Fruit Pizza

This was always one of my favorite things my mom made for dessert growing up.  I love making it when we’re having a cookout or people over for dinner in the summer.  You could make this as individual cookies too but I’m a fan of the presentation of the pizza style. What You’ll Need: For […]

Spring Hydrangea Grapevine Wreath

I’ve been in a hyper-drive form of “nesting” mode!  A new Spring wreath for the front door was one of the last things on my to-do-before-baby-arrives list.  This wreath only took an hour or two and I’m really happy with the simple end result.  Come on, Springtime!! What You’ll Need: Grapevine Wreath Silk Hydrangeas (I […]

The Ruffled Beachy Dress (Guest Post over at “Me Sew Crazy”)

Hey everyone!  Today, I’m so excited to be guest posting over at Me Sew Crazy!  I’m sharing this tutorial for the “Ruffled Beachy Dress” which is refashioned from women’s shirred dresses like the below.  Make sure you stick around to check out all of Jessica’s tutorials while you’re over there visiting.  She is crazy talented […]

Alphabet Wall Art (Pottery Barn Inspired)

You might remember this House Rules Painting Upcycle I did a while back.  I was never totally happy with the finish that hand painting the black gave it and I always wished I’d used spray paint.  Well, problem solved.  I decided earlier this week I wanted to make the kids an alphabet themed piece of […]

Boys St. Paddy’s Day Tee


This is a quick, easy tee to make your little man for St. Patty’s Day.  I actually made this last year and don’t have full pictures but like I said, it’s super easy so I’ll walk you through the steps to make it!   What You’ll Need: Vinyl Letters (I buy these at WalMart by […]

The Little Fashionista Dress (Upcycled T-Shirt Dress)

I recently tried making one of my favorite maternity shirts off-shoulder but I cut too much off the neckline.  I love the black and white stripes and drawstring sides of the top so I decided to try to turn it into a dress for my two year old.  The above is the end result!  A […]

Quinn’s Nursery Reveal

As many of you know, we’re set to welcome our third and final baby in less than 2 weeks and I’ve been posting tutorials and sneaks peeks on my Facebook page of her nursery but it is now totally complete and it’s time to share the final reveal! That’s it!  Below I’ll get into prices and/or […]

Etched Mirror

I kept seeing gorgeous mirrors in nursery’s only to look them up to find they costs hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars!  I did everything in Quinn’s nursery on a strict budget.  This DIY project cost about $35 total.  I used a cheap Better Homes and Gardens mirror from WalMart, some pink spray paint, etched […]

Girls Subway Art Tee

The Boys Subway Art Tee turned out to be much more popular than I’d anticipated and I received a lot of requests for a girls version so here you go!  Check out the Boy version for the full tute but I’ll list a few things I did differently for this version below. If you have a Silhouette […]

Minky Baby Blanket

I’ve always wanted to do a project with Minky but it’s a material that I found a bit intimidating due to always hearing how slippery it is and how hard it can be to work with.  I’m here to tell you, it’s not that bad!  Maybe because this is an easy project but I didn’t […]