barbie shoes

I’ve been collecting Barbies since I was about 16 years old. 18 years of Barbie dolls reside at my house. I don’t know how that’s possible, since I’m only 23 now….   I can’t help it; I just love Barbie. Most of my dolls are still in the boxes, and even after all the years…

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glass popcorn ball ornament diy

Today’s ornament idea is really quick and easy, but super nifty…popcorn inside clear glass ornaments. I can’t take credit for this idea…I saw it on make-stuff.com (and there are a few other cute ideas for clear glass ornaments on that page, too, so check it out) and I’ve been wanting to try it for myself and…

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gold holly glass ornament

From about mid-July through Christmas, there comes into existence the Christmas Utopia Aisle at Michaels. You know what I’m talking about… It’s the aisle of floor to ceiling Christmas garland, tree picks, and zillions of branches of holly and pine needles and poinsettias in big, irresistible bins of sparkly Christmas colored rhapsody, all amidst a glittery haze.…

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glitter ornaments handmade with clear plastic bulbs

(You can download a free PDF file of this tutorial…just click HERE)  UPDATES: I tried these with plastic bulbs, and they look great! Read about it HERE. The Pledge product I used in this project is now called: Pledge floor care multi-surface finish. One of our lovely readers contacted Pledge and found out that this…

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glass easter ornaments

How about some fun glass Easter ornaments for your basket this year? I had actually made a few of these back in the Fall, for Christmas. All the bright blues and purples and pinks were so popular for Christmas this past year, but unfortunately, I never got around to listing them on my website. It just kind of hit…

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I keep a notebook full of ornament ideas. (And in fact, I accidentally brought it to my class the other day instead of my math notebook!) The last few weeks worth of pages have been Valentine ornament ideas, and I am going to try to make some of those ideas come to life over the…

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Well, today I FINALLY began to get some photos posted of my new ornament designs for the 2010 holiday season…and I say that with a HUGE “finally” because I have been working on these new ideas since July! I am more excited this year than ever, for a couple of reasons. First of all, a…

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