April 2012
DIY Glittered Signs
If you're looking for a simple yet satisfying project this weekend look not more! These DIY Glittered Wire Signs by Oh Happy Day would be a lovely touch for a bride or groom's chair at the reception and they are easy to make!  These could also be used for the guest of honor's chair at a bridal/baby shower or for a dinner party. Head over to Oh Happy Day for the full tutorial and have a happy weekend!!!
DIY Fancy Clothespins
For Jayde's Baby Shower I made decorative clothespins to hang the onesies the hostesses made. I am confident I'm not the first person to ever do this but today I am going to share with you how I did it. Materials Needed:ClothespinsSpraypaintMod PodgeScrapbook paperSandpaper (optional)Instructions:Spray paint your clothespins the color you would like them. I spray painted my clothespins to be a copper/champagne color to match the scrapbook paper I had picked. Use a dry clothespin to start tracing on your scrapbook paper. If you want to multitask you can set aside one clothespin sans spray paint to trace while [...]
DIY Layered Cake
What if I told you this cake cost only $5 and required zero baking whatsoever? Don't believe me? Check out the tutorial by Jessica Kirkland on Hostess with the Mostess and you'll find yourself asking, "Why didn't I think of that?!" I know I did! Thank you for sharing Jessica!
DIY Lace Pottery
I saw this DIY for lace pottery on Urban Comfort and can't wait to try it myself. In fact, I wish I'd have come across it before I decorated for the Lace Bridal Shower I did a few weekends ago. My mom bought me an expensive lace bowl on Etsy for Christmas this year. It actually wouldn't have been that expensive except she thought she was buying a set of six and realized she was only buying one when the bowl arrived. After seeing this tutorial, I plan to decoupage lace to an assortment of white bowls to coordinate with [...]
Milk Bottle Centerpiece
Spring has (officially) sprung! I use the term "officially" because in Texas it has felt like spring since November. We made the trip to Round Top last weekend and I was reminded of a the milk bottle crate I purchased on our Fall trip. My original plan was to use it as a centerpiece/vase for my kitchen table and that is where it currently resides sans flowers but the below pictures were taken last fall when I had a fresh bouquet at my disposal. I'm thinking Texas Wildflowers would look stunning if I were brave enough to pull over on [...]