If there is one thing I hope to convey in all my holiday decorating, it’s that creating from your heart is so much more fun than just buying things off the shelf. One truth I rediscover every year, as I unpack my ornaments, is that it’s the ones that come with the love of friends […]
Well, this crazy year has been so up and down with trips out west to try and get the new house up and running, interspersed with wildfires and all manner of crazy events. We barely had time to get any camping trips in but a few did dot our year’s landscape. It seems we will […]
Well, this little project has come to a close. I am so happy with the way this tree has come together. It was fun making something from found things and spending time just creating things. I let the serendipity and the creative muse guide me without stressing over what I would make. It really […]
Inspiration from Trader Joe’s tin came to me. When this one started to happen, I knew I was going to love it. I found the stick on a dog walk and it was covered in exquisite moss, so I knew I needed a wide ornament to fully showcase nature’s gift. The long cake pan became […]
I came up with this two part ornament. After painting up the little canvas, I decided it needed a bit more bling so I attached the painted Pringles lid with a little gold wire and glues a bit of fancy cording scrap around the edge. I really like how the lights seem magnified behind the […]
Since I had stocking stuffers to give my guys, I needed stockings. Happy Camper Stockings! It’s been a long time since I had this much fun with construction paper! Hohoho! ©2017zenandtheartoflittlehousetravelling.com. All rights reserved.
Black and white came to me. This little canvas makes me think a black white and red themed tree might needs be crafted next year. Hohoho ©2017zenandtheartoflittlehousetravelling.com All rights reserved.
Today I was focusing on what Christmas means to me. My Hub is many wonderful things, but not a gift giver. My family has dwindled so there are very few, if any, gifts under the tree anymore. I am crazy about Christmas though. I love seeing the enthusiasm people have for lights in their yards, […]
I ran over to a quaint shopping area nearby to pick up a little 1.50 bottlebrush tree for the blog project, some local dog treat confections and some of my all time favorite lipgloss (chocolate carmel drizzle from Bathworks out of Hot Springs Ark). If you ever come camping in the greater Saint Louis Area, […]
I’m working on these ornaments as I post them. That means that inspiration needs to come on an as needed and on time basis. What I find is that trusting that inspiration will come is part of the magic. It’s about allowing and putting the energy of success out there. It’s about keeping one’s eyes […]