DIY & Home Projects

Refinishing A Buffet – Rescuing A Piece of Furniture

For those of you that follow the blog and don’t sew, you are probably getting bored with my most recent posts.  So here is a down and dirty DIY project for those who like to get their hands dirty.  It required stripping off layers and layers of paint, a little woodworking to add a bottom… Continue reading Refinishing A Buffet – Rescuing A Piece of Furniture

DIY & Home Projects · Sewing

Sewing Kitchen Bar Stool Chair Pads {That Are Both Reversible & Washable*}

Nothing beats homemade gifts, right?I hope so…Because for my sister Nicola’s birthday, my other sister and I tag teamed to make her cushions for her kitchen bar stools.My sister Nicola, has 3 incredibly awesome bar stools at her kitchen peninsula.  They are made from wine barrels and are one of a kind.  They get a… Continue reading Sewing Kitchen Bar Stool Chair Pads {That Are Both Reversible & Washable*}

All Things Children · Child Made / Arts & Crafts · DIY & Home Projects · Holidays

Melted Crayon Easter Eggs – Dye Free Easter Eggs

We decorated Easter eggs last night by melting crayons!  I stumbled upon a cool new way to decorate Easter eggs by using crayons while the eggs are still hot when perusing Pinterest.  It was very simple and also not very messy.  We decorated them this way with a 9 year old (my cousin Mindi) and… Continue reading Melted Crayon Easter Eggs – Dye Free Easter Eggs

All Things Children · Child Made / Arts & Crafts · DIY & Home Projects · Parties

Toddler St. Patrick’s Day Party With Crafts Food and Favors

Today we hosted a Toddler St. Patrick’s Day Party.  This group of parents and children get together frequently, but today we decided to embrace the upcoming holiday and eat a lot of green (and rainbow) colored foods, craft with green paints and wear as much green as our wardrobes allowed.  It has been such a… Continue reading Toddler St. Patrick’s Day Party With Crafts Food and Favors

DIY & Home Projects · Playroom

Reading Nook, Swing And Art Wall In The Playroom

I love how this room is starting to come together!  Not only is it bright and fun – it also helps keep our stuff organized!  Now there isn’t any excuse for toys to be out of place – this room has been designed around puzzles, books, arts and crafts, make-believe and all other things involving… Continue reading Reading Nook, Swing And Art Wall In The Playroom

DIY & Home Projects

Master Bath – Bringing It All Together With Artwork And Accessories

Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone! A couple weeks ago we made some improvements to the master bath ensuite.  After building and installing the Chunky Floating Shelves and the Between the Studs Storage the rest of the bathroom needed a little help to get up to the same standard. So we updated it with some new artwork,… Continue reading Master Bath – Bringing It All Together With Artwork And Accessories

DIY & Home Projects · Operation Organization · Playroom

Turning A Wall Into A Child’s Easel and Accessorizing our Vertical Work Surfaces

I wrote about building these work surfaces and touched on the benefits they bring to child development last week.  This post is dedicated to how we accessorized the boards and organized our supplies to make them even more fun.  I will also describe what is needed to turn them into easels.  I used mostly Ikea… Continue reading Turning A Wall Into A Child’s Easel and Accessorizing our Vertical Work Surfaces

DIY & Home Projects

Shelves for Laundry Baskets – diy

After having countertop space to fold my laundry, I decided I needed shelves to hold laundry baskets of organized laundry piles. They aren’t anything fancy, but I figured I might as well use the space next to the refrigerator. And after finding lime green baskets that would fit there perfectly, I decided it was meant… Continue reading Shelves for Laundry Baskets – diy