Sep 112012
diy rope magnet

Here’a s quick little diy project for you to kick off your Tuesday! Gather your supplies: Rope A roll of magnets Hot Glue Scissors Get started: Decide how long you want your magnet to be. I’ve made them varying lengths. The longer it is, the stronger it is. Cut your magnet to the desired length. [continue…]

 September 11, 2012  Posted by at 08:32 diy 1 Response »
Sep 072012
diy: hanging light

I shared Gabe’s room yesterday and mentioned (at least I think I did) that there were a couple other projects I had in mind. This morning I did one! I was motivated by the First Friday event downtown tonight. Last month I had my wreaths featured at The Lady Jane shop. Tonight, The Lady Jane [continue…]

 September 7, 2012  Posted by at 11:46 diy, our home 2 Responses »
Sep 062012
diy {succulents in a can}

Just a quick little diy project for you today! I love succulents. They’re easy to grow and hard to kill. Perfect for me. I found these succulents at the thrift store awhile ago. Yes, the thrift store. There was a table set up near the door with a bunch of plants for sale. These were [continue…]

 September 6, 2012  Posted by at 09:20 diy 2 Responses »
Aug 292012
weddings on the brain!

No, not my own wedding. My dear husband and I celebrated our fourth anniversary in June. I love being married to him! The wedding that’s on my brain is that of one of my dearest, closest, bestest (is that a word) friends, Erin. She is, literally, the only person I keep in touch with from [continue…]

 August 29, 2012  Posted by at 18:57 diy, entertaining, inspiration 5 Responses »
Aug 282012
diy: color blocking in white

Spray painting is one of those quick, easy ways to update or give something new life. I love spray painting! Yesterday I got the spray painting urge and it turned into a little diy project. Here’s what I made. You can do it, too! The key to spray painting is to do several thin coats, [continue…]

 August 28, 2012  Posted by at 11:21 diy 6 Responses »
Aug 202012
get the look: dresser redo

I saw a dresser I loved on one of Design Sponge’s Sneak Peak house tours. I saved the image and had been planning to refinish one of our dresser in a similar way. A couple week ago, I did! Here’s the inspiration dresser: source I really liked the whole sneak peak. But this dresser stood [continue…]

 August 20, 2012  Posted by at 16:46 diy, our home 9 Responses »
Aug 202012
diy: banish bifold doors

I’ve never been a fan of bifold doors. Not only for aesthetic reasons, they’re also major finger pinchers. Not such a good match with kiddos in the house. Luckily, they’re easy to take down! Our bedroom has two closets (which is awesome) but they were both adorned with bifold doors. The way our bed’s positioned, [continue…]

 August 20, 2012  Posted by at 16:18 diy, our home 1 Response »
Aug 202012
diy: pegboards in the kitchen

Happy Monday, friends! I hope everyone had a great weekend. To kick off the week, I wanted to share a project I did in our kitchen a couple weeks ago. The pegboard pot rack is definitely is not an original idea. I’ve been holding onto a piece of pegboard for quite some time, just waiting [continue…]

 August 20, 2012  Posted by at 13:07 diy, our home 11 Responses »
Aug 172012
diy: card art

Here’s another quick, easy and cheap DIY project. Turn a beautiful card into framed art. This would be a perfect way to preserve and display a beautiful wedding, birthday or baby card. Or, just a beautiful card you found at the store. This could also make a gift (which is what this actually is). Give [continue…]

 August 17, 2012  Posted by at 12:36 diy No Responses »