Made by Morgan

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Let It Snow

Made By Morgan Snow Frames are a special way to save your memories By Morgan Sprigler The most wonderful time of the year is here, and do you know what that means? An endless array of crafting possibilities! When I was strolling through Ben Franklin Crafts & Frame Shop in New Albany last week, I…Read More

“SCENT-SATIONAL” THANK YOU GIFT

Creatively inspired by Ben Franklin Crafts in New Albany   By Morgan Sprigler If you know me well, you know I love gifts. Gifts for any reason – especially thank-yous. But, when asked to create a business thank you gift for this month’s issue, I must admit I was a bit stumped. I knew I…Read More

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‘SHABBY’ CENTERPIECES

By Morgan Sprigler I recently arrived back home from witnessing my baby brother marry his sweetheart and am feeling especially sentimental at the moment. Watching him smile ear to ear (literally, it looked a little painful) will be a vision etched in my mind and in my heart for a very long time. Because I…Read More

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BACK TO BASICS

By Morgan Sprigler It’s finally summertime, Extol Readers! Warmer weather is here and our kids are out of school. You may be feeling a bit overwhelmed with the fact that you have become the sole source of entertainment for your kids (and with the second fact that they will need a bath every. single. night)….Read More

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I Must Have Flowers

By Morgan Sprigler Always Umbrella Wreath Oh, hello spring readers! Raise your hand if this is your favorite time of year. I love all of the seasons for myriad reasons, but spring just feels so special. New beginnings, new blooms, fresh, clean air (insert deep yoga breath). When thinking of my DIY craft for this…Read More

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Made by Morgan | A DIY Tradition

By Morgan Sprigler TRADITION, AS DEFINED IN THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY, IS “A BELIEF OR BEHAVIOR PASSED DOWN WITHIN A GROUP OR SOCIETY WITH SYMBOLIC MEANING.” CAN YOU THINK OF A TRADITION YOU HAVE CARRIED ON FROM YOUR PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS OR ANYONE SIGNIFICANT IN YOUR LIFE? I CAN THINK OF SEVERAL, AND WHEN I DO,…Read More

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A Treat for Teacher

By Morgan Sprigler The thought of sending my firstborn off to preschool in a few short weeks has me feeling all the feels. For two mornings a week, she will be in someone else’s care, learning and growing without me, making new friends and becoming her own little person (cue the ugly cry). I am…Read More

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DIY Sidewalk Chalk

By Morgan Sprigler What you will need: Plaster of paris Acrylic or tempura paint in bright colors Silicone molds or a cake pop pan Plastic cups Plastic spoons Cold water Sandwich bags (optional) Scissors (optional) Lemonade (optional but encouraged) Step 1: Set out plastic cups in a row. Squeeze a quarter size of paint into…Read More