Sometimes the very best souvenirs are the ones you snap in a photograph, scoop out of the sand, or pick up off a hiking trail. I’m not talking about trash; I’m talking about the sand your kids bring home in plastic bottles from the beach, the smooth piece of driftwood you found at the lake, or –as in my case–the five, rounded stones you pulled out of a dried up riverbed while hiking in the deserts of Utah. You and I promised ourselves we would do something with them, and we always want to take something home with us to remember our vacations. Why not combine the answers to these problems? Two birds with one (or five) stones? Let’s turn those rock souvenirs into a super usable and simple-to-make rock cairn door stop.
Have you ever been to Francesca’s at your local mall? Excuse me, any guys who read this blog—if there are any—as I get a little girly for a second. My husband humors me sometimes and goes in there while I geek out over the dinosaur earrings and gold, cat ear headbands. He’s quite a catch. 😉 Anyway… I actually don’t go in there for the clothes or even the earrings but for their super quirky and awesome middle section where there is all sorts of eclectic stuff you can’t really find anywhere else. I once found a mug that said “Blogging Day”. What mainstream store actually represents blogging these days?! Apparently just Francesca’s…at least in my experience. Another Read More