Wooden Crate Christmas Advent Calendar

DIY Crate

This is the wooden crate I demonstrated how to build in my Google + Hangout.  I wasn't prepared enough to have one finished so you could actually SEE what  the finished product would look like.   Continue Reading

DIY Christmas Ornaments


I have tons of ornaments on my tree but I can still see TREE so, in my opinion, that means I need more ornaments!  I'm too cheap to buy them until after Christmas when they are all ridiculously discounted.  So, of course, I thought I'd DIY some after being inspired by ...the www!   Continue Reading

Pine Tree Topiaries {Guest Post}

pine tree topiaries

Hi! I am Stacy from Not JUST A Housewife and I am excited to be here and share a tutorial with you :) Thank you Sandra for letting me blog here today! I saw some cute pine tree topiaries in blogland thought to myself,  "I could probably make those." So I gave it a try. Here is what you will n Continue Reading

Gift Sprig Christmas Ornament

Hi all, I'm Sandra from Sawdust and Paper Scraps. I've been trying to pull together an ornament idea for some time. But, I've had a lot going on lately and I couldn't give my Christmas Ornament project the time and focus it required.  So , packed up my supplies and took them to Cabo... so I Continue Reading