Tag Archives: tutorial


Turn Ceramic Tiles Into Ornaments. In July. I know. I’m sorry.

FaLaLaLaLa! I’m a lunatic! It’s okay to hate me for posting about CHRISTMAS right now, but hear me out. Every. Single.View full post »


Learn Light Painting AND Win $500

My lovely little sister came for a visit this weekend, and taught us how to do light painting. She has this rad job where she gets paid toView full post »


#FreeToBe-lieve In Your #Selfie – Another Easy Tutorial

We have half bath downstairs that’s supposed to be for guests. And by “guests” I mean the 10 boys on the street who peeView full post »


DIY No Sew Christmas Tree Skirt

You know what’s an odd thing I’ve craved since having children? A Christmas tree of my own that will only have matchingView full post »


How To Personalize A Cutting Board (Great Housewarming Gift)

We are in the thick of the moving/buying/selling chaos. Everything is up in the air right now, and it’s so stressful. Honestly, itView full post »


Last-Minute School Kit – DIY & Video

The last-minute school kit is full of items I usually forget I need until the last minute, or things that will make getting my kid out theView full post »


“Helping Hands” DIY Handprint Gift

Fathers Day is less than 48 hours away, so naturally I just finished the DIY project with the kids I’ve been planning on making forView full post »


DIY Muslin Swaddle Blanket Stars

Recently, Aden & Anais sent Lowell a box full of soft, muslin goodies, from bibs to blankets and sheets. He’s been snugglingView full post »


DIY Paper Mobile Tutorial

My trip to the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel this month inspired this simple, paper mobile tutorial for the Red Barn Blog.  Head on overView full post »


DIY: Getting Your Kids’ Art on Canvas

My Decor & Cool Spaces post for this month is up over on the Red Barn Blog! This time I took on the challenge of finding a way toView full post »


DIY Dog Bed from Upcycled Crib Mattress

Have a spare crib mattress laying around?  A lot of parents do once their final baby graduates from the toddler bed, so even if youView full post »


Diaper Wall Organization- A Red Barn Blog Tutorial

My February post for the Red Barn Blog’s Decor & Cool Spaces column is up. Check out how I turned some kitchen storage into aView full post »


How To Build Barn Doors

At last! The 2nd half of our Barn Door project is up for those of you looking to recreate this look on a budget. For the first half- theView full post »


You Color My World Valentines- Tutorial & Free Printable

Procrastinators, relax! There is still time to come up with something cute for your kids’ Valentines, and I promise it will look likeView full post »


SECRET Kids Kitchen Chalkboard Tutorial for Red Barn Blog

I am SO excited to finally make the official announcement that I’m the Decor & Cool Spaces contributor to the newly launched blogView full post »


Burlap Pomp Wreath Tutorial

I think I’m getting a reputation as the crazy wreath lady because people keep asking me to make more. I guess it’s an earnedView full post »


DIY Antler Tutorial

This wreath is based on my Rudolph the Reindeer Tulle Wreath tutorial, but this version is a little less goofy, sporting some on-trendView full post »


Rudolph the Reindeer Tulle Wreath

This reindeer wreath can be done a few different ways, so please feel free to be creative! Eyes and nose on the top? Makes a surprisedView full post »


Santa Tulle Wreath Tutorial

Per the request of many of you, I’m posting Christmasy tulle wreath tutorials today so you have time to make them between now andView full post »


Thom The Turkey Tulle Wreath Tutorial

Halloween is behind us and the Monster Wreath is safely tucked away for next year. Now, I know some people are eager to start busting outView full post »


Mr. Monster Wreath Makes His TV Debut

Little did I know that night I stayed up late tying tulle and pinning eyeballs onto a foam wreath that my Monster Wreath would blossom intoView full post »


Bracing For The Influx of Artwork

The kids go back to school next week (::angels sing::), and this year Kendall’s in the big Preschool class, the one with the 4 yearView full post »


If I had a little girl, she’d wear pillowcase dresses.

Hey, guess what! I finally had a little girl and she does wear pillowcase dresses! I updated this tutorial with instructions on how to makeView full post »