Learn how to shibori dye textiles with this easy tutorial. Shibori is one of my favorite dyeing methods and I've used it before on my shibori dyed dining room chair slipcovers. I've even painted shibori on my walls! Blue has always been my favorite color, so naturally I adore indigo. This tutorial uses indigo dye to create beautiful, shibori dyed textiles. I dyed napkins, table runners and tea ... Read More about Learn How to Shibori Dye Fabric: Tips and Tricks
Learn how to paint a small room, the easy way! Although my dining room isn't tiny, only the wainscot needed to be painted. I don't know about you, but I hate dragging out all the stuff for small paint jobs. It seems like overkill. Today, I'm sharing how I avoided the mess to paint my small room. ... Read More about Learn How to Paint a Small Room, the Easy Way!
It's that time of year again, time for the One Room Challenge. And it seems that no matter how busy and overwhelmed I already feel, I can't resist the siren song of the One Room Challenge. It's stressful and hard, but after 6 weeks, I have a gorgeous, finished room. The One Room Challenge is helping me complete my home, one room at a time. Last spring, I completed my kitchen, which of course ... Read More about One Room Challenge Week 1: Dining Room Before and Plans
Learn how to make your own trick or treat bags. These bags are made with the same stencil as these fun Halloween signs! My kids are the type of kids who plan out their costumes months in advance. My oldest says that he's going to keep trick or treating until people refuse him. They kind of LOVE Halloween. And what's not to love? Dressing in costumes and getting candy is the best. Want to ... Read More about Trick or Treat Bags for Halloween
Use paint pouring to make coasters. These coasters would make fantastic gifts for friends, as would these trinket dishes. I'm obsessed with paint pouring and could spend way too much time watching the videos. They're so mesmerizing. But besides art, what else can you use it for? I like art for art's sake, but I like to create stuff that has a purpose. Then I had it! Making coasters would be a ... Read More about Experiment with Paint Pouring to Make Coasters