Category Archives: Craft Projects

Grow Old with Me

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and New Year.  Can you believe the first week of the new year is already under our belt?  I felt bored yesterday, so I decided to go out shopping to see if I could find any bargains..Christmas was 75% off in some places, but I really don’t need…

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This Is Our Happy Place

Happy New Year Everyone!!  As we enter into a new year, just remember that you have 365 blank pages to write a book, make it a good one. I just want to share a quick project with all of you.  The saying, “This Is Our Happy Place” has special meaning for me.  When my husband…

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Merry Christmas Eve House Tour

Here we are at Christmas Eve already…the decorating has been done since Thanksgiving. Last week I baked all my cookies in one day! Our youngest son and wife came over the weekend, so we had our Christmas with them.  Our oldest son and family sent our presents from Texas and we opened those too. I…

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Faux Primitive Old Fashioned Peppermint Sticks

A couple months ago, I started making mesh wreaths.  Something I always wanted to try doing and after watching several YouTube videos I decided to give it a try.  One video I was intrigued with was the Dollar Store Mesh Wreath, being the “frugal” person that I am, if I’m going to screw up making…

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Repurpose a Basket into a Pumpkin

Today is the last day of summer! I don’t know about where you live, but here in Western PA, it has been hot & humid with lots of rain.  I’ll be glad when all this humidity is gone and I can enjoy it outside again.  I’m a real baby when it comes to the heat…I…

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Personalized Cups

Hi There, It’s Thanksgiving Eve and I’m just popping in for a moment to share this quick craft project I did the other day.   What you need are plain white cups or mugs and a black sharpie.  Write the saying on your cups, I decided to use Wifey, Hubby and the name of my…

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Mom’s Date Balls

Here it is December 10, 2016 and 15 days until Christmas!  Have you started your Christmas baking yet?  I haven’t done any serious baking, but last night while it was snowing, I decided to make these quick and easy date balls.  I think these cookies are really my favorite. Either you love dates or you…

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Painting a Bird House using a Wax Technique

Hello, Wow, it’s been months since I’ve been able to write a blog post and I’ve really missed doing them. I have been so busy with packing and moving into our retirement home. We (hubby and me) have done some really exciting remodeling, with the help of our handy man/carpenter/jack of all trades.  I hope to share some…

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How to “trim” a Christmas Tree

Hi everyone, I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I honestly don’t know where the month of November went to…but here we are into December already!  Traditionally, I always put my tree up the Friday after Thanksgiving. I admit, I don’t do the Black Friday shopping anymore.  Everyone in our family just wants “money”…

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Primitive Wood Presents

The leaves are finally changing colors this week, a late peak in our area here in Western Pennsylvania.  Fall is my favorite time of year and we had some really nice, sunny days the past 2 weeks.  I even got some “fall” cleaning done! Washed some windows and even put up the “winter” curtains.  I…

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