Metallic Birthday Presents

This past weekend I had two birthday parties: a surprise dinner for a friend and a bowling party for my twin nieces. I’m terrible at wrapping presents, so it’s kind of a joke that I’m writing this post. But, I do enjoy the creativity of it and would love to someday have a bunch of…

90% Update

Remember when I lamented on how the last 10% of a project is the hardest back in November 2014? That was easily over a year ago now and I thought I’d strengthen my argument by sharing how few of those items we’ve completed. Basement: Black cabinet piece on top cabinets Basement: Decor Done, as of…

I Spy Quilt

I made my first and [probably] last quilt. It’s WAY harder than it looks. Our close friends had a baby girl in August and named her Violet. I knew I wanted to make Violet something so I started scouring Pinterest for quilt ideas. I found this I Spy Quilt and knew that’s what I wanted to make.  Except,…