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…}





Laundry Systems That Actually WORK!

Earlier this week I shared the plans for the laundry basket dresser I built years ago to help tackle the clothing clutter in our house. While this baby works miracles for storing and organizing laundry, I have always struggled to find a system that works well for our family. There are always piles of dirty {…Read More…}





Cheap and Easy Patriotic Party Decorations

Are you hosting a party for the Fourth of July this year? I know that while I love a good party I don’t always enjoy all the preparation that goes into it. Food, decorations, favors, games… it’s enough to make your head spin! Today I am rounding up five simple ways to make it look {…Read More…}