DIY Branch & Macrame Plant Hanger

Perhaps this is my way of bringing more green indoors with the cooler seasons arriving, or just me finding new places to hang new plants in the house, ha! Either way, I love how this little DIY turned out. In the process of winterizing our backyard, I found two sticks/branches I had saved from a…

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DIY Rope Shelves [Adding color to the cloudy days]

As much as holidays are refreshing, good for the soul and provide that nice break, there is nothing quite like walking into your own home after a few days away. One of the first things I did when we returned, was water my plants. Ironically, it’s been raining every days since we got back, so…

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The Handmade / DIY Wall Art for Play Area

Whether it’s a hand written letter, a scarf you knitted yourself, or wall art you made with your children; there is something quite special about the handmade.

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DIY Plant Hanger (with Repurposed Baby Gates)

Ok, I’m pretty proud of this DIY. It’s not often that baby items can be used again once they’ve been outgrown, or just not needed any more, and baby items aren’t cheap. Soooo… when you accidentally find potential in an old baby item, and make it into something so pretty, it makes me so, damn,…

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DIY Nature Mobile / Embracing Multiculturalism

I hadn’t ever thought to press a dandelion flower, but the children have taught me to find beauty and potential with everything. Dandelions press beautifully – who knew? They are delicate, the yellow color preserves well, and there is something magical about them. From the moment Penelope could walk, she has loved picking dandelions flowers.…

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DIY Birthday Party Number Balloon

I cannot believe I am the mother of a two year old now- incredible how fast time went by! As a follow up to my little girl’s second birthday post, I thought I would blog this little DIY number balloon I did for her party. We’ve all seen those large metalic color number balloons; on…

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DIY Ladybug Birthday Invitations

My Penelope is turning two years old in less than a few weeks!! TWO YEARS OLD! Still can’t believe it. For her first birthday, I feel like I began planning her party months in advance. With little Oliver in our lives now, it’s been a little harder, but I still managed to make a little…

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DIY Cord Shadow Box/ Placenta Encapsulation (Postpartum Series)

When I was pregnant for the second time, I knew I wanted to do whatever I could to help make the postpartum period easier, especially since I knew I would be taking care of a newborn and a toddler this time around. Placenta encapsulation was one of those things. I had heard about placenta encapsulation…

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DIY Macrame Hammock

I find I’m always often…always (haha) looking for new ideas for the kids’ room, re organizing their play area, or adding new things to their nursery. I can’t help myself. I’ve seen this stuffed toy macrame hammock on pinterest, and decided to give it a try. Using string, lay down a few double line strands and tape/secure…

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