Once upon a time I had a blog where I wrote about my crafty/home projects, 4 years ago to be exact. I’ve had a craving to update and continue writing since I finished nursing school over a year ago…that craving turned to a need once I became pregnant with our 3rd child late last year… Continue reading Back from hiatus
Long time no post, but with the craziness that came over our home in the last month, I just had no time for blog posts. We sold our home recently, and are now in the process of finding and bidding on a new home. The real estate market in our city is insane, with most… Continue reading House tour
Once the fabric panels were off the chair and I removed any straggling staples, I cleaned the exposed wood with vinegar and paper towels. This magical step will bring out the “old” smell of a chair this age and I gagged a couple of times, but it’s really effective in cleaning the wood in preparation for… Continue reading french chair upholstery project part 2
A few months back, I was offered an old french chair from my father-in-law. I was utterly delighted when he offered it to me…I love the look of an old chair upholstered with new fabric and the wood painted out white. I have a soft spot for painted wood, I prefer it in almost every… Continue reading french chair upholstery project
I desperately wanted to use up the fantastic fabric I used to make my envelope pillow covers so I chose to frame it and use it as art in our master bedroom. I knew I wanted the frames to be pretty large in scale, I wanted the frames to sit above our headboard which is up… Continue reading framed fabric art
Last summer I purchased raw mdf letters to spell out Oliver’s name at a local farmer’s market. I had planned on placing them on the wall but for almost a year I was at a loss on how to finish them. I toyed with the idea of decoupaging them with scrapbook paper but never got around… Continue reading 2 tone painted mdf letters
When I was pregnant with my first son (who is now 2 1/2) I had so much spare time I decided I wanted to paint a wall mural at the same level as his dresser/changetable…you know, so he had something to stare at while I changed his bum.