Thursday, February 28, 2013

"T" is for Turf Letter

Craft: big turf letter


Construct a 3-dimensional letter from cardboard, cover with turf and add a floral decoration for some fun Spring front door decor:


Tuesday, February 26, 2013

"R" is for Ruffle Towels

Sew: personalized ruffle towels


Add bias cut ruffles and appliqued letters to a simple bath towel to make it cute as can be!

Monday, February 25, 2013

"A" is for Aprons #6



I just posted a new batch of Ana White work aprons available in her shop here.


New for Spring 2013 I added some navy, orange and lime combinations:


As well as the usual pink, turquoise and yellow fabrics:


Don't let the fun patterns and print fool you, these aprons are hard working!

Made from drop cloth canvas, they are sturdy yet still soft.
And each pocket is fully lined with drop cloth:


You can always make your own work apron using our pattern here, pick your favorite colors and prints and start sewing today!


Or stop by Ana's shop here to view all the available work aprons.

I'm linking up to:
SAS @ Funky Junk
Nifty Thrifty Sunday @ Nifty Thrifty Things
That DIY Showoff @ The DIY Showoff
Tutorials & Tips Tuesday @ Home Stories A to Z
Strut Your Stuff @ Somewhat Simple
Transformation Thursday @ The Shabby Creek Cottage
Share Awesomeness Thur @ The 36th Avenue
Pretty Things Thursday @ Scissors & Spatulas
Flaunt it Friday @ Chic on a Shoestring
Frugal Friday @ The Shabby Nest
Furniture Feature Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed
SAS @ Just a Girl
Remodelaholics Anonymous @ Remodelaholic
inspiration board @ Carolyns Homework
Sunday Showcase Party @ Under the Table & Dreaming
Weekend Bloggy Reading @ Serenity Now

Friday, February 22, 2013

"S" is for Skylanders Storage Shelf

Build: Skylanders storage shelf


Build the perfect cubby storage shelf for Skylanders (or any play figurines) using modified cubby shelf plans from Ana White.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

"D" is for Dressing Table

Paint: kids size dressing table makeover


A friend had the cutest little kid size solid pine dressing table.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

"S" is for Shamrock Pouches

Sew: shamrock pouches


Easy to sew drop cloth pouch with appliqued shamrock on front and green zipper closure. 

Monday, February 18, 2013

Thursday, February 14, 2013

"P" is for Pencil Holder Favors

Craft: pencil holder party favors

 

Take a square dowel, drill holes, stick in some personalized pencils, attach a tag and you have a great, useful party favor: 

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

"B" is for Bath Towels

Sew: personalized bath towels


Add any name in fun fabric onto bath towels for a personalized gift.

Monday, February 11, 2013

"B" is for Book Style Ornaments

Craft: book style ornaments


I made these book style ornaments for a novel night party with an "All the Pretty Horses" theme.
Unfortunately, because of Hurricane Sandy, the party never happened but I thought I'd still share the ornaments:

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

"A" is for Aprons #5

Sew: Ana White work aprons


A new batch of work aprons posted in Ana's shop here.


You can use these aprons for any task: gardening, crafting, cleaning, cooking and best of all - building!



Of course you can always make your own apron using the plans here.

These aprons hold A LOT, all the necessities right at your fingertips:


My favorite part is the hammer loop, it makes the perfect embellishment even if you don't actually hang the hammer in the loop:



Check the shop now, Spring projects are right around the corner.

I'm linking up to:
SAS @ Funky Junk
Nifty Thrifty Sunday @ Nifty Thrifty Things
That DIY Showoff @ The DIY Showoff
Tutorials & Tips Tuesday @ Home Stories A to Z
Strut Your Stuff @ Somewhat Simple
Share Awesomeness Thur @ The 36th Avenue
Pretty Things Thursday @ Scissors & Spatulas
Flaunt it Friday @ Chic on a Shoestring
Frugal Friday @ The Shabby Nest
Furniture Feature Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed
SAS @ Just a Girl
Remodelaholics Anonymous @ Remodelaholic
inspiration board @ Carolyns Homework
Sunday Showcase Party @ Under the Table & Dreaming
Weekend Bloggy Reading @ Serenity Now

Monday, February 4, 2013

"C" is for Chalk Pouch

Sew: zippered chalk pouch


Make a drop cloth canvas zippered pouch with CHALK sewn on front in fun colors.

A great accessory for kids to store their chalk:

Saturday, February 2, 2013

"D" is for Dormer Window Seats

Build: dormer window seats


To finish off the playroom built ins from last week we added two dormer window seats.


We debated back and forth about adding a center divider, mainly for looks, but in the end decided an open base would more easily accommodate different bins and baskets.