It is my favorite time of the month, the International Bloggers Club Challenge. We are a group of friends from all over the world who get together every month to share our projects and discuss how things are done in our countries. Last time we shared projects for gardening. And the month before it was projects with fabrics.
This month we are going to work with wire. I always like a challenge and this one certainly had me in a whimsical kind of mood. I chose to make a unique mobile with re-purposed wire hangers.
To see what my friends have made this month scroll down to the bottom of this post.
I am a coffee addict! There I've said it.
I've had all my coffee stuff hidden away in the cabinets but when I get up in the morning I really don't want to have to look around to find my coffee making stuff. Now I had seen lots of friends making coffee stations and coffee bars and I really liked this idea.
This is what my makeshift coffee area looked like... meh!
It was inexcusable for me to have this mess. I needed to make something pretty right away!
By now you must all know that fall is my favorite time of the year. And during fall we have Halloween which is always so much fun to decorate for. Last year, while still in Greece we had a blast for Halloween with Mr. Pumpkin Man and we even had a Halloween party.
So it is only fitting that now that we are in the States we will be going all out and celebrating. And what easier way to celebrate then by putting together an easy and thrifty Halloween vignette that is created with re-purposed items.
Today I am also joining some very special friends for a Fall/Halloween blog hop, so be sure to check them out at the end of this post.
For the past few days I have been opening the facebook news feed and been bombarded with pumpkins and leaves and apples and all sorts of lovely Autumn things. And it upsets me because I do not have Autumn where I am. And so I give you my obligatory post in praise of autumn.
Τις τελευταίες μέρες όταν ανοίγω το Facebook έχω βομβαρδιστεί με κολοκύθες και φύλλα και μήλα και όλα τα όμορφα πράγματα του Φθινόπωρου.
Would you believe it is time for school to begin? Why in fact schools have already started in many parts of the world.
I did a casual survey on my Facebook page and found out that the traditional school opening of Labor Day and after, no longer seems to apply! In fact most of the readers who answered said school starts before Labor day in their regions. And let's not talk about South Africa, they start in January! That one totally threw me off.
Well I think those poor kids should have a few more weeks of relaxation to drive mom crazy just a bit more "wink"! But when they do finally go back to school, why not give them a gift to celebrate. But not any gift! Here are my 16 fun and easy Back to School DIY gift ideas.
I'm Mary and I recently moved to New York from beautiful Greece. I like to re-purpose and up-cycle anything that is old or looks like junk. Join me as we use our creativity to spark some life into old things. And do it frugally! You will also see lots of photography of my Greece and New York.
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