Thursday, July 24, 2014

DIY Hammock

If you've ever searched for a hammock, chances are you've noticed the high sticker price. The Nest gives you an idea to create your very own hammock using a canvas drop cloth and some hardware items. Check it out here:


Fishing Memories

Love fishing or know someone who does? This is a great gift idea. Use an old fishing rod and attach metal wires with picture frames to create a unique look.


DIY Ticket Holder

Concerts, movies and sporting events -- all activities that fill up your summer season. How can you display your memories? Try this DIY ticket holder using a shadow box. Courtesy of


Thursday, June 26, 2014

Table Topics

Here's a great way to get the conversation flowing during a family get together. It's about $25 on Amazon --- but you could always make your own!

Outdoor July 4th Ideas

1. Make your own "drive-in" movie theater at home with this DIY project from Click here for full instructions on how to make this outdoor projection screen. 

2. Oversized outdoor games! Click here to see all the oversized projects.


Thursday, June 19, 2014

Rainy Day Fun

Tap dance the rain away. Don't run out an buy a pair of dance shoes -- instead, glue some pennies to the bottom of an old pair of shoes to create a fun trial run for your child.


Give your child a canvas and attach strips of tape onto the front of the board. Allow your kids to take out their creative energy on the canvas. Once it dries, remove the tape and you'll have a unique geometric painting that you can display in your home.

Create a fun maze for kids using streamers. Attach the streamers from one side to of a hallway wall to the other. Continue that process until you've created what looks like a laser maze.


Thursday, June 12, 2014