Friday, October 26, 2012

"W" is for Wood Bunting

Build and paint: wood name bunting


A gift for new baby boy Colton.
It's made from a pine board cut into bunting triangles, painted and secured with jute onto manila rope.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

"W" is for WANTED party invitations

Craft: WANTED sign party invitations


A special request from a friend: to create a unique party invitation based on the book All the Pretty Horses.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

DIY Ruffle Trimmed Chevron Pillow

How to sew a ruffle trimmed chevron lumbar pillow.

diy ruffle trimmed chevron pillow

An easy, fast, 3 seam pillow that adds a big punch.

diy ruffle trimmed chevron pillow

I choose yellow ruffles to coordinate with the yellow Farmhouse headboard:

Monday, October 8, 2012

Me & Ana White

Finally I got to meet up with Ana White:


And she is every bit as beautiful and inspiring in person as she is on her blog.  I felt so honored and lucky to spend time with her and her equally genuine husband Jacob.

(Those wooden popsicles in front of us I made for her daughter,  you can get the plans here.)

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

DIY Mudroom Closet Cubbies & Bench

How to build cubbies and a bench inside a mudroom closet.

diy mudroom closet cubbies and bench

A mudroom closet makeover for a friend:

diy mudroom closet beforediy mudroom closet after

Aside from purging a lot of unused items which really helps in a makeover, I built custom size shoe cubbies for a more organized space.

Monday, October 1, 2012