Thursday, August 29, 2013

"A" is for Acorn Wreath

Craft: glittered acorn wreath


Make a simple circle wreath from acorns and glitter.


Our driveway is littered with acorns just asking to be used in a project.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

"C" is for Colorfield Zipper Pouch

Sew: colorfield zipper pouch


Make your own personalized zippered pouch with handpainted monogram, no fancy tools required, only a small light box (or even a window will do!).

Monday, August 26, 2013

Dining Room Makeover

primitive farmhouse dining room makeover

A little dining room makeover in our primitive farmhouse.  We moved into a 1740 saltbox house 3 months ago and slowly have been making it our own.

The dining room used to look like this:

primitive farmhouse dining room before

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

"C" is for Cloth Napkins

Sew: kids cloth napkins


Today I'm over at Pretty Handy Girl sharing these simple personalized cloth napkins:



School is right around the corner for us and these cloth napkins are a cinch to make, you'll want to make some too!

Click here to see the full tutorial at Pretty Handy Girl.


I'm linking up to:

SAS @ Funky Junk
Nifty Thrifty Sunday @ Nifty Thrifty Things
That DIY Showoff @ The DIY Showoff
Tutorials & Tips Tuesday @ Home Stories A to Z
The Scoop @ Lolly Jane
Strut Your Stuff @ Somewhat Simple
Transformation Thursday @ The Shabby Creek Cottage
Share Awesomeness Thur @ The 36th Avenue
Pretty Things Thursday @ Scissors & Spatulas
Flaunt it Friday @ Chic on a Shoestring
Frugal Friday @ The Shabby Nest
Furniture Feature Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed
SAS @ Just a Girl
Remodelaholics Anonymous @ Remodelaholic
inspiration board @ Carolyns Homework
Sunday Showcase Party @ Under the Table & Dreaming

Monday, August 19, 2013

DIY Handrail Makeover

diy handrail makeover

How to makeover a handrail from painted to stained and call it your own.  We went from barn red to crisp white and dark stain on the stairs down to the playroom:
handrail makeover before and after

Friday, August 16, 2013

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

DIY Farmhouse Table Makeover

farmhouse table makeover

 A diy farmhouse table makeover.  A very kind friend gave me this solid pine farmhouse table, I did a little stripping, staining and painting and now it fits right into our new dining room.
farmhouse table before and after

Monday, August 12, 2013

"P" is for Pencil Tube Pouches

Sew: pencil tube zippered pouches


Slim pencil tube pouches perfect to slide inside a backpack just in time for back to school.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

"C" is for Colorblock Patchwork Pillow

Sew: colorblock patchwork pillow


Using solid colors and white cotton I made lumbar patchwork pillows for my kids hangout space.