Posts Tagged ‘news’


Handmade with JOANN

I have HUGE news I’ve been keeping since the beginning of the year… JOANN chose me as a Handmade Hero! Pinch me (no wait, don’t…I don’t want to wake up). I can’t even begin to tell you how humbled and honored I am to have been asked to be featured in their handmade with JOANN […] Read more…

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HMC Makers

You guys are amazing. I feel that I am lucky to have some of the most incredible readers, and I really mean that! You are creative, you strive to improve yourselves and educate yourselves, you clearly have some good hobbies…  just the type of people I want to surround myself with! I’ve been thinking of […] Read more…


What A Year!

Is it just me? It’s because I’m 34 now right? Seriously, I remember when time use to move slowly, then normally in my 20’s, and now I’m tearing through time at an impossible pace…haha, at least that’s what it feels like. This year has passed me by so quickly I’m still having trouble getting my […] Read more…


DIY Workshop Virtual Party!

I’m sure you’ve noticed by now that I’m a little obsessed with my power tools; It’s no secret that I’ve been getting a little hands-on (or should that read handsy) with them lately. 😀 Well what can I say? I love beautiful things for less, that is guaranteed great quality, and that I can say I […] Read more…

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Resolutions & My Conundrum

I’m not really a beginning of the year resolution maker. I tend to make my resolutions aka “goals” based on whatever made me mad, at the moment in time I’ve had enough. For me, it takes channeling the passion of overwhelming frustration to catapult me into my truly most resolute actions. Like when I had to leave for church in 10 […] Read more…

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Call for Contributors for 2016

You jump at a great project, you’re a wiz at wielding a hammer (or a glue gun!), you take awesome photos (if you do say so yourself)… Yep, you’re ready to show the world what you’ve got! I’m so excited to open up submissions for the 2016 Home Made by Carmona creative team of contributors! We’ve had […] Read more…

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Organize Me Pretty Series

October 6th will be the start of a fantastic new blogger’s home tour series! We’re talking 12 days, 12 blogs, and 12 homes in a way you’ve never seen them before! We’re sharing our favorite organization projects, the small spaces that make an impact in how we live our lives… And it all starts October 6th […] Read more…

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August Highlights & Happenings

August has been a whirlwind of activity in our house. Homeschool started the 19th, and although there have only been 8 actual school days, I’m already feeling tuckered out! Whew, gotta get back into the swing of things…I got soft over the summer. *wry grin*  BIG News! I’ve been working really hard the last couple […] Read more…


May’s Highlights & Happenings

Wow, May really flew by… I guess that’s what happens when you have too many things going on in a single month, plus all those DIY projects I’ve been dreaming up. Now that summer is FINALLY here, this homeschooling mama is on break! Can you hear the rejoicing and jubilation in my words? That means […] Read more…

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April Highlights & Happenings

Spring weather in April has admittedly had it’s ups and downs here in the Northeast. While we’ve had some warmer days, the snow has hung around and occasionally forced me and my projects back indoors. Forget April showers, more like April flakes. I guess it is too early to tackle the multi-day outdoor projects…but boy […] Read more…

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Vacuum Decor?

One day I would love to know what it feels like to put my vacuum away. Vacuums should be designed to look like a decor accessory, because mine is always out…and yet, my floors never stay clean for longer than a few hours a day. I’m serious, I rotate the vacuum between rooms, one day […] Read more…

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March Highlights & Happenings

The Northeast is FINALLY thawing out (insert overly dramatic swooning)!! To say that I’m relieved would be a gross understatement. I hadn’t been able to tackle any projects that require outdoor ventilation for 3 months…that is a lifetime in DIY years. A lifetime. That isn’t even the worst part. All my paint froze, and by […] Read more…

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10 Ways To Tame Your Inner Hoarder

  Spring is here! That means throwing open our windows, cleaning with renewed vigor, and hopeful plans to clear the clutter. Sometimes hope is as far as it goes… if you have ever had difficulty letting go, then this is the perfect time to read the latest article I’ve written for SheKnows, Ten Ways To […] Read more…

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