Both of my girls (ages almost 2 and 4) are having a Valentine’s Day party at school (my son is in Kindergarten and they haven’t really done parties this year so I’m actually not sure if he needs Valentine’s yet!), so I decided to use a monkey I had designed in Graphic Design school and use it as part of a Valentine’s Day card design.
As a general rule, I’m not a fan of overtly holiday-ish decor so I put together a simple and subtle Valentine’s Day mantel. Here’s a basic details on how it came together: The candlesticks are ones I already had, but I painted the big frame with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Provence and it’s crazy how perfectly it matches the blue of the wood candlesticks.
Between crafting, washing dishes, bathing kids, and this dry, cold weather my skin is so dry! I had been buying an organic coconut oil salt scrub but it’s a little pricey, so I have been meaning to create a DIY version and finally got around to it. It’s so much cheaper and I LOVE it. My mom gave me this dried lavender from her local
Our “cleaner” living lifestyle started back in the 2008 when we watched Food, Inc. It started with food, but we’ve also been working on reducing the chemical-laden products in our whole household. I’m planning to start sharing these “better for you” posts every now and then to share products I find and love. I do a lot of research and review reading when I try
Whenever we move, our bedroom is always something that never really gets decorated and this time around, I didn’t want that to be true, so while we were homebound for a week during the snowstorm last week, I finally got to work on some wall décor. The chevron sign was around $16 at Target and I simply stenciled on some butterflies with Annie Sloan Chalk
It may seem a little early for Valentine’s Day printables but it’s only weeks away really! I designed some fun 8×10 printables you can download and frame! Or adjust the size and use them as Valentine’s. These are for personal use only, please. Just click on the image you like to be taken straight to the downloadable version Enjoy! Some of the fonts used in
I’ve had a bin of these pretty resin cabochons sitting in my craft supplies for months and finally figured out something simple and new to do with them (in a previous post I showed you how to make DIY Vintage Style Rings and Hair Pins with these). You can find these in abundance on Etsy in all kinds of styles. The only additional items you’ll
For the first few months in this house, this nook was more of a junk piling area. There just isn’t much storage in the house and no basement. So to help get organized, I asked my husband to put shelves…pretty much everywhere. A few weeks ago I shared our DIY Shelved Gallery Wall. I started getting this command center organized after my husband built and
If you follow me on Instagram, you probably saw me post a sneak peek at this printable a few nights ago as I worked on sketching it. Now it’s all digitized, prettied up in color and ready to share with you. Simply click on the image of your color preference below to download a printable version. Printables are size 8×10 and are for personal use only.