DIY galvanized pipe closet

Recently we added a new closet and bathroom to our bedroom. The space was there already and had been my youngest child’s nursery previously. I saw a few of these pipe closets floating around on Pinterest and knew it was going to be perfect for our closet. This one from the DIY Diva really caught […]

Making a sewing studio: part one

Hi readers! Not much sewing has been going on since I’ve moved all my paraphernalia out of the dining room and into my garage which is being transformed into my first studio. This is a really exciting step and makes things feel very official with regards to my sewing dreams. I probably could have left […]

Make a Cozy Duvet Cover from flannel sheets

Flannel duvet covers are soooo cozy! But it’s hard to find cute designs for kids rooms and when I have found them, they’re a lot more expensive than sheets, which doesn’t really make sense, because a duvet cover is really just two sheets sewn together. And it’s hard to find cute designs for kids rooms. […]

Cleaning out my college son’s room. sniff.

My son left for his senior year of college last week. And my youngest has been living in a small room connected behind our bedroom that we recently have demo’d to make a master bathroom. So now she doesn’t have a room. She’s been sharing with her sister as well as crawling in with us, […]

Sewing tips for slipcovers

  I pretty much hate sewing slipcovers. Our slipcovers I made a few years ago had gotten really, really gross, though. Imagine four kids eating, sleeping, and hanging out on my poor sofa for years. Not only them, but their many friends, too. I had done a really bad job sewing my last set of […]

DIY Pipe Shelf & Reclaimed Wood Plank Walls

Hi all! This year we’ve been fixing up the old farmhouse, one project at a time. Today I wanted to share our DIY pipe shelf made from pipe from the hardware store and some reclaimed wood. We also covered the walls of the garage with the rest of the reclaimed wood.We found this wood on […]

A Farmhouse Funky Back Porch Party

We finished building the deck and I decided to throw a little party for my husband’s birthday. So basically, I just put a bunch of our old furniture outside on the porch, and cleaned up some pieces that were lying around the yard. I’m happy with how it turned out and I didn’t spend any […]

Decoupaged French Country Doghouse

  We have four dogs. The tiniest is a little Chihuahua named Coco. She wandered in one day from the road after being abandoned, most likely.She was half starving and had recently had a litter,the poor little thing, and it was a little while before she regained her health. One day, I was driving home, […]

Handmade duvet set for Gigi : Stashbusting

I made Gigi a new duvet set for fall. Since I’m still on a fabric diet, I used materials I already had. A sheet from target for the underside of the duvet cover,some cute flannel with a print of little girls I bought at the Black Friday sale at Joann last Thanksgiving, and some blue […]

Morroccan Candle Holder

Boho Chic Candel Holder

  Today I am geting back from my trip to Spain! I wrote this post last month for Mod Podge Rocks and it reminded me of Southern Spain and Morocco. I was doing a lot of research on my trip, and it filtered through to my crafty projects, obviously! These Boho Chic candle holders are […]