Category Archives: DIY Projects

How to Uncover Your Family’s History

I wanted to show you how I use some genealogy resources in a typical case to do my research for the family trees. I’m going to highlight the life of my maternal great grandmother to show you how I pull … Continue reading

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Family Tree

I have been interested in genealogy practically my entire life. I remember looking at family history books and annuals and trying to figure out how I intersected all these lives. For my #30before30 list I wanted to make a family … Continue reading

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Painting Something Other Than Walls

¬†When I set my 30before30 goal of taking a class, I really thought I’d end up in a cooking class or maybe as a stretch I’d be in a stained glass class on Main Street St. Charles. Imagine my surprise … Continue reading

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Getting Stuff Done

On May 23, 2014, I put in my notice at my last job. The good news is, I didn’t just join the unemployment lines. I had a job offer waiting for me that’s a little outside of my usual expertise … Continue reading

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Overdue

Not only am I overdue in writing a post, I’m overdue in writing this post. Heck, I’m even overdue in completing this project. Let’s back up a bit. I married my husband, Daniel, back in 2007. Since I know some … Continue reading

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Dressing up the Planters

When we last left off, my planters looked like this: I was making these planters for my mom and my husband’s mom and I wanted each planter to reflect a gift I was giving them with the planter. For my … Continue reading

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Put a Plant in It

We’re a month out from Mother’s Day but I wanted to share my Mother’s Day gifts with you all. Like many other people online, I love to follow Ana White. I remember following her when she still called her site … Continue reading

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Coloring the Bar Cart

Last post I was still trying to figure out where to start with the colors for my newest piece of furniture. My bar cart came looking like this. The distressed light blue just wasn’t what I was looking for but … Continue reading

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Glitter Ornament

You’ve probably seen these glitter ornaments all around but naturally I had to have a go at it. These were surprisingly easy. You’ll need two funnels, mop and glow (I used an off-brand), clear ornaments, and some fine glitter. I … Continue reading

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DIY Watch Fitting

Do people still give watches for Christmas? I hope they do. I love watches and I hate seeing cell phones pop out every time someone needs to know what time it is. Plus, watches are such a classic for accessorizing. … Continue reading

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