why the baskets?

i had four monster sized trash bags full of strips of 2-3" wide hand torn vintage sheets and fabric. why you ask? you see, i fell in love with a pinterest pin when planning my wedding and set out to make it happen. the end result-thanks to some seriously awesome people that i get to … Continue reading why the baskets?

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TCOYOS vol. III

This weekend six of us met for the third Take Care Of Your Own Shit Weekend (#tcoyos). And it was a damn good one. This is the first time we have rented a home and we landed on The Deepwood House, an amazing home on Mount Kessler, outside of Fayetteville, AR. Mid-century mayhem. Last time we … Continue reading TCOYOS vol. III

{get crafty} week 12- she believed, colored pencil and letraset on wood

this weekend we traveled to see all kinds of family for easter and when we finally made it home on sunday, crafting was not on the to-do list. cleaning, laundry, relaxing and game of thrones were. last night i chose to work in the garden at bryce's aunts and then hang out with family. i … Continue reading {get crafty} week 12- she believed, colored pencil and letraset on wood

{get crafty} week 11- woodrings, acrylic on tree

this weekend i saw a post on a friend's pinterest of painted wood rounds. the rounds were several inches thick and appear to be  maybe four inches wide. they had smooth sides and had been sanded smooth on the top. they look to be finished with several layers of glaze. and so i decided i … Continue reading {get crafty} week 11- woodrings, acrylic on tree

{get crafty} week 10-flowers for a friend, acrylic on wood

i really enjoyed last week's spring study board. so did my friend, dusty. and she let me know, which i appreciated. dusty also constantly shares her craft, baking, with me. she makes the best damn homemade doughnuts! not to mention amazing cakes, like the one she graciously made for our wedding. so, m'lady, this one … Continue reading {get crafty} week 10-flowers for a friend, acrylic on wood

{get crafty} week 9- spring study, acrylic on wood

it is gorgeous in the ozark hills right now. green, purple, white and yellow buds are everywhere. i can't help but stare. here is the view of our back"yard". so i couldn't help but be inspired by the spring. i can't ever. so i took a scrap piece of wood, i know, shocking, and i … Continue reading {get crafty} week 9- spring study, acrylic on wood

{get crafty} week 7- winteresque string art

my jillybeans was in town this weekend. and while she was working on a doll house for her niece, i was frantically trying to get my craft on. after pulling out all kinds of supplies and deciding none of them were the way i wanted to go, i grabbed a piece of wood and started … Continue reading {get crafty} week 7- winteresque string art

{get crafty} week 2- tissue paper window

where are the doily lamps you ask? it was a no go. no time. no doilies. no desire to make it. no need for a doily lamp. so i was going to make one of the others, the collage and stencil. i had a great idea. i was going to use book pages instead of … Continue reading {get crafty} week 2- tissue paper window