DIY Restroom Sign Tutorial

Nothing like a totally personalized inexpensive DIY sign to make me happy. Do you all make your own signs? Are you lucky enouigh to have a machine to make your stencils? I have been wanting to do something like this for a while now and finally got around to it. I truly love making signs ... continue reading

Upcycled File Cabinet Garden Planters

We have discussed my teeny tiny yard before. I love every single little thing about our home and neighborhood...except for our yard. We love to garden, get dirty, explore, and be outside as much as possible and our tiny back yard does not support our needs! One huge part of our summer is gardening and ... continue reading

upcycled painted bench with frog tape

This post brought to you by FrogTape Brand Painter’s Tape. All opinions are 100% mine. I am a HUGE fan of upcycling and reusing materials every chance I get. I have had this ugly little bench in my garage for about 2 years and it was ready to come out of hiding and into the ... continue reading

Cereal Box Star Tutorial

I am still getting ready for the patriotic season! Last week I gathered up all of our old cereal boxes and made these super cute stars. It couldn't have been an easier and cheaper project. I love the idea of making some for the Christmas season as well. I traced big and large stars onto ... continue reading

Recycled Newspaper Gift Bag Tutorial

My recycle bin is now officially empty! Yesterday I cleared out all of the tin cans for this project and today I used up all of our old newspapers and an empty cereal box for these adorbs gift bags! This one gets easier with each bag you make. By the third one I was moving ... continue reading

Paper Pinwheel Wreath Tutorial

I am feeling springey! Maybe it is just wishful thinking because every few days we get chilly and snow, but then we get random 65 degree days thrown in that have me dreaming of easy afternoons at the park and sitting on my porch in the sunshine! How are you making it through this brutal ... continue reading

Turn New Crates into Rolling Storage-Tutorial

I am doing a budget friendly family room redo and I needed some storage for the kids toys. It seems, no matter how big our basement playroom, all of the toys and all of the kids end up playing in our family room. It's attached to an eat in kitchen and where the action is ... continue reading

map wall typography

I made these easy little letters to go in my son's bedroom. It is a vintage airplane theme and after switching things around a little, we had an empty space that needed something fun. For this project I used an old atlas that is really special to me. I used the atlas from about age ... continue reading

Fabric Covered Wall Letter

I just LOVE LOVE LOVE any kind of typography and display wall letters. They are everywhere, from kids rooms and playrooms to restaurants and modern living spaces. I sure do not like the $15-$20 price tag on some of them though! My favorite are my faux zinc letters, but I have experimented personalizing wood and ... continue reading

Happy Girls Are the Prettiest!

  I am so stinkin obsessed with chalkboards and chalkboard paint. Every time I think I have enough, I stumble upon another amazing project idea or inspiration piece. I love the DIY variety, I love sharing meaningful quotes, I love upcycling, and I LOVE practicing my chalk lettering skills. For this little project, I whipped ... continue reading