Category Archives: DIY Home Projects

Simple project – Turn old shirts into wall art!

I’m all for donating old clothes, but sometimes the sentimental items are tough to let go of. Especially since a lot of my baby and toddler clothes have been used by both of my girls! I have memories of my girls crawling around in certain t-shirts or precious pictures with it on. What to do? Store…

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 for VBS or a fun Spy Party for kids!

Growing up in the south, Vacation Bible School was a summer tradition. I remember riding my bike to church, memorizing scripture, saluting the American flag and saving up my change for the missions offering. This year, I helped out with the VBS at our church. The theme – “Agency 3d – Discover, Decide, Defend.” You might…

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…

DIY vintage Postcard display (thanks Grandma!)

I’ve been debating for years (literally) on how to display my great-grandmother’s postcard collection. I have a box of post cards, magazines, travel maps, etc that were passed on to me. They’ve been in a box for years, but what good is that?! Here were my requirements for repurposing these postcards: I want to keep…