Sunday, January 29, 2012

Kids art room

There is this weird unexplained room in our house, it's in between the kitchen and the garage. It looks as though it was designed to be the laundry room but there are no washer/dryer hook ups. We've lived in the house two years now and have been using this no name room as our pantry/utility room .... The room was ugly and always disorganized, at the same time the girls tinker bell table was becoming a bigger and bigger eye sore everyday sitting in our living room .... The light bulb went off and decided to make a change . :)
An art room....for all the girls supplies, a place they can play and also a place where I can close the door and not have to look at the mess ;)
I wish I had taken a before picture but like always I get too excited and blow past that step.

We replaced the floors with sticky tiles and added new baseboards, bought a bunch of baskets from the dollar store for organizing all the art supplies, painted a chalk board on the wall and added molding, found the rods and clips at ikea to display the girls art work, I also couldn't resist giving it a name so I painted that as well.

The girls LOVE their new room!!!

Friday, January 27, 2012

Sock bun

Last night I tried the Sock bun curling method on Reagan's hair.... I was so impressed with the results this morning! I wish my hair was long enough so I could do it on my hair :)

I watched a few tutorials on YouTube in order to figure out exactly how to do it!

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Owl Quilt

I finished the custom ordered twin size Owl quilt yesterday.... the snipping took me FOREVER (insert the kid from Sandlot) ;)

I think it turned out fun and QUIRKY!

I cant wait to deliver it!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

A yummy smelling home

Yesterday I had invited a couple girlfriends and their kids over for a playdate. Five minutes before they were supposed to arrive I realized my dog had had an accident in the house :( GROSS!!! i quickly dealt with the mess but was left with a very unpleasant odor... what was i going to do??!!!! I had NO candles in the house and it was way to cold to open the windows to air out the house. So a light bulb went off .... I would use my moms old trick ;) VANILLA!

Here is what you'll need to make your home smelling of vanilla baked goods....

Vanilla Extract

Aluminum Foil

Turn oven on to 350 degrees

Grab a small piece of tin foil

Form the aluminum foil into a bowl make sure all sides are securely upright

Find your vanilla extract.....

Pour about 1 tsp of vanilla into the bowl... i usually just eyeball it.

Place into the oven
You can keep it in the oven as long as you like :)

It was a success! No odor!

Try it i think you'll love it :)