Jul 26, 2018 | Post by: Meghan
One of the things I love most about the city of Chicago is our lakefront. We’re lucky enough to live in a big city, but also have a huge body of water we can enjoy during the warmer months.
When heading to the beach you can’t just toss all of your essentials into just any old bag. You need to head to the beach in style. Now, you don’t need to spend a lot of money on cute beach when you can whip one up yourself! I’ve rounded-up eight colorful and trendy bags perfect for the pool or beach. These beach bags aren’t just for the beach. You can also take them to the grocery store, a picnic or use them as your summer work bag! (more…)
Jul 11, 2018 | Post by: Meghan
Have you ever tried wood burning? I have to admit, I was a little unsure of this art form since everything I’ve ever seen that’s been wood burned looks way more advanced than my crafty skill level. I just assumed you had to be an expert at wood burning to create anything that looks remotely professional. Little did I know, all you need is either a stencil or some transfer paper to create really cool and simple artwork. The best part is anyone can wood burn even if you’ve never touched a wood burner before! (more…)
Jun 13, 2018 | Post by: Meghan
I‘ve had a jade plant in my home now for over 10 years. It got so out-of-control big that I eventually had to cut it back a bit since the branches were starting to bend over from the weight of the leaves. I took all of the cut branches and replanted them (did you know you could do that with jades?!?!). I added one of the Jade branches to a square cement planter I had made. My planter has been sitting (more…)
Jun 06, 2018 | Post by: Meghan
I was looking at my inspiration earrings and decided I could not choose just one to create. So, I decided to take two of the earring designs and marry them together!
I really liked the look of the pyramid shaped earrings and the finish of the round faceted earrings. So, the combo of these two earrings is what inspired my DIY. (more…)
Jun 04, 2018 | Post by: Meghan
Why is it that kids love anything that is not a toy? I know when it comes to new toys, most kids are more interested in the box and the packaging the toy came in rather than the actual toy itself! I’ve actually started saving old yogurt tubs and blueberry packaging since my kids love garbage so much. (more…)
May 31, 2018 | Post by: Meghan
If you’re looking to add some color and pretty texture to your walls, I’ve rounded-up 7 gorgeous yarn wall hangings for any room in your house!
Who said wall weavings had to be large and hung from a wall? This Framed Wall Weaving via Lindsey Crafter is small and the perfect size for a desk or shelf!
When I was doing my Dollar Store Craft Challenge, I grabbed a wire rack and turned it into a wedding table number display. Mollie from Wild Olive turned her’s into a yarn weaving! You guys, this is so cool! (more…)
May 29, 2018 | Post by: Meghan
Do you have an ugly, outdated vase, or one that just doesn’t match your decor anymore? Don’t toss it, give it a fancy little makeover to completely change the look of it! (more…)
Mar 23, 2018 | Post by: Meghan
My kids are pretty obsessed with the Easter Bunny right now. They celebrated their first Easter last year, but were too young to remember. It’s so fun that they are finally at the age where they get excited for holidays. Since they love spotting all of the Easter Bunnies, I thought I would make one to add to my Easter display this year.
I headed to Michael’s to find my inspiration for my DIY Easter Bunny. I was strolling past the wooden aisle casually scanning all of the raw wood pieces when I spotted a large wooden egg. I grabbed the egg and inspected it for a second. (more…)