Pottery Barn Teen Knockoff: Dipped Wall Letter Art

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When we saw this super cute dipped wall letter art from Pottery Barn Teen we immediately fell in love with the look…but not the price! So we found a way to get the same look for a fraction of the PB Teen cost. With some paper mache letters, tape and a little paint, you can create your very own dipped wall letter art and add a personal touch to any room! The cool thing about this wall letter project is that {Read More}

Whimsical DIY Nursery Clouds

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Remember when I said that the Penny Letter DIY Nursery Wall needed a little something to finish it off?  Well, I had a little something in mind and it looked like… CLOUDS. These DIY nursery clouds were high on the list of things I knew I wanted to add to our little girl’s DIY nursery.  They add a touch of “nature” and “outdoors” without being too literal and the shape and looseness of form add whimsy and movement to the room.  Best of {Read More}

DIY Penny Craft Letters

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The very first craft I had in mind for our little girl’s nursery were these “Penny” craft letters.  I wanted to reference her nickname and also do a little play on materials.  The choice of copper pennies influenced the colors of this space from start to finish. From the fading coppers and golds of the honeycomb wall to the more peach than pink color we chose for the walls.   The craft itself is very simple and is not that {Read More}

Simple DIY Peg Rack Tutorial

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Today’s project is easier (and cheaper!) than you might think!   Some recycled wood, cheap wooden pegs and basic construction supplies create a perfect peg rack storage system for any space that is as functional as it is attractive! Supplies needed to make your own DIY peg racks: Pegs Rails (Buy new wood or use recycled planks) Hot Glue or E-6000 Industrial Strength Adhesive 1/2 inch Drill Bit and Drill Spray Paint (or regular old paint, but spray is easier {Read More}

Plastic Canvas Challenge: DIY Mobile with Plastic Canvas Butterflies

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 I wanted to create a decor piece that was sweet, girly and unique for my daughter’s nursery. I came up with this pretty and feminine DIY mobile as part of the Crafts Unleashed Plastic Canvas Challenge! SO.  I dove in face forward to our challenge, but OH MY if I wasn’t challenged! I have never worked with plastic canvas before and to be honest — I don’t really like plastic. I started using a clear and sparkly Rex lace to {Read More}

How To Make a Pillow With a Personalized Viewfinder

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Today, I’m going to show you how to make a pillow with a personalized photo viewfinder! I have very fond memories of squinting into a View-Master and seeing images of my favorite cartoon characters and shows.  As a homage to this retro “icon,” I made my own fabric viewfinder with images of my favorite people, my four kids.  I placed my images onto a pillow, for all to see and enjoy! Are you ready for me to show you how {Read More}

Pottery Barn Kids Knock Off Nightlight

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So you want a customized nightlight but you don’t want to pay $35.00 for it? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! In this post, I’ll show you how to make a nightlight that looks ridiculously similar to the Pottery Barn Kids version but for 1/4 of the price. Inexpensive, easy, and cute? My kind of project! Supplies need to make customized nightlights: Plug In Nightlight 3×3 Mini Canvas Zig Jumbo Tip Glue Tissue Paper Glue Spray Sealant (optional) 1. Design {Read More}