I've always loved Jurassic Park. My brother was obsessed with it when we were kids and I always get that sense of nostalgia when I watch it. So I was excited when they announced Jurassic World.... not to mention Chris Pratt, need I say more. I have been seeing toy dinosaurs everywhere since the movie was announced. So I picked this guy up at CVS for my desk at work. I also have a some succulents and a cactus at my desk and then it hit me why don't I make this dinosaur into an airplant holder. So on Friday T Rex went into my purse and travelled home for a bit of cosmetic surgery.Read More
Saturday I found myself at Ikea.... I know what your thinking Ikea on a Saturday has this girl lost her mind? But I had a friend in town that wanted to go and I can't resist a reason to go to Ikea even if it is a Saturday. Now I wasn't looking for anything in particular but I have been wanting to liven up the house with plants. Even though it was snowing outside I can't help but be excited that it is Spring.Read More
Easter is just around the corner and I can't believe how early it is this year, April 5th. I've been asked to host Easter and my house is very small so the thought of it is stressing me out! So naturally what do I do? I craft.... or eat dip. So why not do both. I had a left over salsa container (coincidence?) that I thought would make a great vase for the dinner table on Easter. I ran the jar through the dishwasher.Read More
Oh boy do I have a treat for you today! One of my best friends who is a bonafide urban farmer (Chicken's and all). Not only is she an urban farmer but she is also an amazing photographer, designer and illustrator. She runs Crimson Crane Studios out of Somerville, MA. I am giving my crafty partners in crime full reign over Weekend Craft today.
So without further ado I'd like to introduce Ellie from Crimson Crane Studios to teach you How to Can Pickles as well as an adorable illustrated printable jar labelRead More