I’ve always had a hard time looking at an object and envisioning what it could be. It’s something I’m working on; seeing the good bones behind the ugly paint or bad fabric. Taking an ordinary nothing and turning it into an amazing something. Thrift stores are a great place to practice stretching those creative muscles. And that’s exactly where I found the objects for my next project! [Read more…]
I am in love with this chalkboard calendar! To give you an idea of how much I love it, let me show you the calendar system we were working with before….
Who doesn’t love a great Memorial Day picnic or Independence Day barbecue? With Memorial Day right around the corner, we decided to make a decorative banner that could be used for both holidays, or any old time you feel like showing your American pride.
When I started my garden this spring, I really wanted a cute, easy way to identify my plants. I came up with these DIY plant markers using just a couple inexpensive supplies. Not only do they help me keep track of what I’ve planted (especially the plants I started from seed), they also look adorable in the garden. [Read more…]
With Memorial Day right around the corner and Independence Day not far behind it, we’ve been putting together some fun, patriotic-inspired crafts to share with you. First up is this fast and easy patriotic mason jar craft. [Read more…]
Sam got the Disney movie Frozen in his Easter basket this year, and we’ve pretty much been watching it on a continuous loop ever since. It’s a seriously cute movie, but if you can watch it without getting the songs stuck in your head you’re stronger than we are! So while singing “love is an open door” for the bazillionth time, we came up with the idea for these Frozen themed cupcake toppers. [Read more…]