AHHH! I've wanted to post this DIY guide since I first started my blog. I first got into leather mask making back in 2012 after finding a tutorial by an amazing artist Merimask. If you want to learn more about mask making or watch a great video tutorial, check out her website. So, now I … Continue reading DIY: Leather Masks
My husband and I have a lot of books so putting up bookshelves was a priority for our new home. We finished the bookshelves a little while back, but we still wanted to create a cozy place to sit and read by the window. Thus the window seat was born! My husband built the box … Continue reading DIY Cozy Window Seat
It's Halloween! A year ago today, my soul mate and I became husband and wife in a wonderfully spooky and spirited ceremony. If you've been following my blog, you may have seen some of my DIY Halloween/book inspired wedding projects including bookish table decor, spooky trees, literary flower decorations, a Tim Burton-esque cake topper, and … Continue reading DIY Halloween Wedding
Fall in the Midwest is amazing. The leaves are changing colors, the air is crisp and clean, there's fresh apple cider, and everyone is preparing for Halloween! Between the creative costumes and the heart thumping creepiness factor, who wouldn't love Halloween? Last year, my husband and I made a set of creepy Halloween trees. We … Continue reading DIY: Halloween Tree
This post is a little late, but over our long Labor Day weekend, my husband and I decided to finally turn one room in our house into our official library. We've been talking about it since we moved in, but since it wasn't necessary maintenance, it kept getting pushed to the side by more pressing … Continue reading DIY Update: Built-In Book Shelves!
I love books. Simple as that. I love the stories they hold, the feeling of holding something solid and adored by many hands, the way the covers and binding look.... Actually, my husband and I both love books and we wanted to share our bibliophilia with our families and friends as part of our wedding … Continue reading DIY: Book Centerpieces
Looking for a unique cake for a birthday or groom's cake? Check out my DIY guide to make a Star Wars storm trooper cake!