Gallery walls are tricky business, especially for detailed oriented, type-A sort of people--not that I know any of those sort of people, cough, cough. At our previous house my first battle with the gallery wall involved hanging a group of empty picture frames going up the stairs, as a sort of artistic statement. I then decided to replace the empty frames with pictures. From there I switched out some of the older cheap frames, for more high quality frames. However, this meant the spacing was off when I replaced a few of the frames with different sizes....more
I've been thinking a lot lately about Easter egg ideas for kids. I included a bunch in my spring crafts eBook, both new ideas as well as some of our older faves, but there are others floating around in my head that didn't make it into the book. This is one of those: Drawing in frames....more
Are you up for a cute and easy paper craft project?I used this easy-to-make book page bunting to decorate a little reading nook I created in my daughter’s nursery, but it could easily be used to pretty up other areas around the home. A project like this is a versatile way to add a little whimsy to your home décor....more
I think it's safe to say that most of us love Pottery Barn. However, for many of us Pottery Barn is a bit too pricey. So, when I saw their live ivy topiary bunnies at $79 and twig bunnies for $179 (very large bunnies), I knew I there had to be a less expensive alternative.
My new favorite craft and DIY blog, Tater Tots & Jello, featured this super-cute idea (from the craft queen "A Pumpkin and a Princess") for decorating Easter eggs with glittery polka dots and I had to give it a whirl ... but with my own spin!