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Tips for Choosing the Right Grain for your Homebrew Beer

Tips for Choosing the Right Grain for your Homebrew Beer

Home brewing beer has become a really popular hobby. It seems like everyone I know is giving it a go, or has at least dabbled in making their own beer. What makes a good, ice-cold beer? There are four components in beer: water, yeast, hops […]

How to Make an Easy Tinsel Ornament for Christmas

How to Make an Easy Tinsel Ornament for Christmas

If you’ve been around here any length of time, you know that I love sparkle. Usually it’s things that have glitter. That sparkle doesn’t always have to be glitter, though. Take this Simple Tinsel Ornament for Christmas. These easy diy ornaments are so simple to […]

Winter Cardinal Free Printable Art for Christmas

Winter Cardinal Free Printable Art for Christmas

Believe it or not, winter, and Christmas, will be here before you know it. This free printable is a great addition to your winter decor. One of the common themes of the season, that you seem to see year after year, is the cardinal. But […]

How to Make a Glitter Advent Calendar

How to Make a Glitter Advent Calendar

Special thanks to Martha Stewart and Cricut for sponsoring this Sparkle Advent Calendar project. One of my favorite parts of Christmas is the Advent calendar. I’ve always loved opening the little boxes, windows, or doors and finding the small secret that lies behind. Sometimes it’s […]

DIY Bottle Tree Sculpture for Your Garden or Yard

DIY Bottle Tree Sculpture for Your Garden or Yard

Have you ever seen these interesting Bottle Tree sculptures in yards around your neighborhood? There are a few in my area, and when I first happened upon them, I was like “what in the world is that?!?! WHY would anyone want that in their yard???” […]

How to Hack an IKEA Bench into a Custom Mudroom Bench

How to Hack an IKEA Bench into a Custom Mudroom Bench

If you live in an area that has a lot of winter weather, you know how important a mudroom bench is. You’re always putting on and taking off shoes, coats, mittens, hats…the whole gamut. This DIY Mudroom bench project is perfect for you, if you’re […]

Got My Love Shades On Llama Free Printable

Got My Love Shades On Llama Free Printable

It’s hard to believe that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. While it feels like January has been dragging on, it’s really gone by pretty quickly. We created this adorable Got My Love Shades On free printable with the hottest animal of 2018 – […]

Gift Ideas for The Creative DIY People In Your Life

Gift Ideas for The Creative DIY People In Your Life

What do you get that person that likes to make things? This is a real conundrum for a lot of people. You want to get them something they’ll absolutely adore, but what?  A gift card can be so impersonal, and isn’t nearly as fun to […]

How to Make a Simple Elegant Table Centerpiece Using Canning Jars

How to Make a Simple Elegant Table Centerpiece Using Canning Jars

I love sparkle and glitter. I think we’ve established that. This simple and elegant table centerpiece is so easy to do, anyone can do it. It’s a great project for year round decorating. Wouldn’t these be gorgeous at a simple or rustic wedding, too. The […]

How to Make Three Different Styles of Paper Garlands

How to Make Three Different Styles of Paper Garlands

I love paper. I always have, and I probably always will. The colors, the textures, the different weights, and finishes…I could go on and on waxing poetic about it. Garlands have become so popular in recent years, and one of the best things to make […]

Things I Love about Fall and FREE Almost Autumn Wreath Printable

Things I Love about Fall and FREE Almost Autumn Wreath Printable

It’s almost autumn, and I am in love. With the cooler weather that is. In my area, the leaves are just starting to change, and some days I can feel that little bit of crispness in the air. Not today, of course, where the heat […]