Paper Fish Nursery Decor

Paper Fish Nursery Decor

Oh man, am I excited to finally share the Paper Fish Nursery Decor I made for Ryder's room before he was born. When we started brainstorming ideas for his nursery I knew I wanted to incorporate fish. I had it in my head that I wanted a school of fish swimming from one side of his wall to the next. Then to add more depth to the wall we added the hand-cut letters of his name to the wall. It's like the fish are swimming from his name and I love everything about it! Can I tell you that this was … [Read more...]

DIY Nautical Burp Cloth

nautical burp cloth from @KatieJasiewicz #12MonthsOfMartha #MarthaStewartCrafts #Baby

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Martha Stewart Crafts as always all opinions are my own. I was never one to like customized clothing, towels, bags, etc... that all changed once I had my son, Ryder. For some reason, I want his name on EVERYTHING. I'm kind of becoming addicted to it. When I got my nautical stencil in last month, I knew I wanted to use it and make a custom nautical burp cloth. We can never have too many burp cloths. Especially since we are in that super drooly stage. I … [Read more...]

Decoden Button Phone Case with Mod Podge Collage Clay

Decoden Button Phone Case with Mod Podge Collage Clay #plaidcrafts #modpodge

This is a sponsored post on behalf of The Blue Print Social and Plaid Crafts. As Always all opinions are my own. Collage Clay is not recommended for children ages 12 and under, and the product is not edible. Small parts are a choking hazard for children. I'm so excited to share with you today a new product from Plaid Crafts. It's called Mod Podge Collage Clay. Collage Clay is lightweight whipped clay and makes for awesome Decoden, 3D Collage, stenciling projects and more. It's currently … [Read more...]

Burlap Starfish Art

EASY 30 Minute Craft Project >> Burlap Starfish Art #12MonthsOfMartha #MarthaStewartCrafts #Craft #beach

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Martha Stewart Crafts as always all opinions are my own.  I'm still slowly putting Ryder's nursery together. For month's now ( I can say that since I've officially been sitting in his nursery day-in-and-day out for the past 3 months) I've starred at the stack of frames perched against the empty wall. Waiting to be hung and of course waiting to be filled with beautiful photos and prints. I wanted to make a few unique DIY pieces for his gallery … [Read more...]

Custom Newborn Snap Tee “I Was Worth The Wait”

Custom Newborn Snap Tee- I was worth the wait

The week before I was due to have Ryder I started nesting like crazy. I had a few DIY projects that I felt HAD to be done. I was staying up late after work every night to finish them. I just didn't feel like I could have this baby without completing the projects. One of the projects was creating this custom newborn snap tee. I had eyed the "worth the wait" onesie set from Uncommon Goods for years and always knew that when I had a baby I wanted he/she to have that onesie. However, I did not … [Read more...]

DIY Nursery Whale Lamp

DIY Nursery Whale Lamp

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Homes.com. Before I had Ryder, our friends at Homes.com challenged us to come up with a fun and easy upcycle project. I racked my prego-brain for days until one day I was cleaning up the craft room and stumbled across a lamp I picked up a few years ago at our local thrift store. The color of the base of the lamp worked perfect with Ryder's nursery. I used a piece of the whale fabric that I was using as the inspiration and color pallet for the room to … [Read more...]

DIY Sisal Coasters

DIY Sisal Coasters

Today, we have our sweet friend Karah from  the space between sharing her tutorial on how to make DIY Sisal Coasters! We officially met Karah in real life last year at Haven. Before that we had chatted with her via email and twitter! Karah use to live in Curacao and when we found out we were traveling their last summer I immediately emailed her. She gave us so many great tips and really made our day in Curacao complete. Not only does is she the go-to gal on Caribbean living, but she's also … [Read more...]

How to Build an Extra Wide Simple Dresser

How to Build an Extra Wide Simple Dresser (knockoff PBK Kendall Dresser)

Today, we've teamed up with the amazingly talented Ana White to share how we built this extra wide simple dresser. This may look familiar, you know, the ridiculous expensive Pottery Barn Kids Kendall dresser that is oh-so cute (but not so much the price tag--$900...ouch)!  We met Ana at Haven two years ago and have remained friends ever since. She is the sweetest most humble lady I know. And her husband, Jacob is a charm too. He's been at Haven both years and Jon and him hit it off immediately. … [Read more...]

How to Install A Ceiling Fan

How to Install A Ceiling Fan

We live in Florida. So what does that have to do with installing a ceiling fan?  It's a must that every room has a ceiling fan. Most northerners don't hike up the heat and the winter and the same goes with Southerners we don't keep our houses ice cold in the summer time. It's just not cost efficient. When we started brainstorming about the nursery I looked high and low for the perfect ceiling fan for the nursery. That's when I stumbled across the Cool Vista Damp Oil-Rubbed Bronze Ceiling … [Read more...]

How To Upload an Image in Cricut Design Space

How To Upload an Image in Cricut Design Space from SewWoodsy.com

Back in January I shared Everything You Need to Know About the New Cricut Explore™. One of the really cool features about the new Cricut Explore is that it comes with Cricut Design Space for free. And an even cooler feature is that you can now upload your own images! Today, I'm going to walk you through a very basic tutorial on how to upload your own images in Cricut Design Space. It is super easy and in less than a minute you'll have an image uploaded, stored in your library, and ready to … [Read more...]