Tagged with DIY

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

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

Coffee Cart

Coffee Cart

I’ve been thinking for a while about creating a “coffee cart” space. I love the notion of having a special place for all things coffee (and tea!). The cart itself is a wooden 3 drawer chest from Ikea, painted and distressed. Maybe replacing the knobs with glass ones, or removing the bottom two drawers and making … Continue reading

DIY letters

DIY letters

Letter placed on a white frame with fabric background… from Chic & Cheap Nursery. Blue and white chevron, found on Etsy from Bless Her Heart Designs. Love the look of this oversized letter, by Norskeinteriorblogger. All covered in moss. DIY found on Ruffled. Washi tape… the Baby List Blog. Same letter, different shape/color… discovered on Pinterest. … 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

Tis the season

I love this time of year. Christmas lights, cookies, gift wrapping, thinking about family and ways to be giving… DIY’s take on a new meaning, since just about everything Christmas has a touch of handmade. Happy (almost) December! Gorgeous cinnamon heart ornaments from Katy Elliott. Pom pom & twine packaging from frl. Klein. Oh joy… love this packaging found … Continue reading

Cars

Cars

A couple of weekends ago, my parents flew down to Las Vegas for a visit. I always have a fun time seeing my parents since they enjoy many of the same things as my husband and myself. Tommy loved showing Nana his car collection and asking “what’s that?” again and again, learning some golf and … Continue reading

DIY baby Plankton costume

DIY baby Plankton costume

Halloween is only days away! We are ready to have some fun, eat too much candy and be spooked. Last year for Halloween Tommy dressed up as “Plankton” from Spongebob. He was just 6 and a half months of age at the time. I made the costume with felt, pipe cleaners and fabric… I printed a … Continue reading