Do you always forget your reusable grocery bags in the car or at home? A fold away grocery bag tucks away small, so you can keep one stashed in your purse at all times. No more bag forgetting! You can buy fold away grocery bags, but you can use some stash fabric and make your own on the cheap instead. Cocojude has you covered with a simple tutorial. The bag tucks right into a small holder that’s attached, so you’ll never lose it.
Thanksgiving is just over a week away. If you’re still working out your tablescape and decorations, these free Thanksgiving printables can help you pull together something sweet on the cheap and do it in a flash.
Bust your stash to make these cute little house ornaments for your Christmas tree. Minki’s Work Table made these sweet ornaments, and I love the clever way that she used an envelope as her house pattern. Her house ornaments are made from felt, but you could really use any medium or heavy weight fabric for these. Denim or corduroy would look nice for the house, especially if you choose cheery contrasting scraps to make the doors, windows, etc.
Can you believe it’s time to plan for Thanksgiving? I’m still recovering from Halloween! Thanksgiving is just about three weeks away, and if you want a handmade tablescape, now is a good time to get started. Check out these beautiful Thanksgiving centerpieces to help get you started.
I have fond memories of hand-me-down day from my own childhood, and I love that hand-me-down day is back now that I have my own little guy. There’s something so satisfying about sorting through big bags of well-loved clothes. And I admit that I also like spending basically zero dollars on clothes and shoes for my son. The tutorials below are aimed at adding a little more flexibility to those hand-me-downs with options to alter them and add a little bit of pizazz!
Paper pinwheels are a lot of fun, but these fabric pinwheels will last a lot longer than their paper cousins. Plus, you can totally raid your fabric and button stashes to make them. Autie at iCandy Handmade shows you how she converted a pattern for pretty paper pinwheels into a fabric pinwheel project.
My son just started a new preschool where they do two art projects a week. He’s been there for less than a month, and my fridge is already buried in kid art at this point. I am tired of opening the refrigerator door to an avalanche of magnets and paper. Here are some ways to store and display that kid art in a more organized way!
Now that the school year is officially back in action, are you feeling a little bit less prepared than you thought you were? I feel like despite making sure I had everything ready for my son’s first day back, I was still scrambling that morning. In case you need a little bit of help like I did, here are some DIY organization tricks to help you and your kids get the school year on track.