Category / Family Fun

December 11, 2013
Good Morning friends!  I can’t wait to share with you two family friendly crafts for you to enjoy. My kids love to craft with me and I love it when I am working on something for HGTV that they can help me with. First, I’d like to share paper snowflakes!Read moreTwo Family Friendly Holiday Crafts

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November 25, 2013
Well, mother nature has delivered freezing temperatures to Cape Cod. The chicken waterers were frozen. The wind is a whipping and outdoor fun is now limited. Most of our fun on these types of days is limited to indoors. Usually, it involves crafting. This week made the cutest chicken Christmas ornaments.Read moreDIY Felt Chicken Christmas Ornaments

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September 18, 2013
Fall crafts are some of my favorites!  I love crafts that involve the family and imagination. I also adore all things miniature.  So with some childhood memories as inspiration, we crafted these fall inspired leaf people. There is even a wizard in the mix!Read moreFall Leaf People

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September 4, 2013
I know it’s early for fall decorating, but I have been busy working with HGTV Gardens on some Halloween crafts. Today, I’m sharing with you these creepy black widow lace covered lamps complete with spiders and webs! I surrounded the vases with spiny succulents from my garden. These lamps were great fun to make and…

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August 21, 2013
By the request from HGTV Gardens, they asked me if I could share garden inspired origami. The timing was perfect!  All summer long the kids have been going crazy folding papers into all sorts of wonderful creations. We have all been having so much fun that it seemed like no work at all. I wanted…

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August 14, 2013
 This week, we crafted back to school gifts for the teachers. I know that teachers receive plenty of gifts throughout the school year, so I always try to make sure that the gift is not only pretty but functional. We created this ink pen bouquet made from silk flowers and ink pens.  These pretties can…

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June 19, 2013
This week I am sharing with you how to make a one of a kind flag for your garden.This is an easy project that you can do in an hour or two and makes great use of fabric scraps or remnants. I could not decide between the visual concept that I had for two flags…

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June 12, 2013
It’s hard to believe that Father’s Day is next weekend.  My husband is one of those people that it is impossible to shop for and the kids and I always rack our brains to find something that is perfect for him each year.  In our household, we always love to give at least one homemade…

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June 5, 2013
It is no secret that one of my gardening loves is to garden in miniature.  I am over the moon that I was able to share with folks how to plant their very own miniature fairy garden over on HGTV Gardens. There I have shared over 30 photos of the garden.  Here’s a preview. Read…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.