Category Archives: Crafting

DIY Cloth Wipe Solution

With the arrival of our newest Minnisingh member came many, many, many diapers and even more wipes. We used disposables for the first two weeks and I was shocked at the amount of garbage bags that piled up. Also, Lucien’s … Continue reading

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Update: DIY Clay Mask Powder

In case you needed a ringing endorsement about the DIY Face Clay Powder posted up a while ago, here you go! The wonderful Liverpudlian footballer (and my little sister), Amanda DaCosta, gave this a go when her skin was a … Continue reading

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DIY Square Top

I think we were going to spill the beans in a more exciting fashion, but I maybe it will happen in this post. I’ve left some clues in previous blog posts, but they were very miniscule. Can you see what’s … Continue reading

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DIY Crate Bookshelf

Since revamping my home office space, I have been pinning ideas like crazy. I came across a bunch of pics using crates and boxes as shelving units and became enamored. It seemed like a simple and cheap enough project to accomplish … Continue reading

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DIY Cork/Chalkboard

Phil did a great job with the hallway/stairwell posting, but there is ANOTHER big job that he just completed. I will leave it to him to post up the details of that one. In the meantime, here’s a fun DIY … Continue reading

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DIY Heart Stamped Onesie

For the past eight months I have been sending a onesie off to my best friend’s daughter. For her baby gift, I decided to do a DIY “onesie-of-the-month” club because 1) Who doesn’t love getting something in the mail? and … Continue reading

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Update: Bar Stools

My mother kindly donated these old bar stools for some extra seating around our DIY Kitchen Island. The faux brown leather was unappealing, so I decided to use some old fabric to reupholster them. This project is super simple, with … Continue reading

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DIY Dog Sweater

Since it has been so cold and it doesn’t look like there is a warm day in sight, I decided to make Penny a sweater for longer walks. She’s a tough dog, but me and Phil have caught her shivering … Continue reading

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DIY Clay Mask Powder

This past holiday season I went a little crazy making homemade gifts. Now that they are all out in the open, I can finally share some of them! One gift was this clay mask powder. I really like this because … Continue reading

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The Golden Pig

And now for some light-hearted, non-plumbing fare… We decided to get my niece a piggybank for Christmas. She likes money and we think saving it is a pretty good idea. You’ll never know when you buy an old house and … Continue reading

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