Gifts For Him

I gave you an idea of what to give the girl in your life for Valentine’s Day and a few of you emailed me and asked what I recommend you give the men in your lives. Here are some suggestions for you. Very last minute though.

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Things You Pay For:






Things You Make:








Men, if you have anything to add please feel free to do so! Read the whole post

DIY Tea-Stained Tea Box

DIY Tea Box

I have a friend that REALLY likes tea. I emphasis the really for good reason. I heard him talking about it the other day, and it got me thinking. I like tea, and I keep it all in the original cardboard box. There is nothing wrong with it, but I can be more creative than that. I decided to create a natural-looking tea box.

I bought a ready-to-paint wooden box from the craft store and got to work. Read the whole post

DIY Gift


I have run out of options for Father’s Day. I’ve tried to be creative and I’ve been rational and bought things that my dad needs, I’ve ordered tons of books because he reads more than I do and I was just running out of options. So, my dad loves almonds, peanuts, cashews, etc. so I thought this would be perfect for him. It took less than an hour (excluding drying time for the Mod Podge). Read the whole post

DIY “Blanks”

My coworker decided to go on vacation this weekend so, he left work Wednesday afternoon. Another coworker and I decided to make a small replica of his family and put it on his desk for when he came back. I took him and his wife and my coworker took the two children. I will take a picture of the whole “family” on his desk tomorrow so you can see how the kids turned out also. This will be a step by step to show you how to make your own. Read the whole post

Leonid Afremov- Oil Painter

So, there’s this artist… Leonid Afremov. He is AMAZING. He paints only with oil and a palette knife and creates something new every day of his life. His work is original and phenomenal at the same time. The colors are brilliant and uplifting and I can’t get enough.


Leonid according to Deviant Art:

“I’m a professional artist. i paint with palette knife with oil on canvas. Art is my life and I paint every single day. Read the whole post