Color Outside the Lines Wood Sign with Button Wire Hanger

Color Outside the Lines Wood Sign with Button Wire Hanger

If you’ve followed me awhile, you know how much I love certain things like creating vintage-y wood signs, typography, Chalk Paint and my Silhouette CAMEO. While I was attaching the wire hanger, I randomly thought it would be fun to thread buttons on and I just happened to have some bright colored ones that matched […]

DIY Anthropologie-Inspired Wooden Coasters {guest post from Olivia of DIY Mother}

Anthropologie-Inspired DIY coasters

When Olivia of the blog DIY Mother, emailed me about doing a guest post, I was immediately sold on her idea to DIY some Anthropologie Coasters. And then a few days later she sent me the pictures and I was in L.O.V.E….and I knew you guys would be too! I mean, really, how cute are […]

DIY Boy’s Reverse Stencil T-Shirt (I’d Flex But I Like This Shirt)

DIY Boy's Reverse Stencil T-Shirt (I'd Flex But...)

I’m so excited to be part of the 2014-2015 Silhouette Design team and although our posts don’t officially start for a few weeks, I couldn’t wait to get started. And oh how I love a good boy project! It’s a bit harder to come up with “cool” boy projects than it is girly ones but […]

Vintage-Style Cork and 3D Flower Frame {15-Minute Craft!}


You guys! How cute did this come out?! I love it. And the best part? So easy and so inexpensive! This would make such a pretty Mother’s Day gift. I was inspired by a frame I saw at Target with cork board on it. Then I saw these cute paper flowers in the cheap bins […]

Spring Porch & Burlap Deco Mesh Wreath

Spring Burlap Deco Mesh Wreath

I have to admit the big, ornate deco mesh wreaths, although impressive and pretty, aren’t usually my taste. But when they came out with the burlap deco mesh, they grew on me. This was the first one I’ve made and it was surprisingly easy and the metal wreath forms are so inexpensive! I wasn’t prepared […]

Shabby Chic Spring Mantel {and How-To Make a Moss Wreath}

Shabby Chic Spring Mantel {and How-To Make a Moss Wreath}

I met a longtime friend who’s about to have her first baby any day now for lunch in the city last week. I went early since the area where we met for lunch has fabulous shopping (my favorite running store, a 2-story Michael’s, Nordstrom Rack, Whole Foods…and that’s just half of what’s in that “strip […]

Super Easy DIY 20-Minute Comic Book Pillow

20 Minute Comic Book Pillow

I’m planning to show you my son’s DIY bunk beds and Boy Bedroom tomorrow but I thought I’d share a quick, simple tutorial for this comic book pillow I whipped up during nap time. It’s crazy easy. All You Need: Plain light colored fabric pillow Fabric Markers I pulled up some images online for ideas […]

Free Printable Valentine’s Day Cards

Free Valentine's Day Card Printables: Just print, cut and add a sucker!

Both of my girls (ages almost 2 and 4) are having a Valentine’s Day party at school (my son is in Kindergarten and they haven’t really done parties this year so I’m actually not sure if he needs Valentine’s yet!), so I decided to use a monkey I had designed in Graphic Design school and […]

Subtle Valentine’s Day Mantel

Subtle Valentine's Day Mantel

 As a general rule, I’m not a fan of overtly holiday-ish decor so I put together a simple and subtle Valentine’s Day mantel. Here’s a basic details on how it came together: The candlesticks are ones I already had, but I painted the big frame with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Provence and it’s crazy […]

Shakespeare-Inspired Wood Plank Sign {Bedroom Décor}

Shakespeare Inspired Wood Sign

Whenever we move, our bedroom is always something that never really gets decorated and this time around, I didn’t want that to be true, so while we were homebound for a week during the snowstorm last week, I finally got to work on some wall décor. The chevron sign was around $16 at Target and […]