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DIY Outdoor Chalkboard

DIY Outdoor Chalkboard

Have we all seen the DIY chalkboards on Pinterest? Yes. Do we pin them and write in the comment box “Totally doing this for _____, so cool!” I know I did! So I decided on a long weekend to actually start AND complete a pinterest project. No excuses! I knew that some of the projects [...]

DIY Fabric Prints

DIY Fabric Prints

I had a set of four 11×14, blank canvases sitting in my closet from a DIY project I gave up on last year. I wanted to create some artwork for my soon-to-be-born son’s nursery. I remembered these canvases and went about coming up with some ideas on what to put on them. Given my background [...]

DIY Home Calendar and a FREE Download!

DIY Home Calendar and a FREE Download!

I need to have a calendar within sight while I’m working and planning my family’s life. I’m a very visual person and need to physically see the days ahead of me. If I don’t write down appointments, trips and events, they will disappear into the vast, empty space that is my pregnancy and mommy brain. [...]

DIY Painted Table

DIY Painted Table

My brother needed a little gray table for his new house so I told him I would find one and paint it for him as a housewarming present. I was on the hunt for the perfect table to paint when I remembered we had this bad boy sitting in our basement. It used to be [...]

Homemade Pedialyte

Homemade Pedialyte

When the stomach bug hit our house, we were not prepared. My younger son threw up one night without warning… he was happy, giggling, drinking milk, playing, and then all of the sudden it was like a scene from The Exorcist. The next morning, I went to our local drug store and purchased two quarts [...]

DIY Sofa Table Makeover

DIY Sofa Table Makeover

I love finding old pieces of furniture to paint and fix-up! Check out my jewelry armoire, my friend’s headboard, my nightstands and my nursery dresser! I was in the market for a colored table to brighten up our living room walkway when I saw this sofa table on a local sale website and couldn’t pass it [...]

DIY Shadowbox: T’s Fire Truck

DIY Shadowbox: T’s Fire Truck

As I shared in a previous post, I used to be a professional picture framer. I shared a pink and lime green butterfly DIY shadowbox earlier. Now I want to share one I made with a fire truck theme for a little boy. Over the next few months, I will try and post a handful [...]

DIY Shadowbox: Michele’s Pink Butterflies

DIY Shadowbox: Michele’s Pink Butterflies

Years ago, I worked as a professional picture framer and I built and assembled shadowboxes quite a bit. I saw a huge variety of items come into my shop for framing… sentimental clothing, sports jerseys, military medals, newborn baby items, license plates, spoons, you name it. Once I even framed a soprano saxophone! Since becoming [...]

DIY Smart Phone Holder for the Car

DIY Smart Phone Holder for the Car

I can’t take credit for the awesomeness that is this super simple and inexpensive smart phone holder for your car. My husband saw it on a random tech blog a while back and has been using it ever since. If he loses it or accidentally leaves it in a rental car, he just makes another [...]

DIY Chalkboard Sign

DIY Chalkboard Sign

If you’ve spend any time on Pinterest, have little ones, or consider yourself even a little crafty, you might know that chalkboard signs have become all the rage. Chalkboard signs can be used for so many things —wedding décor, decorative signs for your home or ways to display quotes. Quite a few mamas at Mama [...]

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