Friday, February 27, 2009

entertaining idea

Image from MSweddings
I'd love to have a party with these hanging in my back yard. Step One: Finish my backyard so I can actually have a party back there.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

homemade photo booth

I think this sounds like such a fun photo shoot to do with your kids. I have an old set of filmstrip photo booth photos of me and my mom when I was a baby. I kept meaning to take e with me to a photo booth (I think Kmart has one) but never got around to it - now she isn't a baby anymore! I think I'll still have to actually make it to a photo booth as well as set up my own at home.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

play kitchen

I'd like to make e a play kitchen for her birthday. Here's one idea made from products from Ikea. I like the basic concept but I think I would want to at least paint it and add some moulding for embellishment.

Here's another...
And another...

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

craft room countertops

Someday, I'm going to remodel our basement into the ultimate craft room. I'm wondering how concrete countertops would look in that space. If I do decide to go that direction, here is a tutorial to get me (really Adam) started.

Monday, February 23, 2009

fabric baskets

I'm thinking these fabric baskets would work well for organizing e and l's closet. I'm also wondering if they'd be strong enough to use as toy baskets. My wicker ones just aren't holding up with to the daily abuse. I love that I can make them in the fabrics I used for the bedding in their room.