Category Archives: Tutorial

Sign of Hope: DIY Decorative Paper Mâché Initials or Wall Sign

Friends, I am always one to keep it real. Typically, when I post a DIY, it’s because I was able to get in, get it accomplished, and move on with my life. These are the types of projects I live for…and this project Continue reading

Our Family Yearbook

We have lots of intentional and accidental traditions in our house. Seano and I both seem to be creatures of habit. Not that we aren’t up for spontaneity, but we seem to function best in routine. One tradition that  started accidentally  but has become Continue reading

Russian Sage Bundle for Rustic Fall or Winter Decorating

Each autumn we trim our Russian Sage, or Perovskia Atriplicifolia, nearly to the ground. We do this to keep our plants healthy and thriving. Let me tell you, it works like a charm and these beauties bloom a gorgeous purple all through the following summer. Their aroma reminds me of hearty sage and they are loved by bumble bees. On hot afternoons our fence sounds like a buzzing electric line because of the busy pollinators working from one tiny flower to the next. Continue reading

DIY String Art Project & Tutorial

Have you seen string art on Pinterest, yet? Every now and then, I see an adorable string art image pop up and I find myself pinning it almost every time. Here’s what I love about string art:

  1. The colors and color schemes you can incorporate.
  2. How the imperfection of it is perfect.
  3. You seriously can’t mess this up! (I love being crafty, but I often struggle transitioning the idea in my head to real life and that frustrates me!)

I’m starting to think about ways to make N’s room more “toddlerish” and less “babyish” Continue reading