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Nice School Christmas Trees

My kids and I attended a Church Christmas concert and after that we explore around the church’s school. We found this nice Christmas trees at the school’s entrance. We thought they are neat because it has frosted looks even though …...
by Two Homes Two Moms on Jan 10, 2014

Nice School Christmas Trees

My kids and I attended a Church Christmas concert and after that we explore around the church’s school. We found this nice Christmas trees at the school’s entrance. We thought they are neat because it has frosted looks even though …...
by Two Homes Two Moms on Jan 10, 2014

Nice School Christmas Trees

My kids and I attended a Church Christmas concert and after that we explore around the church’s school. We found this nice Christmas trees at the school’s entrance. We thought they are neat because it has frosted looks even though …...
by Two Homes Two Moms on Jan 10, 2014

Prayer Bracelet

I bought this prayer bracelet after our bible conference in July. I love wearing it. I write my prayer intentions in a tiny piece of paper, fold it and place it inside the heart box. Ain’t this neat to stay … Continue reading →...
by Two Homes Two Moms on Nov 18, 2013

Prayer Bracelet

I bought this prayer bracelet after our bible conference in July. I love wearing it. I write my prayer intentions in a tiny piece of paper, fold it and place it inside the heart box. Ain’t this neat to stay … Continue reading →...
by Two Homes Two Moms on Nov 18, 2013

Classic Fire Truck Toy

Little V helped me in building this new classic fire truck toy at one of Lowe’s build and grow kids clinic session last month. He felt shy while I was taking photos but we enjoyed building this new toy for … Continue reading →...
by Two Homes Two Moms on Oct 30, 2013

Fun Pumpkin Carving

I thought of buying pumpkins before October but every store I went, the pumpkins are very expensive! I restrained myself not to buy the bigger ones for the three of us except the Daddy who wants a bigger one. I … Continue reading →...
by Two Homes Two Moms on Oct 30, 2013

Cheesecake Filled Strawberry

I prepared this tray of cheesecake filled strawberry during Little G’s 4th birthday celebration a month ago. One of these days, I am going to make them again as the kids really loved it. The strawberry season might be over but the prices are st...
by Two Homes Two Moms on Jul 21, 2013

Flower Decorating For Dad

I had a hard time picking what flowers I will be decorating on Dad’s tombstone. The cemetery is hot in the summer so I want flowers that will thrive on a hot weather. I read some books and ideas on what common flowers thrive in the summer and I...
by Two Homes Two Moms on Jun 27, 2013

Beta On A Vase

Every time we enter the YMCA, we saw this beautiful flower ornament sitting on the reception desk. My son wants to see the flowers and so I took him closer to it. And suddenly he said to me, “Mommy, A … Continue reading →...
by Two Homes Two Moms on May 7, 2013

DIY Guy Gift: Stag Head Shirt

With only a few days left, I have one more trick up my sleeve for those handmade Christmas gifts - and this one's for the guys in your life: the Stag Head Shirt. It takes a big box bargain t-shirt and kicks it up a notch to look like you paid a L...
by The Shabby Creek Cottage on Dec 22, 2012

Dollar Store Decorating: Book Page Garland

If you're looking for a lot of filler for little money, book page garland is the way to go. With just one book from a dollar store (or thrift store or yard sale) you can get a lot of bang for your buck. It really helped make my mantle even more b...
by The Shabby Creek Cottage on Dec 10, 2012

Curled Sheet Music Trees

A few days ago I shared these curled sheet music trees on Instagram. I was kinda on the fence as to whether they were cute or crap, so I asked my peeps. I think that photo got more response than any other photo I've ever shared. After that, there...
by The Shabby Creek Cottage on Dec 7, 2012

15 Fabulous Free Fonts

Sometimes you just need a great font. Maybe you just got a new Silhouette machine and want to play with it. Or you want to make a sign. Or you just want an awesome font to make your Christmas Cards. Either way, I've put together 15 of my favorite...
by The Shabby Creek Cottage on Dec 4, 2012

Easy Gift Idea: Kid Friendly Travel Games

I like having a few easy to do tricks in my bag to pull out for the holiday season. You just never know when there's going to be "one more" kid added to your list. This easy to make travel game is not only quick, it's fun, too! You...
by The Shabby Creek Cottage on Dec 2, 2012

How to flip images {the easy way}

I use a lot of iron on transfers for projects here as well as the ones I do over on Graphics Fairy DIY. I often get emails and questions about the easiest way to flip an image – and it’s so easy that you probably already know how… but I th...
by The Shabby Creek Cottage on Jul 31, 2012

Some studio bling {aka the easy way to make a brand bunting}

My studio is finally coming together… whew! I was getting scared there for a minute. Since I suffer from a serious case of decorating ADD, it’s easy for my mind to start jumping to another project before the 1st one is ever finished. Like my aban...
by The Shabby Creek Cottage on Jul 11, 2012

The Look for Less: Striped Paper Retro Straws

TGIF, eh? Yep, that means it’s time of another edition of TL4L. The last few weeks have been about household basics, like lamps & rugs, but this week I wanted to do a little something just for fun – Striped Paper Straws. I was on a quest to...
by The Shabby Creek Cottage on Jul 6, 2012

Cricut versus Silhouette – an honest opinion

by The Shabby Creek Cottage on May 15, 2012

Spring Linky Party & free spring printables!

All week we’ve been sharing our spring ideas: Liz with her cute Lemon Chick Peepers, my Simple Spring Mantel, Shelley’s Simple Easter Countdown & Kellie’s Spring Tablescape. Today, my friends, it's your turn! Along with all these great i...
by The Shabby Creek Cottage on Mar 30, 2012


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