I recently came to the realization that I hardly have any photos of family or friends on display in my home. There's a handful on the side of the refrigerator, but sadly, that's about it. And considering how often I think of them, this felt pretty odd that more were not out for my viewing pleasure.
A few evenings ago I was looking through a box of old photographs and came across several vintage images of various family members, many of which were of my mother. The nostalgia I felt was practically tangible. I thought to myself how strange it is that the vast majority of my photos are digital; living on my computer and not in plain sight - not even the ones I consider to be really important. That's when I decided to embark on a little photo project to correct the issue.
One quick web search later and I stumbled upon Polaroid Fotobar. This easy to use tool allowed me to pull photos from my phone and Instagram account with just a few clicks. I paid for my dozen Polaroid style images at $1 each and mere days later, they were in my mailbox.
After thinking about the design, a quick trip to the home improvement store (with both dogs in tow of course) was in order. We gathered...
While decorating for Christmas this week, I was inspired to turn my entire living room into a metallic woodland winter wonderland. To do so, that meant covering up anything that wasn't a neutral color, throw pillows included. I used some canvas fabric left over from the curtains I recently made, painted some festive words and patterns with the help of some stencils, and sewed them together to create a pillow slip cover. The best thing about this project is that it was completely...
As I was decorating for Christmas this week, I got inspired to make a few ornaments with the help of the dogs. Using left over supplies from previous crafting projects, these were entirely FREE to make and turned out wonderfully!
Supplies I used:
Paint + Paint Pens
Wire + Wire Cutters
Aren't they just adorable? Check out the gallery below!