DIY Outdoor Lighting, DIY Solar Lights, Solar Light Ideas

DIY Outdoor Lighting for the Deck

Make your Own Solar Table Lamps Summer days when you able to sit comfortably outside are so appreciated and we try to squeeze out as much time outdoors as our schedules allow.  Its so enjoyable to sit outside on the deck visiting, drinking wine and enjoying the fresh air. These  solar powered table lamps light the deck so you can enjoy another hour or two.  The lamps cast enough light to play cards although reading…

Blog Tracking, Blog Growth, Blog Planning

Measure Your Blogs Progress with Tracking Sheets

June Tracking Sheets to Measure Progress These monthly blogging sheets are included in the Faerie Insiders Library.  They are designed to be efficient and celebratory with cute or pretty seasonal images.  There is one for each month. In this post I am not offering blogging advice, or goal setting advice.  What am I offering is pretty tracking sheets that will encourage you to track your blog social media statistics on a month by month basis. The…

We are Pinnable – Link Party

We Are Pinnable Why is the name changed to We are Pinnable? We are trying to make I am Pinnable more inclusive and more of a community. Also, we are always delighted to see a few of you have joined us at We are Pinnable. As you can see we plan on making it a place where friendships can be formed and bloggers can link up. There is time to join We are Pinnable –…

Pillowcase pattern, making pillow cases, homemade pillow cases, luxury DIY pillowcases

Luxury Linen Inspired Homemade Pillowcases

DIY Luxury Pillowcases You really can have the loveliest of things with a little bit of DIY effort.  There are some exquisite gorgeous linen shops locally and the linens are stunning, but the prices startled me.  I cannot imagine allowing a guest to sleep on $110 pillow case.  But with a hour of my time and some cotton summer blouse material they are going to sleep on what looks like a $110 dollar pillow case.…

cable Spool ideas, wood cabe spool projec, arge wooden spool crafts, DIY deck art, DIY deck decor

DIY Cable Spool Art

Grillin and Chillin Cafe Cable Spool Art Hubs could not believe it, when I asked if he could find an industrial cable spool. Luckily there were two industrial cable spools left at hubs work site.   Not knowing why I wanted them he brought home two 30 inch spools.  This backyard sign is one of the backyard projects I am making from these spools. a Prepare the Spool Background The wood spool is held together with large…

Rhubarb Muffin Recipe, easy muffin recipes, crumble topped muffins.

Rhubarb Crumble Muffin Recipe

Moist Rhubarb Muffins with Sour Cream Over the last couple of week’s I have been a painted speckled old bird.  Between the craft room and all the outdoor painting projects I felt it was time for a change and a bit of a breather.  A girl only wants to look like a speckled painted hen for so long.  So today I am posting my Rhubarb Muffin Recipe. a a These muffins are moist because of the…

small front porch, small front porch ideas, cheap front porch decor, diy front porch decor.

DIY Outdoor Bench with Soft Cushion Back

Make a Comfy DIY Outdoor Bench This bench was made to fit into a small front porch.  It needed to be small enough to leave room for safe entry, large enough to sit on, and comfortable.  Our neighbourhood has several Moms who sit out in their front yards visiting while the community children play.  I am hopeful that I will find some time to sit out front and join in. a a Hubs and I made…

small front porch ideas, diy front porch decor, front porch sitting area,

Small Front Porch for Summer Days

Small Front Porch Ideas Our home is part of the small front porch club; it is exactly 6 by 11 feet and is the main access to our home.  It’s  true that curb appeal increases the value of your home and makes the neighbours happy;but  it can also be a very pleasant outdoor space to enjoy. Sitting out on your front porch is a very pleasant way to get to know your neighbourhood. I hope with some…