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Wednesday Links: Paint-by-number fun

Months ago (years?) I bought a paint-by-number kit at the craft store (see above).  I’ve always liked to draw and paint and create, but my fine art skills are still limited, so I thought it would be a good hobby. Nice and retro. And yet it’s still in the box. It’s not that I don’t have […]



overwhelmed: how to NOT survive the internet and a blogger’s confessions

I have a confession. I’m overwhelmed. I can barely look at pinterest anymore. I pin my own stuff, I hop on to look at the recipes I want to try, and then I hop off as fast as I can. Same with the rest of the e-world. Whenever I see a brilliant idea, an interesting […]



25 flowers drawn on marshmallows

Flowers! Lots and lots of flowers. All different types of flowers. These are in honor of Spring. And Earth Day. Or Mother’s Day. Or whatever floats your boat.   I do NOT have a green thumb, even though I’ve been getting Better Homes and Gardens for years. I walk by a plant and it starts […]



Just for Kix: DIY Rainbow Salt Art Jars

Oh, but these are moooore than just DIY rainbow salt art jars. You see how the top is painted gold? That makes them gold-at-the-end-of-the-rainbow jars. Or top of the rainbow. So they are extra special for St. Patrick’s Day, too. Learn how to color your own salt to make sand art in recycled baby jars, […]



Just for Kix: DIY Christmas plates

Can I just tell you how easy these are to make and how I love them ever so much and how I want to make some for every holiday? All you need is a porcelain pen. And an oven. And dishes. I got mine from Ikea because I love Ikea with all of my heart. […]