Handmade Hooded Vest

image

And by that, I mean machine sewn by my hands. 😉

Hello, everyone!  I apologize in advance for this post.  My original intention was to post a DIY tutorial for a hooded vest that I recently sewed up for my kiddos, but I could
not wait to show you!  So instead, this post is just to show you what is to come.  Don’t mind the impromptu pics with food and phones! They were happy so I snapped the shots. Continue reading

lemons into lemonade — successfully flipping a DIY oops!

closeup

I was on a mission… my first DIY project.  It was going to be amazing, useful, and completely homemade.  Who cares if I never bought wood or screws or nails before?  My concept was ready and list in hand.  I was going to walk into Home Depot like a boss.  And I did.  I measured out all the wood I thought I needed, grabbed a bunch of nails and, of course, snatched up a hand saw.

When I got home, my husband was thoroughly confused.  What on earth was I going to make with all those materials?  And then I told him…  A shoe rack!!!  I couldn’t contain my excitement.  It was going to be perfect.  A custom built, under-bench shoe box with two levels to keep all of our shoes neat, tidy, and HIDDEN.  It was going to go riiighht under there… Continue reading