Back to Basics: How to Apply a Vinyl Decal

As you know, we're participating in a fun series this month with four other blogs; it's called Back to Basics and every Monday, we're all going to cover something basic that we think everyone should know (but might not!).  That's where we'll come in, as we'll share our design and decor 101 ideas … [Read more...]

Vinyl Project: Monogrammed Ballet Booties

I'm sharing a super-easy and fast project today; as you know I'm hard at work on my garage entry/pantry/mudroom project and that's taking most of my DIY time right now. But THIS project is further proof (as if we needed any) that you really can monogram anything! I think I've mentioned that my … [Read more...]

Easy and Cute Recycling Bin

  I recently wrote a post for Mohawk Creative Home about organized recycling centers and I can tell you there aren't too many cute ones out there, I had a hard time finding a ton of inspirational ideas to share.  I know in our family if our recycling bin isn't convenient and obvious, the … [Read more...]

Easy Cool-Down Soccer Sprayer {and a New Giveaway!}

This post was sponsored by HomeRight.  All opinions are 100% my own. Be sure to enter the giveaway at the end of the post! If you have kids who play soccer, then this is a busy time of year!  I've spent a few years driving to and from games and practices, serving up snacks, and washing stinky … [Read more...]

Tutorial: How to Make Vines Vinyl Monograms Using the Silhouette CAMEO

  A few months ago, I showed you how to make round vinyl monograms on the Silhouette CAMEO using a "hack," and today I'm back with a very similar tutorial that will help you make the traditional interlocking "vines" monograms using the same technique (plus some updated tips on how to cut … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving And Awesome Black Friday Deals from Silhouette

Before I get going on the cooking, eating, and corn hole tournament that make up our tradition for the day, I wanted to stop in and wish everyone a HAPPY THANKSGIVING!  Amy and I are so thankful for all of our readers, who are kind enough to actually care what we write about. :)  We love that … [Read more...]

Update on Gold DIY Jewelry Bowls

Hey, everyone--do you remember Amy's darling monogrammed gold-rimmed bowls that she made for me and Terry?  She posted about them {here}. She found the bowls at Home Goods, but I haven't been able to find any like them in the months since.  So, when I was in Target a few weeks ago, I found these … [Read more...]

DIY Baby Sleeping Door Hanger Sign

I've been getting crafty these last few weeks more than I've been decorating; part of that is because our Etsy shop has been keeping me busy cutting monograms.  I'm definitely not complaining, though! I just put these darling "Shhh!  Baby Sleeping" signs in the store, but for those of you who … [Read more...]

Monogrammed Travel Coffee Mug–Easy Gift Idea

I'm always looking for creative birthday gift ideas.   One of my daughter's teachers celebrated her birthday last weekend (on the same day as me!) and I wanted to be sure that we acknowledged her special day. She loves coffee and tea, so I thought that a pretty travel coffee cup and a gift card … [Read more...]

DIY Chalkboard Vinyl Wall Calendar

This is a repeat of a project that I first did two houses ago, and it worked so well for our family that I thought I'd do it again! I used peel and stick chalkboard wall decals in our North Carolina kitchen to track our week at a glance, and posted about it {here} and {here}.   In my ongoing … [Read more...]

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