Friday, June 3, 2016

Word Up

Perfect spot for a chalkboard wall at the bottom of the stairs!

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Pillow Talk

New house means lots of new projects! With my sewing room still half in boxes, I was still able to make this happy quilted throw pillow. The white stitching and black piping around the edges add the perfect amount of contrast.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Fremont Findings

Found this hilarious gem from the 50's at our local vintage store.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Super Tooth Pillows

Princess Tooth pillow for her, Super Tooth pillow for him.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Halloween on the Dark Side

This year the kids went evil with the Vampire Princess and Darth Vader costumes. I just couldn't bring myself to buying them off the rack (except for his mask) so we got pretty crafty with the fabrics, thrift store trinkets and lots of spray paint.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Spooky Snacks

Cute, edible, and healthier then the other Halloween crap. You're welcome.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Glowing Eyeballs

Here's a way to freak out your neighbors while creating a fun afternoon craft for the kids. Simply cut styrofoam balls in half, paint with glow-in-the-dark paint, then dot the pupils with black. You can stick them anywhere although I found the eyes peering from the bushes the spookiest at night.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Pretty Little Placemats

I couldn't resist this amazingly bold graphic print at Bolt Fabrics this weekend. Whipped them into placemats the same day!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Tee-Pee Time

We talked about making a tee-pee for the backyard and it wasn't until my husband threatened to buy on on Etsy that launched me into a craft frenzy. I found a great tutorial online that uses canvas tarps, wooden dowels and black fabric paint. I was able to complete the project in 1 weekend - painting included!

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

April Fools!

Kids at this age are the best - so easily fooled and excited by most anything. This year for April Fool's Day, I found a few great ideas online. First up, the faux "grilled cheese" sandwich made of toasted pound cake (get the bread loaf shape) and orange frosting. I don't recommend the pre-mixed orange frosting. I started with white and added food coloring until it was just the perfect hue of cheddar.

Finally, I put their milk in the freezer before leaving for work that day. Too funny!