happy halloween!!!

Happy Halloween! I am so excited to finally share our costumes with you. Inspired by Kipling’s lion costume and our recent trip to the San Diego Zoo, we decided to all be animals! I, of course, have a small obsession with owls, and Whitney loved the rhino we got to see at the zoo during […]

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DIY scrap garland

All I’ve wanted to do lately is make things. My husband and I have been working on making our Halloween costumes (my first time ever to do this), but I need more, more I say! So the other night, while Whitney was working on his costume (it’s a surprise!), I decided to sit down with […]

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wrapping

If you came here hoping I don’t know how to spell and was going to be talking about my “rapping” skills, I’m sorry to disappoint you. This post is indeed about wrapping…presents. Lately I’ve been really into paper. Is that weird? I think it started with all of the beautiful cards Project Life puts out […]

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painting leaves

The other evening I took Kipling on a walk and got really excited when I saw fallen leaves on the ground that were such pretty shades of red, orange, and yellow. I got so excited, I picked up a handful to take home. After I got home, I realized I didn’t want dying, crumbling leaves […]

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DIY fall banner

I’ve been itching to decorate for the fall without having to spend any money. As I was browsing Instagram the other day, I came across some inspiration for a fall banner. Luckily, I was able to scrap together supplies I already had at home to put this together one afternoon. It was super easy to […]

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DIY Flower Pots (Hanging and Standing)

This past weekend we made a trip to the nursery to buy more flowers. Since most long-lasting flowers need large containers or need to be planted in the ground, we decided to go ahead with more (hanging) succulents and some cacti (plus, they’re easier to keep alive!). I wrapped twine around the flower pots (empty […]

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fall wreath

Although I love creating and making crafts, I’m not naturally gifted at them. So I love when I come across a craft that’s really easy to do and really hard to mess up. My fall manifesto included making a wreath, and this past weekend, I did just that. I followed this simple tutorial, and I […]

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scrapbooking

I began scrapbooking my freshman year of high school. As one of our freshman year projects, my English teacher assigned us a scrapbook that we would turn in the last week of classes. Ever since then, I created a scrapbook for each year of school. Well, it has taken me several years, but I finally […]

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pinterest crafting

This past week has been crazy hectic for me, so my blog has suffered a bit. I’ve had an audition, meetings, and training sessions for my two new jobs, and Whitney finally returned home from California! Not to mention I also started a boot camp (in the last home stretch to get fit for my […]

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