T-Shirt to Headband!!!


I’m not the only one who gets sad when one of your favorite clothing gets stained, right?  Usually my favorite pieces of clothing are my daughters clothes. haha  One of Emanuelle’s cute t-shirts had a stained and it was just breaking my heart knowing I had to throw it out.  Then I got looking at it and realized I could re-purpose part of the shirt. YAY!! Look what I did: T-Shirt to Headband Ok, so I didn’t actually re-purpose the t-shirt itself… I re-purposed the embellishments that were on it. Step 1: Take out an old t-shirt that has embellishments on it.  Step 2:  Cut out the embellishments.  Step … {continue reading}

From Dream To Reality – Linky Party #35

{From Dream to Reality Top 5}from linky party #34 Spooktacular Halloween Decor By: Stubbornly Crafty Forever Young By: Simply Vintageous Coffee Filter Pumpkins By: The Happier Homemaker Falling Leaves Rustic Window By: Ode to Inspiration Raspberry & Cream Cheese Turnovers By: Flour Me With Love Make sure to Grab the Featured Button and wear it proudly…you deserve it :) From Dream To Reality is sponsored by: BRAG ABOUT ITHand Stamped Sterling Silver Ring   ”Hand Stamped and Custom Jewelry. Where ONE OF A KIND Jewelry is CREATED FOR YOU!” Let’s start this week’s From Dream To Reality! Rules: – You … {continue reading}

Stamp Holder!!!

Last week I gave you a glimpse at the stamp holder I created with the help of some washi tape from Downtown Tape. It’s super EASY to make and practical.  I always have stamps in my purse (you just never know when you need to mail something hehe), but often they get lost inside my purse.  This little stamp holder/case is my new friend :) Step 1: I took out an empty G-U-M soft-picks case. Step 2: I wrapped washi tape around the case, covering the logo.  Step 3: I used a knife to make a slit on each side … {continue reading}

Guest Post – Second Chance to Dream

I’m super excited!!  Barb from Second Chance to Dream is here today with a SUPER CUTE Thanksgiving  tutorial for you!!  You are going to LOVE IT!!!! Welcome Back Barb!! :) ***** Hi! I’m Barb Camp from Second Chance to Dream. I want to say Thank You to Christine for having me here today. Isn’t she great??  She is so patient and kind and she has a fabulous blog!  A little about me, I’m a wife of  almost 35 years, a mom to 6 kids ages 34-13, 3 married and 3 still at home. I have 3 grandchildren.  I’m a life coach … {continue reading}

September Sponsors Group Giveaway!!!

I’m SUPER excited about this giveaway!!   My September Sponsors are SUPER AMAZING, they are offering you some amazing prizes!!! There’s 11 Prizes… which means 11 WINNERS!!!  Isn’t that cool??! Look at what YOU could win: Website  ~  Facebook  ~  Pinterest  ~  Twitter Website  ~  Facebook  ~  Pinterest Shop  ~  Blog  ~  Facebook  ~  Twitter Blog  ~  Facebook  ~  Pinterest  ~  Twitter Blog  ~  Facebook  ~  Instagram  ~  Twitter Website  ~  Facebook  ~  Shop  ~  Pinterest Shop  ~  Blog  ~  Facebook  ~  Pinterest Blog  ~  Facebook  ~  Pinterest  ~  Twitter Blog  ~  Shop Blog  ~   Facebook  ~  Shop  ~  Twitter Blog  ~  Facebook  ~  Twitter  ~  PinterestMy September Sponsors are pretty AMAZING.. … {continue reading}

Product Review & Giveaway – Downtown Tape

I was lucky enough to be selected to review washi tape from the new company DowntownTape.com.  Have you heard of them?  Maybe you saw their logo and heard about their CRAZY AMAZING pricing on washi tape? Your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you…. Yes, that’s right… they offer washi tape at $1.99 a roll and $2.95 flat rate shipping.  SWEET!!! I was soooo EXCITED when I received my Downtown Tape package! I received 5 gorgeous rolls of washi tape and 4 tags to decorate to my liking. YAY!!! LOVE the washi tape!!  The rolls seem never-ending.. YAY!!  And the quality is great! … {continue reading}

From Dream To Reality – Linky Party #34

**There’s going to be double features this week.  Features from Week #32 and Week #33.**{From Dream to Reality Top 5}from linky party #32 August Top Ten Decorating Tips & More By: It’s Overflowing DIY Wooden Sign By: The Crafty Cowgirl How to make a Faux Roman Blind By: Homey Home Design Annie Sloan Paint Gives Brick an Update By: Sew a Fine Seam Recycled Baby Food Jars By: Twigg Studios {From Dream to Reality Top 5}from linky party #33 Olive Garden Copycat Zuppa Toscana By: Second Chance To Dream Plastic Bottle Apple Containers By: Repeat Crafter Me DIY Wine Glass … {continue reading}

Thanksgiving Inspiration!

Thanksgiving Inspiration

As most of you know, I’m Canadian… which means my Thanksgiving is October 8th.  YAY!!  I LOVE Thanksgiving! :) Since it’s fast approaching, I gathered up some great Thanksgiving Inspiration for the occasion!   Enjoy! :)   ***** Thanksgiving Inspiration Turkey Clip Source: Fiskars Turkey Leg Place Card Source: Fiskars Paper Bag Turkey  Source: One Charming Party Felt Hand Turkey Source: All You Thanksgiving Wreath Source: Little Birdie Secret Village People Source: Family Fun Gratitude Rolls Source: Beauty and Bedlam Fall Leaves Garland Source: A Beautiful Mess Turkey Treats Source: The Celebration Shoppe Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving Cookies Source: Celebrations Pumpkin Spice … {continue reading}

Feature Post & Giveaway – Life Created

Stephanie from Life Created has been busy working on some furniture for the doll-house she has been creating with her sweet family. She found these beautiful pieces at an Antique Mall.  You can read all about it here. Look at some of the BEAUTIFUL furniture she has painted (she created the beautiful cushions) with her family to furnish the doll-house: Wouldn’t you LOVE to have a beautiful personalized doll-house chair for your family’s doll-house?  Well, you are in luck!!  Life Created has an Etsy Shop where you can purchase these beautiful chairs: ”This Miniature Spindle Back Chair perfect for dollhouses, small craft projects and much more. The … {continue reading}

Giveaway – Mommy Made

My friend Maria-Isabel from Mommy Made is here today with a GIVEAWAY!!!  YAY!!! Let’s start by getting to know her a little better :) Hello, I’m Maria-Isabel from Mommy Made. I am a wife to an amazing man, and momma to 3 beautiful children. I sometimes have a terrible memory… which is why I blog! SO I dont forget the things that are important to me! I dont want to forget all the little things, the cute facial expressions, the silly conversations, the unique personalities of each of my kids at different ages. Also because, I always loved looking back … {continue reading}

Italian Lemon Drop Cookies!!!


Back in April, I featured White Lights on Wednesday‘s Italian Lemon Drops Cookies during From Dream To Reality #15. I made them right away and LOVED them!  They are just soooo delicious! Italian Lemon Drop Cookies Recipe from White Lights on Wednesday Ingredients: Cookie 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 cup shortening 1/2 cup milk 1 egg, beaten (it’s best that your egg is at room temperature) Zest and juice of 1 lemon Frosting 2 cups powdered sugar 1/3 cup shortening 1/4 cup warm milk, divided Zest and juice of 1/2 lemon Extra fresh … {continue reading}

From Dream To Reality – Linky Party #33

It’s PARTY TIME!! YAY!!! Please note: there will not be a Top 5 this week.  I will resume the Top 5 next week. From Dream To Reality is sponsored by: BRAG ABOUT ITHand Stamped and Custom JewelryWhere ONE OF A KIND Jewelry is CREATED FOR YOU! Let’s start this week’s From Dream To Reality! Rules: – You must have the ”From Dream To Reality” button somewhere on your site.- I would LOVE IT if you followed The DIY Dreamer:Facebook ~ Bloglovin’ ~ Twitter ~ Linky Followers ~ HelloCotton – I ask that whatever you post is made by you. – … {continue reading}

Product Review – FlashPals

Have your heard of FlashPals before? ”FlashPals were created when Doug Stienstra’s girlfriend at the time wanted a “cute” flash drive for her birthday. He couldn’t find one.  What he found was too boring and technology was far too dull.  So he thought; why not add some life to those plain USB flash drives everyone uses?  And that’s when FlashPals were born. Stienstra started making the world’s cutest flash drives, from his living room. His girlfriend loved them. Her friends loved them. Her friend’s friends loved them… little did Stienstra know at the time, a very unique new business had … {continue reading}