15 Fashion Shoes DIYs

15 Fashion Shoes DIYs

Who doesn't love a great pair of shoes? And the only thing that makes a new pair of shoes better is a pair of shoes that is custom-made and one-of-a-kind. See some of the cutest ways to dress up your plain-Jane footwear! Decoden Shoe Clips by A Little Craft in Your Day Sparkle Toe Shoes by Mom It Forward Leather Lace-on Shoe Mustaches by Mum in the Mad House Doctor Who Inspired Galaxy Shoes by Craft Test Dummies Lace TOMS Summer Shoes by Homemade101 Ombre Sneakers by Dream a Little Bigger Knitting Baby Booties by Blissfully Domestic Five-Minute Shoe Clips by Adventures in Fashion Frida Kahlo TOMS by Pear Mama Flower Shoes by Bespoke Bride Fabric Covered Shoes by Delia Creates Studded Flats by Horses and Heels Bow Shoes by Anna Evers Gold Snake … [Read more...]

Six Best Free Patterns For Fingerless Gloves

Free Fingerless Gloves Patterns for Knitters

The season of cold weather is upon us, which means it's time to pull out the knitting needles and yarn and prepare to warm your hands this fall and winter with a cozy fingerless gloves. Knitted mitts keep wrists and palms warm, keeping fingers free for typing, texting... or knitting! We've gathered six of the most beautiful patterns for fingerless gloves and cozy mitts, whether you're knitting for your best friend, favorite guy or yourself. /1/ Fetching Beauty Fingerless Gloves - Knitty Light cabling and a scalloped edge give these mitts a simple elegance. /2/ Ethnic Explorations Fingerless Mitts - Independent Stitch This lovely Fair Isle pattern offers a simple chart as well as written instructions. Perfect for your first foray into Fair Isle, or a quick and easy project for … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Costumes for the Entire Family

Dress-up ideas for baby kids adults

Halloween is one of my most favorite times of year. There's something about the cooler weather, the over-abundance of candy {mmm...Reese's!}, and the adorable kiddos dressed in Halloween costumes. When my kids were younger I dressed them in theme. The first year my two boys were Batman and Robin. The following year they were Captain Hook and Peter Pan. When we had our third son they all dressed as Star Wars characters, Darth Vader, a Storm Trooper and the baby was Yoda. Once my oldest son formed his own opinion, I lost my say-so in who wore what. And, that's okay, I guess. We all still have fun deciding on who or what they'll all dress-up as. Some years, they choose something that really makes me put on my thinking cap and get down and dirty with the glue gun. Other years, it's as easy as … [Read more...]

5 DIY Chore Charts for Kids

Age Appropriate chores for kids

Every year when school starts I feel the need to re-assess the current chore assignments, or the chore charts, in our home. With five kids, if done correctly, our family could have a tidy home on a daily basis. ¬†Of course, I keep all of our chores age appropriate. My twelve year old does things like cleaning the bathrooms and starting laundry, where as my seven year old works on his bedroom or sweeping off the back porch. I also don't want to overwhelm them. Each child has 1-2 chores per day. In the last couple of weeks I've been on the lookout for a chore chart that would be both easy to follow AND fun for the kids. I've come across a few that I think are both practical and fun. I think you'll agree. /1/¬†Family Photo Magnetic Chore Chart - Create magnet tags with chores and place … [Read more...]

12 Fall Photography Inspirations

12 Fall Photography Inspirations - Photag challenge for autumn!

1. A Blast of Red - A reminder that all things end and trees with leaves all turned red is just an amazing sight to see. Red is the color of leaves, autumn flowers, and warm candlelight so find the reds of autumn and capture them on film. By Amixer, deviantART. 2. Family Portrait - Fall is indeed an amazing time to grab your camera and take a family portrait. Learn what to wear to take a great photo with the right color combinations. By Blissfully Domestic. 3. Drying Grasses - You can make any subject pop by taking advantage of the neutral and soft colors around it. By The Glass Attic.   4. Pumpkin Patch - Fall means it is time for pumpkins and getting a photo on a pumpkin patch is a must. By Jessica Jill Photography. 5. Close Up - Take a close look … [Read more...]

10 Gorgeous Ways To Remake A Shirt

10 Ways to Remake a Tee Shirt

Let's talk about those plain ol' t-shirts hanging in your closet! Wouldn't you like wear them with more than your faded jeans and sneakers on Saturdays? Why not spruce them up with a bit of gorgeous upcycling? Whether your personal style is lacy, cute, or funky, we have a simple DIY to remake your new, well-loved or thrifted shirts into eye-catching wardrobe items! Are your favorite old shirts tighter than you'd like? Maybe you found the perfect band t-shirt in a thrift store but it's a size too small? Using a bit of lace edging, remake it into a flowy, boho style and enjoy the shirt in a beautiful new style! Crocheted Lace Side Seam - Trash to Couture Simply cut four slits in the back of a shirt, wrap small bits of lace or ribbon around each fabric section and you've got a quick … [Read more...]