12 Months of Door Decor

I was recently commissioned by a friend of mine to come up with a project involving 12 months of seasonal decor to hang on the door.  She is a matron of honor in her friend’s wedding this summer and she really wanted her gift at the bridal shower to stand out from the rest.  Having only come up with this idea recently, she was having a hard time finding out-of-season decor to fill all 12...
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Moss & Mushrooms

My least favorite thing is waiting for paint to dry.  I’m always excited about a really great project and nothing brings that excitement to a screeching halt like having to wait for it to dry before moving to the next step.  So when that happens, I try to find something else to keep me busy in the meantime.  Today I decided to work on a wreath for my back door – the one we use most...
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Popsicle Stick Window

I love winter and I love snow….until Christmas is over and then I’m done.  I feel I am in the majority here, right?  When last week rolled around, I found myself staring out my shop windows, through the winter decor that was hanging in them, and out onto the drab and dreary landscape.  Is it spring yet? Answer: NO. But that didn’t stop me from getting started on my spring time...
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HardWEAR Store Jewelry

Allow me to start this post by saying, I am NOT a jewelry designer by trade.  I have great respect for the real ones out there who craft beautiful, unique, or whimsical jewelry.  Some make their own clay beads, fuse glass, or string countless teensy-weensy seed beads for hours on end.  I am none of those people…..I just spend an inordinate amount of time at Home Depot.  Seriously,...
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