Do you love Kawaii? If you don’t even know what it is check out my Kawaii Pinterest board. I happen to think that Kawaii is super cute and fun. My iPad needed a little help while in my purse. Hence, my need to make a felt pouch. A Kawaii felt pouch….
So you bought a home…What now? Before purchasing our home more than 8 years ago I honestly had no clue what I should do before moving in.
My house was built in 1953 and had been very well cared for by the elderly couple we purchased it from. But I wish someone would have told me what to do before moving in! Here is my list of 11 things you should do before moving in….
If you’re like me and love to DIY then chances are you have had more than your fair share of DIY disasters. Lord knows I have had more than a few. I figured that divulging my DIY fails may help some of you in the future from making my same stupid mistakes….
One of the first things I did when I knew I was purchasing a new home was search for light fixtures. Anyone can tell you that light fixtures are pound-for-pound one of the most expensive upgrade’s you can make to a home. My goal was to make my house modern and inviting without breaking the bank.
Steering clear of builder grade “Boob lights” was priority #1, priority #2 stay under a certain price point. I have found some awesome and affordable modern light fixtures for you to check out.
If you read this blog then you know I love me some tools! I am always on the look out for the newest most effective ways to DIY the heck out of something. Sometimes I find that I don’t have the right tool for the job. I have found solutions to my tool dilemma and came up with 30 unique tools you need now.
With the spring season upon us most of us will be heading outside to picnic and BBQ. That means eating and drinking outside. The thought of flies, mosquitos, ants and bees doing back strokes in my drink makes me sad, but far to often you look down and realize you have one of those drunk jerks in your beer. Drats! Well I’ve decided that enough’s enough and made DIY drink cover….
Spring has almost sprung. Here in the Portland area we are reeling from a particularly harsh winter. It’s time for some serious elbow grease and a jump-start on the outdoor spring cleaning. …
Do you remember in kindergarten the cool art projects with the little tissue paper squares that we wrapped around the end of a pencil. If not maybe go smell some Play Doh to ignite your memory. Got it? Okay now imaging paper lanterns covered in tissue paper twists. It’s such a cheap, easy and awesome craft. They are a super versatile craft for all occasions.
I am not going to lie, the fluffy lanterns are a bit time-consuming. Perfect for a rainy afternoon. I made 6 of them and it took me about 4 hours from cutting the tissue paper to placing the final tissue square.
Halo (the game) offers cool game play but no merchandise for parties. I had to think of something for one of my nephews birthday parties. My options were print and cut out pictures of the master chief and his vehicles or whip up something fabulous. So I “whipped” and came up with a sick center piece for the party. It’s the coolest DIY light up sign.