DIY Glittered Animal Clips

Today we are going to learn how to make these ADORABLE clips that can totally add more fun to your bun! But we are also going to learn… (thank you to Heather for the FAB pictures) It has been said (by me mostly) that I’m kind of an adhesives genius. I know, I have been …

The Leather Triangle Mobile in Baldwin

I know I promised to post about adding more fun to your bun. I’m working on it, I swear! But until then I just wanted to let you lovely people know I’ve put my Leather Triangle Mobile in Baldwin on SALE for a limited time! I LOVE the colors in this mobile. I wish you …

Our Interior Design Journey

This post is alternately titled: How Ikea Contributes to Divorce OR The Magic of Photography in Making Things Look Way More Awesome Than They Ever Were Don’t be alarmed, Eric and I are doing fine! But I’ll talk about Ikea and how it leads to divorce later. To start this post I’d like to share …

Studio 5: Add more fun to your bun!

Today I went on Studio 5, our local late morning news show, to share some fun ideas for your hair for spring. I decided to title it, “Add more fun to your bun!” I shared my tutorial for making a flouncy fun bun, my pleather hearts of gold, and a few other ideas (pom-poms, glittered …

Put a flower in it!

From right to left: Thistle crown and pink hair // Ranunculus crown // Vintage floral swim cap // Pile of roses on a blonde // Roses on a comb in a fun bun // Inspired by Frida // How to make a floral crown I have been really feeling floral hairpieces since last spring! But …

Top 50 Mom Craft Blogs

Look who got named #17 in Babble’s Top 50 Mom Craft Blogs… THIS GIRL. I’m never really sure how to define my blog, yes I do crafts, yes I’m a mom, but I’m not a mommy blogger or a total DIY blogger, or at least I don’t think so, because I started mostly writing essays. …

Flashback: Gigi’s Handmade Yummies

I made this dress for Ginger before she was born from an old shirt of mine. It fit her for the first week of her life. A neighbor knitted that adorable cardigan, and I hand embroidered the “G”. Look at those little yellow jaundice eyes! Poor thing. The pregnancy is getting rougher. Yesterday was a …

Fruity Fresh Spring

1. Lemon & Stripes Pillow // 2. Heirloom Pear Print // 3. Raglan Pullover // 4. Le Fresh Muscle Tee // 5. Banana Print // 6. Cherry Sweater I think Spring design is trying to send me some sort of subliminal message: MORE FRUIT, LESS DONUTS. Or some nonsense of that nature. Because I swear, …

Buttery Cinnamon Sugar Soft Pretzels

I had EVERY intention of taking these to the neighbors as a Valentine’s treat. But Heather was over, and after we tasted one, we had to taste another. And then the kids saw that the mommies were enjoying something they weren’t, and then it was all over. I saw Liz’s idea for heart-shaped soft pretzels …

The Gigi Mobile In Action

Dear Erin, of Candy Kirby Designs, ordered one of my mobiles for her nursery, and she just sent me this amazing photo of the Gigi mobile in action! OBVIOUSLY few things (donuts, diet dr. pepper) give me greater pleasure in life than seeing something I’ve created being used and adored. And that freaking awesome crib …