Tag Archives: simple

Saving a cardigan for later: Recycled sweater project

Woah, it has been a while since my last update on here. Sometimes life gets in the way of the simple living. I never meant to step away for so long but I am glad to be back! I wanted … Continue reading

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Paper Mache I: Recycled Bowl

I have been obsessed interested craft projects using recycled newspaper in recent months and somehow managed to leave out the entire classic craft medium of paper mache. Paper mache is an incredibly versatile and fun craft medium because it is … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to love winter

When the temperature drops, and the roads get icy it is easy to start feeling down about the season. Especially that stretch after Christmas when there doesn’t seem to be anything to look forward to. Never fear, there are more … Continue reading

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Crafty afternoon results

I will be back tomorrow with a more detailed crafting post, but I wanted to show off the results from my crafty afternoon. I spent some time with a friend on Saturday making paper flowers inspired by these two pins … Continue reading

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Five simple living concepts to love in 2012

With the start of the New Year many people do retrospectives (uhm), and others set goals (guilty). I thought I would pair these things with some predictions, or at least wishes, for 2012. These are simple living concepts that I … Continue reading

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Keeping it simple…

Editor’s note:  This is a recurring Wednesday segment on SillySimple where we can ground ourselves in the simple solution to everyday life. In the name of keeping it simple for the first Wednesday in January… “I wanted a perfect ending. … Continue reading

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Christmas P.S.A.

Hi there, Mr. Silly Simple speaking. I’ve offered to help my wife out with her blog today so she can concentrate on getting some much needed projects finished. It’s that time of year again, where the days are characterized by … Continue reading

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5 Holiday tradition ideas for your family to consider adopting

Here are my 5 ideas for great family holiday traditions to get started on this year: 1) Skype ?!? You mean this isn’t a holiday tradition yet? With our increasingly more mobile families and increasing connections through technology, video conferencing … Continue reading

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Handmade Gift Tags

Are you having a handmade Christmas season? It seems this year that lots of people feel pressure at this point in the season to achieve Christmas decor and gift ideals. It can be an enormous amount of pressure, and it … Continue reading

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Easy Ornament Crafts: Polymer Clay Christmas Ornaments

Sometimes I just need a little bit of creativity in my life. Not a huge project, just something small and quick to use up some creative energy. This is a quick project I created to bring a little creativity to … Continue reading

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