DIY Grace Before Meals Table Runner- the easy version!

Last year I made a bunch of table runners with the Catholic dinner prayer on them and I gave them out as Christmas presents. I used a faux batik technique, and they were beautiful, and I love them, but they were a lot of work. I got a lot of suggestions from my readers to try doing the same thing with a bleach pen, and I wanted to make a harvest colored one for Thanksgiving, so I gave it a whirl. … [Read more...]

How To Paint A Refrigerator The Easy Way

Ya’ll crack me up so much! I posted my colorful cross wall the other day, and I got more comments wanting to know how I painted my refrigerator than comments about the crosses! 😂 So... here’s how my diy painted fridge! I got this fridge for free from a friend, and it was that off-white almond color. Honestly, it doesn't look too bad in these pictures, but I hated it in real life. … [Read more...]

Colorful Cross Wall- Tips For Making Your Own

I'm such a sucker for beautiful crosses and crucifixes. I actually like to collect them when we go on trips, or sometimes to make them myself. You get to a point where you have a crucifix in every room, and where in the world would you even put another cross? Well... I've come to discover that I far prefer to hang them all together rather than scattering them around. The result is a striking, eye … [Read more...]

Resurrection Garden; How To Make One Fast, Cheap, And Easy!

Confession: I have been drooling over pictures of resurrection gardens online for years now! I've always wanted to make one, but never seemed to have gotten around to it. Planting the grass seed and trying to predict when it would actually look nice felt overwhelming. Well, guess what? We finally did it, and I'm going to show you how easy it really is- plus, with this version, it looks nice … [Read more...]

Craft a Catholic Table Runner

Last year I made table runners with the Catholic dinner prayer on them as Christmas presents for everyone. These would be perfect to make in fall colors for your Thanksgiving table! Plus, if you're still looking for a homemade Christmas present idea, these were a hit! I was so behind on everything last Christmas that I didn't get pictures of them finished before I mailed them off. *Gasp!* I know, … [Read more...]

Christian Thanksgiving DIY Decor

I know you've all heard me say it before, but I love Jeanne Winter's blog- Inspiring Ideas. She has a lot of great crafts for making your home all Christian cozy for Thanksgiving. You can search all of her Fall Ideas Here. She made these Paper Thanksgiving Napkin Rings. I think these are just beautiful! Check out this adorable Thanksgiving Placecard Idea. Also check out … [Read more...]

DIY Decorating with Bible Verses

Creatively implementing little scripture snipits around your home is a beautiful way of sharing your faith with guests. It's can also serve as a fabulous reminder to keep your mind on God's word throughout your day! Here are some cute and creative do-it-yourself scripture decor ideas! Make this "Faith Hope Love" sign with a complete picture tutorial from Shanty 2 Chic.   Try … [Read more...]

Catholic Decorating

I am so intrigued by the idea of decorating your home for the liturgical year, and I just LOVE this idea from Tiffany to make a Sacred Heart of Jesus wreath! Remember that the month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart, so you still have plenty of time to make your wreath. Also, I feel like the red roses give it a patriotic look that will go with your 4th of July decor :-) Head over to Family … [Read more...]

May Altar for Mary

I wanted to share some ideas for making a May altar for your home. May is the month of Mary, so that's why May altars revolve around her :-) I started by laying down some blue fabric I had because blue is Mary's color. Then I added a floral wreath that I already had, and a Mary statue. I just got this beautiful statue discounted at Ross for $3 because she's missing a hand, lol. But I still … [Read more...]

Our Easter Mantel

Decorating for the liturgical season can be a great way to keep your family's focus on what's important. I decorated our mantel for Easter Sunday, and we will leave it up for all 50 days of Easter (at which time I imagine I'll decorate it for Pentecost) :-) Here is our Easter mantel: Remember the Alleluia we buried? Well, it's time to bring it back out!   One of my favorite ways … [Read more...]