kids rooms
Our Customer's Elephant Themed Nursery

Our Customer’s Elephant Themed Nursery

Over the past year and a half, I’ve made dozens of custom elephants & other nursery decor for my Etsy customers. After I send my products to the post office, I often wonder where they end up. And every now and then, a customer takes the time to share photos. Today, I got to see...
GIVEAWAY: vinyl wall art

GIVEAWAY: vinyl wall art

We have another great giveaway for you today from Vinyl Wall Art! I’ve shared several times here recently about using vinyl decals with DIY projects including bookshelves & prant boxes.  I totally ♥ decals!  They are SO easy to use and far less time consuming then having to paint wall murals or detail work on...
DIY IKEA Hack: CIRKUSTÄLT children's tent makeover

DIY IKEA Hack: CIRKUSTÄLT children’s tent makeover

When I went to IKEA last fall to get the LÄTT children’s table & chairs and APA toybox for Sophie, I saw this awesome little CIRKUSTÄLT children’s tent  on display for just $19.99!!! of course for that price I wanted to buy it, even if I disliked the colors but loved the shape/style and the...
DIY Organization: Toy Storage with IKEA products

DIY Organization: Toy Storage with IKEA products

Since I’ve spent the last week posting DIY projects I did in my daughters room, today, I’m going to show you how I put all these projects together using IKEA’s Expedit Bookcase for toy storage! Originally, I had started out using itso cubes from Target (which I had already owned) for toy storage. It worked...
DIY: creative ways to hang art

DIY: creative ways to hang art

For National Crafts Month DIY projects #9 & #10, I thought I’d show two easy ways to display art! I’m sure we’ve all been guilty of having random pieces of artwork left unframed for prolonged periods of time, right?  DIY #9: Hanging Art With Clothespins Source: childreninspiredesign.com via Little Free Radical on Pinterest A few...
DIY IKEA hack: APA Toybox

DIY IKEA hack: APA Toybox

I don’t know how many times I passed by this boring little white box in the children’s section at IKEA. It’s only $14.99 but pretty plain and it didn’t match my daughters room so I didn’t give it much thought… until I saw the $20 LÄTT children’s table & chairs displayed next to it… My...
DIY: drawstring sacks for toy storage

DIY: drawstring sacks for toy storage

I ♥ Pinterest. There are plenty of fantastic tutorials on there that I likely wouldn’t have otherwise stumbled upon. Last fall I saw this tutorial on Pinterest last fall by Toni Coward (of Make it Perfect) and knew it had to go as a priority on my never ending DIY to-do list.* *and my to-do...
DIY IKEA hack: Making a shade for GRÖNÖ lamps

DIY IKEA hack: Making a shade for GRÖNÖ lamps

For this week, my DIY Tutorials for National Craft Month are IKEA Hacks!!! Yesterday, I re-featured my LÄTT children’s table & chairs makeover, and I have several other IKEA products I “hacked” that I’ll be featuring this week! Today’s hack is Ikea’s GRÖNÖ lamps! You can find this set of lamps at IKEA for $19.99!...
DIY: bookshelves for kids

DIY: bookshelves for kids

Since today is March 2nd – which means it’s Dr. Seuss birthday and National Read Across America Day, I thought I’d make today’s DIY project Seuss/reading themed! This is a DIY project I’ve been slowly working on for my daughter that I finally completed the other day! While browsing pinterest, looking for ideas for a...
How-To: (re)cover a canvas bin

How-To: (re)cover a canvas bin

I was in search of some bins to coordinate with the decor in my daughters room, but everything I was finding were the wrong shades. I saw several patterns to make your own floating around pinterest & various DIY blogs, but I wanted something guaranteed to be sturdy for a 1 year old – to...