How To Make Blackout Curtains

jo jo corn yellow slub curtains

Today I'm sharing how my mom and I made the blackout curtains for Owen's nursery. These were pretty simple to make once we figured out our game plan on how we were going to sew them. I tried my best to show the steps with photos but it was kind of hard because we were dealing with so much fabric. Here's everything that I used and where I got … [Read more...]

Tiered Tomato Cage Christmas Trees

tiered tomato cage christmas trees

A couple years ago I shared how I made my tomato cage Christmas tree.  Well this year I decided to take it a step further and make tiered tomato cage Christmas trees using three tomato cages of the same size. I also wanted to make them easier to anchor into the ground so I adapted my original version.  Think of it as perfecting the art of crafting … [Read more...]

Baby Gift Basket

Fun and practical baby gift basket idea!

Brad and I are at the point in our lives where many of our friends are having babies. It's funny how life in our twenties has progressed for us and a fair amount of our friends. Graduate college at around age 22-23. Engaged at around age 24-25. Married at 25-26. Babies at 27-30. It's like clockwork.With all of these milestones come gifts. … [Read more...]

15 DIY Wedding Projects

15 DIY Wedding Projects! GREAT ideas and tutorials!

I've been meaning to create a round up of my favorite DIY wedding projects.  So I figured what better time than when I'm one day shy of my due date and feeling completely unproductive to complete a new project, photograph it, edit the photos, and write a post.  Please have mercy on my extremely pregnant state. If you or someone you know is getting … [Read more...]