Keeping it Real

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Thursday Throwdown: beach vs. pool

Hello, and welcome. I'm back today another fun post in the Thursday Throwdown series - beach vs. pool. 




Well, I'm kind of partial to the beach, but I'll take the pool any summer day too!

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

8 DIY Nautical Decor Ideas

Hello, and welcome. Because it's summer, today I'm sharing here a wonderful collection of nautical decor ideas you can easily make yourself!


8 DIY Nautical Decor Ideas


They all come with detailed instructions and most can be made with materials we all have at home. Check out these great projects!

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

DIY Play Medicine Bottles

Hello, and welcome back. Some weeks ago I shared here the felt band aids I made for my daughter's pretend play medical set, and today I'm showing you one more item in the set: medicine bottles.


DIY Play Medicine Bottles


Made with small plastic bottles leftover from a bath travel set and felt scraps. 

My daughter complained that she didn't have enough medicine to cure her dolls and stuffed animals from whatever ailment they had over the weekend, and, as usual, I took the bait. 

Etsy Tuesday Tips: Adding new products to your shop

Hello, and welcome! Today's Tuesday Tips are about adding new products to your shop.


Etsy Tuesday Tips: Adding new products to your shop


It still feels strange to be writing about this when I have my Etsy shop on vacation, but I'll do my best.

Monday, July 6, 2020

I Made it Monday: tin can upcycles

Hello, and welcome to another week! This past weekend I was mostly focused on cleaning and decluttering. I worked on part of our kitchen cabinets, my sewing table and my daughter's room as well. Not a lot of crafting done, other than a few quick upcycles, mostly involving tin cans.


tin can upcycles


I love reusing tin cans for organization around the house. They are easy to clean and you can make them pretty in next to nothing. Here are two examples:

Welcome to The Really Crafty Link Party #225!

Hello and welcome to this week's linkup! Come and join the party, sharing with us what you've been busy with lately!

Also, try to visit at least a couple of other posts, leave a nice comment on other people's creations and if you can, help spread the word on social media - the more, the merrier!


The really crafty link party, keeping it real, craft blog


As usual, the party will be open until next Thursday and I will be posting the features on July 10th.