Furniture switcharoo and stuffing the Advent

So. How's it going?! First off, a huge thanks for all the well-wishes. I'll keep you posted. :) Okay, so I showed you how I moved the sofa table over to the staircase wall... In it's previous life it was a headboard. I cut it down, gave it a coat of paint, and turned it into a retro sofa table: I'm still totally diggin' the table. Like, A Lot. I like it a lot. You couldn't really see it very well behind the couch though, so I moved it where my kids art desk use to be: Which is just fine by me because their desk usually looks like a complete disaster. Don't … [Read more...]

The cutest Advent Calendar you ever did see

Well guys, I FINALLY finished the Advent Calendar from Silhouette. And, ohmeeegosh, it's pretty cute. See for yourself. First off, if you want to order one of these, you DO NOT need a Silhouette machine to make one. So if you don't have a machine, you can keep on reading, mmm-kay? Also, I'm giving all of you the files to cut out all the box fronts as well as all my numbers. They will be at the bottom of this post. Just click them then follow the prompt to save them to your computer. Okay, so you guys love it when I keep it real. So I'm gonna keep it real about this … [Read more...]

Since everyone else is blogging about their Advent Calendars…

To help kick off the countdown to Chrsitmas, I'm going to show you the advent calendars we got for the kids. Now, I know what you're thinking... "Oh yesssss! The moment I've been waiting for! I can't wait to see the awesome crafty dollar store creation that Allison has come up with for counting down the days to Christmas." I have seen some CA-UTE Advent Calendars this year. I mean, stinkin' adorable. Mine? Not so much. Believe it or not, I am quite un-crafty and LAZY when it comes to certain things... Advent Calendars, decorating for parties, tablescapes... ya, I pretty … [Read more...]