Summer days may be longer, but they all go by so quickly that before we know it autumn starts creeping up on us. The memory of your children’s fun summer days shouldn’t have to fade just as fast. Whether you have the joy of newborn, the curiosity of a toddler, or the antics of tweens – these memories are important! Take out that dusty camera and capture the moments. Some great tips to keep in mind when finding the perfect settings for your summer photos include: The Petting Zoo For … [Read more...] about Creative Summer Photo Opps
Arts and Crafts
Having a little girl means getting to create pretty things for her, and Kori at Princess Hairstyles is great at creating pretty things. She made this awesome tutorial on how to make a Pop Tab Headband, and she is allowing me to share it with all of my readers. It's an easy and inexpensive project, and the end result is adorable! … [Read more...] about How to make a Pop Tab Headband
I love art, particularly art that is "outside the box" (or should I say frame?), like body paint and urban camouflage. Here are some incredible photos showing Urban Camouflage. Liu Bolin is a Chinese artist who paints himself into portraits, literally. Desiree Palmen is an artist from the Netherlands who has done a lot of interesting Urban Camouflage. Here is some of her work: Urban Camouflage goes beyond painting people. Joshua Callaghan has found a … [Read more...] about Urban Camouflage: Blending into the Background
I love the look of a Skeleton Key. They are vintage and charming, and they can be made into so many things once they are not needed as keys anymore. Look at all of the gorgeous things you can make when you repurpose a skeleton key... … [Read more...] about The bones of these creations: the Skeleton Key
A tree decorated with homemade ornaments can be beautiful, and it can save you a lot of money too! Here are some hand made ornaments that require varying levels of skill. Click the pictures to go to the tutorials. … [Read more...] about Decorate your tree with handmade ornaments
I know that mason jars end up stacked up in our garage and around the house, so I was looking up what to do with mason jars and found some great ideas. Click to go to the source. … [Read more...] about Preserve your Mason Jars…without the preserves!