Dr Seuss Craft DIY

Inspired by the work of Dr. Seuss and his fun whimsical taxidermied fake animals, I decided to create a bird-creature …


Epic Fort 2013

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Another year—and our third annual fort building event!  This was a MUCH bigger fort than ever before, and took us …


Succulent lantern planter DIY

I bring you….a succulent lantern planter DIY! This Christmas, Chris and I made an unusual gift out of an Ikea …


Golden Snitch Ornament DIY – Harry Potter craft

A fun, quick, cheap and easy DIY for a Golden Snitch ornament (a Harry Potter holiday craft) to hang on your Christmas tree. It’s a great craft for Harry Potter loving kids and adults this holiday.


Dr Horrible Costume & DIY Death Ray

For Halloween this year, Chris decided to be a mad scientist. I was surprised at how quickly he pulled it all together (on the day of the party!), but was even more surprised at the amazing death ray he seemed to fashion out of nothing.

Gift wrap out of an old magazine

Don’t have any wrapping paper around the house?  Never fear!  Just grab your most photo-tastic magazine, rip out the most …


DIY seed box

I love gardening, but up until now have been keeping my seed packets stuffed into a ratty paper lunch bag. …


Building a pizza oven

The big excitement around The House has been the pizza oven that we’ve been building. And by we, I mean …


Epic Fort 2012

So!  Many of you may remember the epic fort my roommates and I built in 2011 (if not, here’s the …

My 2012 Easter Trophy

Here’s a fun DIY that I sorta fell into. One year we decided to host an “Easter Egg Hunt for …

Rubber stamps

A great way to improve your product packaging—or make your personal gifts look more awesome, is to make or buy …

Colorful garden rocks

You know, sometimes you just need to craft! Without much of a plan but with rocks and a ton of …


DIY Masquerade Mask Tutorial

Every New Years for the past 4 years I’ve tried to do something slightly different than normal. This year, it …



If you haven’t heard of Geocaching, you HAVE to check it out here. Essentially it’s like an ongoing treasure hunt …


Epic Fort 2011

Remember back in March when I said it would be great to have enough boxes to build a fort?


Cheese, please!

One of my favorite things of all time to do is to discover how to make things from scratch.  It’s …