• DIY,  Tutorials

    Wooden Plaque Redo

    I was given a nice set of wooden plaques/pictures similar to the ones pictured above.  I liked them, but they didn’t quite fit my decor.  Have you ever had that issue before?   Well, I decided to do something about it and it was easier than you might think… You will need some supplies, like: ~ Spray on Primer ~ A quart or smaller container of a water based enamel paint in your choice of color(s) &/or a Spray Paint color or your choice.  If you choose to use spray paint be sure to choose one one that coats with one coat.  I chose one of each. ~ Another color for accent ~…

  • DIY,  Floral,  Tutorials

    Silk Graveside Flowers

    Occasionally, I am asked to make artificial flower arrangements for different occasions. In this case, I made four matching graveside memorial arrangements – two in pink and two in blue.  This a quick is a quick tutorial on how I made them. (*Please note: this is for those with Intermediate to Advanced skills in floral design since there aren’t any step by step instructions for the actual design. If you would like to learn how to create one of your own and need more instruction, email us and let us know you’d like to take a class.) To start with you’ll need: 2 bunches of artificial flowers – preferably one with a mix of…