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Tis’ the season for holiday wreaths

November 29, 2011


Thanksgiving has ended so it is now appropriate to start decorating for Christmas. Wreaths set the tone for the holiday because they are usually the first thing people see when they come into your house or dorm.  I like non-traditional, homemade things so I thought it would be fun to make some of my own […]

Black white and red all over

November 8, 2011


Over the weekend my work, The Daily O’Collegian, decided to throw a party to get the staffers to better know each other. I had a little extra time getting ready when I looked down at my nails and saw that they needed to be cleaned up. I remember reading a blog a while back about something […]

Present them with rings

October 18, 2011


My parents recently celebrated their anniversary, and I was trying to be creative in what present to get them. Like any college student I didn’t have a lot of money to spend so I decided to make something. I know “making something” sounds like something a 4th-grader would do for their parents, but “making something” can […]

The pumpkin’s inner light

October 4, 2011


October is one of my favorite months, probably because I love scary things. So whenever October comes around I start carving pumpkins, decorating cupcakes, and making ordinary household objects reflect the spirt of Halloween. This next blog post makes a small pumpkin into a useful candle holder than you can place around the house, I first made […]

Mosaic can spice up your life

September 7, 2011


My mom had an old glass table in the backyard that she wanted to get rid of because it was old and mildew started to form around the edges. We went to Pier 1 to look for new tables, and although the tables were beautiful, they were out of our budget. Instead, I decided to upgrade our […]