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DIY: Jazz Up Your Front Door

DIY: Jazz Up Your Front Door

I love seeing houses with beautifully painted front doors; it’s very popular right now! But if you want yours to stand out among the rest, try glazing it! It’s a quick and easy way to make the details in your door pop and make your house stand apart from all the neighbors. I was starting from [...]

DIY Hand Print Mold

DIY Hand Print Mold

This DIY hand print mold is something I wish I would have thought of sooner. It’s something that would be so neat to do once a year, starting at birth. I find it so fun to be able to physically see just how much your child grows each year. I didn’t think of doing this when my [...]

Capturing Memories: DIY Photo Shoot

Capturing Memories: DIY Photo Shoot

For many of you mamas out there, you probably realize that having your child’s pictures taken professionally can get pretty expensive. When my daughter was born, we planned on having her pictures taken quarterly throughout her first year – so we’d have newborn photos, three month photos, six month photos, nine month photos and of [...]

DIY Tiered Planter

We just recently built a house, and since I can’t plant any flowers or shrubs in our weed-filled front yard (we have to wait for the irrigation guys to come put our system in), I decided I might as well plant a bunch of potted plants. I was browsing Pinterest one day and came across this [...]

DIY Felt Board - Learning is Fun

DIY Felt Board – Learning is Fun

I am always looking for a learning opportunity with R, but I also want something that is new and fun for her. When I can make these things myself and save some money, it is all the better. This project was as easy as 1, 2, 3 and has endless possibilities! Out at the craft [...]

Stop Motion Video Tutorial

Stop Motion Video Tutorial

How old is your little one and how many photos have you taken thus far? What have you done with the photos? Not with all of them, but the best batch, the “five star” ones that you want to publish to page one of the New York Times? Chances are, you have thousands of photos [...]

DIY Vintage Blue Hutch Reborn

DIY Vintage Blue Hutch Reborn

I was on the hunt for a hutch for my kitchen to house all of my nice (expensive) pieces of stemware so B wouldn’t be able to break them all in a matter of seconds. The problem with most kitchen hutches is that they are monstrosities. I had a tight space so it needed to [...]

DIY Bow and Headband Holder

DIY Bow and Headband Holder

When I found out I was having a little girl, the first things that popped into my mind were pretty dresses and cute bows. I definitely had a collection started and needed a cute way to display them. I wanted something that I could put right on her changing table so that when I was [...]

Upcycled Baby Bottle Rattles

Upcycled Baby Bottle Rattles

Have some extra baby bottles hanging around your house that aren’t being used anymore? If your baby was anything like mine, we had to try a few brands until we found one that he would actually take. This left me with a lot of bottles that were only going to be dumped in the recycling [...]

DIY Air Freshener

DIY Air Freshener

DIY air freshener? Something comparable to Febreze? Something that could save me about $5.44 for a 32 oz bottle that would normally cost me around $5.59? When I found this, I had to give it a try! I found the recipe on Fake it Frugal and I am so glad I did. What you need: 32 oz bottle [...]