We are having a much needed sunny warm up in Minnesota this week (more snow coming this weekend). March is often the snowiest month in MN so I know winter is not over. But I am over winter. All the winter decor is getting packed up! Stay tuned for some fun, easy, affordable spring decor in the…

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My first DIY for 2018 is just in time for Valentine’s Day. These hearts are the perfect use for scrap fabric. You can hand sew or machine sew. I traced a cookie cutter to make my template. Then cut out the hearts from scrap fabric. With wrong sides together sew two hearts together using a…

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Updating my front door this week: Problem #1 – no privacy (but I love these locally made stained glass leaves) Problem #2 – Princess Hershey likes to sit and look out the window. Solution – 4 yards of $2 tulle (2 yards for each window). 2 tension rods. Iron in hemming tape – or sewing…

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Our empty nest has never been completely empty, but with 2 kids in college and one recent graduate back home we often think about our next “move”. My husband would like to retire on a lake. I would love to live in a loft downtown. For now we will “meet in the middle” in the…

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Sewing buntings is a great way to use up scraps of fabric. You can cut your scraps into various sizes and shapes. I chose to stay with traditional triangles. I cut them with a 2 1/2 inch base and 4 inch length to the point. Feed through your sewing machine to stitch together. The fun…

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