DIY Cleopatra Costume & Happy Halloween!

DIY Cleopatra Costume & Happy Halloween!

Barrel of laughs, am I right? Dogs in costumes are always hilarious, but the fact that our dog absolutely loathes them makes it even more so. Sorry, Kyla. Halloween 2012 I just wanted to show off our costumes for this year! We went to a party last weekend and had a lot of fun. We […]

Laundry Room Makeover

Laundry Room Makeover

The laundry room is something I try not to think about too much. It’s behind a closed door. It’s not a place I hang out or even like visiting. It houses the washer, dryer, hot water heater (to the left, you can’t see it in this photo), some overflow pantry and storage stuff, and there’s […]

DIY sugar body scrub

DIY sugar body scrub

It’s unbelievably easy to create a great-looking, planet-friendly, customized gift very cheaply. Make your own sugar body scrub, recycle an old jar, decorate it with some ribbon or a fabric top, make and print (or draw!) your own label, and voila! You have a warm, personal gift that’s tailored to your friend’s specific tastes.

Handmade Nation

I am absolutely over the moon about the opening credits for Handmade Nation, which is a documentary about the new wave of craft in America. Comes out next year. I can’t wait to see it! For more: Handmade Nation.

DIY: Magnetic Spice Rack

Edited to add: The spices have been moved to the wall, go here to see how things are permanently arranged. Another easy little DIY project that anyone could do. I hate hate HATED my spice cabinet. I always forgot what was there, plus it was up high and I couldn’t see anything. After seeing a […]