Archives for 2015

4 Packet Crock Pot Roast

Pot Roast is one of my favorite meals and when I can put it in the crock pot it makes it even better.  Plug it in and let it cook all day and when I arrive home I can make some potatoes and another veggie and dinner is served. To season my roast I usually use a packet of Onion Soup mix or the packet mix from McCormick's for pot roast but was intrigued to try some new flavors when I ran across … [Read more...]

Simple Rustic Christmas Arrangement using Dollar Tree Flowers

I love country christmas and this arrangement just screams my name.  When I ran across these burlap flowers at the Dollar Tree I knew I had to incorporate them into some sort of floral piece for my home.  So simple and pretty. Here is a video that I share how I put this sweet arrangement together.  I love doing YouTube video tutorials and hope you follow me over there on my … [Read more...]

Santa’s Magic Bubbles

Tis the season for kids class parties, neighbor gifts, office and co-worker random acts of kindness and just those people you want to give a little something to.  Here is a cute idea that I think anyone would get a kick out of . Just a few supplies and you can create a bunch of these for a few bucks. Here is a video showing you how. bubbles ~ Dollar Tree labels ~ Hobby Lobby santa … [Read more...]

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{HOMESPUN Candy Canes} Home Decor & a Give-away! {CLOSED}

Hello everyone!  I am so sorry that I have been MIA here on my CCbyTracy blog but I've been busy crafting and helping at the Select Furnishings store.  We've had several events and sales going on at the store the past month but now will be settling into the holidays.  I hope I can get some crafting tutorials up here on the blog.  I've also been pretty active on my YouTube channel and would love to … [Read more...]

HO HO HO Paper Mache Christmas Handpainted Blocks

I was super excited when I found these HO HO HO paper mache blocks at Wal-Mart this year.  I understand they were around last year as well but my store did not have them until now.  Yay! Here is a video tutorial of how I painted the letters, added dots for a polka-dotted themed Christmas.  Enjoy!   … [Read more...]

Fall Frolic Craft Show Pictures

Hi everyone -- even though I am a little MIA here on my blog I am pretty active on YouTube and getting ready for some upcoming events at the Select Furnishings store. I design exclusively for Select Furnishings in Brenham, Texas. Here is a quick look at a craft show we did from 10/29/15 showcasing the many new items in the store. Select Furnishings store is located in Brenham, … [Read more...]

“BOO” Gingham Burlap Country Wreath Happy Halloween!

I love all things rustic and country and am a {true} country girl at heart. The combination of burlap, gingham or checkered fabric makes my heart sing. In this video I share how I created a country BOO gingham burlap wreath for the Halloween season. If you can't see the video below -- click here to see on YouTube. … [Read more...]

Fall Porch Inspiration – #throwbackthursday

Happy October 1, 2015 guys!  I can not believe that we have turned another calendar page to welcome a brand new month. Today I am sharing some fall inspiration from way back in 2011. Shame on me but I still have not gotten out my fall decor to decorate (gasp, I know). Maybe looking at these photos from year's past will get my rear in gear to get my stuff out and decorate. How about you?  Do you … [Read more...]

Handpainted School Spirit Jeans

Hi everyone ~ sharing pictures of some handpainted school spirit jeans I created for a friend to help celebrate Homecoming week.  If you can't see the video below click here to view on YouTube. … [Read more...]