Mason Jar Planters [Part 1]

Wouldn’t you love having fresh herbs right in your kitchen when you need them?  Scroll down to see how I turned mason jars into planters for six different herbs. Below is a list of herbs I chose to plant: Basil Rosemary Oregano Thyme Cilantro Parsley Here’s what you’ll need: Herb seeds (as many as you…

Narnia Themed Nursery – Part 6: Mobile

 We will be welcoming a sweet little boy in April of this year, and I’ve been sharing our nursery as we get it ready for this precious baby.  If you are interested in seeing all that we’ve done, take at look at these links below: Part 5: Shelf with Lion, Tree, and Lamp Post Part…

Narnia Themed Nursery – Part 4: Book Cover Silhouettes

This was a fairly easy project that cost me nothing.  I had these cheap black frames in storage collecting dust, and decided they would work in the nursery.  The first thing I did was decide what image would look best for each book.  I searched the internet for images, and once I decided on an…

Narnia Themed Nursery – Part 3: Fur Pillow and Aslan

Fur Pillow This week we’ve incorporated fur into the nursery by adding a beautiful fur pillow on the glider.  I purchased it from Walmart for  $15.  This fur represents one of my favorite books in the Narnia series, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe.  I imagine the White Witch having a lot of this…

Narnia Themed Nursery – Part 2: Map and Quote

MAP OF NARNIA This map was created with watercolor pencils (pictured below) on watercolor paper.  Can you see my phone in the reflection?  Ha, whoops.  Included in this map is Archenland, Anvard, the Stone Table, Cair Paravel, the Beaversdam, Puddleglum’s hut, the White Witch’s Castle, Lantern Waste, the Dancing Lawn, the Great Waterfall, Miraz’s Castle,…

NARNIA THEMED NURSERY – Part 1: Royal Garland

 It’s a boy! We just had an ultrasound a couple of weeks ago, and found out that we are having a beautiful baby boy. He is one handsome little bugger.  I love him already.  Our ultrasound tech was amazed when she got this shot of him.  I guess she hasn’t had a profile like this in…

DIY Flower Arrangement

    I’m no pro at arranging real flowers.  I never inherited the green thumb of my mother; instead I have a black thumb of death.  Every time someone gives me a plant it dies, a long painful death.  The problem is that I love flowers and plants.  There’s something about them that lifts me…