Flocked Buffalo Check Christmas Tree

Flocked Buffalo Check Christmas Tree

For years I have been swooning over a the idea of a flocked Christmas tree. Well this year I dragged out my Christmas Tree put it up and plugged it in and only 1/3rd of it lit up. I tried figuring out how to get all the lights to work and well I failed. I even tried just shaking it really hard, no surprise that didn’t work either. So you want to know what I did? I ordered my dream Christmas tree. The one I had been eyeing for years and guys I couldn’t be happier. It was worth every hard earned penny. The flocking is gorgeous and it’s the fullest tree I have ever owned

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DIY Mercury Glass Mason Jar Vases

DIY Mercury Glass Mason Jar Vases

Ball® mason jars are a great inexpensive way to craft and DIY your Christmas décor. I have always had a love for mercury glass as part of my Christmas décor but the fact is real mercury glass can be really expensive. So over the years I have learned how to turn glass ware into a faux mercury glass using this technique.

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Christmas Table Setting and Decor

Christmas Table Setting and Decor

With Christmas right around the corner I wanted to show you guys how I decorate my table for Christmas. Now this is a smaller Christmas tablescape since I am not hosting this year but I am having some friends over. We all know this is my favorite holiday so why not dress up the table for them.

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Embroidery Hoop Christmas Wreath

Embroidery Hoop Christmas Wreath

My love for buffalo check is no secret so why would we expect a wreath any different? I love making embroidery hoop wreaths, they are unexpected but so simple and beautiful when done. I made this embroidery hoop wreath this past fall. I decide to make another one and wanted to walk you through step by step how to make an embroidery hoop wreath for Christmas.

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Mason Jar Christmas Tree

Mason Jar Christmas Tree

Christmas decor can be expensive so I always like to find inexpensive ways to freshen up my decor. Today I am showing you how to take small cheap Christmas trees and make them look more substantial as part of your Christmas decor. I have been loving the idea of small trees in crocks or baskets but they get pricey quick so I decided to DIY my own.

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How to cut chipboard on a Cricut Maker

How to cut chipboard on a Cricut Maker

I am excited to show you guys my newest cutting machine the Cricut Maker! Today I am going to be answering some FAQ about the Cricut Maker and also showing you how to use the knife blade to cut chipboard.

Now I have been using my Cricut Explore Air 2 non stop since I got it about 2 years ago. Here are some of my favorite Cricut projects I have made to date.

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How to Paint a Buffalo Check Vase

How to Paint a Buffalo Check Vase

If you haven’t noticed I have a slight obsession with buffalo check, well and to be honest mason jars. The past couple Christmas' I have even put up a second tree to dedicated to all things buffalo check. This buffalo check Christmas tree was one of my all-time favorite trees I have ever decorated.

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Thanksgiving Mason Jar Sign

Thanksgiving Mason Jar Sign

Decorating for Thanksgiving is always fun because it perfectly integrates into Fall decor. Now I usually skip over decorating for Halloween and just decorate for Fall. This fall I have made an embroidery hoop wreath, buffalo check mason jar, buffalo check pumpkin and a pumpkin patch sign. Today I thought I would make a Thanksgiving mason jar sign with my Cricut Explore Air 2.

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Bloody Martini Halloween Cocktail Recipe

Bloody Martini Halloween Cocktail Recipe

Spooky cocktails are not only fun to serve at a halloween party they are fun to make. I have been thinking about halloween cocktails since the summer. I knew that I wanted to do something bloody. A bloody martini seemed like the perfect cocktail to share. Pomegranate martinis are my favorite drink to make at home. Have you guys tried my Apple Pomegranate martini recipe or just my classic pomegranate martini.

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Apple Pomegranate Martini Recipe

Apple Pomegranate Martini Recipe

Pomegranate martinis are one of my favorite cocktails. Doesn’t matter if it’s a night in or a night out I will either make or order it. I decided why not try to put a fall spin on my favorite cocktail. If you want to stick to the basic make sure you check out my recipe for a pomegranate martini here.

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How to stay motivated to put the finishing touches on your renovation

How to stay motivated to put the finishing touches on your renovation

I have a tendency to get about 90% of the way done with projects and lose focus for the finishing touches… like painting trim. In fact did you guys know that I did a bathroom renovation ::cough cough:: years ago and haven’t even shown it to you? That’s because it has been 90% done but I just never got to the finishing touches.

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Hot Spiked Apple Cider Recipe

Hot Spiked Apple Cider Recipe

As the weather is getting cooler my drinks are warming up. In fact I love ice coffee so much but the other morning was a bit chilly and I had a hot coffee. This is my thought with cocktails too. The cooler the night, especially if I am outside, I tend to go for a hot toddy. Today I am sharing the recipe for hot spiked apple cider.

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Glow in the dark eyeball slime

Glow in the dark eyeball slime

It’s hard to ignore the phenomenon that is slime. Halloween is coming up so I thought I would give it a try and make glow in the dark eyeball slime. Now I will have to admit an 11 year old was consulted before I made this slime and she was able to help me with the recipe. This is a fun Weekend Craft to do with the kids.

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Caramel Apple Martini Recipe

Caramel Apple Martini Recipe

This caramel apple martini recipe is not only perfect for the fall but it will get you all the way through to Thanksgiving dinner. I have been making this recipe for years and I think every one of my friends and family has asked for this recipe. In fact when a friend found out I was hosting a Fall cocktail party with bloggers she immediately asked if I would be sharing this recipe. Well Kristine here it is.

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