DIY glittered clothespins

DIY_glittered_clothespins

One of my favorite projects in my sewing room is the glittered clothespins (strung on a line, currently holding up my favorite ever calendar). They are EASY to make- just paint the clothespins gold, sprinkle with glitter, let dry and top with clear glossy spray paint- and they look fantastic! Also, they just seem to [...]

sewing spaces- craft room redo complete!

studio space reveal- sewing room/craft room

I’ve been working on putting my craft room/sewing room together since the first of the year (with a February break to go visit Jord and crew)… …and I finished it up just in time to share as part of the 2 little hooligans “Sewing Spaces” series. I’m loving the chance to peek into some of [...]

home sewn- reversible geometric cloth napkins

reversible cloth napkin tutorial for HomeSewn (by kojodesigns)

Have you all been following the Home Sewn series at Living with Punks? There are all sorts of great sewing projects for your home- and we’re so excited to be next up on the tour! The impetus of this little project is the same motivation of many of my projects- an unsuccessful search. I have [...]

DIY luxe stool cushion (IKEA hack how to)

IKEA hack stool- how to make a fur topped stool with a $6 IKEA stool

If you follow us on instagram, you’ve certainly seen snippets of my office makeover. I was hoping to have the whole thing finished up this week since the kids and I heading to the middle east for a whole month (!?!) to see Jord and her crew. But I am just not sure it’s going [...]

DIY weekly menu planner (and a free printable!)

DIY weekly menu plan

Every January I have the urge to deep clean my house from top to bottom, to buy one of everything at the Container Store, and to organize every single thing in my life from our closets to our schedule. Somehow, miraculously, it actually feels like I am making some headway this year. Part of this [...]

DIY polka dot cork letters

how to make polka dot cork letters

Friends, things have been c-razy around here- a self induced chaos, entirely my own fault, but crazy just the same. Between launching Shiny Happy Sprinkles, getting ready for a couple of upcoming trips (including a little trip to Thanksgiving Point for SNAP- will I see any of you there?), and a full que of projects [...]

DIY spring wreath in pink and gold

DIY spring wreath

I mentioned that I have some big plans to spruce our front porch. Even though I haven’t done any of the actual painting, or changed out the hardware, I DID make a petal pink linen and gold spring wreath. And I love it- it makes the whole porch feel like Spring. Want to make a [...]

DIY spring wreath ideas

DIY Spring Wreath Ideas

I have some plans for my new porch. They start with painting my front door… and adding new door hardware… and adding a fabulous door knocker. Of course, instead of starting on any of those things, all I can think about is making a spring wreath. Which means I’ve collected quite the little inspiration list [...]

create a map covered monogram

create a map covered monogram

My kids have a love affair with European cities. Piper Jane is team Paris and Burke lo-oves London. So a map covered monogram with a twist- London Tube maps- is the perfect addition to the Smooches’ shared room (see my plans for that space here). A sweet friend who is living in London sent me [...]

how to turn a reclaimed window into a metallic picture frame

Our friend, Kristen (from Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke), is hosting a fabulous “Decorating with Pictures” series. If you need ideas for incorporating photos into your home decor, this is a great place to start. And our metallic “Picture Window” is even in the mix! I should probably ‘fess up- when Kristen emailed about Decorating [...]