DIY Twin Platform Chevron Bed

Happy Wednesday guys!  So excited to share this latest build with you.  My oldest daughter is turning 13 soon… (pray for me), and she has been begging for a room redo ever since seeing her brother’s new bed I built.  So, I have been busy!  Check out her new DIY Twin Platform Chevron Bed! How {…Read More…}

$10 DIY Chevron Brag Boards

Hey guys! With 5 kiddos (3 in elementary school) my fridge was running out of space to display their work!  I decided to make them each a Brag Board so they can show their latest art or grade they are proud of.  Here is how they turned out… These are really simple to make! I {…Read More…}

Stencil with Contact Paper

Yes… I think I have finally perfected it.  I have now cut many stencils on Contact Paper using these settings and have had success each time.  So, I thought I would share. I showed you my DIY Roman Shades in my last post.  I added the stencil to the top of them.  Here is how {…Read More…}

Reclaimed Wood Wall Art

Hey there!  I am soooo excited to be the proud owner of the new Silhouette Cameo!  This thing is AWESOME ~ check out the first project I made with it! See that wall art hanging over my couch?  That’s it:)  Here’s how I made it for $25 with my new Cameo! I alternated 1×6’s with 1×4’s {…Read More…}

Cute Storage Boxes… Just about FREE baby!

Hey friends!! I used yesterday’s disgusting temperatures as an excuse to stay inside and get an indoor project done.  I recently made the cubby systems for the baby’s room and for the playroom.  I bookmarked a fab idea I saw on another blog a while back and have been waiting to copy since.  I got {…Read More…}

Silhouette Promotion Starts Today!

Hey guys!  Silhouette is running a great promotion now through June 29 on their new Temporary Tattoo Paper!  I had to test these out on my little tattoo fanatic…. Super easy…. Wait for it…..wait for it….. Looks like we have a satisfied customer:)  This is a great summer craft for the kids:))) Now for the {…Read More…}

Stenciled Chargers

So, I’m still enjoying the DIY chargers I made a few weeks back but I got an urge to spice them up a bit!  I used my Silhouette for this project and it was super fun and easy! I thought birds were fitting for spring so I scoured the Silhouette online store for my favorite {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Inspired Pillow

So, I finally have my OWN Silhouette Machine!  My first project for it was a stenciled pillow.  I just love these Pottery Barn pillows but I will never own one because they are too rich for my blood! That’s where my Silhouette comes in handy:) I purchased this pillow at Target for $17.00 I used {…Read More…}

Silhouette Giveaway Time!!!

Oooooh Yeah!  It’s finally time!! We are so excited to give one lucky Shanty reader a Silhouette machine! This is one of our VERY favorite products toys! Here are just a few things we have made with ours… Owl Nursery Art Super Cute Shirt Kitchen Sign And that is just a few! So… How do {…Read More…}

GREAT Silhouette Sale!!!

Hey guys!  I’m so happy to share this month’s Shanty Silhouette sale!!  The rhinestone kit was one of my very favorite features of this great machine!  I just made my oldest a new shirt by adding a little bling to a $6 Ross shirt.  She loves it It is super simple to use!  I actually {…Read More…}

Shirt for her Birthday… And The Sale!

Hey guys!!  We celebrated my daughter’s birthday today.  When I saw the fabric interfacing out from Silhouette I thought this would be the perfect time to try this stuff out!  I wanted to make her a shirt to wear to her birthday party.   I am a sucker for fabric.  I walked into JoAnn’s to {…Read More…}

Kitchen Sign… All Finished!

What up?? Hope you guys are having a great weekend!!  This is birthday weekend for one of my little ladies so things are a bit crazy around here.  Not too crazy to sneak in this post though:-) I showed you guys the beginning of my kitchen sign in my last post.  Here is how I {…Read More…}

Shanty Stenciled Sign

Hey guys! Hope you all had a great weekend.  I spent mine with the fam and about 74839274 loads of laundry. Ashley and I have joked before about how we should post our folded laundry piles as our latest DIY projects.  You girls would be so impressed :-)) My latest space to tackle has been {…Read More…}

Walmart?? Really??

Hey friends! With 4 kids I’ve got to say that my favorite place to find clothes is Walmart and Target.  One of my favorite new things to do is shanty them up a bit using my Silhouette. For this project I used Silhouette’s Flocked Heat Transfer.  Love it! I found this cute shirt with an {…Read More…}

Fun Wall Art & The Sale!

Happy Tuesday guys!! I want to share a fun wall art project with you guys!  I made these for the older girls’ room but I think I may be making some more for mine as well… I love them. I have 2 blank spaces next to their window that were begging for some love.  I {…Read More…}

Frosted Mason Candles!!

Want to see what I did with my vinyl?? They have this awesome vinyl as you know and now they have frosted vinyl!! LOVE it!! I decided to use it in my living room.  I have some mason jars I use as candle holders on this great old chippy stool.  I thought that I could {…Read More…}

Owl Art and a Giveaway!!!

So, I was recently asked to try out this product. I use blue tape on just about everything so I agreed to give it a try. This is ScotchBlue’s New Painter’s Tape Edge-Lock.I have always had trouble with paint leaking through my blue tape in the past but this tape has the new Edge-Lock Line {…Read More…}

Shanty Silhouette Deal!!!

Oh Hey!!! I just wanted to let you guys in on a GREAT sale Silhouette is running for the Shanty readers!! From now until January 1st you can purchase this awesome machine for only $175 with a monthly subscription to their online store where you can find THOUSANDS of shapes and designs!!  That’s almost half {…Read More…}

Photo Block Tutorial ~ Great Gift!!

Hey guys!! We are gearing up to spend Christmas with my in-laws.  I love spending Christmas with them.  They are the most creative people I know and I hardly ever make them anything… Why make them something that I know they could make better :))?? But… I decided to brave it this year and make {…Read More…}

Black Friday ~ Silhouette Style!!

Happy Thanksgiving!! If you have not signed up for Shanty’s great Silhouette Machine giveaway click HERE!!! Just wanted to let all of you in on a FABULOUS sale Silhouette is running for our readers… All you need to do is use the coupon code SHANTY in your cart at checkout!! Starting Tomorrow through November 30th {…Read More…}

Silhouette Christmas Banner

Hey Guys!! I wanted to share another project I just did with my Silhouette! I made a Christmas banner! This is how I made it! I used my very favorite new tool to make this project… It’s my Silhouette Machine!!  Have you entered our giveaway??! If not, click HERE!  If you already have then keep {…Read More…}

Silhouette Machine Giveaway!!!

This Giveaway is closed! Stay tuned for more… Thanks! Yes guys! You read that right!! We are giving away a Silhouette machine to one of our lucky readers!!  

Parsons Party!!

So I must introduce you to my new partner in crime… This is Erin!  She is a crazy talented girl who I have been getting into trouble with lately.  You have to go check out her BLOG!! She is a former graphic artist turned mommy who now spends her time painting and decorating just about {…Read More…}

Silhouette Chargers

Hey guys!! If you have not joined this month’s I Made it Without My Hubby party just keep scrolling down.  You have just a bit more time left to enter and share!  In the meantime, I thought I would share one of my latest projects.  And yes… that was “projects” with a big “S” on {…Read More…}