How to Paint Vinyl Shutters

Shutters on windows are kind of like mascara on your eyelashes – it just looks better! I took my vinyl shutters down last June when we put on a new roof.  And sadly they have been sitting in my garage since then.  Yikes! So my naked house was begging for her shutters back.  After talking {…Read More…}

Busy Bag Tutorial

So I know this week we have showed you how to do some pretty in depth sewing tutorials with the child’s backpackmega card holder wallet and the hanging toiletry bag.  I will say we saved the easiest sewing project for last.  This little “busy bag” is the perfect way to keep your kids occupied on long car rides, in restaurants, or waiting in the doctor’s office.  

busy bag sewing pattern

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How to Make a Picture Frame Memory Wreath

I am always looking for new ways to display photos.  I love unique ideas and this one from new contributor Karianne from Thistlewood Farms takes the cake.  She used a grapevine wreath and mini frames to create this keepsake wreath for her home.  Isn’t it just lovely?

picture frame memory wreath

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How to Make Bookshelves

Slowly but surely I am challenging myself with building furniture from scratch.  While I don’t feel confident quite yet I am enjoying the process and created these tall bookshelves for Denise’s family room.  Since she isn’t picky and quite forgiving of all the imperfections this was perfect for her space.

bookcase plans

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