Pompom Garland

Our front room where you take off your shoes and hang up your jacket has always looked a little bare to me. I decided to make a pompom garland to string over the mirror to add some colour. I went to Michael’s to get some yarn and pompom makers. You don’t need pompom makers, there are tons of tutorials online on how to make it with a fork, but for $5 dollars I thought I would save myself the headache and time and get the gadget that makes it ten times faster.

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Gift bag turned wall art

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When I went to target and saw this gift bag I knew I needed to have it. But I thought it was too cute to give away, I wanted to keep it for years to come and put it up every christmas!

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I looked for a frame to put it in for a while and couldn’t find anything so I thought I would put it on our chicken wire frame, as well as all the christmas cards we have gotten! Hopefully I will find a cute frame to put it in for next christmas but for now I am loving how it looks in its new home.


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Mini Stocking!

Steven and I have two super cute burlap stockings that I ordered off an etsy site a few years ago. Since then the shop has stopped making the same stockings so I couldn’t order one for Hendrix. One of my friends was out shopping and saw a mini burlap stocking and thought I could do something with it to make it Hendrix’s. It was a little girly with the flower and tassel, and it hung the opposite way that our stockings hang.
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I took of the flower and tassel and moved where the brown strap is to hang it going the right way. I had some left over pom pons from my trailer curtains and thought they would go nice on the stocking. December106 copy December107 copy

I used cardboard to cut out an “H” and then wrapped it with twin. It is now hanging beside the big stockings and looks adorable! December108 copy December110 copy December112 copy December117 copy December124 copy

So, we bought a trailer.

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I can’t wait to get started on making it beautiful! I want to go with a bohemian/plaid/aztec/camping feel. Make sense? If not here are some photos of my inspiration…

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Photo via: http://www.designlovefest.com/2014/01/austin-blogshop-details/

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DIY Distressed Denim

I have owned these jeans for over 4 years. I wore them all the time, then couldn’t wear them while I was pregnant. Now that I can wear them again I wanted to do something to them to make them feel new again! The back pockets where already starting to look worn in so I distressed them even more.

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I put a piece of cardboard in-between the two pieces of denim so that only the front would get cut. I put slits in the knees, on the pocket hole, and some on the back pockets and then washed them and dried them.

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New jeans without spending any money!

 

Nursery Inspiration

It’s time! Time to start planning our baby’s nursery. In this post I am going to show you a few different photos so you can get the idea of what I am thinking of doing for our boy’s room. These next few photos are the crib that we bought and have set up in his room already…

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I am thinking of going with a rustic/industrial/antique looking room.

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(I have a slight obsession with lockers)

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Behind the crib we are thinking of doing a wood wall, in a lighter grey/brown tone. On the wall we are thinking of putting the baby’s name up with the metal letters from Anthropologie, like the letters we have in our bathroom.

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Yarn wrapped antlers are showing up everywhere now, and I’m hoping that we can incorporate it somewhere in his room!

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DIY Dreamcatcher

I often go to antique malls and spend hours looking at all the old treasures. The last time I was at an antique mall, I saw a dreamcatcher that was made with a doily and some ribbon. And we all know how much I love doilies from this post, Doilies make my heart happy! So I gathered up my art supplies that would work for this project and went out and bought some feathers!

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I hung it in one of the spare bedrooms on the wall when you first walk in!

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I tried to use some feminine colors to brighten up the bedroom! Pretty cute, right?