Projects are coming together, I'm using these ornaments to decorate the book tree.
Crafts, Projects

Alternative Tree – A Book Tree

This will be the second post in the Christmas series and this one is much less traditional. We're going to be creating a "Christmas tree" from books. Being a collector of books I didn't have any issues finding enough for this project. The amount of books needed really depends on how tall you want the… Continue reading Alternative Tree – A Book Tree

Besides tons of glitter, here's what you'll need.
Crafts, Projects

DIY Christmas Ornaments

This is going to be the first of three Christmas projects. Now I feel like I should preface this with the fact that Christmas is not my favourite season, if you've followed some of my previous posts you'll know it's Halloween, but I thought I'd give this a try. Of the three projects this one… Continue reading DIY Christmas Ornaments

A look at some of the projects since starting the Maven blog.
Projects, Sundry

DIY Round Up

With just under 20 posts up I thought it was time to do a little DIY re-cap and see how these projects have stood up over time and whether they were really worth while. Starting from the beginning we have DIY Outdoor Pillows. To visit the tutorial click here. This project was great fun an easy… Continue reading DIY Round Up

This is what you will need to hem the curtains.
Sewing

Three Household Projects

November, the days are colder, shorter and make me want to hibernate. Since that means I’ll be spending as much time as possible indoors I might as well try and make good use of my time. So here are three "around the house" projects that I have been putting off, but really need to get… Continue reading Three Household Projects