Tag: DIY

Our DIY Swing set project

Our DIY Swing set project

Baby H got a lovely toddler swing for his first birthday, but hadn’t been able to use it too much. See, it is meant to be hanging from something, and that something is typically a tree. But it has been raining so much here lately, and our yard stays wet for days and days after a big storm. So we really didn’t get to swing him much since no one wants to wade through  mud to swing a little boy. Hubby to the rescue with a DIY idea to build a swing set out of lumber that can stand on […]

Posted January 25, 2016 by Julie in Home, Parenting, , / 10 Comments
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DIY Toy Box, Upcycle a Diaper Box

DIY Toy Box, Upcycle a Diaper Box

I recently decided to try out a DIY project I saw an idea for online.  I saw a post talking about upcyling a diaper box and turning it into a nice basket, and I thought, why not try to do something similar but maybe a little easier? So I turned one into a toy box! My supplies are simple because I’m not very crafty or into complicated projects. I bought some and found matching fabric (total win!) – and that was that. I also used regular scissors to cut the fabric and contact paper into the right size, and some […]

Posted November 9, 2015 by Julie in Parenting, TopPosts, / 38 Comments
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DIY Stone Fireplace Bumper #Babyproofing

DIY Stone Fireplace Bumper #Babyproofing

We have a lovely stone fireplace in our living room, but it stopped being lovely when we realized our little one could really hurt himself if he fell on it. So my awesome hubby came up with a great DIY project to construct a bumper, and I helped a bit! Of course, he did all the hard work, I just helped hold the boards together and pick out the fabric. And take pictures along the way. Because #blogging. We started with measuring the fireplace (measure twice, cut once!) and gathering our supplies. We needed several two by fours, and of […]

Posted November 2, 2015 by Julie in Home, Parenting, TopPosts, , / 14 Comments
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Kitchen Cabinet Hardware Update Project

Kitchen Cabinet Hardware Update Project

  The hardware on the kitchen cabinets that came with our house when we bought it had to go. Sure, it was cool looking and modern and very sharp. Unfortunately, that last part was literally. If you brush up or lean up against them, ouch! After multiple bruises on my hips and scrapes on my hands from using my kitchen normally, I had enough. Hubby even said that the hardware on the island is perfectly positioned to attempt to keep us from having any future children. So in an effort to start child-proofing and help ourselves not have any more […]

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