Halloween Tips & Ideas

Halloween Tips & Ideas - Parties, Stocking Up & More

This Halloween Tips & Ideas Page contains a growing number of ideas such as frugal ways to buy costumes, activities for parties, and tricks for finding discounted Halloween decor.

We do celebrate Halloween, but not the ghoulish, horrifying aspects of the holiday. We encouraged our kids to plan their costumes months in advance. And also to be creative, fun and frugal in their dressing up ideas.

Since we loved walking our neighborhood and talking with our neighbors, many would wait for us to get to their homes before turning out the lights and calling it a night. Halloween is a great time for … Read more »

Valentine’s Day Decorations & DIY Projects

Valentine Day Decorations, Crafts & DIY Projects!

This Valentine Day Decorations, Crafts & DIY Projects Page contains a growing list of decor and craft projects.

Valentine Wall Decor Craft

This is one of the simple and fun Valentine Day Decorations – DIY project for the wall. We started with a picture frame that we picked up at a rummage sale for $.50. Our silvery/gold frame measured 14-inches x 17-inches. We took out the piece of cardboard backing from the inside of the frame and cut a piece of red foil wrapping paper about 1/2-inch larger on each side (1 inch total larger) than the cardboard. Steve spray mounted … Read more »

Easter / Spring Decor & DIY Projects

Easter Decor, Crafts & DIY Projects. Great for Spring! #EasterDecor #EasterCrafts #EasterDIYProjects #SpringDecor #SpringCrafts #SpringDIYProjects

This Spring/ Easter Decor and Do It Yourself Super Page contains several Spring craft projects. 

Give these Spring/Easter craft projects a try: an Easter Egg Centerpiece, an Easter Candle Centerpieces, an Easter Cross, an Easter Broom Décor, a Springtime Easter Tree, an Easter Lantern Décor and Easter String Balls! We hope you’re inspired and encouraged by this growing list of Easter home decor and craft ideas. 

Easter Decor #1 –  Egg Centerpiece

This easy Easter centerpiece can be made from items you already have around the house. We started with a large glass brandy snifter, but any large glass bowl or … Read more »

Patriotic/ July 4th Decor – DIY Summer Projects

Patriotic decor for the fourth of July.

We love celebrating the many holidays in our country. This  Summer Craft Collection page contains a growing list of Fourth of July/ Patriotic decor and DIY Projects that we’ve created and put around our home. We hope it inspires you to celebrate our country and foster a spirit of patriotism! We put up our red, white and blue themed decorations a week or two before Memorial Day and take them down the end of August!

We’re slowly building a collection of summer craft ideas. This page currently has two Summer decor ideas: 1) Patriotic Fireplace Mantel (right below) & 2) Summer … Read more »

Thanksgiving/ Fall/ Autumn Decor & DIY Projects

7 Fall/ Thanksgiving Decor & DIY Ideas! Perfect for Autumn too!

This Fall/ Thanksgiving Decor page contains lots of Easy DIY Projects for Thanksgiving, Fall, and Autumn.

This Fall/ Thanksgiving Decor super page contains the following Do It Yourself projects: DIY Lantern Seasonal Decor,    Inspiring Tabletop Fall Decor,   Fall Cornucopia,   Festive Fall Garland / Swag    Festive Fall Piano Decor,   Decorative Fall Broom,   Festive Fall Wreath,   More Resources for Thanksgiving!

We love celebrating Thanksgiving – usually a big gathering with friends and family. Annette loves decking the halls with beautiful red, brown and gold fall decorations. This page contains a growing collection of decor … Read more »

Christmas Decor, DIY & Crafts Page

Great Christmas decor and craft ideas for your home.

This Christmas Decor, Christmas DIY and Christmas Crafts Page contains a growing list of Easy Christmas Decor, DIY & Crafts!

Christmas is a year-round thing for our family. We shop year round. Listen to Christmas music (almost) year round. And we are always looking for Christmas Decor & craft ideas. This page contains:

How to make a light-up Yardstick Star,    DIY Felt Christmas Tree,    Felt Christmas Ornament Templates,    Homemade Christmas Piñata,    Simple Dough Ornaments,    Elegant & Easy Tinsel Wreath,    Holiday Cookie Recipes,    Poinsettia Pumpkin Seed Ornament,    Delicious … Read more »