DIY

DIY Message Doormat

Can we talk about moving?  When was the last time you moved? Do you hire movers or rally friends?  I have a good handful of skills, but moving is not one of them. If all of my abilities were ranked from best to worst moving would be at the very, very bottom of that list. So low in fact, that if you didn’t properly format your printer, it might just be inadvertently cropped off which would actually make just as much sense.  We moved just last week into a rental that we’ll call home until our house is completed in September.   …

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DIY Bubble Bath Gift Box

This DIY Bubble Bath Gift Box costs less than $30 and is perfect for just about everyone on your gifting list! Great for birthdays, Mother’s Day, Christmas or any time! Can I get a collective TGIF out there?! So excited for the weekend and so excited for this holiday season.  As if the fact that I birthed her from my body wasn’t proof enough of kinship, we were on our way to school one day this week and Parker said out of the blue, “Mama, Christmas music makes me so happy!”.  Me too, sister, me too. Our to-do list …

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DIY Gifts || Embroidered Burlap Bags

If you know me at all, then you know that my DIY attempts are amateur at best and the craftiest tool in my arsenal is usually a bottle of spray paint.  That being said, these DIY gift bags are soooooo easy and feel so personal!  Last week Parker and I took my mom out to dinner to celebrate her 35th wedding anniversary (my dad is working out of the country until the spring) and we started chatting over dinner and wine about the people on our holiday list and what gifts they might like.  The gift buying list can get so long, can’t it? …

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DIY Leather Place Cards

Add a personal touch to your table settings with these stylish DIY leather place cards. Easy and quick to make, these personalized place cards are perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, holidays and birthdays. I feel like we could all use a little Thanksgiving in our lives right about now.  A real time to gather around a table full of food in the company of friends or family or, best of all, both. We chatted yesterday about “Friendsgiving” and this idea of entertaining that’s more understated, focusing on community rather …

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