My baby may be 18 months old but I finally framed and hung the last of the art for her room… and I’m calling her nursery “done”! I’m not aiming for Pinterest-worthy perfection, but I’m so happy with her cheerful, colorful room that’s just right for reading, playing, and sleeping. I’m sure it will continue… Continue reading A Colorful, Creative Nursery
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress! Happy Birthday Cross Stitch I’m finally making some progress on this one and crossing my fingers I cam finish by the deadline… Amelia’s first birthday next Wednesday! … And that’s about it!
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress! Happy Birthday Cross Stitch I didn’t have much time to stitch over the weekend since we had visitors, but hopefully I’ll meet the deadline… Amelia’s birthday! … And that’s about it!
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress! Happy Birthday Cross Stitch I have quite a few new patterns I’d like to work on, but I can only do one at a time! So after I finished a couple projects over the weekend (the Paint Chip Challenge banner and the Sandy Orton Summer Sampler),… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress! Sandy Orton Summer Sampler I finished the sunflower! I’m going to finish up the little mason jar underneath, but it seems like I’m coming to a natural stopping point for the summer. I can’t believe the season is almost over and it’s almost time to start… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
Mission: Colorful, Creative Nursery is officially underway! A few weeks ago, I cleared out the second guest room that’s been moonlighting as my sewing room, in anticipation of finally putting Amelia’s nursery together. (Catch up on the details here!) My friend Sommer has been helping me gather ideas, and she even sent a bona fide… Continue reading A Colorful, Creative Nursery Progress
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress! Sandy Orton Summer Sampler I haven’t made a ton of progress on this one but I worked on the sunflower a bit more. My friend is in town this week, my in-laws are visiting this weekend, my parents are visiting next week, and I’ll be going… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
The last time I painted a piece of furniture was my senior year of college. My childhood bedside table travelled with me from apartment to apartment, and I wanted to give the chipped white paint a refresh. This was 2008 and pre-Pinterest so I had no idea what I was doing. I made all the… Continue reading Before and After
You know how organizers like Marie Kondo tell you to remove EVERYTHING from a closet/drawer/pantry before putting back what you truly want to keep? That’s just what I did last week so we can finally start putting together Amelia’s nursery. Our second guest room has been in limbo ever since we moved in, sometimes used… Continue reading A New Sewing Space and a Blank Slate