Archive for 'For the Home'

Valentine’s Mail Boxes

Valentine’s Mail Boxes

Valentine’s Day is something I get more excited about every year. Our family has established a tradition of celebrating the day as a family, staying in for a fancy home-cooked meal of pizza and white chocolate fondue. The kids love it! This year I thought I would add some extra anticipation and excitement around [...]

Baby Shower for Two!

Baby Shower for Two!

I was thrilled to have the opportunity to host a shower for my niece last month. She is having twins, one boy and one girl. I grew weary and disappointed after looking and looking online for cute twins-themed invitations.  So, I decided to take things into my own hands and develop something of my own. [...]

Hanging a Frame Collage

Hanging a Frame Collage

I recently undertook the task of framing some of our favorite family photos and adding them to a display in our hallway. Wanting to avoid my tendency to put everything in a straight line, I consulted the pros for this project.
My dear friend and talented designer Ivette Newport, gave me the idea to cluster the [...]

Patch Work

Patch Work

Little guys can wear holes through his jeans faster than they can outgrow them. Before resorting to the store-bought iron-on patches, I thought I’d give this idea a try. The patches are made from another old pair of jeans. The stitching was a bit tricky on the leg holes were too small to fit around [...]

Spill-Proof Cook Book

Spill-Proof Cook Book

If your kitchen is like ours, your favorite family recipes are always the first ones to get destroyed from frequent use. They wear the signs of our love with spills, tears and smudges. Most of them are tattooed with the remains of their ingredients.  This is an easy way to organize and protect those recipes [...]

Clean Thoughts

Clean Thoughts

Do you ever get stuck doing the same house chore over and over again and still have the feeling like it is NEVER done? I do. Then an idea came to me  while making the bed one day. TIMING IS EVERYTHING.
I thought of two people who each make their bed once a day.  With [...]