Homemade Mug Mats

Homemade Mug Mats

Welcome to my Home for the Holiday Addition: Home for the holidays means heart felt gifts made from my home - Today's projects Coffee Cup ( Mug) mats. A coaster seats a cup and nothing more whereas a mug rug usually accommodates a mug and a cake or cookies. A mug rug is a mini quilt varying in size from 4” [...]

DIY Friday * Receyled Cans

DIY Friday * Receyled Cans

It's Friday ! and another week is done. Today we celebrate National Crushing Can Day with some great recycling projects with Cans. So dont throw them away recycle them. Crush the can so that the top and bottom meets. Coat with a base coat and let dry. Put on hanger and flip over and decorate. [...]

Embroidered Kitchen Garden: Vegetable, Herb & Flower Motifs to Stitch & Savor

Embroidered Kitchen Garden: Vegetable, Herb & Flower Motifs to Stitch & Savor

Vegetable, Herb & Flower Motifs to Stitch & Savor by Kazuko Aoki Zakka Workshop https://www.amazon.com/s?i=stripbooks&rh=p_27%3AKazuko+Aoki&s=relevancerank&text=Kazuko+Aoki&ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1 Embroidery artist and avid gardener Kazuko Aoki shares her newest collection of exquisite designs inspired by her very own kitchen garden. This bountiful assortment of embroidery motifs includes everyone’s favorite garden treats. From humble tomatoes and radishes to show-stopping figs and [...]

Acorn Quilt Block

Acorn Quilt Block

Happy Friday - my Friends ! Today I am sharing an Acorn quilt block. With the change of weather starting my mind turns to quilting. And this fun little block has tons of possibilities....Lisa Brown fabric stripes for topOrange fabric scraps for acorn body ( or you can make this with fall scraps for a [...]

First Day of School * Lunch box recipes

First Day of School * Lunch box recipes

Happy Thursday Food blogger fans ! It's first day of school here so its all about Lunch: Turkey Roll Up Recipe : 8 thin slices cooked turkey 4 flour tortillas (6 inches), room temperature 1 large tomato, thinly sliced 1 medium green pepper, cut into thin strips 1 cup shredded lettuce1 cup shredded cheddar cheese [...]

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

History : , also known as midsummer, occurs when one of the Earth's poles has its maximum tilt toward the Sun. It happens twice yearly, once in each hemisphere (Northern and Southern). For that hemisphere, the summer solstice is when the Sun reaches its highest positionin the sky and is the day with the longest period of daylight. Within the Arctic [...]

DIYGarden

DIYGarden

Keeping houseplants watered while you are away is always a concern for plant lovers. Making an inexpensive watering system for your plants from plastic pop bottles allows you to take care of your plants without the security risks that come from having others enter your home when you are not there Keeping houseplants watered while [...]