So … summer. It’s time to actually spruce up the ‘ol front porch for the 4th. Turns out, though, I’m fresh out of décor for the 4th of July or porches in general. And as usual, my budget is zero dollars and zero cents. That means I’m left with whatever I can make out of my classy … Read more Make Your Own FREE 4th of July Pillows from scraps and Easter bunnies!
Holy cow everyone. We’ve got a week. Just. One. Week. You ready? Have you been recycling old shirts, chopping up boxes and turning cake pans into stars? Have you found awesome deals on line and scored some great deals? I hope so. But if you’re like me and still have a few items on your … Read more Shop Local and Let’s All Stay Off The Fiscal Cliff, okay? See ya at DownEast.
Do you remember this little Easter dress that I refashioned for Christmas last year? Well baby girls has grown a lot this year and it’s too short now. I set her dress aside in the donate pile until my older daughter freaked out. “Mom! You’re not recycling this??!” And I love that she wanted to recycle this. Plus the kids … Read more Make a Tree Skirt out of a Girls Dress in 10 minutes flat!
Well, despite my hours of dedicated research on Pinterest, my kids still arrived at ‘bored’ last weekend. *Sigh* It’s only been a couple of weeks and apparently all the park trips, splash pads and kid crafts just aren’t cutting it anymore. And movies, coloring and playing outside were also nixed. Bummer. But those stacks and stacks … Read more Kids Summer Break Sewing Project: Silly Pillows
Here’s the latest entry in the unofficial please-help-me-figure-out-what-the-heck-to-put-on-my-door quest. And for the record, I’m really into the simple, fast projects as of late and this was no different. I think the start to finish was under thirty minutes with minimal mess. Want to make your own? For this project you’ll need: See? I told you this was … Read more Primitive Valentine’s Hearts Door Hanging
It dropped another five degrees today which means another chance to use around-the-house items to add some fall lovin’ to our newly painted upstairs (more on that later this week.) The end result was three, texture-licious frames in yummy fall colors straight from the pantry and recycling bin. Want to make your own? To make these frames you’ll … Read more Fall Lentil Frames
My first fall project of the year just went up on the front door. All that gleaning has sure paid off. And this came together in a single naptime using a cardboard box for a wreath frame and wrapping it with scrap fabric like I did here. (And do yourself a favor here and wrap some wire around … Read more The Wheat Wreath
Quick—someone knock on wood—but it looks like we might get a break from the rain, hail and snow that refuses to leave Utah. Heck, it’s a balmy 54 degrees outside right now. That means that the rest of my sad clearance flowers from my cake dome planter project that have completely taken over my kitchen table can finally move … Read more Hanging Baskets … out of formula!
This little number just went up on my front door … … with sweet burlap rosettes and a casual white bow. Perfect for adding some Valentine’s love to a front door on a laid-back, snowy day. Want to make one? As always I hope you’ll Rock What Ya Got and adapt this make it work using what … Read more Burlap Valentine’s Wreath … from a box and old shirt!