hello sunshine! diy wood shim sign

diy wood shim summer sign

    You know you're having a great summer when you're too busy to blog. Seriously, this summer has been nutso! But in the I'm-having-so-much-fun-work-is-cramping-my-style kind of way. Our life has been full of amazing trips, house projects, friends & family, and plenty of patio … [Read more...]

paper triangle mobile

paper triangle mobile

    How about a lovely hanging mobile to help usher in spring? Start by cutting 2 inch strips of paper. Then cut the strips into 2 inch x 2 inch squares. Now cut each square in half diagonally. And your triangles are ready for sewing! Sew your triangles … [Read more...]

diy metallic animals

metallic animals

  This post is dedicated to my niece and nephews in the pacific northwest. (You know who you are.... *wink* *wink*) (And don't worry guys, they're not Schleichs.) So......metallic animals. Fun right?! I picked up these plastic animals from the clearance bins at Michael's for … [Read more...]

glitter book page wreath

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  It's no secret that I love using book pages for all kinds of projects. Here's an easy wreath tutorial that uses a straw wreath form, book pages and a stapler. Oh and some glitter spray, if you feel so inclined. Start by tearing out your book pages. Loosely fold a page like … [Read more...]

concrete letters

dipped concrete letter

    So remember last fall when I got waaaaay into concrete? In case you've forgotten....             Ok, now that we're all on the same page. The concrete love continues with these diy concrete letters & … [Read more...]

copper leaf heart

copper leaf heart

  Here's my problem with 99.9% of Valentine's Day decorations; I hate them. The over-the-top, garish, pink and red eye sores the stores try to pass off as decorations makes me feel a bit ill. Pair that with my self declared color of the year and the copper leaf heart was … [Read more...]

dollar store garland wreath

tinsel garland wreath

  I really love a sparkling holiday wreath. And I really really love when I can make one for less than $15.00! So I was at the dollar store (The Dollar Tree to be exact) and I spotted this fantastic silver tinsel garland. Almost immediately I thought it'd make a great wreath. I … [Read more...]

diy christmas star

christmas star

  Happy December!!!!! The holidays are officially here! I love the Christmas season! And I love love love decorating my home with twinkle lights and holiday merriment! I made this wooden star for my mantel aaaand I'm pretty much in love with it. It's such a great statement piece, … [Read more...]

gold “dipped” feathers

gold-dipped feathers

    I made these sparkling gold feathers for my Thanksgiving vignette, but I'm pretty sure they'll make their way into my Thanksgiving table setting as well. They're just so sparkly...and fun....and gold!   Here's what you'll need for these little beauties: - … [Read more...]

give thanks: wood slice sign

give thanks wood slice sign

    Earlier this week I shared my Thanksgiving vignette. This wood slice sign is my favorite part of the display. I'm also rather fond of the gold "dipped" feathers. Ok, so I love all of it!   For this fantastic little project, you'll first want to pick up a wood … [Read more...]