Discover 10 beautiful fall wreaths that are made from natural elements. It may be July, but as soon as the summer heat sets in, I start dreaming of the cooler fall days ahead. Pumpkin patches, hot drinks, fires in the wood stove and cozy blankets sound all the more exciting. If you have been hanging around here a while, you know I love all things natural, for home uses, and my decor. There are just so many beautiful things outside, that sometimes spending extra money on expensive
Fourth of July is right around the corner. In my typical "wingin' it at all times" fashion, it occurred me that something festive for the shop and blog should be out, you know, last week. So, yesterday turned into "patriotic decor makin' day." I designed a couple simple grain sack "America" pillows for the shop, and made a quick tutorial for this scrappy flag pillow. I thought of it the other night laying in bed. Am I the only one who gets all my ideas late at night or overnight?
You all know how I feel about simple farmhouse style. Even though I live in town, I imagine myself sitting on my big wraparound porch, drinking a tall glass of homemade kombucha and watching my goats and chickens frolic about in deep prairie grasses and wild flowers. I know I'm not alone. I crave the simple life. The heavy, industrial, texture of the grain sack, and simple pattern of the ticking stripe, speak to the humble farm lifestyle. The combo of the two is quintessentially
Learn how to bleach drop cloth to make it perfectly soft and white for DIY projects. Learn how to bleach drop cloth to make it perfectly soft and white. UPDATE MUST READ: I have heard from several readers that the brand of drop cloth you buy makes all the difference. I did not know this, since I have only ever used this brand from Amazon. Other brands turns gray and off white. UPDATE PART TWO: Thanks to Lori, a lovely reader of my blog, I now know why some other brands won't turn
I love this project for the ease and simplicity of it. You could easily whip out three of these babies in 30 minutes once you get the hang of it.Now, before anyone gets too upset, I know this isn't actually macrame. This is just my super simple way to make a jute plant hanger that mimics the macrame style.I love having plants around the house. They reduce carbon dioxide levels and other air pollutants, and they just look so beautiful and fresh. So, for