DIY

Craft Fairs

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I’m sure many of you know this already, but Russ and I have a little Etsy account where we sell wooden home decor and jewelry. Once in a while, we’ll do art and craft shows and sell a few of our things. I enjoy these shows because we get to meet people who actually buy our things (still geeking out about that). We also meet a lot of people who don’t buy anything but say very kind things about our work. Both bring so much joy to our hearts. Believe me, we’re not making a load of money off of this – if anything, it just helps sustain Russell’s woodworking hobby (which is a blessing!). It’s a great side hobby that also helps us meet new people.

This year, my goal was to do more of these art shows in an effort to meet more customers and get our name out there. There’s something about being a vendor at a craft fair (more…)

Make Your Own – Windowsill Herb Planter

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One of my favorite things in our home is our little window herb planter. Currently, our window planter is growing some cilantro, basil, parsley, green onions, thyme, and a bunch of other ones I’ve forgotten the names of. The important thing to note here is that they’re growing. Yay!

Sadly, our kitchen doesn’t get much sunlight and one of the goals Russ and I had when buying our home was to have (more…)

Spring Living Room

Dried Flowers Spring Decor

Spring is my favorite season. I love the flowers and the greenery. It’s also the season Russ and I got married. When it hits April, I’ll just be swooning.

Since I’m all for cost-friendly home decor, I was determined not to spend a lot of money revamping our home for spring. It was a success. I had lots of dried flowers on hand. That is because any bouquets or foliage I got in the wintertime, I saved and dried in hopes that they’ll make it to spring. These flowers have just been chilling on my windowsills, hanging upside down, and drying.  (more…)