The glory of hockey stick art Image from slapshotcreations.com The dog gate above is, as the caption mentions, taken from slapshotcreations.com , a website put together by @BillShandler that showcases some of the cool stuff he’s built from used hockey sticks. He inspired me to search out some more great hockey stick woodwork, and thanks to a Twitter request and the fancy google machine, I’m proud to present the best of my initial findings. Hand Painted Linen Kitchen Towels & Napkins - Easy DIY Project In my kitchen, each season I change out accents to make the otherwise neutral room feel more like that particular time of year. Little touches like adding fresh colored kitchen towels and a stack of linen napkins can make a big difference in making the entire room feel like Spring, for example. To be able to keep up with my seasonally evolving kitchen, I have made a variety of custom kitchen linens that boast my favorite color combinations and hand-stitched monograms. Best of all, this project can be done by the most un-gifted artist. (UPDATE : I've started stocking my own collection of linens in my Everyday Occasions store - some inspired by these hand-painted towels!
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Chicken Enchiladas aka the best enchiladas ever! Thank you so much to Laura, at Tide and Thyme, for introducing me to this recipe. Seriously - they were so so good I can't even tell you. So good in fact, that the leftovers are really calling my name, and I'm trying so hard to resist.... DIY Planter Box Centerpiece Hey friends! After finishing my mirrors in the dining room, my table started to look naked! So… I dressed her up today. This is a super easy project and I LOVE the results! Painted Upholstery – The Process Revealed (Tutorial) *NOTE – There are other examples of painted upholstery (mostly from readers) on the Chairs page at the top of the blog. In addition, there are other upholstery painting methods on that page, if you are interested. I recently painted an upholstered chair and have been asked about the process. Below are before and after photos:
Handmade Clay Pots This post is contributed by Claire of Fellow Fellow. See more of her beautiful work here. With Mother’s Day coming up in a couple weeks, these handmade clay pots are the perfect vessel to house a mini plant as a pretty and thoughtful gift. Keep reading to see the full instructions, downloadable pdf, and step by step images Here are the instructions:You will need: - Knife - Oven-bake clay - Rolling pin - Non-stick baking paper - Ruler (optional) - House template printed and cut out (optional).
Place Setting Stones Thank you COOL WHIP for sponsoring this post. I’m working with COOL WHIP Whipped Topping on a few posts about creating special family moments. I’m always trying to think of ways to get Henry more involved in dinner prep and table setting. I came up with this idea to make place setting stones, stamped with letters to spell the names of each member of the family to designate seating for family dinners. It might be fun to also create stones to spell out ‘guest’ for any dinner visitors.
Leather Lunch Tote I don’t bring my lunch to work as often as I should. And by that, I mean never. What if I had a cool lunch tote? Made at home: Wool Vases I have a super easy project for you today! When it comes to decorating for Autumn, I'm all about cozy materials. I'm not one to do Halloween themed decor, but I like to change things up a bit.
Picnic Suitcase Cool Copper Projects Warm metallic hues are easy to love but often pricey. When you create the look...