Diy Cheap and Easy Wall Art

This is such a great technique to add DIY interest to your home. ┬áIt is perfect on so many levels. 1. It is easy. (7 year olds completed today’s project) 2. It is cheap. (the more creative you get, the cheaper is is) 3. It […]

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Shrinky Dink Valentine’s

Today’s project is a favorite around our house.  We love making shrinky dink art.  There’s something magical about watching the plastic curl up and thicken.  (No, not very poetic…. but you’ll see.  It is cool!)   Using a sheet of shrink plastic- or a no. […]

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Bits and Pieces

because every post needs a picture…  -According to Simple Simon and Co., today is International Walk to School Day. (Today is the first day my kids got a ride.)-I have now removed 5,673,502,119 staples from a Craigslist chair and only have 2,000,000 left to go.-I impress […]

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Color Your Summer: Purple

******* this post was previously posted on Delia Creates: Color You Summer Hello there, cool Delia Creates readers!  I am still geeking out that I am here!  Delia is one of my creative idols and I am thrilled to be included in such a rock […]

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Giveaway Update

source: The fog has lifted for a minute and I thought I’d pop in and announce: Congratulations Jackie  from http://jabotquilt.blogspot.com/ you won the pattern duo from quilt market! send me an email (or just leave a comment) and I will make arrangements to get your patterns […]

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Another Sewing-less Post

credit:  La Perera via: Behance My husband casually gave me the best possible [unsolicited] compliment the other day.  He teases me all the time about living in “Heidi’s world” which is full of rainbows and unicorns and vanilla bean ice cream.  A world where refunds […]

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Basic Car Upholstery Tutorial

Thank you a million times Missy for hosting.  Thank you readers for your votes.  This has been a liberating (and tiring) couple of months.  Great work Amber, you were a fierce competitor. Now that this project is over I am very pleased with the outcome […]

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Quilt Market: And it Begins!

A quick pop in.  Last night my cute friend Di treated me to a quilt market dinner cruise.  I can tell this is going to be one amazing week! And, I’ve decided I can’t keep all this goodness to myself.  Keep checking back over the […]

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The best {worst} blind date story

When I was in college  my roommate decided that the five girls of N2 needed to broaden our dating pool. She lined each of us up on a group blind date to solve that problem.  Together 10 strangers made and ate pizza, drove 45 minutes […]

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