building

DIY Trash-Can Hider

I like to stay busy and I'm always coming up with different things to build or do around the house. I love counter space, even though I hardly cook, 😂. I wasn't really a fan of the tilt out trash can holders and saw where someone made a slide out one. I used it for… Continue reading DIY Trash-Can Hider

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painting

Front porch facelift

Warning*** THIS IS A NO JUDGEMENT ZONE.*** 🤦🏼‍♀️🤦🏼‍♀️ As you will see we have neglected our front porch for a WHILE lol. It happens. We have full time jobs. I have random off days and life just happens. It's not a priority. I got a gallon of solid Olympic max stain a year or so… Continue reading Front porch facelift

baby gifts, quilting, sewing

Baby Theodore

With news of another baby on the way I could hardly wait to find out the gender so I could get started making matching things for them as I did for my niece in these posts, A Quilt for a Princess and Easy DIY Burp Cloths. It's a boy!! (a nephew!) I made a quilt… Continue reading Baby Theodore

sewing

DIY Pillow Cover With Invisible Zipper

I bought enough fabric from the DIY Roman Shades project so that I could make pillow cases out of it. I had some bare pillows that were given to me a while back that I stuffed into the closet. I bought invisible zippers for them. I have never sewn with invisible zippers before so it was an… Continue reading DIY Pillow Cover With Invisible Zipper

sewing

DIY Roman Shades

I have always hated these blinds. They came with the house when we bought it and it just wasn't one of the top priorities to fix. I was browsing Pinterest a few months ago and saw a post on how to make Roman shades out of faux wood blinds. Which was great since I've only… Continue reading DIY Roman Shades

building

Kitchen island

I was standing in my kitchen one day and realized I had enough room for a small kitchen island. So why not build one! I decided on a 36Hx36Lx24W. We put stools as a make shift island to see if we would be ok with that size first. And it worked out nicely. I searched… Continue reading Kitchen island