make a metallic picture window

We finally hung something on the walls of the new house! And it includes metallic paint, pictures, and an old window (several things we love). Learn how to make your own at Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke today.

winter whites series

winter whites series

It is no secret that I have a special place in my heart for summer. I am absolutely Summer-Smitten. In fact, the last couple of years, we’ve teamed up with Delia Creates to celebrate the goodness with Color Your Summer. But, we figure, why let summer and color have all the fun? Why not bring [...]

orange tutorial- mason jar vases

orange tutorial

Today’s guests, the lovely Kelli and Kristi from Lolly Jane, are quite the pair. They have great ideas (I want to start a Welcome Summer tradition like this one), celebrate holidays with fabulous flair (love this universal birthday banner) and share our love for the Hunger Games (this ombre sign is fantastic). They are also [...]

cinched fabric belt tutorial by CINO


Today’s the first day of Sewing for ME, friends! And I adore our first guest- Jess from Craftiness is Not Optional. I lo-ove Jess’s sew-alongs and the little girl wardrobes she’s creating one gorgeous addition at a time for her darling girls. I also love it that Jess knows how to throw a party (love [...]

gifts for guys idea round up

Y’all already know, and love Made by Rae, I’m sure of it! And today she’s OUR guest! Oh Rae. How I love you and your gorgeous, precise sewing (sunsuits and tights and beautiful bags) and your clean prettiness! The Buttercup Bag is one of my all time favorites (I made a couple last year!) and [...]

how to make monogrammed hankies

Today’s oh-so-wonderful Gifts for Guys guest is Alicia from La Famille.  How do I love this girl? Let me count the ways. She throws a mean party (ummm, this carnival party is fantastic and don’t get me started on this vintage kitchen bridal shower), she takes gorgeous photos, she has a seriously fabulous eye for [...]

fabric fish tutorial

When I said we had an guest lineup, I wasn’t joking, y’all. Today’s guest is Heather from Life Made Lovely. And she is And lovely. Both. Her Home Made Lovely series (where other bloggers give us a little peak into their fabulous abodes) is super inspiring, I LO-OVE her Life Made Lovely Monday [...]

DIY pirate kit

We are beyond lucky to have Tiffany from Lemon Tree Creations and Happy Day as our Gifts for Guys guest today! Tiffany is one of those girls that does everything- she has such a great eye (she’s always finding vintage treasures and making them even cooler than they already are), she throws parties, she [...]

plaid scarf tutorial

Today’s guest, Kate from see kate sew, is beyond fabulous! She has some SERIOUS sewing skills (I cannot recommend her Sewing 101 series highly enough!) repurposes with great skill, has fantastic ideas (I need to make one of these toy cameras for my nieces!), and we share a grand love for pleats. Soul mates, I [...]

DIY rocket ship crinkle toy

Oh how I love today’s Gifts for Guys guest, Heidi from Sew.Craft.Create. Seriously. Love. Not only is Heidi the queen of headbands and girly goodness, she crochets some serious gorgeousness, she makes mundane things like zippers into things of beauty, she is a design genius (her blog has a different lovely look each season), and [...]