How to Cover the Buttons on a Button Tufted Headboard

Who says a tan linen button tufted headboard is boring and tame?  Not me.  When I bought this headboard at Tuesday Morning I knew exactly what I was going to do with it.  Inspired by a headboard I had seen at World Market I knew all I needed was some glue, fabric and a few dozen button covering kits....more

8 DIY Valentines Day Crafts – Cards

This is a curation of Valentine Card Crafts I found around the web. Valentine’s Day homemade cards are meaningful and unique.  I just think these are some of the cutest ones out there! I hope you find some you want to make!  ...more

Recovering an Old Desktop

When we moved over to Wichita my mom gathered up all my belongings that she didn’t want/need in her house anymore. One of those things was a desk. It was my childhood desk that my mom brilliantly put together. It’s two cabinets from Walmart with their original tops taken off and replaced by a large peace of plywood covered in fabric....more

Cat question: Catproof upholstery for an office chair?

We’ve recently moved my desk and the office chair into our bedroom as I’ve found it makes me more productive. The cats have taken a strong liking to the chair and sleep on it any chance they get.We don’t mind this, but the chair fabric is taking a beating. Our cats aren’t bad with scratching in general. They have figured out that scratching the back of the chair is a great way to get our attention fast. And because they still have their claws, material snags on it by accident once in a while as well.Hence, catproofing the office chair....more
I have several cats and they all live indoors.  I trim their claws about two times a month which ...more

Outfit and DIY Bag inspired by Burberry Prorsum!

Be Thrifty.

In a major attempt to de-clutter my house and hence my life, I have started to sift through one room a week.  More on this later....With this comes lots of little piles of stuff that I either want to sell or give away. So once a week I drop off the "give away" pile at the local Goodwill on Parkway Drive.This may sound incredibly counterproductive but I just had to scoot into the Goodwill Shop just to see if there were any diamonds in the rough....more

Future Fodder

See this?...more

Reducing food waste, one vegetable scrap at a time

 "I WAS SAVING THOSE!""They were GROSS!""I WAS SAVING THOSE FOR A REASON!"Huff. Puff. Door slam. Cold shoulder.We don't fight about much, but oh did Mr. T and I exchange words over the vast pile of egg shells he threw away without my permission.Yes, I said egg shells....more

A Toddler Pillow to Make EVERYONE Happy!

Today is part two in my mini-craftinista* series and it starts with a little story…Have you heard of sleep regression? Apparently it’s a wonderful time in a child’s life where after months of going right to sleep and sleeping through the night, suddenly they don’t like to sleep anymore....more

DIY: Memory Magnets

Marcus and I love to try new restaurants and breweries so I have acquired a collection of fun coasters....more