Decorate with Papel Picado

It’s time to decorate! Cinco de Mayo is a great way to celebrate the wonderful culture, handiworks and food of Mexico. We are starting with some Papel Picado in our house.

These lovely cuts are made with a great design file from You can download a file to cut in your digital cutter or a pdf to cut with an X-acto knife. It’s not hard to do, it just takes a little time. Or you can use this tutorial for cutting yours like a snowflake.

Now to figure out the next project for Cinco de Mayo and the food… oh, and the MARGARITAS!!! 🙂

Sink Scrub

I made this scrub yesterday and used it on my sink. It really worked well and smelled amazing! Try it!


In the Works

This is what I have in the works right now – a new set of sweet little curtains for the laundry room. As you can see if you look at the top of the photo, the room still needs a TON of work but I had to get rid of the sad polyester curtains that were there when we moved in:          (aren’t they awful?!?)

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