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 »
Aug 152012
diy: (under 5 min, under $5) calendar makeover

Have you gotten your free birthday calendar? The giveaway ends tonight at midnight. If you haven’t gotten yours yet, learn how fix that HERE! You know that DIY project I talked about yesterday? Well, it hasn’t gone as planned and isn’t coming out as I envisioned. So it’s not ready to be published… yet. In [continue…]

 August 15, 2012  Posted by at 15:07 diy 1 Response »
Aug 142012
unexpected thrifting

Here’s a quick post to hold you over until today’s official DIY post is ready… I love magazines. I particularly love Real Simple. And Martha Stewart Living. And Better Home and Gardens. I love trying new recipes that I find in magazines (sometimes they’re good… sometimes, like the goat cheese pasta I made us a [continue…]

 August 14, 2012  Posted by at 14:41 diy No Responses »
Aug 142012

You probably notice things look a bit different on the blog this morning! Please bear with me as I learn the ropes of this whole designing-a-blog thing. I might be crafty with paper and ¬†fabric and paint… but the internet-designing-thing (that’s the technical term) is a whole new (very unfamiliar) monster. It’ll probably be changing [continue…]

 August 14, 2012  Posted by at 09:46 madebyRICE 2 Responses »
Aug 132012
diy: birthday calendar *free download*

To start the week (a week that will consist of more regular posts, fingers crossed) I want to give each of you a gift! Do you have trouble remembering birthdays and anniversaries? I do! To help me remember, I made a perpetual birthday calendar. It’s good year after year, hangs by my washing machine, and [continue…]

 August 13, 2012  Posted by at 19:14 diy 20 Responses »
Aug 062012
madebyRICE just for YOU!

If you’re not local and are just dying to get your hands on some handmade RICE goodies, check out the new Etsy shop, madebyRICE! I’m still working out some details for shipping the book page wreath, but in the meantime there will be some other fun little items for you to snatch. Check back frequently [continue…]

 August 6, 2012  Posted by at 22:10 madebyRICE No Responses »
Jul 232012
a favorite corner

I wanted to share a favorite corner in our home… Here are the details: The wall hanging is a scarf I found at a thrift store. I love it. I sewed little loops on the back to hang it. The little chair is from my childhood. Gabe loves to sit on it and read his [continue…]

 July 23, 2012  Posted by at 15:35 our home 2 Responses »