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5-Minute Graphic Wall Grouping – using Project Life cards!

I've been having a great time using my new Project Life Home+Made kit to create home decor projects at the 1905 Cottage. I am sharing a new way to use project life cards in home decorating every day this week. The kits will be in all Michaels Craft Stores this Friday - August 28th. Yay!! Here's a 5-minute project you can make to add some charm to your home! Create a Graphic Wall Grouping. … [Read more...]

Using Project Life in Home Decor – my new Home+Made Project Life kit!

Happy Monday!! I'm so excited to announce that I have a Project Life kit coming out based on my Pebbles Home+Made paper line! It will be in all the Michaels Craft Stores this Friday -August 28th. I am so thrilled and thankful. And everyone knows how cool Project Life is to document memories. I thought it would be fun to create some ways to use Project Life in our homes too!! So every … [Read more...]

3 Reasons I Chose Shutters for the 1905 Cottage Family Room [And $400 Blinds.com giveaway!]

This post sponsored by Blinds.com. I'm so excited about the 1905 Cottage renovation! And today I'm thrilled to share another sneak peek of my family room with you! I've been working my way through room by room to choose the right window treatments. For some rooms, simple curtains have been fine, but for the front-facing windows, I wanted to find something more cottage-like. So I … [Read more...]

Decorating with Pictures [Free Printables!]

  I'm excited to announce a new episode of Get Creative with Canon on My Craft Channel - and this time I'm showing how to decorate with pictures!   It's LIVE now - you can watch it today! I printed these fun frames and snapshots on my Canon PIXMA iP8720 Crafting Printer. Here's the episode description: Don’t simply stuff all of those great photographs in an album or leave … [Read more...]

1905 Cottage Master Bedroom Update and Yogabed Review

I am so thrilled that the 1905 Cottage is almost done!! We were able to move our things into the addition a couple of weeks ago. And I have been having a great time arranging things and decorating. I thought it might be fun to share a little sneak peek of my master bedroom. Of course, my favorite place to be is relaxing in bed! I've been loving my new Yogabed mattress — more about that … [Read more...]

Pom Pom Wall Hanging

Hi everyone, it's Holly from My Sister's Suitcase and I have an easy DIY to share today, using one of my favorite items... yarn pom poms! Using just a few supplies, I created this heart-shaped pom pom wall hanging for our family room:   … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Spring Decor Projects!

Happy Easter! After the artificial paper grass is all vacuumed up and the plastic eggs are all found, our thoughts turn to putting the Easter decor away and decorating for Spring. So check out these great ideas ... 20 Spring Decor Projects! Easy Abstract Diamond Art @ Delineate Your Dwelling   Spring Paper Table Runner @ Let's Fete via A Night Owl Grapevine Wreath @ … [Read more...]

Denim Pallet Desk Organizing Station!

This month as part of the #MichaelsMakers team we were asked to make a project using their new Denim line. So fun!! It fit in perfectly with the room makeover I am working on for Ella's room at the 1905 Cottage. Love this organizing station! I headed over to Michaels and was so excited to see all of the different denim product they have available.! I ended up buying this unfinished crate … [Read more...]

DIY Faux Watercolor Art for Valentine’s Day!

Hi everyone! It's Holly from My Sister's Suitcase, back again to share an easy decor project that will make a big impact in your space -- faux watercolor art. This is something that can be customized for a certain holiday, or kept up year-round. I decided to put a Valentine's Day spin on my watercolor art, and I love how it turned out! I always enjoy a room with a big focal point art … [Read more...]

Easy, Custom “Hello” Banner!

I love seasonal decor, but I also love creating decor that can stay up all year 'round! I’m at CHA right now (It’s the Craft and Hobby Association trade show) with Pebbles in my Pocket premiering my new Home + Made “Cottage Living” line of papers and embellishments for home decor! This fun idea spells out "hello" - something perfect for a door, entry, hallway, or even mantel. Like … [Read more...]