Custom Wooden Blocks

For Mother’s Day this year, I made my Mother-in-Law some custom wooden blocks. Supplies: 7 2x2x2 block (I just cut a long 2×2 fence slat into cubes) White tissue paper Transparent glue stick Clear nail enamel top coat Detailing scissors Post-it Picture Sheet I found using the Post-it...
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Leila’s Learning Tower

My sister-in-law Lisa, wanted a Learning Tower for her daughter Leila. Matthew knew he could make one for less than $200 in supplies (including paint and hardware, it was about 1/3 of the cost) so that’s what he did! He purchased one 4’x8′ sheet of 3/4 inch hardwood plywood...
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Seattle’s Cutest Dalek

This year for Comicon we decided to go dressed in Doctor Who (forgoing our usual Harry Potter attire). Matt and I pretty much just wore our everyday Who t-shirts, but Phoenix got a special costume… I give you, the world’s cutest Dalek!! So, this was a pretty simple...
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Luna Lovegood Inspired “Wreath”

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My plan today was to make a pair of spectrespecs out of old pair of aviators, but all I could find were a very expensive pair that my brother had given me and no way was I going to deface those! So instead I looked around my house...
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Light Switch & Outlet Covers

A quick and easy way to personalize any room is decorative light switch and power outlet covers. I found inspiration in this artist: I just printed and Mod Podged them onto the covers. For the light switch, I added the infamous Dumbledore quote: “Happiness can be found in even...
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Tiny Closet Repurposed

The “closet” that was in the nursery was basically a useless area.  It was a wall built out so that the room could technically be called a “bedroom”.  And since the room was so tiny, there really was no room for a dresser or changing table… but this...
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Potter Themed Initial Wall Art

So what I wanted was a letter “P” decorated in Harry Potter paraphernalia with babies name on it.  This is what I came up with:  It’s just a hardy board “P” I got from the craft store- where I also found a NEW HP scrapbook paper I’d never seen....
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Embellished Seahawks Hats

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In preparation for the Super Bowl, and because it was my sister’s birthday, I decided to get a couple of thrift shop hats and embellish them with some Seattle Seahawk paraphernalia. To start, I drew some Super Seahawks on Shrinky-Dinks.  I love Shrinky Dinks!  If you don’t know,...
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Mötley Crüe Hand-Painted Purse

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My sister had posted a picture on FB of this bag she liked and hinted she would like for her b-day.  I knew no one was going to get it for her, so I decided to make it. I started with this bag I found at a thrift...
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