Pinecone Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Ornaments!

The weather is cold- sunny, but cold… And both my girls are sick. Coughing, sneezing, snottily snoring through the nights… It’s awesome. We’re all about washing sheets in hot water, washing hands, nose drops, humidifiers and lots of fluids right now. There is some serious cabin fever happening because we’ve hardly even stepped outside for… Continue reading Pinecone Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Ornaments!

DIY Magical Mermaid and Fairy Lantern Tutorial!

It is a joy to become a fairy. Recently we found a little poem with suggestions on how, exactly, to do just that- How To Be A Fairy! Thanks, pinterest and whomever wrote this sweet poem!! With this poem (writer unknown) in mind we set out to leave a little magic as a token of… Continue reading DIY Magical Mermaid and Fairy Lantern Tutorial!

Get Creative With Dried Rose Petal Art!

This past week was a big one in our house- I started working, more to come on that in a future post, and Daphne got a “helper award” at school! Yay Daphers!  A helper award, if you don’t know, is given as recognition of being helpful without being asked to be helpful. I’m so proud… Continue reading Get Creative With Dried Rose Petal Art!

Fairy and Hero Names! What’s yours?

My name us Hope, but I just learned that My Fairy name is Tansy Berry of Thorn- how do I know? Pinterest. Ha! While pinning around I came across some really fun name generators- two “fairy” name generators and one “hero” name generator. Find them here and here and here, or check out the pics below!  I had been looking for a… Continue reading Fairy and Hero Names! What’s yours?

DIY Sunflower Garland Tutorial!

Are you ready for a new door decoration? I am- I’ve been looking at my 4th of July doornament for, uh… a lot longer than intended. The sunflowers have started blooming here!  A drive through the valley got me thinking- I want something bright and happy and full if late summer beauty.  While out getting… Continue reading DIY Sunflower Garland Tutorial!

DIY Mandarin Orange Candle!

I saw a picture of one of these,  mentally flipped out and went on a quest see for myself if it actually works- it does! Get yourself some mandarin oranges. I got these “easy peelers” because they are,  as the label suggests, easy to peel. Use a knife to cut around the orange’s middle, like… Continue reading DIY Mandarin Orange Candle!