Category Archives: Crafts

How to Make a Pennant Banner

Our Libby celebrated her third birthday a couple months ago and shortly beforehand was the proud recipient of a “big girl bed” from her Papa. Decorating above the side of a twin-sized bed is so different from decorating above a crib! All … Continue reading

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DIY Tassel Garland

Why is it that just when you’ve decided “not to spend money” Target releases a new line of ALL THE CUTE THINGS? I spotted this Threshold beauty at Target a few weeks ago, but we were in the middle of a … Continue reading

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DIY Wall Hanging

Hi friends! I was feeling crafty this weekend when I came across this really pretty area rug at TJ Maxx. I’ve been looking for something to hang above the cabinets in my girls’ playroom for awhile, and while an area … Continue reading

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Quick Baby Shower Gift – Burp Cloths

Hi all! I hope your Labor Day weekend was relaxing or productive, or both! Ours was a good mix of the two, and I’m happy to say I should have some projects to share soon. Before Libby was born, one … Continue reading

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Quick Baby Shower Gift – Tummy Time Quilt

A great family we met when we moved to Colorado is expecting their second baby boy in September. For the baby shower, I knew I wanted to give something handmade. I was browsing in Hobby Lobby when I came across … Continue reading

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DIY Growth Chart

I tackled a quick DIY project a few weekends ago. It was one of those rare times when the weather was nice for working outside, the baby was napping, and I had all my supplies on hand and ready to … Continue reading

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Easy Burp Cloth Tutorial

It was cold and gross here this weekend, so while we were stuck inside, I made it my mission to find a use for some of my old fabric scraps. We’re pretty much set when it comes to clothes and … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Easy Peasy Curtains from Sheets

One of my most popular posts (and by far the most pinned) is the one I wrote more than three years ago about turning sheets into curtains.  Do these photos bring back memories?   I’ve been looking for curtains to … Continue reading

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Not Your Grandma’s Cross-Stitch

A few weeks ago I was checking out the Sneak Peeks on Design*Sponge and I came across this image. {source} While the room itself is adorable, what caught my eye was the large white art piece on the wall. Wilco … Continue reading

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DIY Lion Bookends

Back when the weather was a bit warmer, I whipped up my own version of those DIY animal bookends you see all over the internet these days.  My main inspiration was these cute elephant bookends I spied on Pinterest. {source} … Continue reading

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