Upcycling Wooden Silverware Case

Hi there LKB followers!!! Donna Beth here, and I was inspired to create a memory box from an old wooden silverware case I was given. I have a friend that designs amazing sculptures, jewelry, and wind chimes from old silverware. She then ends up with lots of boxes and gives them away to those thatContinue reading “Upcycling Wooden Silverware Case”

Simple Baby Blanket with Applique

Hi All!! Welcome to another sewing project! I made these for one of my good friends. Her grandchildren are expecting soon, and these went to them! I took some progress pictures along the way of different parts of both of the blankets, but I did them the same way, so I’m combining them into 1Continue reading “Simple Baby Blanket with Applique”

Pretzel Jell-O Salad

Hi All, Today I’ll be sharing a recipe that is a family favorite of ours and we have it at almost every holiday event. Definitely the 3 majors. (Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.) It is salty and sweet and really hits the spot. I recently made a strawberry flavored one and brought it to church forContinue reading “Pretzel Jell-O Salad”

Upcycled Purse/Tote

Hi All!! Welcome to another project! I was spending some time watching some YouTube videos on crafting and came across a video by Don Kim (Click here to see the video that inspired me.) and I just knew I had to recreate it and convert to inch measurements versus the centimeter measurements he showed. IContinue reading “Upcycled Purse/Tote”

Scrap Buster: Fabric Flowers

Hi All, Life has been hectic for me with Summer Break from school with the kids home. Anyone relate? Of course anyone with kids home during the summer knows that your normal schedule of doing things gets thrown out the window for the most part and you have more questions through the day if youContinue reading “Scrap Buster: Fabric Flowers”

Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Wall Hanging

Hi All, I actually did this on the night of Tues, May 12th. 🙂 I apologize for not getting this up sooner, but you know…. the life of a mom can be unpredictable, but when there are also special needs involved… it really gets crazy sometimes. I made these Crocheted Skulls last fall following theContinue reading “Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Wall Hanging”

Cardstock Spring Egg Garland

Hi All, For spring this year, I wanted to have some updated decorations. To do this, I used cardstock and cut out egg shapes and them sewed them together on my sewing machine. This is the first time that I had tried to sew cardstock together, but it was so easy and fast! Definitely goingContinue reading “Cardstock Spring Egg Garland”

Metal Outside Table and Chair Makeover

Hi All, So this project I had thought was going to take about 3 days to complete. It was a fun project, though it turned into a week long project because of weather delays. I enjoy being able to put my random crafting skills to use to help my friends when I can. For thisContinue reading “Metal Outside Table and Chair Makeover”

Sam I Am Felt Hat

Hi All, So as moms sometimes do, I had improvise last minute on a costume for my son tomorrow for Dr. Seuss Day at school. He’s gonna be Sam I Am… cause that’s what I could come up with. He’s gonna wear his dad’s plain yellow t-shirt and this hat. If I was more ambitiousContinue reading “Sam I Am Felt Hat”

Flower Trash Can Makeover

Hi All, I have had this trash can for probably over 10 years. It was time for a new look, but it wasn’t broken or really scratched up or anything. It just felt blah after so long of looking at it. So I decided it needed a refresh. Take a look at the video belowContinue reading “Flower Trash Can Makeover”

Memory Pillow from Men’s Shirt

Hi All, For most of you that follow our page, you’ll know that my dad passed away in June of this year. When I was back helping to settle some of his affairs, I was able to get a few of his shirts that he used to wear to make into pillows. It took meContinue reading “Memory Pillow from Men’s Shirt”

Painting Ornaments with Kids

Hi All, I did these ornaments with my children. The picture above with more types and colors of ornaments we did 2019. The picture on the right are the ones we did this year in this video. It was a fun activity we could do together. https://fb.watch/3n_XBlW4pb/ Supplies: Wood ornaments (The ones pictured in thisContinue reading “Painting Ornaments with Kids”

Front Porch Sitter/Plank

Hi All, I had done this Live Video on Facebook back at the end of November of 2020. I had gone to the Pinner’s Conference in Phoenix, AZ, and this is a project that I started there in one of the classes. It really makes a statement as you walk up to our door now.Continue reading “Front Porch Sitter/Plank”

Fixing Up a Front Porch Rug

Hi All!! Welcome back! I’ve had this rug for awhile and it’s welcomed a lot of friends and family across our threshold. In November I decided it needed a refresh. Here is the video of me refreshing that rug. https://fb.watch/3mTTf8Nlex/ Supplies: Rug in need of refresh Acrylic Paint Paint brushes Safe Place to paint Instructions:Continue reading “Fixing Up a Front Porch Rug”

Turn a Bottle or Jar into a Scarecrow

Upcycling at it’s finest involves using only items that would otherwise be thrown away. The scarecrow that I make in this post is very very close to that. My kids were done with the sticker book and about ready to throw it away. Me being me however, stopped them and said, okay, mommy’s turn toContinue reading “Turn a Bottle or Jar into a Scarecrow”

Stressed out? Craft!!

Hi All, Many different people have many different ways to try to de-stress, or decompress from things going on in their lives. Perhaps their kids are driving them up a wall not listening, or at work something isn’t going how you wanted, you didn’t get a promotion, finances are tight, etc. I’ve been in allContinue reading “Stressed out? Craft!!”

Cardstock Dream Catcher

Hi All, I want to introduce you to a fellow member of the Cricut-verse! Her name is Maura Casanovas. I met her on the Cricut Design Space with Melody Lane Facebook group. She posted this amazing project and was gracious enough to have me feature it on our page too! This is a cardstock dreamContinue reading “Cardstock Dream Catcher”

Paint a Rose Tutorial

Hi All, My mom’s favorite flower was a rose or a crazy daisy. Because of this, I got good at painting roses when I was little. It’s one of the first flowers I learned to draw in fact, or was it a Tulip???? Oh well, you get the idea, anyway. I still don’t paint orContinue reading “Paint a Rose Tutorial”