DIY Paint Your Own Throw Pillow

So you all know by now that I love a good DIY project. Of course, they are never ending here at this house! The first thing that we did when we moved into our home in MA was paint our bedroom. I needed a nice clean space to call my own. Now that it (and the 5 million coats on the teal trim) have … [Read more...]

Painted Snowman Ornament Tutorial

There's just something about a snowman that makes me smile. The thought of C, G, and H making them on a snowy day, the simplicity of three balls of snow, a corn cob pipe and a button nose, or memories of Frosty songs long sung. These memories all bring joy and because of that, snowmen have become … [Read more...]

DIY Barn Figures With Wooden Pegs

Just last month H turned 3. I don't know how it happened. Suddenly my last born can talk in full sentences, laugh at jokes, run around and play, catch a football better than me, and is like a real grown little boy. Crazy! One thing he loves is figures and cars and trains. He likes talking with them, … [Read more...]

DIY Yarn Ball Snowman Craft

I am a knitter and so clearly I am addicted to all things yarn. I love the look, I love the feel, I love using it for everything I can. I've got a yarn stash that can feed my knitting for years to come. It started when I was in my early 20's as I took classes at The Lamb's Wool in Lansdale and has … [Read more...]

7 Inviting DIY Christmas Wreaths

I love a good holiday wreath. I really LOVE a good holiday wreath! Every year as we head out to get our tree, I make sure that when we cut it down (yes, we totally cut our own), Ben saves tons of those bottom branches for wreath making. I usually have enough to make two full wreaths. Depending on … [Read more...]

Sprucing Up The Master Bedroom

We moved into our home in July. The first room that we painted was the Master Bedroom. I think this was the choice for a few different reasons. One of them was that the lines and the ceilings in the room I was infatuated with. High cathedral ceilings, window cut outs, and a large space. Another … [Read more...]

The Little Old Couple – A DIY Embroidery Project

Last year marked our 10 year anniversary. On a gorgeous 70 degree clear day without a cloud in the sky, Ben and I got married. We were surrounded by everyone special to us. Since that day, our life has been filled with ups and downs (mostly ups) and through every single one of them we have found … [Read more...]

Diary Of A New Home: Two Weeks Out And Here’s Our Progress

We closed two weeks ago today. When we bought this home, we knew that the owners had been living down on the Cape for a while. When we did the walk through we found that it may have been longer than we originally thought. Homes that haven't been lived in for a while generally have things "pop … [Read more...]

6 Ways To Spice Up Your Canning

Oooh! I can hardly wait for canning season. The green is out, I see flowers on my tomato plants, herbs are a-growing, and word around town is that strawberries are getting ready to ripen. It is almost time. Now, last year I had quite the line-up of canned good and I don't plan on slowing down … [Read more...]

A DIY Natural Easter Centerpiece {Tutorial}

Today is a great day! I am participating in an #AllThingsEaster Grown-up Giveaway with a bunch of other fabulous bloggers (read on)! AND...I get to share a fun craft and simple yet gorgeous centerpiece with you all! A DIY Natural Easter Centerpiece to be exact. 26 recipes, ideas and more from 26 … [Read more...]

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