This afternoon Abby and I had lots of fun making wind chimes. We made one for both of her grandmas and one for her. I had recently seen a photo of similar chimes online, but it didn't have instructions. I thought that it wouldn't be too difficult to put together and would be something fun … Continue reading Terra Cotta Wind Chime Project
I have been anxious to get baby boy's bedroom decorated and ready for him to come home to, or as my husband said recently, "nesting like crazy." Part of it is because I am excited, part of it is because I want it to be done if he were to be born early. My cousin … Continue reading Getting Ready for my Little Monster: Decorating Baby’s Bedroom
With Father's Day coming up, Abby and I decided to get creative this morning and make a present for my husband. He doesn't buy new clothes very often, so we had already bought him a shirt, but we wanted to give him something homemade as well. We had to be a little sneaky and work … Continue reading Finger Painting Father’s Day Project
While browsing Pinterest a few days ago looking for an Easter project. I saw some cute bunny signs using pallet wood. It didn't appear to be too difficult so I went to Hobby Lobby to buy my supplies and try my hand at it. The original instructions for this project are from Diva of DIY's … Continue reading Easter Bunny Sign Craft
Abby has been very interested in coloring lately and we have spent a lot of time with her colorbooks and loose paper. After several coloring sessions this weekend I was a little bored and wanted to do something different, so I looked through my craft supplies for something we could make together. I found … Continue reading Painting Time!
Last Sunday night I had a little time after Abby went to bed and was able to paint. It had been quite a while since I had last had a chance to, probably some time around Halloween. It felt good to get my hands dirty (and boy, did I. The new gold paint I recently … Continue reading Modern Life
Like so many little girls, my daughter has a ton of hair accessories. Abby was born with a lot of hair, so people have always liked to give her bows and barrettes as gifts. These have been thrown in a tub in her bedroom or scattered about the house in a very disorganized manner. As … Continue reading My Latest Project: a Hair Accessories Holder/Display