Category Archives: 5 minute DIY

DIY hair pins using alphabet pasta

We are in spring break around here which basically means we waste time doing pointless DIY projects. Hooray!! I can’t remember where I saw hair clips with little words – either pinterest or Anthropologie. Either way, I decided to DIY something just as cute for practically free. This is seriously easy and SERIOUSLY cute. I…

Why wait to use it? Put Heirlooms on Display

My grandma Avis thinks like I do. Or maybe it’s the other way around. Why have something “nice” if it’s just going to be put away in a drawer somewhere? (You guys know I have a soft spot for using antiques and hand-me-downs in my everyday life.) While on a visit a few weeks ago,…

Always have your favorite photo on display!

How many cute pictures do you have either stored only in your phone or printed out and stuffed in a drawer somewhere? If you are like me… just when I think I’ve taken the cutest picture ever of my girls… I take another one that is even cuter! And, then they get lost in my…

DIY recipes – make your home and clothes smell amazing!

I have been making my own laundry detergent for years, but recently tried making fabric softener. Back in March I wrote a blog post for Houston Moms Blog with recipes for DIY detergent and fabric softener. (click here to read that post) At the time I made fabric softener using Suave conditioner. It has made…

5 minute DIY for boring plastic hooks!

I’ve been in a major spring clean mode around my house. Right now I’m organizing the laundry (“mud”) room area. I wanted to share a super simple idea I had and maybe it will spark a bigger or better idea with you. I’m sure you have seen these plain, white command hooks at the store,…