Category Archives: Crafts and DIYs

02.25.2015 deer in gym socks painting artwork wall decor renovation old house feature

Snippets from Life

1. One cozy snowy morning the kids came into our room and hung out together in our window seat while Jay and I tried to wake up. I love their friendship and love for each other. They’re my babies. 2. Deer in Gym Socks has returned to decorate a wall in our house. It originally […]

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12.03.2014 hand painted homemade wrapping gift wrap paper numbers birthday feature

Handmade Hand Painted Number Gift Tags DIY

My beautiful and amazing niece turned 16 at the beginning of this month. (I can’t believe she’s 16!!! But that means she can drive over here to babysit. Woo hoo!) Anyway, I wanted to do something really special for her for this big birthday. I’d actually been thinking for a whole year about this, and […]

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12.16.2014 Christmas presents wrapping tips painted banner gift tags 2 feature

Hand Painted Wrapping Paper and Gift Tags for Christmas DIY

I love coming up with a wrapping paper theme for my Christmas presents every year. I don’t put a whole lot of thought into since by the time I get to the end of wrapping all my presents, I’m usually ready to throw them in a plastic bag and call it good! But I do […]

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11.27.2014 Thanksgiving day dinner feature

Thanksgiving Day Brunch and Dinner 2014. Glittery Leaf Place Card DIY.

We are so blessed. How do we even begin to count? Sometimes I feel guilty about it, but when I start to feel that way, I just thank God for anything and everything that comes to mind. Thanksgiving keeps you humble, grateful, real. This amazing Thanksgiving started with my parents moving into a little house […]

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Vintage File Cabinet with Mid-Century Legs Makeover – DIY

For some crazy reason, this post was extremely popular on┬áPinterest. And because I still really love this piece and how it looks, I decided to add a few tips and updates. Here’s the original post with a few amendments/updates: Ever since we moved, over a year ago, our house has been in disarray. We’re renovating […]

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