Category Archives: Crafts

DIY Door Wreath Trio

I wonder if I offended some with my last post?  Crickets. Anyway, I saw this image via Pinterest and loved it.  Wanted to attempt it myself. Supplies: 9″ (I think) wreaths from Michael’s.  I think these are too big.  Next … Continue reading

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How to Do Hollywood Regency on the Cheap

Your grandma’s Fort Lauderdale condo artwork from 1985 (courtesy of a consignment store for $3.00) Plus, my lame attempt at a subdued-hued Kate Spade water color: Equals a lil bit of Hollywood Regency. (excuse the bad camera phone photo on … Continue reading

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My First IKEA Hack.

I have officially joined the ranks of IKEA hackers.   I started with the SNUDDA lazy Susan for $8.   Why is it called the SNUDDA and not the “Lata Signe?”   Anyway,   I tossed on a primer when I was doing … Continue reading

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A Fix for Odd Frame & Matte Sizes

Remember this post about all the $3.00 frames I bought?  I was so happy until I tried to find something that would FIT the frames….Neither the frames nor the mattes are standard sizes!  UGH. But then, I ran across some brilliance at … Continue reading

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Circus Banners!

I have put off writing this post — mostly because I started off snapping lots of photos with the intention of making this into a tutorial.  See, I read a lot of blogs — many of which have intense photojournalistic-style tutorials filled … Continue reading

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DIY Frame for Hair Barrettes

Over Christmas, I went shopping with my sisters & mom and we stopped at this cute little boutique in Shreveport. They had amazing clothes, gifts and art for children — you know, Beatles T-shirts for $1.2 million dollars and the … Continue reading

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Thank you, Fabulous Jane!

I can now proudly display these buttons on little old SNM……if only I can figure out how to get them to show up. Hmmm. See, the very crafty Jane at Finding Fabulous featured the DIY Art Wall on Frugalicious Friday Favorites … Continue reading

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Painting with Wee Ones

Here is a little post about arts & crafts at the SNM household.  Now, full disclaimer here:  I like to be creative and I like to instill that into my children.  Truth.  Another truth:  I am anal-retentive and get REALLY … Continue reading

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DIY Lovelies

I am so amazed at the DIY-ers there are out in blog land.   I will go online to search one simple thing and HOURS later,  I awake from this blacked-out state not knowing what sites I have been to or … Continue reading

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DIY Arts & Crafts

I finally got around to snapping some shots of stuff I have created on my own or with the help of my husband.  (For those that aren’t aware, my husband is like Norm Abrams but H-O-T.  Oh yeah, and younger).  … Continue reading

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