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DIY Matchbox car shelf

DIY Matchbox car shelf

We have been staying busy here with sports, work and play. Thankfully my favorite time of the year is almost here, and I aim to DIY and blog more… so I thought I would share a project perfect for a little boys bedroom. Check it out and take a look at this post for more … Continue reading

Stars & stripes

Hope everyone is enjoying their Fourth of July… Fireworks, desserts, family and friends. I cannot wait to see Tommy’s face tonight since he is older now and can truly enjoy this holiday. I made a couple of wood flags from pallet wood, sanded, painted and lightly distressed. On a side note, I wanted to share … Continue reading

Simple fall DIYs

We have been feeling crafty lately… picking up pinecones and sticks during our trips to the park or on a walk, with the hopes of making SOMETHING. With so many holidays approaching, it is a lot of fun creating simple decorations for Halloween, fall and yes… even Christmas. DIY book page pumpkins with cinnamon stick stems Loving … Continue reading

Candy corn lantern

Candy corn lantern

The month of October is full of sweet memories for me. The beginning of fall brings pumpkin spiced everything… the candles and lattes being my favorite, a change in seasons, and a promise of one candy-filled, spooky holiday for the little ones to enjoy! Here is a project with all things fall/ Halloween in mind… … Continue reading

Lavender

Lavender

I came across L’Occitane En Provence on a recent trip to the Fashion Show Mall here in Las Vegas. The newly situated store had a beautiful display of dried lavender at its entrance. I snapped a photo and then started thinking about ways I could use this lovely ingredient. Here are a couple of my favorite ideas… … Continue reading

Car themed party

Car themed party

Tommy is almost two years of age. He is so into cars that it was an obvious choice to embrace a race car theme for his birthday party. I cannot wait to see the look on his face when he is surrounded by his favourite toy, gifts & cake! I love this particular party decor by Keren Precel, seen on Lilsugar… A vintage … Continue reading

Lucky gold

Lucky gold

In need of a little bit of luck? These shimmery, metallic rocks can add a fun element to your St. Patrick’s day decor. A little gold paint, a handful of stones and some kind of stencil are all you need to make these pretty rocks… from Yesterday on Tuesday. Hope all your wishes come true this St. Patrick’s … Continue reading

Handmade gifts

Handmade gifts

WIth Christmas only days away, I thought I would share some favorite handmade gifts to make: Christmas in a jar… this DIY gift idea builds on a basic sugar scrub recipe, using raspberry juice to color the scrub red and some peppermint essential oil. Peppermint candy cane sugar scrub from The Idea Room. This fort … Continue reading

Holidays

Holidays

Have you taken a look at Reindeer cam? Tommy and Jadyn both enjoy seeing the reindeer and Santa himself come out of the red barn to feed his trusty reindeer. Surely Santa is preparing them for their long journey, guiding the infamous sleigh this Christmas. Tommy has been greeting the reindeer with a wave and imitates Santa with … Continue reading