Fourth of July is right around the corner, and I’ll be celebrating America’s independence in the most patriotic way possible – a backyard BBQ and listening to the Hamilton album on repeat (okay, maybe that’s just me). But for real, backyard BBQ’ing will be commencing, so that means we’re going to need somewhere to hold our adult (and kid) beverages. I spent some time in the shop this week creating a distressed, patriotic beverage cooler to show off at the party I’ll be attending. It only required a few simple tools and two afternoons to create!
In a few days it will officially be summer! Summer means a lot of crazy, cool things: wedding season, prom, Father’s Day is this weekend, parties with friends, backyard BBQ’s (I never say no to those). Let’s face it though, all of these events are awesome, but they mean one thing – you’re going to need something cool to wear. That’s where I come in. I’ve been obsessed with the wooden bow tie trend and have officially decided to hop on board. These puppies were mega easy to make and didn’t require any sewing on my part (mostly because I suck at sewing). Also, I got to use my extra large scrap pile for the job; so, bonus points for me.
Holiday season is in full swing! I mostly know this because my pockets are screaming. Holidays are expensive, and if you’re on a budget like this graduate student is, then you’re probably looking for some budget-friendly, yet high-quality gifts for that special do-it-yourselfer in your life (or, let’s face it, you’re probably also looking for […]
Okay… I’m breaking my whole “no holiday posts before Thanksgiving” rule, but I just couldn’t resist! I’ve been so busy filling custom holiday sign orders, that it was only fair I get into the holly jolly spirit. Also, when Darby Smart contacted me to create a custom gift tag for their holiday competition with GAP, […]