Tag Archives: DIY

summer 2k16

It’s been awhile. I’m feeling ready to stretch my writing muscles again, and trying to remember how to do this. Blogging has changed so much since I first started writing, six(!) years ago. Continue reading

Fixer Upper

Alternate title: The Main Reason for the Blog Silence Continue reading

DIY Valentine: Hershey Kiss Roses

This DIY is a simple craft that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day (or any day!) for your significant other, kids, or even a teacher’s gift. It only takes a few minutes and it would be easy to make a bouquet while watching a TV show. I will be leading this craft in my MOPS group, but thought it would be fun to share here, too! Continue reading

Inde-paint-ence Day

Our July 4th celebration involved lots of family, food, games, sunshine, fireworks, drinks, and playing outside. My mom and brother visited for the weekend, and my sister’s family spent a lot of time with us as well. The weather was warm without being crazy hot and humid, so it was perfect for pulling out the kiddie pool. We let them stay up for the fireworks, and it was worth the late bedtime to hear their commentary. (“I’m enjoying this, Mom.”)

But the overall theme for the weekend? Paint. Continue reading

DIY Wall Art

I fell in love with a couple of whimsical maps of Paris and Rome from Rifle Paper Co. a couple of years ago, but didn’t love the price tag for one, let alone two prints + the frames I’d need to hang them. When I came across the calendar that included these two (plus more!) on sale for half off, I pounced.  Continue reading