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DIY Farmhouse Bucket and Reindeer Feed Craft

reindeer feed craft

Raise your hand if you love farmhouse and holiday anything. Then you're going to want to know how to make your own DIY farmhouse bucket and reindeer feed! Growing up one of the best parts of the holiday season was sitting down with my family to watch the Christmas specials, Rudolph being my favorite. Well, I carried that love for reindeer on into adulthood and when I started having my own kids, I couldn't wait to share that special experience with them. The apple doesn't fall far from the tree because they enjoy those old...

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Easy DIY Halloween Snack Cups

halloween snack cups supplies

Yes, you read that right. I'm sharing easy DIY Halloween snack cups in June. Let me explain myself. I've decided that this upcoming school year I'm going to be more on the ball. I'm SO happy with our kids' new school, we moved last summer in case you hadn't heard, and I want to get even more involved over there if I can. That being said, I'm a busy working mom, so I don't have a ton of extra time on my hands. I think if I go into the school year with some classroom...

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DIY Painted Fireplace Surround and Brick Wall

Brick Wall Before and After

Sharing my DIY Painted Fireplace Surround and Brick Wall has been long overdue. I actually tackled this project about this time last year. Over the months, I've received several questions from friends about the details of the project. It has been such a huge improvement in our home that I decided it was time to share it so that anyone with an ol' ugly wall like mine, or looking at houses with one, isn't intimidated to take it on. I promise, anyone can do it! DIY Painted Fireplace Surround and Brick Wall When we bought this house over...

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How to Dye Pretty Easter Eggs

How to Dye Pretty Easter Eggs

I can hardly believe it, but it's officially time to pull out the Easter decorations and get the house really ready for Spring. And with that come a few time honored traditions that I just love. Of course, first and foremost, is dyeing real easter eggs. That's right. No plastic eggs here. We dye and hide the real deal! And they also make for the loveliest centerpieces stacked in a bowl on a bed of pretty paper grass. While I love the cute eggs the kids make I also like to go a little outside...

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How to Recover Fabric Chairs

How to recover fabric chairs

Learning how to recover fabric chairs has always been on my DIY bucket list. I've read scores of articles on how to tackle the project and finally decided this weekend to take it on. Of course having four chairs in desperate need might have nudged me a bit. These past few years of eating with toddler boys have left a mess of spills and stains that has gotten out of hand. Cue the embarrassed face when anybody comes for dinner. A few months ago I bought fabric for the chairs and it has sat in a closet...

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How to Paint Your House Yourself

A little over eight years ago the hubs and I moved into our first home. Our cozy little space has seen two babies come into the world and countless special memories, but it's time for our family to move on which means it's also time to get our house ready to sell. You know all those little projects that you put off over the years? Well, when it comes time to list your home, you need to make sure it's move in ready for the next owners. So, while I love the sweet doodles my...

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DIY STAR WARS #ROGUEONE NIGHT LIGHT

Night Light

Having your children reach the age where they are really excited and into Star Wars seems to be a major life milestone. With both my husband and I, as well as extended family, all very into Star Wars, when Jake started to show interest this year we're all high fiving each other behind his back. Yes! We could all be kids again through watching him experience this rite of passage through fresh eyes. How neat is that?! With the new Rogue One: A Star Wars Story© TM Lucasfilm LTD coming to theaters soon, it’s a great time to...

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