I have so much fun buying & picking out clothes for my daughter. Putting her outfits together makes me happy :) I thought I would share some of her "Crazy Cute Fashion" with you all. I hope you enjoy!!
Here's a breakdown of what she wore:
Black & Gray dress by Disorderly Kids
Sandals by SM New York
White & silver heart earrings from Claire's
Black, white & silver guitar pick bracelet from Claire's
We have been wanting to put a fence up across our backyard for a couple years now & we are finally getting around to getting it done. I am so excited about this project (mostly because I have another "wall" to decorate now) YAY :) I found an old headboard & footboard at the dump & thought it would make the perfect garden bench. I did have to have my husband's help on this since I am afraid of table saws ;)
I got a bit eager & cut the footboard in half before I took the photo.
My husband built a frame for the seat area & we just screwed 1 x4s to it. Attached the footboard to the sides with screws & painted with leftover paint I had in my basement.
I think it turned out so cute. It adds a nice pop of color to my backyard :)
Hello there ;) I have been busy working on "mini" projects this week & having a great time!! My sister found a can of vintage buttons for only $1 at a garage sale & bought them for me. I literally spent an hour looking through them, I was smitten ♥♥ I couldn't wait to get busy on a project using my "new" buttons. Here is what I came up with...
Monogram Button Art
Displayed in my kitchen
It makes me smile everytime I walk in the kitchen :)
This project was super easy. A spray painted fram w/ burlap attached to the back, hot glue & buttons.
**I WAS FEATURED OVER AT THE DIY HOME SWEET HOME PROJECT**
UPDATE: I HAVE HAD A LOT OF PEOPLE ASK ABOUT THE PAINT I USED ON MY JARS. I USED ORDINARY LATEX PAINT (STUFF WE HAD LEFT FROM PAINTING WALLS), POURED IT IN THE JAR & JUST ROLLED IT AROUND UNTIL THEY WERE COMPLETELY COVERED :)
I have seen so many amazing creations using chicken wire. I think they are just so cute. My husband brought me home an old junk window a while back (sweet man); I thought it would be perfect for this project!
After I put on a coat of Mistint paint.
I am loving this color :)
After sanding & adding stain.
All finished with a 1950's tablecloth & chicken wire attached.
I love how it turned out. I think it will be a cute memo station in my kitchen!!
I found 3 of the cutest little school chairs at a thrift store that were just dying to come home with me. I really didn't NEED 3 of them, but I couldn't leave them behind ;) Plus, for $1 each I would be crazy not to buy them all!!
My darling little chair AFTER
I spray painted it black & used my Cricut to create a stencil. Then dry brushed with the white paint.
I found this old window on one of my many thrift store adventures. I love the way it just has the 3 panes of glass. I had it around for awhile trying to think of something to use it for. I sloppily dry brushed some white paint on it and got out my Cricut. Here is what I came up with.
I wanted to do a project using my Cricut and I thought this sign would be a good one. I went out to the garage to rummage through all the scrap lumber pieces until I found one that looked like a good size to me. I spray painted it an off white color and let that dry for a little bit. After my board was completely dry I brushed on some gray tinted glaze that I had on hand (bought at a local hardware store). I used a rag to rub the glaze around and wipe some back off. I had to play around with the Cricut a bit to get the right size for my letters. I just used scrapbook paper for it. I applied Mod Podge to the whole thing and let it dry.
I added the year we were married.
Sorry for the picture, no natural light when this was taken.
We live in a 1938 Bungalow house. When we bought it the carpet, walls, fixtures, etc. were all 70's style. One room at a time, we have tried to bring it into this decade (with a cozy cottage feel). Here is a before shot of our dining room. This is exactly the way it was when we bought it, but somehow WE saw potential!
I had always dreamed of having a dining room and this was IT!! And the china hutch was such a bonus, I loved it :)
A little (okay A LOT) of blood, sweat, and tears later....
The main focus is the major transformation of the china hutch. Going from the dark wood to this bright white has really lightened it up in here.
I painted it myself. I added a light blue color to the inside to give it a nice contrast. I have it filled with my husband's late mother's dishes. I was able to keep the original glass knobs. They are so charming. The sign you see sitting on the floor will be another post :)
Tie a knot at one end for the center of your rosette.
Roll & twist it while hot gluing into rosette
Repeat this process for however many rosettes you would like.
I used 4 loops for small rosettes & 8 loops for the bigger one.
For the necklace part just do the slip knotting until you have the length you like.
Hot glue rosettes to necklace & let dry.