First Silhouette Project

For my first Silhouette project, I picked two of the designs that came with the machine. One was a pillow box and the other was this leaf shape. I dropped the leaf shape in the middle of the box and said cut! I cut a rectangle of green to put behind the leaf to highlight…

Food Friday: Blooming Tea

For a housewarming/birthday gift, my friend Lina gave me some blooming tea. I understood the basic idea of it, but only recently had a chance to try it. So much fun! Here’s how it looks (close up below). It starts out as a ball and you just drop it in the hot water and let…

Happy Hannukah: Day 5

During the party, I wanted a bigger more present menorah than my little one. So I stopped by Cost Plus World Market and picked up these little votive holders. At Costco I found a set of 30 LED candles for $15 (including a whole extra set of batteries). So I put the ones with fake…

Happy Hannukah: Day 1

For each day of Hannukah I plan to have a different craft to show you. For this first day, I have a simple wreath. There’s actually one on each side of the door, but they’re identical. I chose this one because you can see the mezuzah which hubby and I got for our wedding. Its…