Category Archives: DIY

Thriftin’ in Manhappiness


I have¬† been majorly missing in action when it comes to my blog. Happy to say I am finished with my master’s degree program and now have a lot more time to devote to fun stuff. I was fortunate to … Continue reading

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Welcome to Cramer Gardens


Mother Nature has blessed us with warm spring weather even before the calendar officially said it was spring. The fam and I got in gear this year and planted a garden. By the end of the day we were more … Continue reading

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An affordable area rug


I love, love, love our hardwood floors. I hated, hated, hated when our furniture slid across the floor. In the morning, it would be just so in the living room and by the end of the evening, it had slid … Continue reading

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Fall fun


Fall is here and I’m having tons of fun decorating for the season. The mums are boo-tiful. The punkins and hedge apples are super-duper cool.

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Pretty Paper


I tackled making a paper wreath, and I’m happy to say I won. It was fun, and fairly painless. I got the idea after seeing a post on Nesting Place. I love the way hers looks a bit more organized. … Continue reading

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Satin and wreaths


I found time last night to begin my sewing/crafting quest. Yeah! And guess what?¬† I used goodies I already had at home. Goodies that have been patiently waiting for that perfect project. So what did I make? Some pretty satin … Continue reading

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Sew looking forward to sewing


The weather has turned BEA-U-TI-FUL and it’s really getting me in the crafty, sewing mood. I’m now trying to figure out what I should tackle. These would be fun: I’ve also seen some very sheer, white drapes in blogs I … Continue reading

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Super Cute Cubbies


I found a cool sewing room storage idea on Pinterest and stole the idea (I wasn’t the only one that thought it was cool…it seems to be my most re-pinned item on Pinterest). I’ve always got my eyes peeled for … Continue reading

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Chalk Paint, I Love You


I’m jumping on the bandwagon. I am officially a fan of Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint. I felt like a kid on Christmas Day when I opened up the box sitting on my front porch full of the good stuff. I … Continue reading

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