5 Crafty Wreaths for Spring and Summer

Want to brighten up your home’s front door with a splash of color for spring and summer? Here are five fun, crafty wreaths you can put together to add bright style to your home’s entrance.

Colorful Umbrellas

The idea for this super-easy wreath comes from Family Chic. For this eye-catching design, all you need is a foam wreath form and a bunch of bright-colored paper drink umbrellas in various sizes.

Photo by Family Chic from Camilla Fabbri
Photo by Family Chic from Camilla Fabbri

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Family Fun: Easy DIY Spring Decor

Winter has packed its bags and made way for Spring. Flowers have started to bloom as an early announcement of the coming season. If you think it’s time for the decor to change, we are right there with you. We have listed down a few easy DIY decor ideas your whole family can enjoy making.

Wooden Spring Sign for Dad

When it comes to creating challenging crafts that involve power tools, it’s best to let dad handle it. Give the man of the house the job of making this lovely wooden spring sign that you can display in your front porch or backyard. You can purchase a wooden board and some pre-cut wooden letters that spell out “spring”, or dad may want to show off his carpentry skills with wood and power tools by cutting out the letters from wooden boards. Liz from Hoosier Homemade posted this lovely DIY spring wooden craft along with instructions on how to make one.

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4 Ways to Detect and Replace Bad Bulbs on Your Christmas Lights

There’s nothing worse than realizing your Christmas lights are a bust. It’s that moment when you ceremoniously plug the string of lights into the wall, ready to add the finishing touch to your tinseled work of art, only to realize there’s a bad bulb. Talk about a letdown. Disappointment like that doesn’t belong in your holiday. Next time you experience a bad bulb, be prepared by following these few simple tips.

Light bulb replacement

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Terrific Tree Tuesday: Indianapolis Circle of Lights

Today’s iconic Indianapolis Circle of Lights isn’t exactly a tree. At 242 feet tall, it makes the spruce in Rockefeller Center look like a seasonal lightweight in comparison.

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Indianapolis Circle of Lights
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Get Ready for Post-Christmas Shopping

Christmas is over. You’ve consumed outrageous amounts of calories and find yourself sitting in the middle of a pile of wrapping paper, unable to move. Now what? Post-Christmas shopping deals may be just what you need to shake off the wrapping paper and get moving. You don’t have to be a hardcore shopping fanatic to take advantage of these Christmas items for sale. By knowing what you want and need, you can make the most of the deals on December 26th.

Heading back to the stores the day after Christmas doesn’t have to be about returning all the gifts you didn’t love. The best deals are on seasonal stuff you’ll need next year. Here are some of the best investments you can make on the day after Christmas. Continue reading “Get Ready for Post-Christmas Shopping”