Dinosaur Toothbrush Holder

You know when you see a project that must be done? For me, it usually falls into two categories: easy + something Jemma would love. Dinosaur toothbrush holders were one such project for me. I ran across the idea in Parenting Magazine and knew Jemma and all her little friends would be fans. I mean, […]

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Last year I started a seasonal feature called Homemade Christmas. I whipped up a number of projects for family members and friends and had high hopes of continuing the homemade theme for this year’s Christmas. Sadly, with a new baby I’m not seeing many crafting days in my future. But, I did begin one project […]

Homemade Christmas: Rosette Wreath

I’ve been wanting to make a wreath for our front door for a long time and finally picked a night to buckle down and do it! This was a little gift for myself this Christmas and I’m so happy it’s done! I opted to use what I had a home which was this plain wreath […]

Homemade Christmas: Superhero Capes

It’s a good thing my two oldest niece and nephew haven’t figured out the internet yet. It won’t be long before I won’t be able to share my projects/their gifts before Christmas! These superhero capes were inspired by none other than the infamous Pinterest. When I pinned this idea I knew it would be just […]

Homemade Christmas: Circle Scarves

Isn’t this the most awesome fabric? It’s a light weight cotton and I think it’s look so boho. I keep trying to take some self-portraits and the above photo is proof of why it’s just not for me. I even set up the tripod I found at a garage sale this summer in an attempt […]

Homemade Christmas: Rice Cozies

Rice cozies are a family favorite!I grew up with rice cozies (also known as warm/cold sacks or therapy sacks) as the perfect solution to whatever ails you.Cold feet – rice cozy.Tummy ache – rice cozy.Bumps and bruises – rice cozy.You name it, a rice cozy could fix it :) Why I never thought to make […]

Homemade Christmas: R2D2 Inspired Softie

I stink at surprises – that’s why I’m sharing Christmas presents before Christmas. Oops :) This awesome little monster softie was inspired by R2D2. Isn’t he rad!?!? I’m not a Star Wars junkie by any means – I think I’ve seen all the movies. One was even in the theater. There are 4, right? Totally […]