Back to School & Teacher Ideas 2014


Back to School time is upon us. Yikes! Time to get the kiddos ready with school supplies, routines, schedules, pick ups and more. Over the past few years of blogging I've shared many ideas and thought it would be great to link to my actual Back to School category for easy reference. Ideas include..... ✔ Create a homework station ✔ Meet the Teacher gift ideas ✔ treat bags for students ✔ … [Read more...]

{Zebra Birthday Card} using Cricut Paisley Cartridge

Zebra in Car Birthday Card

If you love whimsical images and have a cricut die cutting machine the Paisley cricut cartridge is one to have in your collection. It includes this adorable zebra in a car image that is perfect for little girl or big girls too! My twin nieces celebrated their 9th birthday recently and had a party theme of zebra stuff. If you've been following my blog or creativeness for any amount of … [Read more...]

Paper Scraps Organization Tip


Being a paper crafter I have found a great way to organize my paper scraps so that I use them first before pulling out a new sheet. In this video I will share how I organize and store them. I've been using this technique for about 2 years and it has really saved me time and money.  I hope that it helps someone else who may have a drawer full of scraps.  :)     Sharing this … [Read more...]

4th of July Mantel Decor 2014


Being that I love primitive country decor the americana theme just fits right into my style of decorating.  I like to decorate for most all holidays in one form or another and wanted to share what I put on my 4th of July mantel for 2014. The mirror shelf hangs right above my fire place.   I like to mix and match colors, patterns, old and new and move things around until it … [Read more...]

{Happy Birthday “Cash” Banner Gift} for the Hard to Buy for Person!


Today I am sharing a sure fire way to create a gift for the hard to buy for person in your life. My super sweet father-in-law is not the easiest person to buy a gift for and when we asked him what he wanted for his birthday his answer was "just a happy birthday".  Well, I gave him just that....with a little cash attached.  :)  I love it and so did he! Perfect gift for the "hard to by for … [Read more...]

DIY {Vintage Nation} Firecrackers | Repurposed Cricut Cartridge Boxes (Video Tutorial)

DIY Firecrackers

I am in 4th of July crafting mode right now.... and am super excited to show you my crafty project today! If you've been a follower of my blog or youtube channel for awhile you may have seen some of my ideas with repurposing cricut cartridge boxes. If I didn't tell you this was a recycled or repurposed crafty would you guess that these firecrackers were really used cricut boxes?  I am in love … [Read more...]

Primitive Patriotic Burlap Wreath


☀☀ Happy Summer friends! ☀☀ It is hard to believe that we are gearing up for the summer holidays.  Woot woot! FLAG DAY is June 14th and 4th of July is on its way too! Burlap is all the crafting and decorating rage and I couldn't be more happy.  Take a look around blogland and on pinterest and you will not be disappointed.  I have always LOVED country crafting (thus my name) and burlap just … [Read more...]

Our Dad Our Hero Canvas Frame | Video Tutorial


Hello everyone and happy week-end!  I hope you are having a great week so far.  It's the first week of June and the weather here in southeast Texas is fairly pleasant.  Considering we are usually up in the triple digits this time of year.  Yes, it routinely  gets pretty hot and stays around 100 degrees for many - many days at a time so I am welcoming this break this year in the weather.  We're … [Read more...]