Main Ingredient Monday- Candy Canes

20 candy cane craft projects 120

  Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects I am heading up to a mountain cabin to celebrate Christmas with my husbands family. I have a few boxes of candy canes going with me and I am hiding a few from the kids so ... continue reading

Christmas Chalkboard Art

DIY Christmas Chalk Board Art from Too Much Time on My Hands 120

I had so much fun making this HUGE chalkboard for my kitchen wall a few weeks ago. I decided I needed to hop onto pinterest and get some chalkboard inspiration to copy because I can't do this all on my own! I am still learning and this is  not perfect, but chalk is a great ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Toilet Paper Rolls

20 ways to reuse toilet paper rolls throughout your home 3

  Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects Whenever I have an endless supply of something I try to find a way to reuse it. I know we all have an endless supply of T.P. rolls so lets figure out some new and creative ... continue reading

“Green” Holiday Project Tutorials

12 Upcycled Holiday Crafts and Projects from too Much Time on My Hands 3

Over the past three years I have made a bunch of easy, thrifty, and environmentally friendly holiday projects. I wanted to take a chance to gather them all up in one post with all of the links for all of you upcycling fanatics out there. Chicken Wire Tree Topper tutorial found here Pallet Christmas Sign ... continue reading

Over 200+ Free Printable Gift Tags

Over 200 free holiday gift tag printables 3

I was thinking to myself I should design some cute holiday tags for this gift giving season and then I remembered a post I did a while back with lots of free printable tags. When I went back through them I found about 75 that I was in love with and decided, why bother! There ... continue reading

Christmas in July- Giveaway

Balsam Hill Wreath 2 copy

Who is up for Christmas in July? I am!I do love summer, but sometimes the heat gets to me and takes me away to  sweaters, hot cocoa, and a frosty chill in the air. I had so much fun day dreaming about Christmas and browsing the gorgeous wreaths at Balsam Hill.

Merry Christmas


Merry Christmas I wish for you and your families to have a peaceful and lovely holiday. Hugs and kisses and love all around! And just because Christmas Vacation is in my top 5 movies of all time...

Jute Wrapped Trees

Jute Wrapped Tree DIY from Too Much Time On My Hands feature

Last year I made these trees and gave them as a gift. I decided to make something similar but more fitting with my decor so I can keep 'em for myself this time! I started with paper mach "naked" trees from Hobby Lobby. I wrapped each with jute and hot glued as I went. Then ... continue reading

Easy and Cute Eco-Friendly Christmas Stockings

DIY Upcycled Sweater Stocking from Too Much Time On My Hand

DO you have old sweaters? I have some stacked in the back of my closet. you know the ones, stretched out, pilled up, and stained. Well, go grab them and let's make some sweet Christmas stockings for next to nothing! This is the sweater I started with. I just cut out a stocking shape, with ... continue reading

Countdown to Christmas Pallet Sign

Days Till Christmas Pallet Sign from Too Much Time On My Hands feature

It is getting might chilly in my garage, but I did manage to bang out a fun pallet Christmas project! I pulled 5 good boards off of a pallet and then then used extra pieces of pallet wood along the back to attach all the boards to. Then I sanded, sanded, and sanded and painted ... continue reading