Why Did I Start a DIY Blog?

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?

DIY Infant Fox Costume

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

Outdated Kitchen Makeover: Part 1

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 My husband had a hard time seeing past all of the work that … Continue reading Outdated Kitchen Makeover: Part 1

Strawberry and Cream Cheese Breakfast Pastries

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