Easy vintage pennant DIY pillows... Many people don't want to invest a lot of energy, and especially money, into their kids' spaces because, they believe that: a. kids destroy things AND b. kids tastes change I completely agree, on both counts. I still think that a fun, inexpensive kids room is something that is possible to create, however. And so many of the little touches we can add are quick and easy, too. I made these DIY pillows from vintage pennants for my train-loving ... Read More about Pennant DIY Pillows
As George Gershwin wrote, and Ella Fitzgerald and my personal fave, Sublime, sung...it's Summertime, and the livin is easy. Great song. Kinda makes me wonder if Georgie G.had any kids though. Hmmmm. Anyways, welcome to our summer garden/summer house tour. *This post contains affiliate links. Please read our full disclosure policy HERE.* This is our place. Actually, it's our old place. A 1950's cape, with a front porch. And a swing. A swing where, in my fantasy summer life, I ... Read More about Heathered Nest Summer Garden and House Tour
*PSA before we start...to SKIP the verbosity that's about to be thrust upon you and go STRAIGHT to the meat/potatoes of the DIY mural art install, scroll down, and keep going.* I observe a lot of things. I'm an observer. And all the observing I do allows me to then con myself into believing that I'm very profound, cerebral, what-have-you. The truth is, I just relish sitting down. Not moving. Being "in my head". Because the alternative, I suppose, is being "in my body", and ... Read More about On mediocrity and murals. Install a DIY wall mural.
How to build a DIY bike rack for your garage… Have you seen that show "Storage Wars"? The one where junkers buy abandoned storage units? Then there's a moment when they lift the garage style door of the unit to reveal mounds and mounds of, well, junk? We offered to have our garage be casted for that show, and they politely declined. "Too much junk", they said. We couldn’t argue. And that’s when we knew we had a problem. So we started to purge. And then we started to organize. And the ... Read More about Build a homemade bike rack to help organize your garage!
Enlist your little one to help with these DIY garden markers made with wooden spoons... I'm REALLY trying hard this year, guys. I'm determined to turn this black thumb green. So we've been planting. And planting. The whole gang has gotten in on the gardening plan. We even built our own DIY vertical garden. More on that soon. Today, I gotta show you these garden markers we made. Cute, right?! They were SUPER easy and REALLY quick. Here's a quick video tutorial: DIY ... Read More about DIY Garden Markers (AKA Plant Tombstones)