8 DIY Red.White.Blue Decorations for Memorial Day and/or the Fourth of July

Fourth of July fabric and lollie garland ~ If there’s one holiday that embraces homespun charm, it’s Independence Day. Over at Pink Polka Dot Creations, Rita combines two popular DIYs — fabric garland and paper lollies — for a timeless design she hangs over her treat table for the Fourth. Patriotic tin can luminaria ~ … More 8 DIY Red.White.Blue Decorations for Memorial Day and/or the Fourth of July

It’s A Close, I Mean Clothes-line Comeback

While clotheslines may seem old-fashioned to some, they are making a comeback due to their considerable economic and environmental benefits. Clotheslines have always been around, but sadly, in some places driers have become so common that it is illegal to hang your clothes outside at all! Here are some compelling reasons why you should hang … More It’s A Close, I Mean Clothes-line Comeback

Dye Easter Eggs the Natural Way Using Fruits And Veggies!

Dyeing Easter eggs is a fun tradition that’s been around for centuries, CENTURIES! So how in the world did our ancestors make all the bright colors way before commercial egg dyes were sold in stores every Easter? They used the world around them … fruits and vegetables, tea, coffee, and other pantry items. I shared this super … More Dye Easter Eggs the Natural Way Using Fruits And Veggies!

How'd They Do That? Easy Bandana Halter Dress

You will need: three 22-inch bandannas and 1 1/2 yards cotton twill tape. 1.From one bandanna, cut four 3-inch-wide strips to make straps, as shown. 2. Stack other two bandannas (top), right sides facing, matching up designs. Pin together on long sides. Stitch together one pinned side, then other, stopping 6 inches from corner (for … More How'd They Do That? Easy Bandana Halter Dress