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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5 Ways to Get the Farmhouse Look

A very strange thing has happened in our great nation. America has fallen in love – with shiplap! This beautiful wood paneling is a potential buried treasure hiding under drywall and easily converted into a beautiful finish, giving the room a unique and attractive farmhouse look. Although shiplap is a wonderful thing, there are also {…Read More…}

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…}

Upcycled Summer Kids Crafts

I love crafting with my kids in the summer. It’s an activity we ALL enjoy and gives kids the opportunity to explore and express themselves creatively. Not to mention it doesn’t involve screens or temperatures over 90 degrees! Today I am rounding up some simple crafts you can easily make with your kiddos this summer, {…Read More…}