Our oldest son recently returned home from deployment. We couldn’t possibly be more excited to have him home. Although, I have to tell you that within a week of him returning home, our precious Cora broke her leg. Welcome home, daddy! Of course, I’ve had Brandon on my mind a lot and it got me to thinking about Christmas and what we are going to
Learn how to make this super easy no-sew burlap pillow wrap using burlap ribbon. I’m actually over on Kenarry: Ideas for the Home sharing the world’s easiest no-sew DIY project using burlap ribbon. Make a No-Sew Burlap Pillow Wrap from Burlap Ribbon I am so glad that we are through with the September heat wave here in Ohio. We literally had temperature sin the 90’s!
Our bathroom renovation has been a real labor of love and it’s my favorite room in our house! We’ve been working on renovating our house one room at a time for quite some time now. But the transformation that has been the most astonishing, so far, is our bathroom. We’ve renovated our master bedroom, our son’s bedroom, our daughter’s bedroom and the hallway. By “we”,
Last week I shared my new favorite Pumpkin Bread recipe for the bread machine. Although I already shared this pumpkin recipe card with you in that post, I wanted to talk to you a little more about this pumpkin recipe card – or recipe cards in general – and to remind you to download your free watercolor pumpkin recipe card. These printable watercolor pumpkin recipe
Celebrating the arrival of autumn with pumpkins! Only these pumpkins are in the form of Vanilla Pumpkin Pie Spice Sugar Scrub Labels. Since it’s almost time to start thinking about handmade gifts for Christmas, I thought I’d create a new set of labels for your sugar scrub gift giving. Sugar scrub is a popular handmade gift. This Vanilla Pumpkin Pie Spice Sugar Scrub is no
These four seasons vintage illustrations depict tall trees from various places in North America, including my home state of Ohio. There have been a lot of fall printables showing up in my Pinterest feed lately and I thought about creating some fall themed printables for you, but then a search of public domain vintage illustrations led me to share something a little different with you.
Save time in the kitchen with this easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe for the bread machine! I was trying to think of a “dessert” to have for our picky-eater son’s birthday dinner, besides our usual Banana Split Cake, when I decided to give this Pumpkin Bread recipe for the bread machine a try. Boy, am I glad I decided to give this pumpkin bread recipe for
Add a touch of rustic glam to your home decor or gift giving with these burlap coasters! All summer long, I’ve been sharing various tutorials that incorporate the use of burlap ribbon. See, my friend Carrie at Kenarry: Ideas for the Home is the queen of burlap wreaths. Seriously! She makes burlap wreaths for every season and every occasion and each time I see a
Learn how to clean a broiler pan the easy way! And just in time for you Labor Day clean-up! Our broiler pan is something I never used to use very much because it was just so hard to keep clean. Then I discovered a secret weapon that allowed me to clean a broiler pan the easy way. We now use our broiler pan a lot.
Give a DIY-er a DIY Gift with a Burlap Wreath Gift Kit! If you’re reading The Birch Cottage blog, it may very well be because you’re interested in my free printables, family-friendly recipes or maybe even do-it-yourself projects. But, do you also have friends or family members who are interested in DIY projects, crafts or home decor? Well, have I got a gift kit idea
In celebration of our son Phil’s birthday today, I thought I’d share these free masculine art prints to download and print. These masculine art prints are actually vintage patents. I was searching online for some ideas for artwork for our youngest son’s renovated bedroom, when it occurred to me that I haven’t shared very many masculine art prints with you. So, as of today, all
These Christmas gift bag toppers were just too adorable not to share with you! I created them using the free Avery Design & Print program I know it sounds like I have my seasons mixed up or maybe I’m getting a little ahead of myself. But, it’s back to school time in my hometown and back to school always reminds me of Christmas. Avery 22801