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DIY: will you be my valentine…


How cute are these little Valentine's that the kiddos made for their "Class Day"?  Super cute, huh?!   These are our little take on a few different ones we ran across on our favorite spot for inspiration...  Wanting to watch our moolah, I tried to think of the cheapest way to create a handmade … [Read more...]

DIY: I Spy Ornaments

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These are just the cutest things ever...  I wish I could say I made these little I Spy Ornaments, but I gotta give credit where it is due...    After the kids Christmas play, their grandmother {a.k.a. Nonna} surprised them with these Christmas ornaments she had crafted for the kids. … [Read more...]

DIY: southern weddings and butter…

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    Earlier this year, my baby brother married the love of his life... Happy and just so stinking precious!  {Just the idea of Caleb old enough to be married makes Joy and I feel a liiiiiittle old}   This past year was an exciting time in all of our lives and I had the honor to … [Read more...]

DIY: chalkboarding


okay...  my inner artist was just itching to get out and play.  i love rainy days and long naps! i was totally inspired by Pinterest and can't wait to create another...   if you want to give it a whirl, i would suggest begin your piece by making a grid on your chalkboard to help you keep … [Read more...]

DIY bleach pen tees


Today's craft for the kiddos was really for me, but don't tell them! {shhhh!}  Of course, the kids loved it and had a blast coming up with their design for their t-shirts.     We took colored cotton t-shirts that you can find at your local craft store or at Wal-Mart.  I actually got mine in the … [Read more...]

Easter Eggs


Easter is upon us so today I thought I would talk about "the Egg".  It has always struck me as funny that we hide Chicken Eggs and say that the Easter Bunny brought them :-D I thought I'd share a little insight with you all about the meaning of the Easter Egg.  As a Christian … [Read more...]

DIY Upholstered Headboard

DIY: Headboard

Okay...  So Joy mentioned she is pondering over the idea of a new bed... more specifically , a new headboard.  She knew Andy and I had tackled this little project a while back and thought it would be groovy to share here with you guys.   {And hopefully Jesse will be inspired by Andy to build one … [Read more...]