• Ruffled Edge Polka Dot Crochet Afghan

    May 29, 2018 admin

    You only need to know basic crochet stitches to hook up this gorgeously girly ruffled edge polka dot crochet afghan that is easy enough for beginners! There’s this part of me that has to do things right. And then there is this other part that has to do things my way. Sometimes both ways are one and…

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  • Easy Decoupage Marbled Hangers

    August 29, 2017 admin

    I’ve been keeping my eye out for pretty tissue paper for ages. Seriously, y’all, AGES. And then one day at Target I spy this really pretty marbled tissue paper. Not truly marbled a good handful of sheets printed with 4 different marble patterns and they were super pretty. They were $8 for the set plus…

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  • Wall Hung Sunglasses Organizer

    June 2, 2017 admin

    So it’s basically gotten to the point that even my mom razzes me about my ability to lose sunglasses. We were out and about in Houston and “I lost my sunglasses!” My mom totally deadpanned, “again?” Hi. My name is Allison and I lose things… especially sunglasses… and even my mom teases me about it :)…

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  • DIY Corded Paper Blinds – Cheap Window Covering!

    October 15, 2016 admin

    So I’ve been renting for over a year now and I have to tell you, its not really my thing. I’m having a hard time remember that I can’t just fix things. I’m digging around in the fuse box and messing with the air conditioner and wondering “how much is THIS gonna cost me?” while…

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  • Temperature Afghan Crochet Project

    October 13, 2016 admin

    Is there a time that means something special to you? Would you like a memento to remember that time? When I moved in with my Mr. Rob things changed a lot for me and for him. It’s been difficult. It’s been exciting. It’s been happy. It’s been sad. But overall it’s been good. It’s been…

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  • DIY wall jewelry organizer

    May 23, 2016 highwaykittycat

    No matter how much jewelry pieces you own, storage is always a big issue. I’ve got them in small boxes, which works pretty good for bracelets and rings. I had to find an other way to organize the necklaces (they were all tangled to each others) and the earrings (I needed like 15 minutes to…

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  • Mid-Century Modern IKEA Rast Hack

    April 1, 2016 admin

    Ages and ages ago (or just last year, really :) I was staying the summer with my parents and I went into IKEA with my mom and dad and came out with so. Much. Stuff. I got baskets and picture frames and outdoor rugs and also a few tables to DIY while I was in…

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  • Wood Shim Starburst Mirror

    January 30, 2016 admin

      In this big ol’ head of mine I have SO many crafty ideas for things to make and do in 2016. I literally have a notebook with about 10 pages with 32 items apiece of ideas for projects I consider “active”. In fact, I’ve already been crafting for Christmas 2016 and it’s still January…

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  • How to Make a Custom Wood Bed

    October 7, 2014 admin

    With my nephews getting older it’s time to separate them into their own bedrooms and dress up their decor a bit. The baby blue walls will be gone and the furniture more grown up. And it freaking kills me. I hate feeling old and that is happening more and more. Soon the oldest will be…

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  • The 6 Hour Afghan + Adding Fringe Tutorial

    March 27, 2014 admin

    A while back I got sick. The kind of sick where you spend all but a few hours a day in bed for several days. And I was told that this was going to be the norm for me for about a week. Ugh. So that first day I hopped online and started ordering yarn…

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