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Kraft House Summer Reno: Table

Kraft House Summer Reno: Table

First, please forgive me.  I was to share this yesterday.  The plan was to type this on the way down to North Carolina, however i95 was not favorable and my duty as co-pilot was to make sure the two tots were well during our hour […]

Summer Projects on a Budget

Summer Projects on a Budget

Hello to you fabulous readers!!  It has been quite some time, and it is official that I have failed at one of my New Year’s Resolutions….to blog more.  But, here I am, committing to making sure that we, as The Domestic Four, are doing our […]

DIY: Chalk Paint Dresser/Changing Table

DIY: Chalk Paint Dresser/Changing Table

It has been forever since I have posted.  Well, it feels like forever.  Life has taken a wild ride, and after the craziness of the holidays, I was just trying to go from zombie to human again.  I believe I am almost there. Many of […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

A Hand-Me-Down Swing Re-do

A Hand-Me-Down Swing Re-do

Hand-Me-Downs are always fun, aren’t they? I mean, who can argue with free stuff? I’m by no means a hoarder, I’m quite good at saying ‘no’ actually.  But sometimes, when it’s the right thing or if it belonged to someone special, I just can’t refuse it.  […]

Two Pocket Folder Clutch

Two Pocket Folder Clutch

Imagine with me… 20 students.  All having their individual 10 words a week to master, each one’s list ending up on the classroom floor at sometime or another throughout the week…followed immediately by colorful math fact cards littering their desks.  Not for lack of organization […]

Chalkboard Art

Let me start out by saying – I’m sorry for the iPhone photos. I, yet again, did not purchase my picture transferer thingamajig. But I do want to get this post up – since Sami is super anxious to see it. 😉 I’m going to […]

Super Easy Disney Countdown

Well since we’ve officially begun our countdown to Disney *insert giddy squeal here* I thought it would be a good time to revisit the super easy countdown I made for a guest post over at My Favorite Finds.  We’re on day 95 and I’m currently the most excited party […]