...Seasonal fruits and vegetables arranged in a simple bowl create
wonderful displays for the kitchen, dining room and family rooms. Or,
think outside the box (or bowl) and use more unusual pieces to hold
those fresh picks...
Over the years, I’ve heard several women state that they have a sewing
machine, or access to one, but don’t know how to sew.... The good news is that there are many smaller and simpler
projects using a sewing machine that can be accomplished with just a few
One of my great passions in life is vintage furniture, accessories,
craft supplies and other old-fashioned goods, which I purchase from
antique shops, thrift stores, flea markets and garage sales. Recently, I
was asked if I negotiate prices when making such purchases and what the
proper etiquette is...
I am always looking for cute and inexpensive gifts to use for bridal
parties, birthday presents and other last-minute gifts. Lately, this
simple and beautiful jewelry project has been my go to. It’s not only
fun to make, but it is perfect for all sorts of different occasions....
How often have you found yourself in a waiting room or reception area
chair without a good read while you wait? Though many people pass the
time checking e-mail, surfing the web or playing a game on their smart
phone, I still appreciate the opportunity to flip through a good
I have two fashion savvy fifteen-year old daughters that are perfectly
content with the occasional thrift shop or modified apparel. The latest
endeavor was to turn plain T-shirts we found on sale at the department
store into unique tops by using vintage doilies...