Printmaking seems to be an intimidating art form for people. They assume that the whole process is too difficult or they even just have no idea what the process is, so they back away. That’s why I wanted to share with you a simple way you can do printmaking at home with only a few cheap materials!… Read More DIY: Printmaking & a GIVEAWAY!
I’m so excited about having this done. I’ve been wanting a headboard ever since we moved in, but other projects were put first due to necessity for storage and entertaining like the TV console and the dining room table. Finally though, we made ourselves a headboard. It makes a big difference! Here’s the bed before: And… Read More Making a Wooden Headboard
Watercolor DIYs are popping up more and more often lately and I love it! Watercolor has a wonderful balance of organic movement with a mix of strong or subtle colors. If you’ve never really used watercolors though, these DIYs can be a bit intimidating. Here’s a few tips to get you started. First things first, the… Read More Simple and Beautiful Watercolor Techniques
There are some truly beautiful options for wrapping paper and gift bags for the holiday season. One of my personal favorites is Rifle Paper Co., but the maker instinct in me always sees the holiday season as a perfect time to hone my skills and create my own lovely gift wrap! There are tons of ways… Read More The Artful Side of Gifting
This project was so incredibly easy that it left my husband and I wondering why it took us so long to make it. We’ve been talking about adding some sort of table or counter space to the kitchen for some time, but hadn’t figured out the best way to accomplish it. Well, some of the… Read More DIY: $60 Kitchen Island
You may have seen this wreath in my latest post about decorating for Fall in minimal ways, but I wanted to share the full process here because I had never made a wreath before and was surprised at just how simple it is! What you need: Wreath frame Dried plants Any collected natural additions (I… Read More DIY: Fall/Winter Wreath
Wedding invitations get expensive quickly, but they don’t have to! It’s so easy to design and print your own, and also easy to spruce up a plain invitation. Here’s what I did for my November wedding last year. Hope it gives you some ideas! Designing: To design the invite, I wrote out our names multiple times. Once… Read More DIY: Wedding Invitations