The end of the year is the perfect time to settle in and get some things marked off your to-do list. This might include fall paint projects, experimenting with new recipes ahead of the holidays, and planning out your gift list for friends and family members. That last item can pose problems, especially when you’re trying to think of a gift for the person who has everything. Thankfully, with a little creativity and originality, you can come up with plenty of homemade gift and crafts that will show them how much you care. Here are a few DIY items that will check off a few of the people on your holiday gift list. [Read more…] about Homemade Gifts and Crafts for the Person Who Has Everything
Gifts to buy, gifts to wrap, parties to plan and attend, meals to cook … the holidays may be merry and bright, but they’re also busy. One way to make things a little more cheerful and a little less stressful is taking the time to put things in order — from your schedule to the items you need to get things done. These storage and organization ideas can help take some of the pressure off this holiday season.
Ah, fall! The sight of colorful leaves blanketing everything, the smell of pumpkin spice, the feel of cooler air playing on your skin, and the excitement of … home paint projects?
Don’t want to mess with gooey pumpkin guts? Want to learn how to paint a Halloween pumpkin? You may think it’s simple — just head to the pumpkin patch, grab a pumpkin, take it home, paint it, and stick it on your front porch, right?
Art and design are in Pam Heinen Haag’s blood. Her mother is a fine artist who paints beautiful canvases in her studio and who worked in interior design for a time before Pam was born. Surprisingly, Pam didn’t initially pursue a career in the arts; after college (where she studied political science), she found herself working for Wyse Advertising.
Hello again! If you’ve been following along, I’ve been converting my daughter’s old bedroom into a guest room. It’s been quite an adventure so far, from becoming an empty nester, to finding a new paint color, to deciding on a paint color scheme, to selecting the right shade of paint. My last entry was all about the struggles that come with accessorizing a room.
Well … the struggle continues!