Keeping it real

Hoop Art – Frida

I love any and everything Frida Kahlo. So naturally I have to include her in an embroidery hoop series. This is the first: Kinda classy, Kinda hood.  Aren't we all? Those eyebrows tho

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Thrifty Finds

Thrifty Find -Storage Bench $50

I'm OBSESSSSSSED with finding things on Craigslist for the hoard pile.  I have my almost daily searches that never let me down. The day before we moved in I found the most perfect storage bench for $50. So on move in day, I picked her up on my way to the new place.  She was… Continue reading Thrifty Find -Storage Bench $50

Embroidery

Hoop Art – Tina Belcher

Ever since the big move late last year all craft room projects have been on hold while we get this place unpacked and put together.  Luckily crafts like crochet and embroidery are mobile, and require very little in supplies.  I re-discovered embroidery last year and can't wait to get more hoops done. Here is one of… Continue reading Hoop Art – Tina Belcher

Built That · Thrifty Finds

In Progress- Tiny Hallway Makeover

Currently tackling the décor of our new home room by room.  We made it a point to start in the spaces we spend the most time in or have our eyes on the most. There is a tiny hallway just off the garage entry into the house that desperately needed a face lift.  The off white… Continue reading In Progress- Tiny Hallway Makeover

Built That

Built This – Rustic Picture Frames and Patent Prints

I've learned so much in the last couple of years about wood working and "building like a girl".  My crafty friend Heather got me on the building kick by showing me how to properly use a miter saw.  Before I knew it, My Christmas lists were nothing but Ryobi tools and safety gear.  With the help… Continue reading Built This – Rustic Picture Frames and Patent Prints

Keeping it real

New Year, New Look, Same Ol’ Me

Hello everyone.  After having disappeared from the Blog-osphere, I'm back.   So much to catch up on.... Here are the cliff notes for the last almost 2 years (yikes!): We sold our home, moved and bought another.  Lots of house projects to come! Thrift hoarding continues.  I've been given the green light to collect all the goods… Continue reading New Year, New Look, Same Ol’ Me

Sewing

A week in our lives

Still playing the 2015 catch up game at Casa Chavez.  Our to do lists are never ending alongside the bazillion hours we work a week.  We cram every second of our day with something to do and it is beneficial yet hazardous at the same time. Here is this past week in a nutshell What… Continue reading A week in our lives