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Current. 10/19/16, 12/21/16, 3/24/17
Finished. 5/14/17
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Thread and Leather Wrap Bracelet Hello I Heart Naptime readers – I am excited to be here today for Jamielyn’s Summer series!

My name is Beverly and I blog at Flamingo Toes. I love sharing vintage style projects, easy jewelry tutorials and sewing and embroidery tutorials. Window Cornice. We found most of our blinds on craigslist and from Walmart for our new home, but this is the longest blind we could find for my son’s window.

Window Cornice

Obviously this wasn’t going to work, and we didn’t want to spend money to get a custom blind made, so I decided to make a cornice. The ones you buy weren’t the right size, so we measured the window and headed over to home depot to buy some wood. I had my handy husband do the drilling, and then it was ready for me to cover. I used about a 1 inch padding, and stapled it to the board. Then I used some extra fabric I had from my sons bedding(I had to buy 10 yards when I saw it was only $1 a yard) and stapled that to the board. Fat Quarter Pillow Tutorial. Today I have a great tutorial for this Fat Quarter Pillow.

Fat Quarter Pillow Tutorial

DIY Father's Day Place Card. DIY Father’s Day Place Card – Father’s Day is making its way and I wanted to create a heartwarming DIY Place Card that will make any Father feel special.

DIY Father's Day Place Card

We always start “Dad’s Special Day” with a good hearty breakfast, which includes lots of bacon, pancakes and a good cup of coffee because everyone knows the way to a man’s heart is through food. But, before we show how much he is truly appreciated and before you cook a delicious breakfast, lunch, or dinner why not make him his own personalized place card that will warm his heart. It will be the first thing he sees before he eats the delicious meal that was prepared specially for him.

I knew that I didn’t want to make a paper place card, I wanted something sturdy, masculine, rough and tough and wood rounds were the perfect fit for this project. This DIY is so simple and the best part is that you can stamp any quote you love or simply write a sweet little note saying how much he is loved and appreciated. Thread and Leather Wrap Bracelet. Top 50 Easy Kids Crafts. Top 50 Easy Kids Crafts -a great round up of crafts to keep your kids busy all summer long!

Top 50 Easy Kids Crafts

Summer is in full swing around here! Seems like I’m always on the look out for a fun, quick, and easy activity to do with my kids. Easy Outdoor Art {Hello Summer} Easy Outdoor Art {Hello Summer}

Easy Outdoor Art {Hello Summer}

Embroidered Canvas Art. Embroidered Canvas Art By Liz of Love Grows Wild for I Heart Nap Time.

Embroidered Canvas Art

As a young girl, I remember watching my grandmother sew all the time. Pottery Barn Knock Off Mirror. By Marie of Blooming Homestead for I Heart Nap Time.

Pottery Barn Knock Off Mirror

Hi Everyone! I am back sharing an easy and affordable way to make a Pottery Barn knock off Mirror. I love decorating with mirrors. There are so many ways to use them and they make an excellent addition to any space. Today we will be recreating the Pottery Barn Eagan Mirror which retails for $269. Pottery Barn Knock Off Mirror on iheartnaptime.com Let’s get started. Large piece of Wood for base9 Beveled Mirrors (I used 6″x6″ size)Paint for wood or stainButtons or tacksNot pictured: Saw( if you need to trim your wood), sandpaper, liquid nails, hanging hardware.

DIY Anthro Inspired Pillow. 20 DIY Home Decor Projects {Link Party Features} Hello my friends!

20 DIY Home Decor Projects {Link Party Features}

Thanks to all who linked up to this week’s Link Party Palooza! Abbey, from The Cards We Drew, will be helping me round up the top 20 this week and we both agree we have some super talented readers out there!!! How to sew a pillow cover in 20 minutes! - Pictured TUTORIAL. How to sew a pillow cover in 20 minutes!

How to sew a pillow cover in 20 minutes! - Pictured TUTORIAL

Thanks for stopping by! Make sure to subscribe or join us on facebook to get our newest posts. So last week when I shared my living room you may have spotted a few new pillows. Dear Lizzy Welcome Sign. Spring is coming! Can anyone else join me in shouting that from the rooftops? Winter is a great break from our typical ridiculously hot temperatures in Phoenix, but I’m ready for the time of the year that makes living here bearable. With the help of the brand new Dear Lizzy line of scrapbooking goodies, Fifth & Frolic, I’ve put together a simply sweet welcome sign, perfect for welcoming guests and for celebrating the fresh start of a new season.

The Fifth & Frolic paper crafting line will debut in all JoAnn’s stores March 17, but make sure to check your local store because it might be there sooner. And trust me, you won’t want to miss out on this one. Dear Lizzy Welcome Sign Welcome Sign Materials: unfinished wood plaqueDear Lizzy 5th & Frolic scrapbook papersDear Lizzy 5th & Frolic decorative bowwhite acrylic paintMod Podgefoam paintbrushesglue stickSilhouette CAMEO or Portrait (or stencil)ribbonhot glue and hot glue gun Interchangeable Tags Materials (optional): How to choose a color palette for your home. How to choose a color palette for your home Today I wanted to talk a little bit about how to choose a color palette for your home. While I certainly do not consider myself an expert… there are a few things I have learned over the past few years that I thought may be helpful to some of you. I have been pouring over color schemes over the last few months, trying to find the perfect one for my new home.

It is hard. No sew Cover for Sewing Machine. I realize that the title for this post is completely ridiculous…a no sew cover for a sewing machine. However, I have my reasons—a. I was a tad lazy to fill a bobbin. b. I wanted to use up some duct tape. c. It just seemed like a grand idea;) I made this cover out of scrap fabric, interfacing, ribbon and duct tape. It looks so cute in my new office space. Supplies: Fabric Fabric interfacing Scissors Duck tape Ribbon Instructions: Measure the exact size of your machine. Sandwich the interfacing in between two fabric pieces. When you have the front and back completed….take your center fabric and place the wrong side to the right side of the front and back pieces. 16 Great Home Organizing Ideas. Marie from Blooming Homestead here to share 16 great home organizing ideas I rounded up to help give us some inspiration for getting our homes and families organized and ready for summer.

With the end of the school year, its about the time when I want to get organized and ready for summer break so my family can have a more carefree (and organized) summer. At the end of the school year, we always end up with piles of paperwork and projects. Not to mention the usual mail clutter and receipts etc. Sundae Scoop Top 20. Hello my friends! Thanks to all who linked up to last week’s Sundae Scoop. Top 50+ DIY Crafts - {GREAT ideas} Blue Stencilled Wall #gliddengallons. The Perfect Duo {#gliddengallons} Sewing Tutorials {SEW cute}

Handmade Resin Ring. Clever Craft Spaces. Organizing Fabric. Sewing Basics - I ♥ naptime. Friday Favorites {Home} Here are a few more favorites from last weeks Sundae Scoop…. I could seriously do 5 more posts. DIY back tab curtains I Heart Nap Time. DIY back tab curtains. Striped hall and gallery wall makeover. I Heart Nap Time.