinking of idea's of great baby items to design, create and list there as … [Read more...]

More Pics from Simple&Classy and my new Model

I wanted to introduce everyone to Laurie. She is one of my Bff's and has agreed to be my earring model as I am so not photogenic. Here are some of Laurie's pics featuring earring from yours truly!! Also, I've decided to unite my paper crafting and my jewelry into one etsy store. So here are some of my latest paper crafts. Though not quite complete, I thought I'd give you a taste of my Holiday Creations. … [Read more...]

On The Third Day Of Christmas

A Busy Mommy Gave To Me A $10 Giftcard from Scrapbooking Oasis. For everyone out there knee deep in Christmas Crafting, this is an absolutely fabulous giveaway! Sylvia from Scrapbooking Oasis has offered a $10 online voucher for her wonderful business. That means the choice is yours. You can go through her site and pick out what your prize is!! I am a huge crafter, and I have already started my crafting for this holiday season. When I went … [Read more...]

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