Can you believe it's December already? It seems like the summer was just yesterday! I had intended to put up our new tree after our Thanksgiving feast, however, as you know I was down with the sickness. So we got to put it up yesterday! I have the scars to prove it! I only got … Continue reading Happy December!
Well hello sweetie, fancy meeting you here. Little different, eh? I've changed my name, after all, what do I blog about more than glitter? Well besides Doctor Who (in which this post will contain both!)... wibbly wobbly bloggy woggy. The layout is not agreeing with me, so that must remain the same... for now. I … Continue reading DIY: Glitter Ornaments – Mixing Glitter
Ok, lets get real for a moment. Sandy has officially made landfall just above the Maryland and Delaware shores in southern New Jersey. She has been beating my area with heavy winds and rain thus far and has been completely destroying shore landmarks along our coast. It's been quite a crazy day and we are … Continue reading DIY: Best Methods for Glitter Ornaments
We're hunkering down and preparing for Sandy. State of emergencies have been issued, people are running amuck through the grocery stores, people are buying the usuals (milk, eggs, water, gas)... and I'm sitting here eating and crafting. As usual. It's crazy to think that within a few days, there will most likely be no leaves … Continue reading DIY: Have a BOOty-full Halloween!
Happy Halloween Wreath The other night at "Craft and Wine Night" we decided to make some holiday and autumn wreaths! Remember the "Mummy" wreath I made? This is what generated that idea! We even had some new additions to the craft and wine tradition. I decided to use NOODLES! Yes, as in POOL NOODLES! I … Continue reading More BOOtiful wreaths!
IT'S CHRISTMAS IN JULY! I hope you all are celebrating! I am! I've been making lots of glass ornaments, using so many of the glass and jar ideas I see on Pinterest recently. The only thing I haven't done is started to listen to Christmas music... yet. Now Christmas movies, on the other hand, absolutely. … Continue reading DIY: Painting and staining glass ornaments
I'm sure you have all seen this pin on Pinterest recently: Making your own decorative flip-flops! Anyway, I used to do this when I was younger, but obviously Pinterest was never around to share it so I was excited to pick it back up when I saw this tutorial. But sewing beads on seemed like … Continue reading That’s an Idea! – Button Flip-flops
Happy Independence Day to all in the US! I pray it's not terribly hot and we don't get the same storms that have been moving through the DC area in the past few days. Friday we got a gnarly storm called a "Derecho" late Friday evening. I had never even heard of one before that … Continue reading The “Broad Stripes and Bright Stars” shirt
I'm currently house-sitting and without super crafting supplies, so I thought I'd do a throw-back. Luckily I did bring my crocheting, so I'll be able to handle that for the time-being. There are kitties in my midst and I am not sure if they fall into the stereotypical realm in their love for yarn... so … Continue reading Craft and Wine Night: Our past fun