I have always been an artist and creator. Fabrics call to me. Cardstock whispers sweet nothings in my ear. I have a habit of turning others' trash into treasure. OK, you get the point. In adulthood, I found creative outlets as a musician, seamstress, baker and crafter, even driving my husband crazy by making nearly … Continue reading Why Did I Start a DIY Blog?
Create a DIY dinosaur costume for Halloween using a sweatsuit.
This DIY infant Halloween costume post is three years in the making! For our oldest fella's first Halloween, I wanted to hand make a fun woodland-inspired costume and decided quickly on a fox, one of my favorites. I admit, I searched online for fox costumes to see if a pre-made version would meet my expectations, … Continue reading DIY Infant Fox Costume
Our finished mid-century ranch kitchen remodel. It may have taken a few years, but it was well worth the wait.
Part two of our kitchen remodeling adventure. Learn about some of the design choices we made to handcraft our dream kitchen.
When my husband and I first stepped into the mid-century ranch that would become our first home, we did so with mixed emotions: I instantly fell in love with the mid-century charm, the coziness and the reflection of my own grandparent's home. My husband had a hard time seeing past all of the work that … Continue reading Outdated Kitchen Makeover: Part 1
Add rustic charm to your entry or mudroom with a DIY coat rack.
My sister and nephews were unexpectedly coming over for breakfast last weekend and I needed to whip up something for the kids and mommies to enjoy. The answer: Strawberry and cream cheese breakfast pastries! I'm the type of gal that prefers to make everything from scratch, but there was no time! Thankfully, I looked through my … Continue reading Strawberry and Cream Cheese Breakfast Pastries
A tasty grilled goat cheese, fig butter and peppered bacon sandwich on sourdough bread.