Things I Love Thursday: Window Crayons!

On some Thursdays, I'll share something random that I'm really liking, enjoying, or appreciating. Just a little post to share a little snippet of life right now. I'd love to know if you also like these things, and what you're randomly into these days! I read about these on Elise's instagram or blog and figured... Continue Reading →

Pinspiration: Father’s Day Craft

Last spring, I decided semi-last minute to do a craft for Father's Day. I found this on Pinterest : Pinterest             /        Original source "Heartfelt quotes" aren't really our thing, and they're definitely not my husband's thing. But I figured it was a great basic idea. Here's my take on it: This was... Continue Reading →

Baby Room Makeover!!

Previously: My thoughts on "nurseries" and the first baby room makeover/setup. The babies have been sleeping in their room for what, six months now? They don't really spend any time there in daylight. But as they get bigger, and our living room-slash-playroom starts to feel smaller, I started to think about actually getting some fun... Continue Reading →

Modpodge Map Letters

I am so excited about this project! It turned out pretty much just like I envisioned, and it was easy and really inexpensive. Win-win! I bought 12" papier mache letters at Joann. My local store didn't have the letters I wanted, so I got them online. Sometime in the last year or two, I remembered... Continue Reading →

Pinspiration: Desserts

I joined Pinterest mainly for photography inspiration. But I kept seeing people post amazing food/cooking/baking and reluctantly began pinning those too. I don't really cook, but in the past few years I've enjoyed doing some baking and trying out tasty new desserts. (Dessert is the best food group, don't you think?) I know that sweets... Continue Reading →

Weekend Project: Baby Room

Before: Ugly paint color. Sickly yellow green that is reminiscent of baby poo. Kind of dark even in the light of day. Piles of things I've been accumulating. Corner of my own stuff Bookshelf with kid/picture books and all my YA books Ugh, seriously, that paint color! * Important intermediate steps: Organize everything we bought... Continue Reading →

Pinterest Pressure

The word "nursery" kind of makes me shudder. One, because it's so twee and cutesy. Two, because it implies the lot of care, attention, time and money required to create it. Like it requires a Capital Letter N of Importance. That it must have fresh pastel paint, a full set of new matching furniture, a ... Continue Reading →

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