Mid-Century Cinderella Gracing our Walls

This summer has been tiring and wonderful so far.  Tiring because I’m over 3o weeks along with baby girl and I’m trying to keep up with my two little munchkins at home.  Wonderful because life has slowed a bit and I’ve found time to rest amongst the chaos.  I will share a bit more later this week, but in the meantime, I wanted to let you in on a little project… I found these animal pictures in frames for probably {Read More}

Removable Chalkboard in Your Kitchen ~ A little DIY for under $12

My boring cupboards needed a pick-me-up and this weekend I pulled out the Chalkboard Contact Paper and covered two doors.  I want to share with you a few tips on how to do this the easiest. I had my cupboard doors off and this worked easily. Clean surface well and allow to dry. Lay contact paper face down and score edge to fit.  Line up the manufacturer’s clean edge with one side of cupboard.  Mark top, bottom and opposite side. {Read More}

7 Fabulous (and cheap) Gifts to Make

An update on my Christmas Challenge in our house….I’ve never been so relaxed around the holidays.  I’m preparing my post to share with you what we’re coming up with.  In the meantime I thought I’d share some inexpensive gifts you could make at home. Most of them contain items that you probably have around your house or can make for pennies on the dollar.  Just click on the photo to go to the photograph’s source and original article.   Ok, {Read More}

Christmas Challenge Progress

The other day I shared this Christmas Challenge we’re taking as a family to not spend one dollar on Christmas presents. Weird, I know.  You can read more here. This is not a challenge so we can brag about it.  The presents won’t be perfect, but there will be a lot of love and thought going into them. For example, last February I thrifted a crib dust ruffle.  I took it yesterday and made 2 ruffled aprons out of it. {Read More}