I’ve moved! This tutorial “DIY: How to make a Midori style Traveler’s Notebook for under $5!” and other fun stuff is now at: http://alanawpiper.com/2015/04/05/diy-how-to-make-a-midori-style-travelers-notebook-for-under-5/
I saw this fabulous diy over on Buzzfeed today and couldn’t wait to give it a try.
The organization obsession continues! Last night I was clicking around and one of the gals in my planner and organization group shared this video on how to make your own folder inserts. Oh my gosh. It’s a craft, a paper craft, and an organizational thing! IT’S ALL THE THINGS!
I’ve moved! This printable “Free printable: Filofax / DayTimer / Planner page for daily tasks” and other fun stuff is now at: http://alanawpiper.com/2015/01/08/free-printable-filofax-daytimer-planner-page-daily-tasks/
A couple of weeks ago my friend Nicole (the fabulous lady in chief at Making It Lovely) and I went shopping. I’ve been really in love with those little wool pom-pom garlands, but while one may not be very expensive, to have enough for a 7 foot tree would really add up. So while we […]
Today was a first for me. We had our furniture painting class in Claudia’s lovely backyard garden. I don’t know about you, but I feel like we really earn our beautiful Chicago summers. Who wants to be inside when you can be outside on a gorgeous day like this? If you’re interested in hosting a […]
I picked this shade made of silk tassels up a year ago with the intention of turning it into a ceiling fixture in our living room.
I found this fuel burning fireplace at an estate sale last summer. It’s been sitting in my garage waiting to be incorporated into our living room decor. So today I finally broke down and painted it in Old White Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan. Here’s the before & after. What do you think? BEFORE
I just bought this cute little vintage recliner off of Craigslist. I knew it came from a non-smoking home, but when we got it back to the house the smell of curry was pretty obvious. Now, I love (love,love) curry. I put it on my popcorn. I love the way it smells, I love the […]
So I’ve been talking on Facebook with you guys about how I injured my shoulder pretty badly a few months ago. And following so many of your recommendations I found a vintage La-Z-Boy recliner to sleep in. It had to have good bones and be cute. I tried to mentally get into the idea of […]
Have you ever turned a project over and over in your head and then one day it comes into focus and you’re like, “DOH! I’m an idiot. Why haven’t I thought of this by now?” I knew I wanted something crafty for the garden. I don’t really tend toward store bought solutions for things like […]
I’ve moved! “DIY: How to make a vintage suitcase table” and lots of other creative fun is now at: http://alanawpiper.com/2013/11/11/diy-how-to-make-a-vintage-suitcase-table/