Beat the Summer Heat : Cooling Neck Wraps

Beat the Summer Heat : Cooling Neck Wraps

Today's Temperature is 98 degrees with 107 heat index. So anything I can do to keep cool is a great idea. So A friend told me about these and found some directions on line and got to work. What makes a neck cooling scarf a success is its ability to stay wet for hours, thus [...]

Product Review : Pastel Colored Pencils

Product Review : Pastel Colored Pencils

Happy Tuesday ! And today's post is a present my hubby bought me at Hobby Lobby. He was in the city and asked what I wanted - I said stop in Hobby Lobby andd grab me some pastels on Sale. I usually use the soft ones in pots but he came home with these. https://www.hobbylobby.com/Art-Supplies/Drawing-Illustration/Pastels-Chalk/Pastel-Colored-Pencils---48-Piece-Set/p/138008 [...]

DIY Fabric Luggage Tags

DIY Fabric Luggage Tags

No Sew Tag: Supplies Fabric -  Bright Cotton - scraps work well) & Thread 2. Clear vinyl - for the window. 3. Interfacing  ( Heat & Bond fusible) Directions Fuse the Heat N Bond to the wrong side of one of your fabric pieces Peel off the paper backing from the Heat N Bond, place another 4×6 [...]

The Tortoise Meets the Sea Turtles : Summer Reading

The Tortoise Meets the Sea Turtles : Summer Reading

This Summer at the Library we are exploring the Ocean. This Week it's Sea Turtles! Join Teddy T. Tortoise, the famed tortoise who raced the hare, on another adventure as he vacations at the beach and meets a group of sea turtles. But one of his new buddies finds it hard to accept Teddy because [...]

DIY : Fabric YOYO Fabric clips

DIY : Fabric YOYO Fabric clips

Assorted fabric scrapsButtons and other baubles for the yo-yo centersPaper clips in assorted sizes (I purchased the extra-large version used for one of the clips here in the office section at Walmart)1/2″ circle punchCardstockHot glue To begin, make a number of fabric yo-yo’s using the fabric scraps and the  buttons and other items you gathered [...]

Book Review: Watercolor Painting at Home:

Book Review: Watercolor Painting at Home:

Easy-to-follow painting projects inspired by the comforts of home and the colors of the garden (Volume 1) (At Home, 1) Easy-to-follow watercolor techniques and projects help you find inspiration at home and paint what you see around you, from seasonal decor to favorite recipes and the flowers in your garden.As we all spend time at [...]

Graduation Time : DIY Party Idea’s

Graduation Time : DIY Party Idea’s

Graduation Party time in South Louisiana. This past weekend we had invites for 4 diffrent Graduation party's. So here's some fun ideas to make them special. Graduation Wreath: Take a plan wreath of your choice and Fill it with memories of past school years . I great way to use those old school picture to [...]

World Bee Day

World Bee Day

Bees are integral to the preservation of ecological balance and biodiversity in nature. They provide one of the most recognisable ecosystem services, i.e. pollination, which is what makes food production possible. By so doing, they protect and maintain ecosystems as well as animal and plant species, and contribute to genetic and biotic diversity.. Bees also [...]

Mother’s Day Gift : DIY TERRARIUM

Mother’s Day Gift : DIY TERRARIUM

I am making some fun and Easy DIY gifts for Mother's Day. This is the perfect gift for any plant loving Mom or. Mason jar (any size will do but I recommend a 2pint) or other glass containers.Succulent/Cacti Soil if using succulents or indoor soil if using mini fernsGravel or sandActivated charcoal (necessary if you [...]

Creative Lettering Journal with Inspirational Quotes

Creative Lettering Journal with Inspirational Quotes

Improve your hand lettering skills with inspiring quotes With a little practice, you can create exquisite works of original art with hand lettering and modern calligraphy. Build up your skills with this guided journal, filled with meaningful quotes to practice your hand lettering and lift your spirit. What sets this creative lettering journal apart: Hand [...]