Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Doily Pumpkins

 So I am the girl that only likes flowers that match my house. I decorate for Christmas with white and silver and I don't decorate for fall. So I was trying to think of a way to bring some fall into the house with too much orange and I came up with doily covered pumpkins. This project probably took 10 minutes and when you are done just peel off your doilies, wash them and they are good as new. The step by step instructions are below images.

Doily Pumpkins:
Materials Needed: 1 Pumpkin, 4-6 Doilies (Vintage), Liquid Starch (Wal-Mart).
1. Pour starch into a bowl and dip doilies in the liquid starch
2. Place starched doilies on pumpkin and stretch until flat
3. Continue placing doilies until the pumpkin looks they way you want it too
4. Let it dry over night
5. Wipe off excess starch.
6. Enjoy

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Yellow and Blue Bathroom with a Chevron Hoodie Towel

We recently did a little work on our guest bathroom or should I say kids bathroom. We hung a reclaimed wood shelf and bar of hooks from ikea. I also made a chevron hoodie towel for the new baby. I let August test it out. I like how the towel came out because it is a baby towel that doesn't look too baby it matches the whole scheme of the bathroom. Also this IKEA hook system it is supposed to be used in the kitchen, but when I saw it I thought it would be perfect for our long wall in the bathroom. I especially like the buckets that come with it. Anyway it just has a lot of flexibility and fits all our needs. I got the brackets at Home Depot and they were like $4 or something. Anyway, here are some photos of how it turned out.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

37 weeks pregnant

Sorry I haven't blogged in a while but I have been busy with nesting and the holiday. I am actually 37 weeks pregnant and now waiting for our baby girl to come. My official due date is January 28th we'll see if I make it that far. While I am waiting I will try to blog a little about the nursery soon. Here are a few family photos.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

New Silhouette Mini Ornaments

Here are some new mini ornaments that are on my Etsy site. I will custom illustrate a profile of your special someone and make it into this beautiful ornament. Come and check them out.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Fall at the Ranch

This fall we were able to go out a spend some time with our friends at their ranch. We had a great day of horses, quad rides and warm apple cider. He are a few photos our fam. This first one melts my heart. Hope you enjoy!

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Gray Morroccan Tile Stenciled Fabric

I never can find exactly what I want so that is why I try to make a lot of things. I really wanted a Moroccan tile fabric but couldn't find it anywhere so I found this stencil and this fabric and joined the two together. I was really worried about the paint bleeding under the stencil or the paint smearing when I moved the stencil but I haven't had any problems yet. I used some left over house paint and so far it has turn out great. I am hoping to stenciling 5 yards of fabric and then starch it to the wall. I think I may stencil some fabric for pillows. I will post again if any of it works out. I hope you enjoy!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Augusts 1st Birthday

So in our house we have a ton of carpenter ants, which are really large ants. Ever since August could scoot around he has been so into these ants, tracking them everywhere they go. So we thought an ant themed 1st birthday party would be perfect. We kind of did a letter A / Ant / Picnic theme. It turned out really cute but the lighting was terrible so I didn't get hardly any photos. I also included a photo shoot we did before his birthday. Hope you enjoy!