Easy DIY Character Cake

So…your little one has his/her birthday coming up. They know what kind of party they want, what they want to do, what kind of character cake they want, what party favors they’ll give out, etc… It’s all planned out — down to the very detail. So yesterday my daughter turned five years old. If you […]

Practical Learning with a Tracing Activity Book

tracing activity book

Letters, numbers, words and counting…. This is what my preschooler’s world is all about right now… So why not capitalize on this interest and make it fun with a tracing activity book?! I originally made this book when my daughter was 3 (hoping to instill some interest in numbers) and she enjoyed it for a […]

How to Create a Gallery Wall in 3 Easy Steps

By Jessica Friedman I am a traveler. I L O V E to travel. I am also a photographer, so as you can imagine when I go on a trip I come back with hundreds of pictures. I wanted a way to display some of my favorite pictures from my favorite trips, so I decided to […]

DIY Picture Frame Upcycle

Frame Upcycle

I’m a sucker for Pottery Barn decor…well Pottery Barn anything. I love the clean, simplistic look. Elegant, yet country at times. So I will take every opportunity to make something look a bit more Pottery Barn-ish. I’m currently in a black frame decor state-of-mind and when we moved into our new house the walls needed […]

How to Reupholster Dining Room Chairs

reupholster dining room chairs

The other month I posted about how I stained and polished our older dining table. We decided the chairs also needed a face lift, so we decided to reupholster dining room chairs as well. I had never tried to reupholster dining room chairs before, so I gave it my best shot to see what I could […]

Sweet Candy Letter

Candy Letter

I love being creative with gift-giving. My love language is not gifts, but if it’s something that is creative, memorable, and thoughtful like this candy letter, then I’m all in. When my husband and I first started dating, he went on a 2 week trip to Papua New Guinea to speak at a youth conference. […]

Valentine’s Day Cards with Initials

Valentine's Day Cards

Valentine’s Day is coming up. My favorite part? School parties and kids valentines. Using the inspiration of some cardboard boxes lingering around the house, I decided my little one and I would have a craft day and begin making our preschool Valentine’s Day cards. Here’s what you need: – cardboard box or cardstock – masking […]