Perler beads are the best. I remember playing with them in my youth, but only in rare spurts. I mostly remember having a couple Chicago Bulls “coasters” made with Perler beads. Fortunately, my sister took it upon herself to rediscover Perler and has helped ignite in me a fresh love for the craft. This Christmas I decided to craft for a friend a set of Perler Disney Princess magnets for the fridge. Continue reading “Perler Beads Disney Princess Patterns”
When I was 13, my best friend and I decided we wanted to learn how to knit. This was in the early 00s, and the home crafter trend was just starting to pick up. However, we were mostly into this idea because we could make iPod cases and fingerless gloves and skinny scarves. OH, THE SKINNY SCARVES!! Continue reading “How Not to Knit”
As I mentioned previously, the IKEA Hemnes dresser we bought to go with our queen bedroom “set” at our old house has been doing our new king bedroom set exactly zero favors. Continue reading “IKEA Hack: Urban Industrial Dresser”
Ever bought something for your home that was close but not quiiiiite right? But it’s on sale or a superb deal, and you think you can find a place for it? Or make it work anyway? Yeah, that’s me all the time. Continue reading “Quick Decor Upgrade: Stained Sconces”
How was your weekend? I spent mine in a perfect balance of social time and arts ‘n’ crafts. I worked on our Halloween costumes, the dresser refinishing project, and made a watercolor pumpkin in between drinks with friends! Continue reading “Weekend Watercolor Pumpkin Painting”
Naturally, I started this blog with the hope of capturing all my wildly wonderful home projects and making you positively emerald with envy.
I’m not particularly handy, but I am damn stubborn and relatively frugal, which tends to result in risky DIY activities at a regular cadence. Continue reading “Works in Progress”