Author Archives: Heather

I know I am not the only one that has my precious newborn keepsakes packed away in a box, only to be seen when I have need to dig through the attic for something. Every time I see them I am reminded just how sweet and tiny my babies are. I have been thinking it […]

While we are all in the process of creating beautiful things, sometimes our sewing supplies can get a little out of control! Here are a few of my favorite ideas to keep those things under control, as well as general life hacks that every sewer needs to know about to make life a little easier! […]

Brown wrapping paper is my very favorite way to wrap gifts. It is so universal and appropriate for every occasion. There are so many ways to customize and make it special. 1. Tiny DIY Pennant Banner Wrapping (source) 2. DIY Stenciled Wrapping Paper (source) 3. DIY PomPom Wrapping (source) 4. Gift Wrapping with Buttons (source) […]

I have two solid reasons why you need to make one of these skirts ASAP. 1. How many baby blankets and pillow cases can a beginning sewer make before its really time to branch out? 2. Wearing something you made yourself is very satisfying. So dive in! 1. Easy Circle Skirt (source) 2. High-Waisted Mini […]

If you have a new mom, or mom-to-be in your life that you are looking to DIY the perfect gift for, let me help. I want to help you sift through all the unnecessary DIY baby gifts out there, and help you find a gift idea that will actually be loved and used. 1. Burp […]

1. Paint Plastic Buckets Metallic (Source unknown, please leave a comment if you know the original source!) I love this idea for a summer BBQ for cold drinks or even using these cute painted bucket as a planter! 2. Embroidery Thread Wrapped Sandals (Source) If you have a lack-luster pair of sandals sitting around, why […]

1. Vinyl Stripes (Source) This blogger made their cute, striped accent wall using strips of charcoal gray vinyl cut so size. 2. Triangle Accent Wall (source) This fun accent wall was created using white shelf liner that was bought for less than $3. So cheap and simple! 3. Vinyl Wall Decals (Source) These vinyl decals […]

We recently moved and had NO intention to move our 7 year old, purchased in the as-is section of Ikea dining set. We went out to run errands, and when we came back the movers were loading the table into the truck. Alright then, I guess it will come! I figured we could just hold […]

Today I was struggling to fill mini cupcake liners with a spoon when I thought, there has to be an easier way! I remembered I had several of these squeeze bottles sitting around that I bought at Walmart for less than $1 each in the kitchenware section or you can get similar bottles here. I […]

 Fact: People who don’t knit are generally impressed with knitting. Fact: Knitting is not {really} that hard. Okay, there are definitely aspects of knitting that are hard, and there are definitely complex patterns and techniques that are super impressive. However, I am not talking about those, I am talking about pretty things that ANYONE who […]