a sewing realization (and a darling dress)

vintage buttons, muted dress

I don’t consider myself a hoarder- not even really a pack rat. I have no problem hauling loads of crap stuff to donate to Goodwill each month, find a kind of weird satisfaction in clearing out and giving away, and would much rather have less stuff that we actually use than stockpiles for ‘someday.’ Except […]

some good news and some bad news

kirstin and jordan

So, having Jord stateside for the last couple weeks was so. much. fun. Seriously, a few (unwise) people may fight me on this, but I have the best siblings in the whole world. The very best. Which brings us to the good news- even though the blog has been a little quiet, Jord and I […]

make your own gilded business cards

how to gild your own business cards

Awhile back, I shared these gilded business cards at Eat.Sleep.Make. I love this project and thought I’d share the how to here on kojo as well. This project started with some basic striped business cards. Since we all know that I have a hard time leaving good enough alone, I decided to gild the edges. […]

how to spice up your kitchen- word art decor tutorial

our family four

One of our best-girls-in-the-world, Erin from Our Family Four, is back today (check out her past projects here, here, here and here) with a fantastic word art decor tutorial. Take it away Erin- Hello kojo readers!!  It’s Erin from Our Family Four and I just wanted to share a quick little project with you. Kirstin and […]

kiwi crates

kiwi crate kid's nature kits

Have you guys heard of Kiwi Crate? They’re like a pre-planned craft day (or science day in the case of the set we received) in a box. Every single thing you might need is provided for some quality, educational, fun time together.

a coach inspired baby bag

coach inspired baby bag by kojodesigns

Remember the gender reveal party we helped put together for our youngest sister, Kedron? Well, that was about twenty-two weeks ago, which means our Little Miss Adilynn Jean has arrived! And you know what that means in our family, right? Well besides that we’re over the moon excited for the newest addition to the family… […]

the miss matilda dress- the cottage mama pattern tour

the miss matilda dress, the cottage mama pattern tour

After a season of seriously neglecting my sewing machine, it has been running non-stop lately! I can’t wait to share some of what I’ve been making, and today’s Miss Matilda dress for the Cottage Mama Pattern Tour is quite the kick off.

a whole rainbow of colorful tutorials

40 fabulous, colorful tutorials for summer!

We might’ve mentioned (once or twice) how much we love the Color Your Summer series! And just so all of the lovely, colorful, summer-y projects from this year are in one place, here’s a little round up of the rainbow of tutorials-

pamper yourself giveaway- coach purse, tiffany necklace and more!

I will be honest- I really really wish I could win today’s giveaway! The winner gets to choose their own prize, and friends, there is some serious fabulousness up for grabs- the latest and greatest Coach purse (also available in more colors- I die for the teal!), a Michael Kors watch and matching toggle bracelet, […]

a rainbow of porch pillows

how to make a pile of porch pillows

Remember when I told you about Joann’s new HGTV Home fabric line? Well, when we started making plans for a rainbow of porch pillows, I knew just the fabric for the project. Since they have tons of great choices, including both outdoor fabric and upholstery fabric, this line is the perfect choice for a whole […]