Easter egg trees are fun projects for the whole family, but there are times when you want to do something elegant and crafty just for yourself to satisfy your inner "Martha". Making Easter egg trees with the grand-kids was fun but I wanted some inspiration for a grown up tree so I started looking around the web and found some Easter Egg Trees that would be fun to try. To … [Read more...]
Free Printable Easter Subway Art
The search of the morning was for Free Printable Easter Subway Art. I love printable subway art as a way to make subtle changes to my decor for any holiday. It's that kind of detail that really adds to your overall decorating decor. I have about a dozen different frames with mats that I have picked up here and there - dollar store, tag sales. thrift shops, and yard sales. … [Read more...]
12 Easter Egg Trees To Make with your family!
12 Easter Egg Trees you can make with your family! Easter egg trees are a very popular old European tradition. Mostly found in Germany and Austria, they are also found in Czech Republic, Ukraine, Poland, Moravia, and Hungary. The Spring tradition of the Egg Tree is centuries old, as the egg is the ancient symbol of life all over the world. Traditionally eggs are … [Read more...]
Easter Egg Decorating Ideas for you and your Kids – 10 Great Ideas
Looks like the Easter Bunny will be a Snowshoe Hare here in the Maine Northwoods! It has been a crazy winter! And next week is Easter and we still have snow on the ground! Aah, the joys of living in the North Maine Woods. That sure puts a damper on the annual Easter Egg Hunt as even if the warming trend predicted for the next week takes place, we will be smack dab in … [Read more...]
Free snowman craft pattern – A Snowman for every season!
I wanted to share this snowman craft pattern with you! January can be such a tough month to get through. The brutally cold weather (we’ve had nights that have been down to -28F in the past week) will wear you down. After the Christmas decorations are packed away, the house can look so drab and bare. A few years ago I started decorating after the Christmas holiday with … [Read more...]
Fall is here! Scarecrow Headache………..
Although September 21 is officially the first day of fall, most people tend to think of Labor Day weekend as the official end of summer, me included! So now I start to think of all things fall. Time to put away the summer décor and start thinking of pumpkins, fall foliage, and colored corn. I’m pretty traditional in decorating for this season. I know that most people … [Read more...]
Something really special…the handmade gift!
A close friend’s birthday is tomorrow. Now I could have gone shopping at the Bangor Mall. Or I could have shopped online and never left the house. But neither appeal to me. I love to give and receive homemade gifts. When someone gives me a homemade gift, I feel honored and cherished because they have invested their time, their creativity, and their love in … [Read more...]
Today’s decorating project – Hand-painted Loon Switchplate design
We’re redecorating our bedroom and I have decided to go with a Northwoods theme using a lot of blues and greens in the palette. I want it to be cool and soothing for summer and in the winter I can change out some accessories to warm it up a little while still going with the same basic palette. I have always felt that blue and green go with all colors. It’s in our “DNA” to … [Read more...]