Category Archives: Craft Projects

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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Wax Scarecrow Bowl Fillers

We have had a heat wave for the month of September with temperatures in the 90’s. That’s just not right, where were those temperatures this summer??? lol I don’t care how hot it is, it’s time to get some fall decorating done…well, time to start it anyway!  I’m really enjoy making wax pantry cakes, ( you…

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Crafting A Wax Pantry Cake

I know many of you see these wax pantry cakes and they can be pricey if you are buying them from someone. So I decided to try my hand at it.  I didn’t want to try anything bundt size, so I kept my eye out for a small mold at Goodwill and yesterday I found…

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Prim Candle Holder

The other day, I was at Home Depot to pick up my 5 gallon jug of water and of course I had to take a browse around the store.  I’m sure I am not the only woman who likes Home Depot!  I was looking for some lathe wood and that’s when I saw the garbage…

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Priming Up the Deck

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve written a post.  Today the hubby is off at a conference, so it’s one of those days where I don’t have to cook and I get to play! I’m just now getting to work on the putting some flowers on the back deck. The temperature today is going…

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Mason Jar Holder

I have joined several new groups on Facebook, one does nothing but use chalk paint on everything from furniture to mason jars. It really has me inspired to start doing some painting.  Every time I go to Goodwill,  I see things I could buy and repaint.  I have to talk myself out of it because…

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Primitive Soap Dish

I am so glad the weather is getting warmer, it gave me an opportunity to go outside and cut out this project. I bought this at Goodwill for 99 cents, whoever made it didn’t do a very good job of cutting it out, but I liked the rough texture of the wood and had the…

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