Ice Cream Scale Update

Give an old scale a fresh look with a coat of paint!

Give an antique store find new life with a fresh coat of paint! I found THE cutest little ice cream scale at an antique store a couple of weeks ago! Well, cute except for the dingy beige color it was wrapped in. But I knew I could give this little beauty new life with a […]

Tried it Tuesday #124


It seems like every couple of months I’m on hunt for a new recipe for overripe bananas. I don’t know what my family’s deal is, but we are slooooow banana eaters. I’ve tried several recipes that have been big hits, but I like to try new things. Today’s recipe, you guessed it, uses overripe bananas, […]

Tailgating Mason Jar Cozy

Make these Mason Jar Cozies in your football team's colors and personalize with initials. Great gift idea and only takes 15 minutes to make!

Personalized mason jar cozies in your team’s colors make a great Christmas gift idea! Football season is just around the corner. I grew up rooting for the University of Tennessee and, as we say around here, my blood runs orange! When I stumbled across this orange and white chevron material in the Joann’s fabric remnants […]

Home Decor: Adding Dimension to Walls


Welcome to another week of Must Have Craft Tips hosted by Michele from The Scrap Shoppe, Bev from Flamingo Toes, Allison from A Glimpse Inside, and me, Kara from Mine for the Making! This month we are sharing tips for decorating! Today I am going to share five tips on adding dimension to walls in […]

Learn, Live, Hope Printable

A wise quote from Albert Einstein. FREE printable!

I love this wise quote from Albert Einstein. It’s a great reminder of how to live life and stress less. Something I think we can all use! I’m sharing this as a free printable today! You can download it here.   Enjoy! Linking up to Flamingo Toes, Today’s Creative Blog, Tidymom, My Repurposed Life, Tatertots […]

Tried it Tuesday #123


Today’s Tried it Tuesday recipe is a fun, summery twist on one of my favorite recipes. As summer winds down, I’m cramming in as many light meals as a I can before we dive into fall and all of the soups, casseroles, and big warm meals.   Pin it This Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad from […]

Monogram Tray

Give a tired tray a fresh update with Chalky Finish paint in trendy colors and a pretty monogram!

Update a thrifty find with Chalky Finish paint for an entire new look! This month DecoArt challenged their bloggers to a transform a yard sale find using their Chalky Finish paint. I don’t make it to many yard sales, but I am all over thrift stores, antique stores, and especially avid on going to barn […]

Home Decor: Easy Decorating Tips


Welcome to another week of Must Have Craft Tips – hosted by Michele from The Scrap Shoppe, Kara from Mine for the Making, Allison from A Glimpse Inside and me (Bev from Flamingo Toes)! This month we’re focusing on Home Decor and today I’m sharing my favorite 3 Easy Decorating Tips for Any Decor! These […]

Apple Embroidery Hoop

Turn an embroidery hoop into an apple perfect for hanging notes for class. Such a fun teacher gift idea for back to school!

The apple embroidery hoop is a fun back to school teacher gift idea! I love a good doily project, and this one is super cute for the teachers your know! This apple embroidery hoop is the perfect place for teachers to hang little note reminders or photos right on their desk. It’s so easy to […]

Tried it Tuesday #122


Today’s Tried it Tuesday recipe is one of the earliest I tried when joined Pinterest years ago. Somehow it is only just now making it into the Tried it Tuesday lineup, but you guys are going to love it. It’s refreshing and tasty and perfect for a crowd. I’m thinking it may be perfect for […]