My inner child gets all excited around this time of year. I just can’t wait to decorate Easter eggs. It’s a whole lot of nostalgia in one tiny little project. I love coming up with new ways each year to dye them. I’ve tried so many different ways over the years, and this is the first year that I have taken on the decorating of cheepy dollar store plastic eggs. Continue reading
WOW! Time is just flying by! Only 18 days left till we launch and here’s where it starts to get really fun! On Wednesday we will be launching our first store give-away on Instagram & Facebook and it’s chance to be the first person EVER (besides me) to score a piece of Idyllwild Designs inventory. If you’re not following us on one of these sites make sure you add us so you don’t miss out on your chance to win. Continue reading
This project has been floating around Pinterest for forever I’m sure. But, I’ve always wanted to make a set so that’s what I did! After searching for a long, long time I finally found the perfect little figures at my local Dollar Tree. The nice people at Home Depot were kind enough to give me two 4″ x 4″ square blocks of wood from the trash pile. Plus, I found the spray paint on sale for 99. cents bringing the total cost of this project to $3! Now that’s my kind of DIY!
The wood was really rough so I spent some time sanding it down and using wood filler to fill up some of the bigger gaps and cracks. Then, using wood glue I attached my figurine to the wood block and let dry overnight.
Spring has sprung and it’s time for that annual overhaul we call spring cleaning. This usually means a total purge of all things excess. A round-up of dust buffalo, because the dust bunnies have somehow mutated into near sentient beings. Once you’ve evicted the unwanted dust creatures it’s time to scrub everything down real good. Floor to ceiling good. Continue reading