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Porch Makeover Part 1 — Chevron Door Hanging {tutorial}

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It snowed here yesterday, but that didn’t stop me from trying to Spring-ify my front porch. I am so ready for some warm weather!!   I started off with my front door. I had a unfinished wood frame in my garage, so I pulled that out. My inspiration for this door hanging is this beautiful chevron fabric I found on Fabric.com – I’m a little obsessed with it right now. I used the same stencil … [Read more...]

Spring Project — make Nest Placecards {Letterpress Tutorial}


I am having such a great time experimenting with my Epic Six Letterpress system that LifeStyle Crafts sent me. There are so many ideas that I have swimming around in my head!  I had never tried making anything with a Letterpress before, so I asked LifeStyle Crafts if I could come up to their offices for a demo since they are pretty to close to me. Check out their warehouse, my heart had … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Spring/Easter Printables!!

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 Print off this Spring Bunting printable @ Landee See Landee Do Beautiful He is risen Easter Printable @ Tattered and Inked Happy Easter printable @ Nifty Thrifty Things … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Spring Treats {1}


{Check out these Bunny Cupcakes and Printables @ 30 Days} {Festive Easter Treat Printables @ Skip to my Lou} {Kids will love these Peeps Pops @ Love From the Oven} … [Read more...]

Decorating a wall for all seasons — Spring Specimen Wall Art!


 Do you have an area or spot in your home that you like to change out seasonally?  I don't an entry way buffet or table to display seasonal items, so I created a little place in my kitchen that I love to change out during the year. At Halloween I created these Halloween Specimen Art frames... During the winter I made some Felt Snowflake frames... And now that Spring is upon us, I … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Make a PB-inspired Spring Pillow Cover!!


Hey Tatertots & Jello gals. Its Cheri from Its So Very Cheri. I am a wife and a home schooling Mom--I have 4 great kiddos Jenn and I have known each other for quite a while. She is always coming up with such creative ideas. She is so perky all of the time--she is like the Mary Poppins of blogland. It is an honor to be here today. I worked on a project to show you gals. The PB … [Read more...]

Spring Project: Make a Bench out of an old Crib


Have you seen those cute headboard benches? I have been wanting to make one for awhile now. The other day I went to lunch with a couple blogging friends -- Tausha from Sassy Style and Shelley from House of Smiths. {I stole this off of Shelley's blog } So much fun! Afterward we hit a cute thrift store and then the salvage yard! Sitting right in front was this antique crib front. I … [Read more...]

Spring Sweater Redo — Part 2 {and 3 & 4}


I had so much fun making over my white sweater a few weeks ago,  that I decided to do another - more colorful one. And while I was at it, I made one for two of my girls. We had fun picking out the material for the buttons and the big ric rac. I let them pick out the color of sweater (Walmart) too. Mine is from Target. {I was having a bad hair day} My 10 year old hasn't taken hers … [Read more...]

Spring Project: Ruffled BURLAP Runner Tutorial!


I have had a few people ask me to post a tutorial for my Spring burlap runner. So here it is!{Spring Ruffled Table Runner} Materials: BurlapFabric scraps or fat quartersFabric for back of runner Ribbon or quilt bindingQuilt battingSewing machine and threadPins Here's what you do: First decide how long you want your runner to be. I wanted mine to be 60 inches in length by 17 inches wide. Then cut … [Read more...]

Spring Project: Ribbon Wristlets!

This project has been on my to-do list for awhile now. My bloggy friend Cristin @ ser.en.d.ip.i.ty did a post on cute wristlets that she had made before Christmas and I was immediately enamored. I quickly put an ad on Freecycle to see if anyone had any leftover ribbon or trim so I could make some. I never got any response to my ad, so that project was put in my to-do pile. I came upon some … [Read more...]