Latitude and Longitude Custom Pillow

I adore personal, custom and meaningful art and decor in my home.  That is why I love DIY projects.  Doing it myself allows me to add as much personality, humor and fun into my home that I want.  While I have only lived in my city for almost two years, this pillow is a reminder {…Read More…}





Barn Wood Frames {with no special tools!}

Years ago my neighbor was replacing their fence.  They had all these awesome weathered gray slats sitting in their trash.  Seeing the beautiful weather beaten patina made me rush over and ask my neighbor if I could have them.  My neighbors were used to my trash picking by then.  So I took some of those slats {…Read More…}





DIY Child’s Backpack {Sewing Tutorial}

I have teamed up with Online Fabric Store this week to bring you four sewing tutorials using the most beautiful fabric like Amy Butler, Joel Dewberry and Michael Miller. I thought we would start the week with a backpack we made for Kayla’s upcoming school year.  We?  Yes we!  My amazing cousin Lindsay is visiting from Chicago to help with these tutorials. 

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Barnwood Coat Rack {Using Paint To Create a Barnwood Look}

I am a big fan of not using space that is prime real estate in my house for temporary solutions.  For example, a coat closet is a perfect location for vacuums, cleaning supplies, wrapping paper and extra toilet paper in my house.  I would rather provide a rack for guests to hang their coats, purses {…Read More…}