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DIY Cheese Board with Leather Handles

April 7, 2015

Learn how to transform a store-bought cheese board into one with leather handles. Such an easy DIY and makes the perfect hostess gift! I’ve also created a useful guide on how to divide cheese blocks for a cheese board.

DIY XO Painted Cloth Napkins

February 10, 2015

Make Valentine’s Day extra special and paint a set of store-bought napkins. No painting or sewing skills required to make these cute XO cloth napkins!

DIY Conversation Heart Treat Bags

February 3, 2015

The put-a-heart-on-everything trend continues today with these conversation heart treat bags. They are such a fun, simple DIY that really takes your Valentine’s Day candy giving to the next level.

DIY Baby Shower Heart Glasses

January 12, 2015

I created these fun glasses that would be at home at any baby shower, no matter the gender or theme. They would also be perfect for Valentine’s Day!

Thanksgiving I am Thankful Place Cards

September 22, 2014

Decorate your Thanksgiving table with these unique, do-it-yourself clipboard placecards. The bottom portion is painted with chalkboard paint and is the perfect place forwriting each of your guest’s names.

DIY Polka Dot Stamped Tablecloth

August 4, 2014

A couple weeks ago I spotted this Kate Spade tablecloth and just loved it so much. I mean, polka dots are kinda a neutral, right? I created the polka dot pattern by dipping the eraser end of a new pencil in craft paint. So easy!

DIY Scalloped Storage Jars

July 16, 2014

When I created the paint dipped vases for our pink and orange party, I really didn’t want to actually dip them in paint because that I thought they were just so cute that I knew I could find another use them. The results of my vase repurpose are these white scalloped storage jars that are equally perfect for storing office supplies as they are fresh flowers.

Favorite Father’s Day Projects

June 11, 2014

Since Father’s Day is this Sunday, I wanted to share some of my favorite Father’s Day projects I’ve created over the past couple of years. All of these projects include free printables or templates to help make your dad or husband’s day extra special.

Links to Love

April 11, 2014

Looking for a fun weekend project? How about making some express, almond and dark chocolate pudding cups for a sweet treat! Or make a gold leaf clock or some unique wall art for your home!

DIY Maxi Skirt

March 27, 2014

When we were in Austin last weekend I stopped by Stitch Lab and picked up some bright floral fabric. I just couldn’t wait to sew up something so I started with this bright pixelated floral print. Since it’s a knit polyester and I had just less than two yards I decided to sew up a maxi … Read DIY Maxi Skirt

The Out and About Dress

February 19, 2014

Check out the wear-everywhere dress I made using Sew Caroline’s Out and About dress pattern.

Streamer Flag Christmas Tree Garland

December 12, 2013

Every year I try and make a new garland for our Christmas tree. It’s a simple DIY project that spruces up the tree without spending a ton on new ornaments. Last year I created this sewn paper triangle garland which I just adored. Since I’m a big fan of paper, I decided to also make this … Read Streamer Flag Christmas Tree Garland

Best of the Blogs

September 27, 2013

Perfect weekend project: caramel apple cider, printable Halloween candy bar labels and a fabric wrapped bench.

DIY Solid Color Photo Backdrops

May 20, 2015

Wondering how bloggers always have the prettiest colored backdrops? Learn how to create your own candy colored photo backdrops using just a few supplies.

Paint Dipped Alphabet Magnets

April 22, 2015

Alphabet magnets aren’t just for pre-schools anymore! Transform primary colored kid’s magnets into these stylish magnets that are perfect for office boards and fridges.

DIY Fabric Headband

March 2, 2015

Use up some fabric scraps to create this fun headband. No advanced sewing skills required!

DIY Color Blocked Wood Vases

February 2, 2015

This project can be done in about an hour and makes it so easy to create something that looks high end and not so handmade. Win, win, right?

My 1000th post

January 6, 2015

I have exciting news to share today! This very post is officially my 1000th post! Can you believe it? I sure can’t!

DIY Gold Scalloped Edge Napkins

October 9, 2014

Ok, so I may have an obsession with scallops. And when they are gold, they have me swooning. I dreamt up creating cloth napkins with gold scalloped edges quite some time ago and finally gave it a try.

DIY Gold Dipped Porcelain Spoons

July 23, 2014

I just love projects that are really easy and have a big impact and this is exactly one of those projects. In just a few minutes (plus drying time) you can have your own set of gorgeous gold dipped mini spoons.

DIY Paint Dipped Vases

July 10, 2014

What’s better than party decor that you can use again and again, right? So today I wanted to show you exactly how I made the paint dipped, color blocked vases.

Paint Stir Stick Table Runner

June 4, 2014

If you have a growing collection of paint stir sticks in your garage, dust them off and create this wood table runner. And if you don’t have any, run to the home improvement store and grab a ton of them. And if you’re afraid of people looking at you weird, you can make a couple … Read Paint Stir Stick Table Runner

DIY Stamped Tea Towels

April 23, 2014

Use your Silhouette Cameo or Portrait to create these mod floral stamped tea towels. The stamps can also be used to create your own gift wrap or stationery. The tutorial includes the free download of the mod flowers.

DIY Clay Garden Markers

April 2, 2014

Get your garden ready for spring and create some clay stamped garden markers! This video tutorial show you how to make garden markers that are perfect for identifying your plants and for gift giving.

Scout Woven Tee

March 20, 2014

Check out the top I sewed using the Grainline Studio Scout Woven Tee pattern and Cloud 9 fabric.

DIY Colored Edge Business Cards

January 21, 2014

I’m heading to Alt Summit this week and was running low on my gold edge business cards so I needed to make some more. I ended up going with Moo luxe mini cards for a slight variation to my gold cards. I have to admit, that I have since dreamt (really) that my cards were … Read DIY Colored Edge Business Cards

DIY Pom Pom Hair Clip

January 8, 2014

Dress up any outfit with an adorable pom pom hair clip! Learn how to make your own hair accessories with this simple tutorial.

DIY Gold Leaf Light Switch Cover

October 28, 2013

Today I’m taking a break from all things Halloween and sharing a tutorial on how to master applying gold leaf—on light switch covers. If you follow me on Instagram, you saw my failed first attempt at using gold leaf. I used loose gold leaf sheets (first mistake) and Mod Podge (second, bigger mistake) and the … Read DIY Gold Leaf Light Switch Cover

Chalkboard Crate 3 Ways

July 16, 2013

It probably comes as no surprises that when I found a wooden crate in my closet that I purchased months ago, the first thing that came to mind was to cover it with chalkboard paint. So after covering it with a few coats of paint, I decided that this little crate that I bought at … Read Chalkboard Crate 3 Ways

DIY Valentine’s Day Love Coupons

February 10, 2011

Want to give your valentine a thoughtful, homemade gift? Or maybe you agreed that you wouldn’t spend anything this holiday? Here’s the perfect gift – love coupons! These little handmade giftcards give your valentine everything from a weekend away to a dinner and a movie. And the best part? They will love that you made … Read DIY Valentine’s Day Love Coupons

Free Printable Gift Tags

December 14, 2010

Starting to wrap gifts for your friends and family? Here are some cute gift tags that you can make yourself. All you need to do is download the template below and print them out on any color card stock. Enjoy! Free DIY Gift Tag Template

No Carve Washi Tape Pumpkins

October 21, 2010

Cooler evenings are approaching and so is Halloween. Whenever we carve pumpkins the warm humid Florida air makes them rot within one week. So this year, I wanted to decorate our poumpkins a little differently so we can enjoy them longer. Real Simple had a great suggestion, using washi tape to decorate the pumpkins. I … Read No Carve Washi Tape Pumpkins

Introducing the Meet and Make Box

July 17, 2015

Ever wanted to attend a Meet and Make but don’t live in Florida? Now you can with the Meet and Make box! One box has all the supplies you need to create your very own project. Click through to buy your own box and make your own geometric painted wood panel.

DIY Geometric Planter

April 28, 2015

See how I used the new Sprout by HP to create this geometric planter. There’s a free printable so you can make your own one too!

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

December 29, 2014

Today I’m sharing our kitchen update and how we’re in the process of transforming our old kitchen with a little—ok, a lot—of elbow grease.

Monogram Cork Board Wall Tiles & Target Giveaway

September 25, 2014

So it may not quite be wedding season yet, but if you’re engaged, it’s wedding registry season! And if you’re like Kevin and I, Target will become your go to place for everything home. Learn how to make this monogram cork board and make your home a little more you!

DIY Gold Scalloped Umbrella

August 7, 2014

I’ve always loved the look of bubble umbrellas so I got one and customized it with a little gold adhesive vinyl and my Silhouette Cameo. Because everything looks better with a bit of gold on it, right?

DIY Gold Vinyl Pencil Pouches

July 21, 2014

While I was picking up a few office supplies last week I stumbled upon these clear vinyl pencil pouches for $1 each. And even though I’m not going back to school next month I thought they would be perfect for storing all sorts of supplies.

Modern Monogram Moss Wreath

May 1, 2014

Ever since painting our doors bright turquoise last spring, I’ve felt the need to update our door decor. So I decided to make some new decor for the door, but instead of a traditional round wreath I made a hanging moss covered monogram letter.

Tiny Pocket Tank

April 22, 2014

Even beginners can sew up this tiny pocket tank (pattern by Grainline Studio). It will become a staple in your closet this spring and summer!

2014 Reader Survey

January 6, 2014

I’m trying to make 2014 the best year ever and would love your feedback! The survey should only take a couple minutes to complete.

Garage Organization with Rubbermaid

July 23, 2013

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group and Home Depot & Rubbermaid, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #AllAccessOrganizers Our garage goes through cycles. Sometimes it’s super tidy but more often than not it’s really messy and cluttered. Does that happen to you too (I’m … Read Garage Organization with Rubbermaid

Make Your Own Valentines

February 10, 2010

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! You still have time to make a sweet, handmade card for your friends and family. I put together a little printable and video to guide you though the process. Here is the valentine printable you will need and below is the video with instructions. You will need to … Read Make Your Own Valentines