Fishing Gnomes

Ahoy there! These fishing gnomes are perfect for the fish enthusiasts in your life. We all know one! Artist Ruth Johnson made these and all the handmade gnomes on this site. She shares her creative ideas with us today. For additional gnome inspiration, see these Gnome Posts for her tips … Read More

Red, white and blue American flag pillows and a DIY cushion cover on a church pew

DIY Bench Cushions

Nothing pulls together a space like fabrics; from upholstery to pillows, drapes, or cushions. Today I will show you how to make DIY bench cushions with custom piping. If you can’t find exactly what you are looking for or you don’t want the high cost of custom, you … Read More

A title for a summer skirt pattern roundup post.

Summer Skirt Pattern Roundup

Woot woot! Our beautiful weather is here, so I’ve put together this Summer Skirt Pattern Roundup for a little sewing inspiration. There’s a little bit of everything; from short to long, plus zippers, drawstrings, wraps, and elastic. Try something new! I also share lots of other sewing pattern … Read More

A strawberry basil gin smash in a highball glass, the best cocktail recipe for summer or the fourth of July

Strawberry Basil Gin Smash Recipe

This Strawberry Basil Gin Smash Recipe is as tasty as it is beautiful. Perfect for summer sipping! Everybody needs a neighbor who delivers cocktails to your door. We are lucky enough to have those neighbors, and they’ve shared their drink recipe with us today! It’s bound to put … Read More

Pizza work area from a blog post about Forno Bravo Authentic Neapolitan Pizza Dough Recipe.

Authentic Neapolitan Pizza Dough Recipe

Calling all pizza lovers! Today I am sharing our go-to Authentic Neapolitan Pizza Dough Recipe from the folks at Forno Bravo. Neapolitan Style Pizza Neapolitan pizza, or pizza Napoletana, is a variety of pizza that originated in Naples, Italy.  It is made with simple and fresh ingredients: a … Read More

A title slide for red, white & blue desserts.

Red White and Blue Desserts

You guys, there is so much delicious goodness in this post. Red, white & blue desserts are perfect for all of your summer festivities! Patriotic Desserts Any of these desserts would provide the perfect patriotic color scheme for your 4th of July celebration. Or, if you are throwing … Read More

Stenciled American flag pillows from the blog post, "How to Paint Throw Pillows".

Paint Pillows

Ready for a simple craft to celebrate the fourth of July? Allow me to show you how easy it is to paint throw pillows. This project is appropriate for all ages! It can be done with painterly precision or loosey-goosey fun, depending on how you roll. A custom … Read More

How to Make a Rustic American Wood Flag DIY

DIY Wooden Flag

Show your patriotism; learn how to make your own DIY wooden flag! This craft project is easy and fun for kids and adults alike. You really have to hand it to Betsy Ross. She knew what she was doing. The American Flag design is simple yet distinctive and … Read More

Mosaic a Table

Today, we are dropping in on my friend Deb! She’ll show us how easy it is to mosaic a table with tile. Outdoor Mosaic Tables Learn how to design and create your own table. Big or small, it need not be expensive if you employ a little creativity! … Read More

easy succulent garden planters hanging on a fence ​

DIY Succulent Planter

Well hello and happy garden green to you! Are you looking to try something new in this beautiful season? Let it be this project. An easy DIY succulent planter is as beautiful as it is fun to make. Fun Things to Do with your Friends My girlfriends and … Read More