This weekend, I took advantage of garage sales and sunny skies and ended up with a little project. My DIY-dujour? Rehabbing a thrifted frame with a little paint, turning it into chalkboard. I had spray paint on-hand, giving me the makings of a super easy crafternoon. The $4 frame was pretty big, and definitely ornate. And though it […]Read More DIY: turn an old picture frame into a chalkboard
Joseph has accumulated quite the little toy collection. (Disclaimer: The toys were are all gifts, or ultra-clearanced/thrifted finds!) We recently moved, and the toys seemed to disperse into a gazillion different boxes. (Woody’s nightmare!) There were wayward Mr. Potato Head pieces nestled under Joseph’s bed, hiding in the living room couch cushions, and generally being […]Read More creating a playroom on a budget
We recently moved, and part of turning our house our home has been the tiny tweaks and touches that come from DIY decor. The weather is gorgeous today, and we decided to take advantage of it by making our front door a little more welcoming, just in time for fall. Jonny repainted the door, which […]Read More easy DIY fall decorating
Amid migraine headaches + trips to the porcelain goddess, it’s easy dwell on pregnancy woes. I’m now 14 weeks along cookin’ this baby, and my clothes are starting to get a little tighter in the tummy. I know that’s supposed to happen (I’m talking to you, baby who’s the size of an orange!), but still, […]Read More 5 non-maternity things that have made me feel pretty while pregnant.
I’ve always been a huge fan of iced tea. So refreshing with just a hint of caffeine, there is nothing quite like a tall glass of freshly brewed, unsweetened (yes, I just went there) iced tea. Brewing it at home has always seemed kind of stressful and intimidating, until I tried these instructions. No sun or […]Read More the quick + easy way to brew iced tea.
When you think of Ivory soap, what do you think of? I remember my mom always saying, “So pure, it floats!” But other than that, I think of an outdated means of getting clean. In a world of 1,000 different types of body wash cluttering our shower, what’s the point of an old-school bar of […]Read More 5 unexpected things to do with ivory soap: the many uses of ivory soap
my really awesome baby shower cuteness, courtesy of good and happy lifeRead More my really awesome baby shower cuteness, courtesy of good and happy life
I’ve been scoping out the blogosphere lately trying to get some swell ideas for an upcoming couples wedding shower I’m throwing. I saw these DIY cake stands in ReadyMade recently, and spotted them again tonight. They just look too easy and too cute not to try. Thrifted plates + glue + old vase or candle […]Read More take a stand.