• Salt Dough Ornaments

    how to make salt ornaments for christmas

    Homemade salt dough ornaments are so easy and fun to make.  Getting crafty during the holiday season is so much fun.  With this simple recipe you can’t go wrong. All you need are three ingredients that you probably have in your kitchen right now! Watch how to make salt dough ornaments: Salt Dough Ornament Ingredients: 4 Cups Flour 1 Cup Salt 1 1/2 Cup Water Directions: First mix the flour and salt together, then add the water.  Second kneed the Dough together .  Finally roll out the dough using a rolling pin.  Once your dough is about 1/4 inch thick use cookie cutters to make your shapes.  Don’t forget to…

  • How to Update Old Furniture

    How to update old furniture

    Today I am sharing how to update old furniture.  There are so many cheap easy ways to update older furniture.  It just takes a little work and creativity. How to Update Old Furniture Video: Why Choose Old Furniture First I want to explain why older furniture is usually the better choice.  We had been searching for a buffet table for our dinning room.  Just a simple cupboard to store our table cloths and cook books.  The trouble was all of the affordable brand new furniture was very flimsy and lightweight.  It seemed the price for the new furniture did not meet the quality I expected.  In the end the obvious…

  • How to Make a Eucalyptus Wreath

    How to Make a Eucalyptus Wreath DIY

    Today I am sharing how to make a eucalyptus wreath.  This is such a cheap easy project plus it smells great! How to make a eucalyptus wreath? Let me show you how easy it is to make this wreath.  You only need 2 supplies and 2 tools and I bet you already have all of them at home. Wreath Supplies Eucalyptus Branches (we have a tree in our neighborhood) Wire from the local craft store Tools Wire Cutters Scissors So that is it! Just 2 items. First cut off the branches that you want to use.  I looked for full leafy branches.  After they were cut I set all of…

  • Easy to Sew Sweater Alterations

    Easy Sweater Alterations

    Easy to Sew Sweater Alterations Lately I have been seeing lots of blog posts about how easy it is to take in large clothes, and I thought I might as well give it a try!  Here are some easy to sew sweater alterations.  The dark pink sweater is the one I made the alterations to and the light pink sweater is the one I used as a pattern. This is a very easy way to take in a sweater and make it fit better.  All I did was lay the big sweater down flat (make sure it is inside out) and lay the smaller sweater on top of the larger…