Summer

DIY Old-Fashioned Lemonade Sign

Can you believe summer vacation is just a few weeks away?  It’s just crazy how fast this year has flown by.  Every summer, without fail, my kids ask beg to have a lemonade stand.  Because what says summer like ice-cold lemonade?  This sign is the perfect decoration for the warm, carefree days of summer. How to […] Read more…

Sharpie T-Shirt

The other day, my little girl found some Sharpie markers and colored all over her pajamas.  I tried, unsuccessfully, to get it off.  So, I figured, if the marker stayed that well on her pajamas, they would be great to use to make a fun new shirt. I made this design out of vinyl and […] Read more…

Easy Summer Sign

I know summer is almost over, but I created this design a couple of months ago and thought I better make something with it before summer is gone!  This was a really easy project.  The hardest part was deciding which colors to use.  I started off by painting my boards white (each board is about […] Read more…

Make your own Stenciled Starfish Place Mat

Here is a quick and easy way to dress up some place mats.  With just a little paint and some stencils, you can make this cute starfish place mat, perfect for a summer beach party! Start with a plain place mat (mine was made of bamboo). Tape off and paint the stripes. After the stripes […] Read more…

Beach Sign

Last week, our family went on a little camping trip by a lake. Some of my kids absolutely love the water. So, I made this sign thinking of them. I used the same type of wood as this project. I cut 8 – 8″ pieces and 2 – 12″ and painted everything white and then […] Read more…

Cooler Makeover

Every year, we go on a big camping trip with our extended family. This year, my daughter and her cousin wanted to have a cooler for just the two of them. Instead of buying a new one, we decided to give one of our old coolers a makeover. This is what I started with. All […] Read more…

Painted Beach Door Mat

I’ve wanted to try painting a door mat for quite a while, but I didn’t have one on hand and didn’t want to spend a lot of money to buy one. Well, a couple of weeks ago, I was at the dollar store and was so excited to find a stack of door mats. What […] Read more…