DIY boho pumpkin topiary

This months #Michaelsmakers challenge was a pumpkin challenge! To kick off fall in your own home, visit and check out the variety of craft pumpkins available – there is every color, shape and size you could ever want! There are tons of ways to DIY your own craft pumpkin for your home, a party or even as a gift ....more

Last day for early registration for the Art of Home e-course

I can’t believe the Art of Home e-course is...more

Randolph Street Market Midwest DIY blogger round up this weekend

If you’re in Chicago this weekend, stop by the Randolph Street Market for the Midwest DIY blogger round up! I’ll be there on Saturday doing a DIY demo and a book signing. I also have copies of my book for purchase if you don’t have one ....more

DIY owl planter update

I found these owl planters at good old Walmart. I thought they were a cute shape. Of course,how could you not love owls for fall?...more

Fall Mums for color

Hi everyone! It’s been a crazy week with back to school. Hubby and I dropped Little off and then went out to breakfast ....more

Terrarium-inspired DIY candlesticks for display

Hi everyone! I have a fun project to share with you that I am going to be demonstrating at the blogger event at the Randolph Street Market Midwest DIY blogger round up. I’ll also be signing books both days, so come out and say hi! ...more

Wooden dowel faux flower pods

Hey everyone! It’s Angela from Number Fifty-Three. Today I have kind of a modern/sort of a rustic project to share with you all ....more

Favorite Fall project ideas

We are a week away from school. I don’t know about you, but I have a mixture of excitement and dread.On one hand, I am sorry the summer is over and we have to get back into that “school” routine, on the other hand, I know my kids are ready for a change and to get back into a routine. Are you ready for fall and for pumpkin spice everything? ...more

Michaels Makers Summit 2015

I wanted to share the photos I took from the Michaels Makers Summit in Sonoma,California. It was one of those things when I received the e-mail I had to blink twice. They wanted me to be...more

Flowers for Saturday

I sear I haven’t gone missing and have not stopped blogging. I know quite a few of you have emailed me asking if everything is ok. Everything is great! ...more