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FELT BALL NURSERY MOBILE

May 10, 2017

For Teddy's nursery we wanted something light and airy, but with pops of bright colors. I found mobiles similar to this one, and I thought this style would be great for pulling in all of the random bright colors I chose. I couldn't justify spending $70+ on something I figured I could make pretty easily. If you are super crafty you could even make your own felt balls, but I bought mine. Side note: I was a tiny bit nervous…

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WOODEN ARROW DECOR

May 9, 2017

We were looking for something not-rectangular to add to Teddy’s little gallery wall in his nursery. We also wanted something to tie in our nursery colors since I had picked like 7 different colors in my color palette like a crazy person….I saw some similar arrows and decided to stay true to my personal cheapskate motto: “Don’t buy it if you can make it yourself” Editors note: I am sticking to this motto less and less since the baby never naps…

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DIY CHALKBOARD PAINT

January 24, 2017

I love chalkboards. I use chalkboards for my son’s MONTHLY CHALKBOARD BABY PHOTOS, home decor, the seating chart at OUR FALL WEDDING and signs for parties. Chalkboards can be used again and again and are really inexpensive to make, but sometimes you don’t want the typical black and white look… Did you know that you can make your own custom colored chalk paint? It is easy and I think it works even better than chalkboard spray paint!   This post contains Amazon…

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DIY LEATHER BRAIDED PACIFIER LEASH

January 12, 2017

MATERIALS  -One 60-inch piece of genuine leather lacing -Suspender clip -Tape/clipboard or big toe (I’ll explain later) PROCEDURE Step 1: Fold leather lacing into thirds like a really long S. There should be a loop and an end on each side.  Step 2: Put all three strands side by side with the leather side facing the same direction. Make a loop about 1-1/2 to 2 inches long with the end strand up the middle.  Step 3: Tie a knot keeping all…

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