$4 Thrift Store Tray Makeover

Sweet friends, welcome back! Today I'm sharing project piece #2 from my most recent thrifty haul...this tray that I picked up for $4.25 at the Goodwill: That design on the bottom was under a really thick layer of acrylic, and I knew I wanted to cover that up. That is exactly what I did! Here is how it looks now: I almost always pick up wooden trays when I see them, but I especially loved that this one already had these cute feet. I've included a few affiliate links so you can … [Read more...]

How to Make a Baby Quilt from Receiving Blankets

  A few months ago I shared the how-to on this easy baby quilt made from receiving blankets, in a guest post at View from the Fridge.  Katie had just welcomed baby boy #3, and I thought this was the perfect post to share while she was enjoying some time off to spend  with her precious new man. Today, I'm going to share it with you! This blanket takes very basic sewing skills, so don't run just yet! My four-year old has one and he drags it all over the house. It is the perfect … [Read more...]

Hand-Made Baby Shower Gifts

I am really close to my younger brother, largely due to the fact that I was responsible for looking after him a lot when we were kids. Honestly though, I loved to play with him whether I had to or not. He was such a sweet little boy. He's six years younger, but the age gap makes no difference these days. He can always bring a smile to my face. This past weekend I took a little road trip with my parents and my 11-year-old, to SC for he and his wife's baby shower. Today I'm going to share … [Read more...]