home sewn- reversible geometric cloth napkins

DIY geometric reversible cloth napkins

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 polka dot cork letters

DIY polka dotted 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

how to make a linen-y 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 […]

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 […]

copper barn light ikea hack

copper barn light IKEA hack

I have this special talent for finding and falling in love with expensive things. I have a knack for it, really- if you need someone to come with you to a store to pinpoint the most expensive item (with price tags hidden, of course), I am your girl. Strangely, I haven’t found much use for […]

how to make a wreath in half an hour (for free!)

how to make a Christmas wreath in 30 minutes

This post could also be titled, “What to do with your extra Christmas tree branches.” I love things that are easy, and I love things that are free, so these oh-so-Christmas-y wreaths (that usher your guests in with a waft of evergreen deliciousness!) are my kind of project. Just gather the bottom branches of your […]

retro fabric christmas lights tutorial

how to make retro fabric christmas lights

I have such a treat for you guys today- one of our BFFs in blogland, Erin (of Lemon Tree Creations and Our Family Four) is here to share a fabulous Christmas project. They’re amazing- both these Retro Fabric Christmas Lights and Miss Erin herself. Check out the loveliness- Hello lovely kojodesign readers!  I’m Erin from […]