Wednesday, July 31, 2013

"Q" is for Quilted Drop Cloth Pouch

Sew: quilted drop cloth pouch

Drop cloth canvas is a fabric staple in my stash and I've made tons of drop cloth pouches but this time I changed the look by quilting the drop cloth:

Thursday, July 25, 2013

"C" is for Crown Molding Ledges

Build: crown molding ledges

Build your own crown molding ledges from solid wood and mdf crown to fit your space.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

"S" is for Schoolhouse Desk

Build: schoolhouse desks

I teamed up with Ana White again to transform what was an empty space into a complete kids workspace.  She designed beautiful plans for the schoolhouse desk and I got busy building desks for my kids.
A few days later we added the wall hutches too:

Friday, July 19, 2013

"R" is for Red Paint No More

Paint: white paneling

Horizontal paneling adds great architectural dimension and we're lucky to have it already installed in the kids play room BUT it was painted red:

And too much red is not a good thing.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

"B" is for Black Edging

Install: black landscape edging

Today I'm over at Pretty Handy Girl sharing an easy DIY landscaping project anyone can tackle to make their yard neat and tidy:
All you need is a great shovel like this one below from True Temper and black edging:

 If your landscaping looks anything like ours did you'll be amazed at what a little black edging can do, see the full tutorial over at Pretty Handy Girl here.

Disclaimer: I was provided product for review from True Temper however all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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
The Scoop @ Lolly Jane
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

Monday, July 15, 2013

"F" is for Filament Bulb Sconce

Build: diy exposed filament bulb sconce

Filament bulbs are everywhere and having just moved into a truly vintage home they make the perfect addition.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

"B" is for Baby Girl Burp Cloths

Sew: baby girl burp cloths

Baby Lauren just arrived and as a gift I made these bright and colorful burp cloths:

Thursday, July 4, 2013

"J" is for July 4th

Celebrate July 4th

I hung the denim bunting on the railing at the beach and spied the neighbor's old glory flying high above in the distance.

USA proud.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

"B" is for Baby Washcloths

Sew: terrycloth baby washcloths

Make your own terrycloth baby washcloths to add to a bath themed baby gift basket.

Monday, July 1, 2013