18 Mason Jar Halloween Projects

Who doesn’t love mason jars? and Halloween. These are great as decor or as cheap gifts!

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Simple Machines Wheel and Axle Project

Any of you crafty people get stuck "helping" your kids with their school projects? Ok I enjoyed helping my daughter with this one. This one was more fun than her Chemistry Orbital Model project last year. Supplies Used: 16 oz can from food item 16 oz can from food...
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Dollar Store Floral Pumpkins

I got these foam carve-able pumpkins at Dollar Tree and I wanted to do a small floral pumpkin thing with them. The stems of the pumpkins broke off so it worked out for me.   I painted one of them with white acylic paint. I had to use a few coats because the neon...
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7 Easy Halloween Felt Projects

Poe-Inspired Felt Raven by Lolly Jane I am in love with this felt craft. I am already planning a conspiracy of ravens based on this craft for Halloween (Fun Fact: a flock of ravens is called a conspiracy, an unkindness, or a constable of ravens). Best of all this is a...
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Plague Doctor Halloween Costume Part 1 – Plague Doctor Mask

My daughter wanted to go as a plague doctor for Halloween last year. I usually make her costumes but this was an exceptionally involved costume. I did my best to document the process which I didn’t have the forethought to do with her other insane costumes. The Mask...
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Plague Doctor Halloween Costume Part 2 – Plague Doctor Costume

This is part two of my daughters Plague Doctor Halloween Costume. If you want to see Part 1 click here. This post is going to focus more on the costume accessories. The Dress Another lucky find we got the dress at Goodwill. It was plain, black, long sleeve and fit her...
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Kids Play Tent to Cheap Spray Paint Tent

Welcome to Casa de Spray Paint. I needed an easy and (preferably cheap) spray paint tent for small projects. This solution was perfect because not only does it pop itself up, it is also super easy to store away. I found a lazy susan at the thrift store for $1.50 which...
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Garden Themed Centerpiece for Fundraiser

This is a centerpiece that I made for the Healing Hands International fundraiser tea. (Side note: If you haven't heard of HHI they are doing amazing work all over the place helping people get access to water and building their own sustainable food gardens. I just...
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Dollar Tree Storage Bag Test and Fake Flower Organization

As I have mentioned before I have an obscene amount of fake flowers. I love them and I always seem to pick them up everywhere for cheap. Recently however after working on a garden themed centerpiece for the HHI fundraiser my flowers got a little out of hand so I tried...
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Fall Decor Inspired Centerpiece

I have found a lot of cute fall decor ideas for the around the house.  One that I really liked was this pin that I found.   I wanted to recreate this look on a budget (because that is how I roll).  So I found a couple of great items. First I got this planter from...
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My Pantry Makeover

My Pantry Makeover

I forgot to get a "before" picture of this bad boy. I had already unloaded half of the contents of the pantry before even thinking about it.  By then there was no going back. I freshened up the white paint of the shelves as they were kind of gross from previous...

Creepy things I find in thirft stores.

Creepy things I find in thirft stores.

I love thrift stores and garage sales but let's be honest. Some of this junk ends up there for a reason. Here are some gems I found today while out "junkin" Demon Dog The real beauty of this picture is the figurine behind the dog seems to share concern. Cats? Yeah...

Chemistry Orbital Model Project

Chemistry Orbital Model Project

What I used: Bouncy ball from Dollar Tree 2 packages of Silly Putty from Dollar Tree Kebob Skewers Acrylic Paint 2 Round Wood Plaques from Hobby Lobby Hot Glue   Kate (my daughter) called me in the middle of the school day the other day. My first thought was...

A home with a kitty in the window is a happy home 🙂