December 17, 2010

Handmade Christmas Ornament

I found a tutorial for this adorable half-eaten gingerbread man ornament on elsie marley's blog. He was super easy to make and I think I may try to make more handmade ornaments next Christmas. As for this little guy, he's headed to the MOMS Club ornament exchange tonight. Hopefully he'll add a touch of whimsy to someone's family tree!

December 9, 2010

My First Woodworking Project

Sweet Little Ava Marie turned one year old recently. Her mama said she needed some book storage, and being the book junkie that I am, I loved the idea. I looked around at lots of stores, but all I could find was cheap particle board stuff. I wanted something cute and durable, and I found what I wanted on Ana White's site.

I followed Ana's easy cutting and assembly plans and the final product came out better than I could have dreamed! And best of all, I didn't cut off any of my fingers in the process!

Here they are hanging in Miss Ava Marie's playroom.

So cute! I hope she turns into a little bookworm, too!