Decor & DIY Tutorials

DIY Homemade Laundry Soap

DIY Homemade Laundry Soap

While I was in Washington, visiting my family, my ward at church did an activity where they learned to make homemade laundry detergent.  My friend, Ginger, spear-headed the whole she-bang, and since I missed it, sent me the directions so I could make it when I got home. My hub and I did it this(…)

Summer Cardi

Summer Cardi

One of my favorite projects is to take an old, most likely thrifted sweater and turn it into a cardigan. This is nothing new-everyone does it, and there are loads of tutorials all over the place. But I thought I would share with you how I do it anyway. I really have needed a navy(…)

DIY binding a quilt

DIY binding a quilt

My mother-in-law taught me how to quilt, and thus, also taught me how to bind a quilt.  I’ve since noticed that there’s more than one way to bind, so I thought I’d share how we do it!  It’s very easy, and I’ve even heard some people enjoy this part the most! 🙂 I hope you(…)

DIY pillowcase nightgowns take 2

DIY pillowcase nightgowns take 2

I don’t know whether you remember one of my very first posts on this blog, but I made Emily a bunch of pillowcase nightgowns. Well, Emily is now growing out of those cute nightgowns, so I knew it was time to make some more. Recently, I came across this picture on Pinterest: Source via Pinterest(…)

DIY State Print

DIY State Print

I’ve been coveting one of these “I Love California” state prints that I saw here at {q.a.)design BUT, I thought I’d prefer to try to make my own with stuff that I had on hand, and since I’m completely Photoshop illiterate, I had to make it manually.  I thought I’d share how I made it, with a little magic trick(…)