Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Boo to you!

We love big and bold...who doesn't?!


Using inspiration from our summer candle...we added a Halloween twist!
All it took were some address letters and a candle we had around the apartment.


Double-sided ghostly greetings!


Isn't it SPOOK-tacular?!






Thursday, September 22, 2016

Minute Mums.

Happy fall! 
This year we jumped right into decorating for Halloween, but we didn't want to "leaf" the first day of fall behind.  After all, this day is the kick off to our favorite months ahead!



We turned scrap crepe paper into festive fall mini mums! 



First we fringed the crepe paper and then rolled them up to create our mums!
We used floral wire and tape to create the stems.



Mums the word!





Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Jellicle Bookmarks.

This is the end result of cute dollar store cats and a new label maker!










Hello, kitty girls!






Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Pop Planter.

We're always looking for ways to upcycle around the apartment.
This seltzer bottle turned planter is easy and eco friendly!


We squeezed different color acrylic paint inside an empty seltzer bottle. 
To help the paint dry quickly, we cut the top of the bottle off.  
Once the paint dried we cut the bottle down to the size we wanted and added some drain holes using a nail. 
We had some spots on the bottle that paint didn't cover, so we filled them in with a paint brush!


We got our green thumbs on and planed our new succulent! 


I've given you grow lights and mineral supplements, what do you want from me, blood?






Thursday, August 4, 2016

Espresso Estamp-o.

Coffee is definitely a daily ritual in our apartment.
We make all different types of coffee; Cuban espresso, drip for a percolator, cold brewed...
This easy espresso maker print is a perfect addition to our coffee lovers kitchen. 


To make the print you need to make a stamp!  We made one out of a leftover piece of styrofoam. This is a total elementary school craft, but the end product looks far from juvenile. 


Step 1-Draw or print out an image you'd like to use for your stamp.
Step 2-With a pencil trace through the image onto a piece of styrofoam. 


Step 3- Cut out the image with a blade. 
Step 4- Glue the styrofoam on a piece of cardboard to make it a sturdy stamp!


Step 5-Paint the stamp, press down firmly and repeat! 


Anyone want a cafĂ© con leche? 




Sunday, July 17, 2016

Sizzling Santa!

We hear Santa's enjoying his time off on a sandy beach!  
Happy Christmas in July!   



 





Cheers Santa!
Time to start planning!