Hubz and I are huge fans of dress up and Halloween parties, we’ve had many of our own and attended many. Prizes vary from the larger parties offering cash and large prizes( we have won a few of those), to small home parties offering ribbons and Pintrest inspired DIY trophies. I thought a printout slipped intoContinue reading “HALLOWEEN COSTUME AWARDS”


It’s no secret I love anything made of real wood, up until last year however I had to paint it, I think I was scarred from visions of the orangey pine stained wood of the 80s and 90s, seemed if my dad built something it ended up with that orange hue and shiny with shellac lol. I’mContinue reading “FAUX UPCYCLED PUMPKINS”


I started these Halloween miniatures last year when I saw Michaels store brand miniatures, I know most people like the Lemax brand, but not me. I set out to find something to build my display in, when at a thrift store I came across a wooden briefcase type thing, pretty sure it was one ofContinue reading “HALLOWEEN TOWN”


HAPPY THANKSGIVING WEEKEND  TO MY CANADIAN READERS.  Today I’d like to share how I decorated my little wooden ladder for fall. To make your own ladder you can find a quick tutorial here. Last year we lost a lot of our decorations in our flood and I had actually purged a lot the year priorContinue reading “PUMPKINS EVERYWHERE”


It’s October! I can officially scream Halloween everything! We have had our décor out since the second week of September and have been busy working on new projects here and there which I will share throughout the month. Today I am sharing a family stocking stand I made last year, simple to make, no powerContinue reading “STOCKING & TREAT BAG STAND”


I picked up this blue hoop for $1 at a thrift store. Hoop wreaths are all over pinterest and I am a little late to the game I must admit, and if you haven’t made one yet, you should. They are super easy, and inexpensive as fabric and hoops are plentiful at thrift stores (that is until everyoneContinue reading “EMBROIDERY HOOP WREATH”


Monday marked 11 years since I lost my dad to colon cancer. If you’ve been following me you know he was the woodworker and I picked it up at first to feel close to him when he was gone. He asked that my brother and I keep his tools, and so we did, and IContinue reading “WOODEN LADDERS”