Level: Beginner, Uncategorized

Become An Auction Groupie

If you're ever at a loss for inspiration...go to an AUCTION! Don't be intimidated if you've never been to one, the auctioneers are very kind and you can stand around the "regulars" until you get the hang of it. I scored some crazy good treasures this past weekend. A 10 foot vintage ladder (that I… Continue reading Become An Auction Groupie

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1 hour or less, Topic: Housewares

HELLO String Art Wall Decor

Check out this super cute piece of home decor I made. This is a simple project with ZERO measuring - just my kind of project! Supplies Needed: Scrap piece of wood (new or reclaimed) Black paint Sealant (I used Mod Podge) 1 1/4" aluminum nails Thick string Tracing/graphite paper Printer (or freehand if you're a… Continue reading HELLO String Art Wall Decor

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1-4 hours, Topic: Clothing/Fabric/Costumes, Uncategorized

Make A Minion Costume

Halloween is quickly approaching! If you have kids (or adults for that matter) who love minions, here's a fairly easy way to create your own costume. Supplies/Instructions: Head/Face Black zip ties (Minion Hair) Pierce hood of sweatshirt with 2 holes per each zip tie (about 2-3 inches apart). Thread the zip tie through both holes… Continue reading Make A Minion Costume

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1 hour or less

Tackle Tricky Eaters

Just a quick post... Parents to VERY picky eaters will get me, but I feel like I've conquered the world! Okay maybe that's a bit over the top. I prep my picky 8 year old's pb&j's at the beginning of each week and then throw them in the freezer for a quick grab in the… Continue reading Tackle Tricky Eaters

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1 hour or less, Topic: Cooking

Start (and maintain) A Smoothie Routine

For the last month and a half I've been doing a morning smoothie routine...and I have to admit I've really enjoyed and and been surprised that I've maintained the routine! Here's the overview of what I do: 1. I Prep on Sunday for the upcoming week. - this week I used blueberries, raspberries and bananas.… Continue reading Start (and maintain) A Smoothie Routine

Level: Beginner

K Cup Holder, Yes Please!

I got a Keurig 2.0 machine for Christmas from my mother-in-law....I'm. In. Love. But I needed a place to hold the keurig k cups. A quick piece of scrap pallet, a few holes and a wire hanger and I've made a fun holder that hangs snuggly right next to my new love. See photos below:

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1 hour or less, Uncategorized

Say It Sweet: Valentine’s

If you are a grandparent or aunt/uncle to my kids and are reading this..........STOP READING....IT'S FOR YOUR OWN GOOD! Now that we got that out-of-the-way¬†(because let's be honest none of them actually halted from reading, who would!), wanted to give you a sneak peek at the kids valentine's this year. Charley needed one for school,… Continue reading Say It Sweet: Valentine’s

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1-4 hours, Topic: Accessories, Topic: Housewares, Topic: Paint, Uncategorized

Canvas quote art

I've seen a lot of subway art and such around which I adore; however I don't have a silhouette or a vinyl decal cutter, so here's another take on how to accomplish the same idea: Tools needed: Canvas Paint Letter stickers Knife Step one: find the quote you want on your canvas. There are tons… Continue reading Canvas quote art

Level: Beginner, Time: Expect 1-4 hours, Topic: Accessories, Topic: Furniture

Ugg Floral Chair Becomes Great Functional Chair!

Found this chair for $5 the other day that I fell in love with! (Come on people, use your imagination!). I unscrewed the seat part and just knew the current fabric needed to go.... I covered some batting and fabric....and began stapling..... I then sanded down the chair, painted it with metallic paint.... I reattached… Continue reading Ugg Floral Chair Becomes Great Functional Chair!