Throwback Thursday: Campfire Fun

Once all of your rocks are done (I think we counted 14 or so rocks of varying sizes), then you are ready to sew your rocks into a circle.  By sewing them together, you will save yourself a lot of trouble when pulling it out to play.  I just connected them by stitching them together end to end.  And then you are finished and ready to gather around your campfire for story time.

Throwback Thursday highlights a post from years past that we think you might enjoy! This post originally made its debut on Grace Elizabeth’s on May 14, 2012.  Some of my favorite summertime memories revolve around the campfire.  From singing songs at camp to toasting s’mores in the backyard, a campfire always[Read more]

DIY Camera Bag

DIY Purse camera bag

Almost as soon as I got my camera, I have been looking for a bag to tote it around in. I didn’t want a bag that screamed “I’m holding a camera!” After browsing the web a new trend was very appealing to me – a Purse/Camera Bag. A bag that[Read more]

Tutorial: DIY Camera Strap Cover

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Remember that new camera I got not too long ago? I’m making progress in figuring out all its amazing capabilities…err…sort of. Anyway, I have been seeing these really cute camera strap covers on Etsy and Pinterest lately and decided to try my hand at one myself. I am very pleased[Read more]

Goat’s Milk Laundry Detergent

DIY Laundry Soap

With it being a snow day, I thought I would do some projects! First thing I did was make laundry detergent. I have been wanting to try my own for a little while now. I have had the ingredients for a few weeks but haven’t taken the time until today.[Read more]

The Bookworm’s Bookmark

Ribbon Bookmark

For those of you who know me, you know that I am a big time book lover. When I was younger, I couldn’t even leave the house without grabbing a book to go. It didn’t matter if we were going to the dentist’s office, the grocery store or a volleyball[Read more]

Mason Jar Magic

Mason Jar Magic

Since wedding planning I have been looking for more ways to use mason jars. Centerpieces from the reception have now found themselves a home throughout our apartment. I want to show you another way to dress up a mason jar! These adorable candle holders were used at our the rehearsal[Read more]

Christmas Crafting

DIY Bracelets

~”Oh the weather outside is frightful but craft time is so delightful!”~ When we are not preparing the holiday meals, us Nelsen’s enjoy some crafting during Christmastime. This year Alex brought some beadwork with her so that we could all make bracelets together.  Initially, we thought we would just be[Read more]

Wedding Edition: Mason Jars

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Another project done! I said I would come back with my mason jars tinted and I did! I was pretty excited about starting this project because I knew once I did it I would have half of my centerpieces done. To find out the best way to go about tinting[Read more]