DIY: New Paver Patio

DIY: Paver Patio by Grace Elizabeths #GEinc

Have you ever laid a patio yourself?  We did some time ago, but this time we put a little more thought and effort into it.  Maybe I should say our daughter and son-in-law put a lot of back-breaking, knee bruising effort into it. Ok, now I have to be honest.[Read more]

Sewing Machine Printable

Sew Happy Printable

*Update* 7/22/14* The Sew Happy Printable is no longer available for free, but rather can be purchased for download in the Grace Elizabeth’s Etsy Shop. Happy National Sewing Machine Day! A good sewing machine makes a world of difference in attempting a project. I purchased my Janome DC5100 as a[Read more]

Pallet Christmas Wall Hanging

pallet tree @ graceelizabeths.com

Last holiday season I fell in love with this wall hanging I found on Etsy. And I used it as inspiration for my own version. In the shop at the farm, I found a junk pallet that was lying around. I sweet talked my husband into taking the board apart[Read more]

DIY Stenciled Canisters

DIY Stenciled Canisters

As my husband and I continue to settle into our apartment, I keep finding more small projects to do. For today, I finally finished my dry ingredient canisters. You can find the “cracker jars” at Walmart. I think they are very functional and look great! For now, I only needed[Read more]

Just a Swingin’ on My Porch

Comfy porch swing

How many of you remember the song “Just a Swingin” by John Anderson – 1983?  This used to be a favorite of Rick (my husband) and myself.  Yes crazy!  Click the link above to enjoy the video in the comfort of your own home. What could be better than swingin’[Read more]

DIY Wedding Shadow Box

wedding shadow box

Shortly after we got married I wanted to preserve and display many treasured items from our wedding day. After working so hard to plan a memorable day, I didn’t want those items to get packed away in a box only to be rediscovered years later while cleaning out old stuff.[Read more]

Mud Boots and Flowers

Mud Boots and Flowers

I finally feel like it is summer! I finished my first year of college the beginning of May, but then jumped right into two summer classes the following week. I have been done for two weeks now and I am FINALLY  getting into the summer groove. I know it has[Read more]

To Quilt or Not to Quilt

Indie Chic by My Mind's Eye for Riley Blake Designs

As I pondered what I was going to share today, I decided to be a bit sneaky.  Don’t tell my daughters but I’m going to share a “Handcrafted” Wednesday on “For the Home” Thursday.  Yes, we try to specialize each day of the week with a topic for the Blog[Read more]