DIY Outdoor Oil Lamp Lanterns

Last summer eating outside on the gazebo proved to be quite dark sometimes. We tried to illuminate with candles, but they didn’t spread enough light and we just ended up being blinded by glare of the candle. Before lots of gazebo sitting began to happen this spring, we found some nifty oil lamps to make … Read more

DIY Metal Curtain Panel

One day my mom and I were in Home Depot when we passed a rack with these really cool metal radiator sheets stamped out with designs. We thought of some cool projects to do with them and my mom thought she would like to make a curtain with them. The metal sheets are hung from … Read more

Storing Lettuce & Leafy Greens

Nothing is more disheartening than opening the fridge and finding slimy wilted lettuce. This has happened to me often, especially when I purchase ‘manager’s special’ lettuce. At my grocery you can find heads of lettuce and plenty of packaged lettuces in bags or plastic boxes. I’m finding that heads of lettuces last longer. I do … Read more

Sewing Tutorial: Pie Carrier Tote

A couple of months ago my boyfriend and I went out for a gathering with his work. His boss brought an awesome peanut butter pie that was toted in an awesome pie carrier. I decided to make one myself after seeing hers since it’s such a nifty tote to have! It can can be hard … Read more

How to Sew A French Seam

A french seam is a useful skill to know for people who sew. A French is useful when you do not want your seams to have raw edges on the inside, such as when you’re making clothing or bags. It gives a nice finished edge. Just make sure to have an iron ready to press … Read more

Tutorial: IKEA Kvartal Curtain System

My mom (@lot670) hasn’t had curtains on her front picture window for a very long time. The window has been in various situations for the 16 years lived with it. At one point I think it had blinds and nothing else. In the winter, maybe some plastic covered it to keep cold out. Then I remember a … Read more