Hi there!  Thanks for stopping by today.  I think I have a tutorial that is sure to help you.  I’m sure you’ve seen the many banners that are around these days.  They are very popular.  The problem is, when I pick one up, I have a hard time paying the money for something I know is a temporary decoration and usually made of paper.  Especially when I could make one quickly and easily.  Today, I am going to share with you the process I use to make my own festive, holiday banners. First of all, I should tell you that I use my Silhouette Cameo forRead More →

adventure awaits sign as part of a Hobby Lobby score I made

So, I was in Hobby Lobby.  This happens from time to time. 🙂  I was cruising the aisles.  I’m not even sure why I went in originally.  But you know, you have to just walk the store in case anything strikes your fancy, right?  I wasn’t having any luck on this particular day.  Then, I happened upon a whole clearance aisle.  I had to check it  out.  I found these word art signs. What’s the official name for these anyway?  I did not like them at all.  I was about to pass them by, but then I had a second thought.  What if I couldRead More →

DIY boxwood wreath compared to store bought

So, have you ever wondered if it’s better to buy “the real deal” vs. DIYing one for yourself? Sometimes I wonder if DIY is always the way to go.   Let’s discuss this.   Have I mentioned that I love to decorate? I love for my home to look the way…well, the way I want it to look.  Like many of you, I scour Pinterest for ideas and pictures of rooms I love.  (Do you follow my boards yet?)  It seems there are always projects to take on, things I want to incorporate into my decor, but maybe I don’t always have the money or WANTRead More →