Winter Chalk Art and DIY Card Display

Let it Snow Chalkboard Art and DIY Christmas Card Display from TMTOMH Too Much Time on My Hands 1 copy

Every year I try a new way to hang and display the Christmas cards we receive and every year I do not like what I come up with. Do you guys have a tried and true way or place to share your cards? I am really looking for something easy and for this year my ... continue reading

Dollar Store Framed Ornament Wreath

Dollar Store framed Christmas ornament wreath from TMTOMH Too Much Time on My Hands f

I have such issues with my front door and any type of  wreath I try to hang. #1 There is virtually NO space between the main door and the screen door. Everytime I try to make a wreath, I go to hang it up and discover the door will not close becasue the wreath is ... continue reading

Red and Gold Scrap Fabric Garland

Easy Scrap Fabric Gold Black and Red Garland from Too Much Time on My Hands TMTOMH feature

 Do you make new  Christmas decorations each year or do you have your standards that you always pull out? We have the same usual favorites, but I always like to add something fun and new. This one cost about $10 and was an easy way to bring some festive color into our dining room. I ... continue reading

20 Paper Mache Projects- Main Ingredient Monday

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects Last week I had one of the biggest days of my life! I had my final auditions for a host position for a daily Pinterest type craft show. LIKE HUGE! It was amazing and awesome adn one ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- 20 Egg Carton Projects

20 beautiful recycled egg carton crafts and projects from TMTOMH 1

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects Unless you own chickens, you probably have some egg cartons laying around. We eat tons of eggs and these cardboard cartons are a never ending craft supply in our home. I was looking to start some Christmas ... continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Recipe Chalk Art


I found this great Pumpkin Pie Recipe Chalk Art Printable and wondered if I would be able to replicate it on my HUGE kitchen chalkboard. I have to say I was skeptical and kind of put off trying even though I love doing these chalk art projects. This was just pretty darn ambitious for a ... continue reading

Quickie Halloween Decoration

Sharpie decorated pumpkins and gourds from TMTOMH Feature

Every darn time I go to the store I just can't resist the cute and teeny tiny gourds and pumpkins!  Am I the only one, or are some of you in my boat? These look like pumpkins but are some type of gourd and they are such an interesting shape. I brought home a little ... continue reading

Linky Party Favorites


Let's check out some of the amazing projects, crafts, and recipes shared at last week's linky party! We are sharing all of our favorite projects on Twitter and The Handmade Hangout Pinterest board too! It is such an amazing collection of unique crafts, recipes, and projects! Each of the hostesses will be choosing their own favorites, ... continue reading

Craft Fail- Review

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Have you all seen this hysterical book yet? Heather Mann from Dollar Store Crafts and Craft Fail blogs recently had a fabulous book published and I am still laughing! It is a great collection of some of the best craft fails ever. I love that they are organized by topic, Kids.Crafts.Fails, Martha Made It, Food Fails, ... continue reading

Acorn Mason Jar Lanterns

DIY Signs using carbon paper and paint from TMTOMH Too Much Time on My Hands feat

My kids are collectors and gatherers. We have boxes of rocks, sticks, dried up leaves, and found treaseures like broken boat rudders and stripped watches. Do any of you have a garage overflowing with "junk?" I will take any chance I get to actually use the treasures we find in a cute way...and other times I ... continue reading