I had my “gender revealing” ultrasound at 20 weeks. We are of the folk that find out the baby’s sex. Waiting that long to know is plenty long and surprise enough for us. I toyed with a few different ideas of how to tell our family and friends, and the most fun to tell, my… Continue reading DIY Easy Gender Reveal: It’s a…
A few years ago, I threw a lime and damask bridal shower for my little sister. We did most everything DIY. This is the story of the shower. My inspiration was lime and black and white damask weddings/parties. The theme went well with spring and the damask made it seem fancy. The invites I made… Continue reading Annie’s Lime and Black and White Damask Bridal Shower
As DIY nautical baby gifts go, this is one of the easiest if you’ve got some scrap fabric, a sewing machine, and an hour! Sew and the City did a wonderful tutorial you can view here. And didn’t she take a cute picture? How creative!
Softies are such a great DIY baby gift, and so simple! I have a sewing machine, but honestly, it’s been so long since I’ve used it, and I need a complete refresher course. I used the tutorial by Craftiness is Not Optional to make a whale like the ones below, but I could not figure… Continue reading Whale Softie Tutorial by Craftiness is Not Optional
The Easter bunny came to visit my house when I was a kid. You know how I know? I can remember waking up to see the bunny’s prints throughout the house. As you’ll see below, the Easter bunny that came to our house tonight came in our house (period). When I was a kid, the… Continue reading DIY Bunny Prints — Proof the Easter Bunny Was Here
I’m a big DIY-er. I did as much as I could for my wedding, many bridal and baby showers, and now I’m on to child birthday parties. Doing things yourself gives you the creativity to get things exactly how you want them. Throwing a DIY party gives your party an edge, makes it memorable, and… Continue reading A Busy Mom’s Guide to Throwing a Memorable DIY Birthday Party