Play and grow: creating a fairy garden (the easy way)

Thanks to defining our family’s summer rallying cry we are very focused on making family time a priority. I’m also trying to be more intentional about playing with my girls (something that I’m sorry to say does not come naturally to me). A few weeks ago we had a play date with a new friend … More Play and grow: creating a fairy garden (the easy way)

DIY Gallery Wall

A few months ago, right after I finished Charlotte’s big girl room, I got a hankering to redo the living room. New paint, new couches, paint the furniture, total overhaul was what I was thinking. In hindsight I think I was barely pregnant and maybe the nesting urge was hitting already? I don’t know. But … More DIY Gallery Wall

Fingerpainting! Charlotte’s first attempt at making some marvelous artwork! A future Michaelangelo? Hmmm…maybe not

I’ve been waiting rather impatiently for Charlotte to show some interest in creative expression. So far she is more interested in chewing on a pencil than drawing with it, and would rather knock blocks down than arrange them into a unique sculpture. Ok, so she’s only one. I know. I should probably hold off on … More Fingerpainting! Charlotte’s first attempt at making some marvelous artwork! A future Michaelangelo? Hmmm…maybe not

Wooden sign tutorial

This project took me forever to finish, not because it was difficult but because I wasn’t sure how I wanted to hang it up. But I finally figured out a pretty good solution, which took me all of five minutes to execute, so I can finally share the full process. Yay! Remember how I wanted … More Wooden sign tutorial