Quick Bookmarks with a Big Impression

Tonight was my first experience going to a book club.  I should have made it a priority to attend when I was first invited, because I had a blast! I am so excited to start attending on a regular basis.  That being said, as much as I love technology, I really do enjoy an old-school […]

$9 Frame Wall Art

A wall in our living room needed some decor. Our walls aren’t white, but it still felt bare! Here is a great (and cheap!) way to decorate your walls: What You’ll Need: 9 Frames for $1 each Scrapbook paper Scissors Mounting putty, nails and hammer, or command strips Directions: This entire project took me less […]

DIY: Paper Towel Roll Wall Art

Once again, I was inspired by Pinterest to recycle something I already had, and make it into something new! What You’ll Need: 6 Toilet Paper Rolls (or 3 paper towel rolls) Dark Brown acrylic paint Dark Green acrylic paint Black acrylic paint Light blue acrylic paint (or color of your choice for your bird) Paint […]

Toddler Color Carnival Game

Lately, I have been on a mission to find fun ways to teach and engage my two year old toddler in learning her colors.  I’m feeling the pressure in a way as Mother’s Day Out ends next week for Summer break to shake up our play time at home and incorporate more learning time. I […]

DIY No-Sew Pillow Cover

This is a pillow cover that can be removed and washed. It’s envelope design allows for easy removal and a seamless looking design. I started out by following some directions I found online but they weren’t quite right, which I found out later. Needless to say, I had to improvise slightly on the second pillow. […]

Oh Snap!

This was a very exciting sewing project week for me.  Are you ready?! I tackled snaps! Maybe it was just me, but the thought of adding snaps to a garment was super intimidating and I would just tell myself I would eventually get to a project that involved snaps.  As I was reorganizing my desk […]

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