the domestic tales of four sisters

Category: DIY/Crafts

12 Days of Christmas: Day 4

It’s Day 4! Where are we at now?! Day 1: JOY Sign Day 2: “Sharpie” Mugs Day 3: White Christmas DVD Day 4: …. Well, Day 4 brings us a beautiful, handmade infinity scarf! This one is a big one. I’m not talking like Lenny […]

12 Days of Christmas: Day 2

Well, we’ve received quite a positive response from all of you guys in regards to our 12 Days of Christmas giveaway! That’s what we like to hear! How are you celebrating the first few days of the Christmas season? Currently my kiddos are napping and […]

12 Days of Christmas: Day 1

Merry Christmas Readers!!! I am so excited because the Christmas season is finally here, but I am extra excited for one AWESOME reason … This. Our 12 Days of Christmas giveaway! A few weeks ago we shared that we were planning a huge Christmas giveaway […]

25 Days of Christmas for Kids

25 Days of Christmas for Kids

Now, I understand that we’re not even through Thanksgiving yet (though we’re REALLY close) but I like to get this post up with a few days cushion just in case someone reads it and wants to attempt it for this year. Also, it is very picture […]

DIY Chalkpaint & Dark Wax

Alright if you’re on Pinterest you’ve seen your fair share of “chalkpaint” pins.  No, no … not CHALKBOARD paint. But chalkpaint. Paint mixed with chalk. And it is the obsession of all furniture refinishing gurus. (I can’t blame them.) I’ve been wanting to use it […]

Christmas Binder Printables & Shutterfly Giveaway!

  You guys. Ya’ll. Friends. People of all ages. As I write this … Christmas is 72 days away. And I have zero Christmas gifts. Zero Christmas plans. Basically my head is up my Christmas-loving butt. So the past two weeks I have been working […]

Reversible Letter Blocks Tutorial

Reversible Letter Blocks Tutorial

Letter blocks, they’re kind of everywhere and for the first time I have kitchen cabinets that don’t go the whole way to the ceiling.  This lovely space happens to be the perfect home for such an adorable decoration.  During my chill out time (aka scrolling […]

DIY No-Slip Headband

DIY No-Slip Headband

The last time my sister in law was in town visiting she and I were sitting on the floor playing with our kids and she had asked me if I had ever seen a headband like this, she got it as a gift and swore […]

DIY Fall Wreath Tutorial

DIY Fall Wreath Tutorial

Super simple, crazy easy, inexpensive! DIY doesn’t get any better. I’ve long been in love with the wreath on the left. I pinned it about 2 years ago. Well, I finally got around to doing my own version. Instead of making the wreath from the very […]

From Old to New: A Repurposed Antique Frame

From Old to New: A Repurposed Antique Frame

Let me start with a little story about how I came to own this beautiful frame.  The art teacher at the school I teach in is eclectic to say the least.  As a “side job” he and his wife have taken on the role of […]