Archive for the 'DIY' Category

Freezer Paper Graphic Pillow

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Did you know that you can easily transfer a graphic of your choosing onto fabric? Seriously, it’s super quick and simple. And you’re in luck because I’m going to tell you how. I chose to make a pillow for Sweet Pea’s birthday party, but you could also use this technique for an abundance of different […]

Valentine’s Day Treat

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Happy Valentine’s Day, readers! I hope you are having a totally sweet day with your love (or a plain ol’ day doing nothing special if you despise Hallmark holidays.) For Cupid’s special day this year, Pinky wanted to make her own Valentine’s treats to pass out to her class. So I pulled out my handy […]

I’ve Got Worms

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Ok, that title is admittedly creepy, but definitely something that I’ve wanted to share. Way back in April of 2009, I talked about our family’s journey to becoming more earth friendly and mentioned that we were considering someday dabbling in vermi-composting. That’s right. WORMS! Yeah, that was almost 4 years ago. Anyway, last spring we […]

Boxy Makeover

Friday, August 31st, 2012

When my generous sister brought Sweet Pea a large assortment of ball pit balls, he was beyond excited. These things have had constant play in our house and I don’t see that dying down anytime soon. But the box they came screamed more “baby wino” and less “toddler toys.” So, after the handy dandy wine […]

DIY Dress Clothes

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Last week, I mentioned that I made an awesome dress shirt (aka painted onsie) for Sweet Pea. Honestly, finding dress clothes for an almost 3 month old still in newborn sizes is a bit of a challenge, so I naturally thought “why not make my own?” I had read of other’s using freezer paper to […]