• DIY Tips and Tricks

    Dollar Tree Flowers… Yay or Nay?

    I’m not typically a big fan of artificial flowers in general, but access to fresh flowers for every craft simply isn’t realistic, especially when you live in Michigan and our flower season is short. I knew I needed some flowers for some upcoming craft projects so I headed to Dollar Tree to see what was available. In this blog post I will share some of the ones I was quite impressed with. The first one to catch my eye was the Lavender. They had such a soft realistic look. The flower buds were full and came in three different color choices. They had them in dark purple, light purple and…

  • DIY for Your Home

    Rustic Pine Cone Flower Art

    Pine cones, pine cones everywhere! Let’s put those pine cones to good use and make this adorable pine cone flower art! I think almost every crafter has a bag, basket or box of pine cones sitting in their craft storage. If not, that’s OK, every craft supply store sells them. I got mine at Michael’s craft store on sale for about $3.00 for a whole bag. I have plenty for my project and a lot left over to make more pine cone creations. Remember to check out the full video tutorial at the bottom of this page. This is what is needed for this craft. 6-8 Pine cones Twigs about…