I had a few friends stay with me over the weekend. It was lovely to have company. When I first moved into my house, I typed up the wifi password on my typewriter and left it on display for people to use when they came over. I host small group at my house once a

DIY Himmeli Geometric Wreath | offthebeatenpress.com

Back in January, I made two himmeli wreaths that turned out amazing. I wanted to make a third to hand in my house with the other and I also finally finished the first one I had started making in the fall when Hobby Lobby restocked their aluminum tubing. I took pictures to show you all how

exquisite corpse | offthebeatenpress.com

Whenever I start a new class, I do an activity with the students called Exquisite Corpse. I have talked about it on the blog before. Instead of hand writing out the different parts of the sentence week to week, I finally set some type and printed it up. I knew I wanted it to be

deck stain | offthebeatenpress.com

Updates on the house have been slow. But over the past few weeks, I have done a lot! This past weekend, I tackled staining my deck. I bought the stain last year. The color is Cedar Naturaltone. My deck was so washed out without anything on it and I tend to lean more to darker