If you've been following my blog, you know that I have a niece on the way. And with that news I have been crafting everything baby related. I am a huge procrastinator and it shows in my work. Every time I say I'm not going to procrastinate again and yet here we are... rushing through… Continue reading A Quilt for a Princess
With the exciting news of being an aunt for the first time, I just had to start making things for the little one! Among other things, I decided to make some burp cloths. I found a cute flannel fat quarter at Joann's and cut each piece in half which was 10x18. I heard that most… Continue reading Easy DIY Burp Cloths
When my mother in-law's mother had passed away I offered to make her a quilt out of her mother's favorite gowns. Seemed reasonable since everyone was doing it with men's flannel shirts. This quilt is special in many ways. It's my first quilt on my new sewing machine I got for Valentines Day. It's the… Continue reading Something Old Into Something New
If you've read my first Guest Bedroom Face Lift post, then you know that I finished painting the pieces of furniture. I let them sit for a few days and worked on cleaning out the room they were going in. We painted the room a color called Zen several years ago when we bought the… Continue reading Guest Bedroom Part Two
I got this very basic vanity a few months after we bought this house. And when I say basic, I mean BASIC! It is so basic that I got tired of looking at it within 5 years. So I decided to try my hand at painting it. This wasn't my first time painting furniture by… Continue reading Vanity Makeover… But Wait, There’s More!
I've had this bedroom furniture sitting in my basement, wrapped for protection, for about 6 years now. And when family hundreds of miles away started talking about visiting soon, I knew I had to get my guest hosting duties in gear. I didn't want them to sleep on the couch or the floor! I spent… Continue reading Guest Bedroom Face Lift
String art has become more and more popular over the last couple of years. I have tried my hand at it, in Hard As Nails, but that was nothing compared to this! My sister in laws birthday was coming up and I wanted to do something special. Her and my brother both love comics and have… Continue reading Super Hero Art