Now, I know these aren’t knock-offs exactly, but I am so smitten with Brooke’s spinning chore charts at All Things Thrifty I simply had to share. Brooke, being the creative genius that she is, turned two lazy Susans into fun AND decorative spinning chore charts for her kids. Who would ever think kids would actually [...Read More]
With two young children, I can attest to the fact that a stool is a necessity in the bathroom and can also be helpful if you’ve a little chef in the kitchen. While plastic stools get the job done, they just aren’t nearly as pleasing to the eye as a personalized wood stool like this one from Jaime at That’s My Letter. Jaime followed plans from Ana White to build her stool for next to nothing using scraps she had on hand. The hand painted personalization is just the icing on the cake!
Amanda from Love and Renovation shares an easy peasy tutorial for adding a little fun to your fridge. Amanda and her husband cut some plastic animals in half, added magnets, and spray painted the whole shebang a bright sunshiny yellow. I know my kids would get a kick out of these!
Undoubtedly those of you with kiddos have big egg hunt plans this weekend. Ashlee from Two Naps By Noon shares a quick and easy tutorial for turning a plain basket into the star of the show hunt. Ashlee’s no-sew technique involves inserting the tulle into the basket weave and then creating loops all the around the top. Talk about simple! I know my daughter would go crazy for all the froufrou tulle!
Pottery Barn Kids always has the cutest seasonal chair backers, and lucky for us crafty folks, they are not too challenging to replicate. Amanda from Living in Grace immediately recognized this fact and was inspired to create an adorable lamb and bunny chair backer for Easter. They were a labor of love, requiring hours of cutting and stitching, but boy are they cute! Plus the kiddos love them!
Jaime from That’s My Letter has wowed me many a times with her handiwork, and this project is no exception. Jaime followed plans from Ana White to build this easel that boasts quite the impressive resume – collapsible, portable, inexpensive and just stinkin’ adorable! Jaime says this is hands-down her favorite build to date, which speaks to how amazing this easel is!
I made my kids chair backers for Halloween last year and they absolutely loved the thrill of finding treats inside each morning. Carrie from Simply Home shares how she created these adorable felt chair backers for Valentine’s Day with a few basic supplies. While the detail work may be a bit time consuming, you can save some serious dough by making these yourself. Carrie spent only $20 for four chair backers as opposed to paying $27 a piece with monogram!
Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust didn’t waste any time working her magic to create an item for her daughter’s spring auction. She rightfully knew all the girls would go gaga for this adorable daybed made to fit an American Girl doll. Kristen went completely “green” for this project and used all scraps she had on hand for both the bed and linens!