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  • newQ: Can I close the gap between IVAR doors?

    Q: Can I close the gap between IVAR doors?

    Do you mind the IVAR gap? Over on our FB group, Amy asked this question: “We’ve just built our IVAR cabinet and put the doors on, to discover a gaping hole in the middle of the doors! I’ve messed about with all the screw on the hinges, but it d…
    - 17 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 9:00am -
  • Dinged up KALLAX? Renew it wood wrapped style

    Dinged up KALLAX? Renew it  wood wrapped style


    - 2 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 9:00am -
  • Two IKEA faves become a side table with drawers

    Two IKEA faves become a side table with drawers

    I have a small nice hack, combining MOPPE mini chest of drawers and a MARIUS stool. And I get a nice side table with drawers out of it. The MOPPE unit was on my desktop, and I wanted to clear my desk to make more space on it. But I still wanted the…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Mar 20, 9:00am -
  • Social distancing IKEA style. Just stay home.

    Social distancing IKEA style. Just stay home.

    IKEA joins other brands in encouraging “social distancing” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay home instruction manual Well, this is arguably the easiest IKEA instruction manual, though 100 rolls of toilet paper may be hard to come by. The mothers…
    - 6 days ago, 27 Mar 20, 9:00am -
  • KALLAX desk ideas: Two ways to set up a workstation

    KALLAX desk ideas: Two ways to set up a workstation

    Two great ideas for a KALLAX desk. #1 KALLAX standing desk I choose to stand at work because it makes me feel infinitely more productive. Our department recently moved into a new building and we had the opportunity to design our own spaces. Items Use…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 9:00am -
  • Q: Where to get leveling feet for GALANT A-leg?

    Q: Where to get leveling feet for GALANT A-leg?

    I am desperately trying to find plastic leveling feet for my IKEA GALANT table leg … Any idea where I can find one? As you know, it is all plastic, with a fixed ball joint which lets the whole foot to swivel in the leg.  GALANT A-leg | IKEA.com Yo…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 9:00am -
  • IVAR expands into a Nintendo arcade cabinet

    IVAR expands into a Nintendo arcade cabinet

    Discreet arcade games cabinet built into the IVAR system. I recall the loud humming sound. The base resonating from numerous heavy wooden cabinets. Plastic buttons clicking. The smooth surface of a marble ball at the end of a stick. Four Coin tokens…
    - 9 days ago, 24 Mar 20, 9:00am -
  • How to build a Keyboard Stand that looks like a piano

    How to build a Keyboard Stand that looks like a piano


    - 10 days ago, 23 Mar 20, 9:00am -
  • 10 things to hack while you stay at home

    10 things to hack while you stay at home

    Staying at home for an extended period is challenging, even for the truest homebody. For me, making something beautiful or useful helps me. I can’t control a lot of what goes on out there, but in my home, it can still go my way. Needless to say, ge…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Mar 20, 9:00am -
  • Another thing to use your IKEA bag for – Swan Rescue!

    Another thing to use your IKEA bag for – Swan Rescue!

    FRAKTA is Swedish for Swan Rescue Bag. Is there anything the blue bag can’t do? I’m in the second day of our nation’s Movement Control Order. I know all across the globe, quarantines and varying levels of lockdowns are imposed. It’s restricti…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 9:00am -

Kitsch + Craft

  • Love at the county fair

    Love at the county fair


    - 3 Aug 13, 2:20pm -
  • Nothing if not a disco pirate, living the arrgh life with power tools

    Nothing if not a disco pirate, living the arrgh life with power tools

    When you look at this living room, you don't assume I live in rural Nebraska, do you? Now that you know that, you assume my neighbors assume the worst. You'd be correct. There's one fucking good thing about Nebraska though, and it's all I can think o…
    - 20 Mar 13, 7:44pm -
  • Ehl Ohh Vee Eeeeks!!! I l.o.v.e. it!

    Ehl Ohh Vee Eeeeks!!! I l.o.v.e. it!

    I loves me some Vegas decoratin. When I came across this gem, I wasn't so intrigued by the house (there aren't tons of interesting houses there architecturally, except maybe for the Scotch 80s and some of the homes on/near Alta), but the decor! It's…
    - 17 Mar 13, 10:40am -
  • Constant state of remodel

    Constant state of remodel

    Living room remodel and a couple of found pics of a tutu in the light behind my granny's wicker headboard. I'm just living inside this project right now... every piece wants to be perfect. I need about 40 more uninterrupted hours to rhinestone my pir…
    - 27 Feb 13, 11:48pm -
  • Arrrg, get me some friggin' Ikea...

    Arrrg, get me some friggin' Ikea...

    Do you know that I live farther from an Ikea store than most Canadians? Yep, true, dead center betwixt the one in Chicago and the one in Dallas. Either is a 14 hour trip. Sure, mapquest says Chicago's 4 hours closer, but when you get up there the tra…
    - 26 Feb 13, 7:50pm -
  • Boring ass tan...

    Boring ass tan...

    My living room was two shades of boring ass tan. Now it's Dutch Boy Ultra White.... or just "unmixed paint" as some would call it. But I sure did find a beautiful bright chartreuse for the window ledges.  After upcycling a vintage oval mirror into a…
    - 23 Feb 13, 11:55pm -
  • Before and...

    Before and...

    I came across this little gem today in my mom's family album. That's my ma on the right there, with the rockabilly haircut and dress, sitting with my Aunt Paula, Aunt Marlyn, Uncle Tom and a mystery girl, there in the pinkish dress. How FABULOUS are…
    - 19 Feb 13, 11:25pm -
  • Valentines

    Valentines

    This week I'm busy photographing Valentines! How adorable is 6 month old Murphy?
    - 4 Feb 13, 7:52pm -
  • A girl and her Ted.

    A girl and her Ted.

    My niece Ainsley just turned one and for her birthday she got this huge furry tan bear. It was instantly named 'Ted' for the movie-bear it resembles. Ainsley and Ted have been pretty inseparable since meeting, and every time she sees him she jumps on…
    - 30 Jan 13, 10:25pm -
  • Dining room evolution

    Dining room evolution

    Here's the house when I first moved in, just bare, sticky floors in the kitchen and dining room where golden carpet had reigned for 30 or so years. When I got here I was totally broke, so I found some carpet sample tiles at the local furniture store…
    - 20 Jan 13, 12:36pm -

My Blessed Life

  • Haddon’s Birth Story

    Haddon’s Birth Story

    Oh my word, it’s been WAY too long. So much has happened. I don’t even know where to begin except with the latest news for our family… We welcomed a new baby boy {Haddon Cromwell} into our home right before Christmas! He is SO PERFECT!! 7 lbs 6…
    - 71 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 6:46pm -
  • Jesus + ALL His Gifts

    Jesus + ALL His Gifts

    {Preface: I’m so grateful to have a place to say what’s on my heart and what I want to say.  A diary of sorts. When you’re a trailblazer, it’s fairly normal to deal with people who don’t want to understand, who don’t ask questions, who m…
    - 9 Jul 18, 2:16pm -
  • The Picture Doesn’t Show It All

    The Picture Doesn’t Show It All

    I’ve written here before about how the hammock is my happy place. Well, I’ve struggled feeling super happy about getting in the hammock this year. Why? Well, because the backyard {my place of peaceful rest, beauty and quiet} isn’t so pretty rig…
    - 4 Jul 18, 9:42am -
  • The Story of A Mantel

    The Story of A Mantel

    I’m grieving today. It hit me like a ton of bricks. The rising gut wrenching feeling in your belly when you know your emotions are going to overflow through your eyes in tears streaming, lip quivering fashion. It’s happening. And I don’t like i…
    - 2 Jul 18, 3:41pm -
  • My Plant-Based Skin Care Routine

    My Plant-Based Skin Care Routine

    Well, hey there, friend! I’m so thrilled to be back to the blog! It’s been farrrrr too long! Things have been going well for us. We are in our eighth week of our homeschool year. Everyone is growing and learning and thriving so much. My heart is…
    - 26 Sep 17, 9:59am -
  • Lavender Lemonade Recipe

    Lavender Lemonade Recipe

    Well, hey there, friend! Lavender lemonade is a favorite of mine. I enjoyed it for the first time at a beautiful lavender farm in Utah a couple of years ago. The flavor of lavender lemonade is just delicious on so many levels. Yum! Cameron has been b…
    - 8 Nov 16, 6:01am -
  • Nora is ONE!

    Nora is ONE!

    I can’t believe how time flies. Seriously. And I can’t believe it’s been almost a month since Nora turned one. I’m a terrible blogger. AHHHH! But, I MUST show these wonderful photos to you that totally capture Nora’s sweet personality. She…
    - 7 Nov 16, 5:58pm -
  • Holla!!! It’s Our 2016 Fall Mantel!

    Holla!!! It’s Our 2016 Fall Mantel!

    Hello, hello! It’s been tooooooo long! There’s so much I want to tell y’all! Homeschooling is going well. Our home businesses are going well. The kiddos are growing like weeds and I wish they would slow down a little bit. We are busy with many…
    - 5 Oct 16, 12:36am -
  • Victoria’s Secret Ads Are Lies. All Lies.

    Victoria’s Secret Ads Are Lies. All Lies.

    On Saturday evening, I took my kids to the mall – our lonesome, awful, deserted mall. We went for one reason — to go play glow-in-the-dark mini golf. Truthfully it has been forever since I have walked through the mall because it is so lame and I…
    - 25 Jul 16, 6:49am -
  • Summer Mantel 2016

    Summer Mantel 2016

    *This post brought to you by Better Homes and Gardens Products at Walmart. Good morning! 🙂 I am excited today to share our Summer Mantel with you today! I am loving citrus tones lately and it’s my favorite thing ever to pull out the old orang…
    - 16 Jun 16, 6:58am -
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  • A Playlist for Self Isolating

    A Playlist for Self Isolating

    Hey my crew... weird times, right? Hopefully everyone is doing okay, though I know many of you are in sh*tstorm city. This town is full of gig and service workers, small businesses, and restauranteurs, so there's a lot of uncertainty now. Thinking…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 8:46pm -
  • Another Bicycle DIY, Bridgestone Revisit

    Another Bicycle DIY, Bridgestone Revisit

    I've been tinkering with my Bridgestone touring bike again. Since my last DIY for the leather wrapped levers, I've changed many components. Higher bars, then too high, now kinda perfect, but I wanted to try another full leather wrap again. This was…
    - 44 days ago, 18 Feb 20, 11:58am -
  • Workshop Hi-Fi, February 2020

    Workshop Hi-Fi, February 2020

    Wow, have I got some savory selections for you this time. In the last new months, I've found myself doing lots of thinking. As I've shared earlier, the recent changes with W&F have taken a while to develop. During this period of heady introspecti…
    - 54 days ago, 7 Feb 20, 2:44pm -
  • Leather Surfaces + The Feels

    Leather Surfaces + The Feels

    At first, I thought this DIY was going to be about aesthetics. Then I started thinking about my motivations behind it and I realized this is about a feeling instead. It’s why I like leather in the first place… It wears in over time, and changes w…
    - 65 days ago, 27 Jan 20, 8:08pm -
  • WF Folks: Melanie Nead - Lonesome Pictopia

    WF Folks: Melanie Nead - Lonesome Pictopia

    Portland is full of so many amazing working artists, it's unbelievable. One of these brilliant folks is Melanie Nead. Formerly the founder/honcho at Icon Tattoo, Melanie has created custom artwork for countless people to step through those doors. N…
    - 5 Aug 19, 7:44pm -
  • A Brief History of Duck Camouflage

    A Brief History of Duck Camouflage

    Growing up in the Midwest, the hunting and sportsman culture was prevalent. I completed my hunter's safety certification at probably 11 years old? Dad would take me along with him and we'd go walking through chilly Kansas fields looking for pheasant…
    - 18 Jun 19, 6:42pm -
  • Hi-Fi Turntable Tweak For Furniture Lovers

    Hi-Fi Turntable Tweak For Furniture Lovers

    I've been geeking out with audio equipment since I was a toddler listening to my dad's components from the 70s. There was such a presence compared to listening through my FM transistor radio! Once I could start buying my own equipment, it just got…
    - 11 Jun 19, 2:08pm -
  • Adding to the Floating Wood Shelf DIY

    Adding to the Floating Wood Shelf DIY

    While everyone purges, I just keep buying books. I know there's a lot of you out there that feel the same way, so here's an update to my previous Floating Shelf DIY. It's a great way to build an inexpensive bookshelf with style.More
    - 6 Jun 19, 2:31pm -
  • W&F - The Design Workshop

    W&F - The Design Workshop

    I love seeing into fellow tinkerers' workshops. I feel like most of you might feel the same? The W&F shop has gone through many changes over the years - starting from a little bedroom in my old house, relocating into Beam&Anchor, and now currently…
    - 15 Apr 19, 7:30pm -
  • WF Folks: Studio Visit With Kristen Flemington

    WF Folks: Studio Visit With Kristen Flemington

    I love visiting other people's workspaces. I find it so interesting to see how other folks work, how they create, what they choose to surround themselves with, where they find inspiration. Throw in a cute dog, and I'm heading over.I recently caught…
    - 29 Jan 19, 12:32pm -
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