Archive of ‘DIY’ category

Stamping Nowadays

by Elisabeth Willard

Wedding bells are ringing in my neck of the woods, and what a joyous season it is!! And I’m pretty sure I have the most involved groom I’ve ever even heard of… which is incredible. Since day one of wedding plans, he’s been right beside me, and we get to do everything together. Not only […]

A Toast to the Perfect Summer!

by Original Staff
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Its summer!!! (okay–it’s spring, but I love this time of year!!!) With the warmth I always enjoy having guests over for grilling out, enjoying the patio, and enjoying great conversation! I also like coming up with ways to make classic hosting items seem a little more spectacular and thought this was a fun, inexpensive way […]

Guest Post: Surviving the Road Trip (with kids)

by Jess Keys
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A few weeks ago, my husband decided that our kids were at a good age to start taking more family road trips. Immediately, my mind went to our last road trip and to the endless repeating chants of, “Are we there yet?” To avoid that, it became my mission to make the “on the road” […]

Fun Friday: Up-Cycle Old Jewelry

by Elisabeth Willard
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I don’t know about you, but I’ve accumulated lots of cheap jewelry over the years. Well–the problem with cheap jewelry is that at some point, it’s bound to break! So then I end up with these charms with no chain, tops of rings, or I lose one earring, etc. I tend to be a bit […]