Monthly Archives: April 2011

Extra Long Pillow

I felt like trying something new yesterday and my brown leather couches in our family room have been looking very dull.  I love the look of pretty throw pillows, but I quit using them in this room a year or … Continue reading

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my new pillow experiment

Would you like to see the new pillow I am working on?  It is an experiment but I am definitely hoping it turns out so I can make more.  Purple isn’t my color, but I had some in my stash … Continue reading

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Blossoms

My cherry tree is in full blossom.  It’s one of those things I look forward to every year.  The sight of my beloved tree covered with beautiful white blossoms fills my heart with happiness and never fails to bring a … Continue reading

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Something old becomes NEW

I have had this wild idea inside my head for a few months.  I have been wanting to make a GIGANTIC porch lantern out of old windows.  The man I got these windows from on Craigslist was offering them up … Continue reading

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Artistic Easter Eggs

There are no children in our home to make Easter full of activities. We celebrate the quiet peace and usually dye eggs so we can have them for our favorite egg salad sandwiches.  But this year I wanted to try … Continue reading

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Easter Garland

About a month ago I found a pack of 20 Easter greeting cards at Ross for $4.00.  I loved their vintage inspired images so I bought them. I made a little garland with them using a paper punch and some … Continue reading

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Quick, easy (& inexpensive) Easter Wreath

For years now I have wondered WHY peeps are made, do they taste good to anyone?  Just watching my children (there is my answer) take a bite almost makes me sick.  I’ve never been one for marshmellow-ish sugar.  Now I … Continue reading

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reflective easter

Today is a day of reflection for me, even more so with Easter fast approaching.  As I have considered the holiday this year, I have wondered what will make it special for me.  And in my reflexion, so many wonderful … Continue reading

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Coconut Bird Nests

These little birds nests are a great Easter or spring treat.  My children enjoyed making them with me. Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups sweetened coconut 1 large egg white candy eggs (we used Cadbury mini eggs) In a bowl, mix coconut … Continue reading

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Hooray!

By this evening, I felt a bit like my little man and wanted to jump and shout hooray too!  It is the week of Easter.  The kids were off school today and I’d say the week began splendidly.  The funniest … Continue reading

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