Autumn Doormat

I wanted a new doormat to welcome guests during autumn. I love a DIY doormat. One of the very first projects I created on this blog was a Personalized Doormat. They’re easy to decorate and a wonderful way to personalize your entryway. I picked up this natural tan mat from my local hardware store. You can also give a worn out existing mat a facelift using this technique. First, I spray painted it gold. After the gold […]

Pumpkin Pie Banner

I’ve always been fond of Thanksgiving. My mom hosts Thanksgiving most years. The food is always the highlight of the gathering. All of the relatives bring a dish and it’s one big pot luck. When, I was still living at home, my grandma, who was in much better health at that time, would bring the majority of the desserts. Sometimes cookies, sometimes cake, but always pie. I love homemade pie. Cherry being my all time […]

Pinecone Turkey

Gobble. Gobble. Isn’t this Pinecone Turkey the cutest? My friend fondly named him Trevor. The same friend named the other one Lance. So, pictured here are Trevor and Lance. Whatever their names, these two look great hanging out in my dining room. First, I made two legs out of orange pipe cleaners.  Then, I constructed a head and neck out of a yellow coiled pipe cleaner. Googly eyes, a red pipe cleaner gizzard and orange […]