Author Archives: reneewilcox

Smell Them Flowers

This mama is soooo thankful for a little boy who LOVES to pick flowers! (And sticks, and dirt and grass). We are so thankful for God’s beautiful creation that we get to live in. Usually Turner and I end up making a craft with the flowers and plants when we’re done. If you have the […]

What I’ve Been Lettering

Lately I’ve been seizing any possible opportunity to practice my lettering. Here’s what has come out of that: This little piece came from participating in Lauren Hom’s weekly #HOMwork challenge, which you can sign up for here.     The next two letterings were also part of #HOMwork. I lettered them with my Wacom tablet […]

A Different Approach to Wreath-Making

For a couple of months, my front door was naked. It had no cheerful, welcoming decor to clothe it. Several different summery wreaths had been tried on, but none of them fit. It needed something unique and non-traditional in order to cohere with the rest of the home. I searched Pinterest for non-traditional front door […]

DIY Custom T-Shirts

I made some custom designed t-shirts for my family to wear on our vacation. They turned out better than I expected, so I wanted to share my process with you! Supplies: Stencil paper. I used “Martha Stewart Crafts Adhesive Stencil Film.” Cutting mat. X-acto knife. Sharpie. Foam brush. At least 1 color of soft-dry fabric […]

A Season of Painting

The seasons of life sometimes seem to pass so slowly when you’re in them. But when you turn around and see how far you’ve already come, you realize just how fast time flies. I can’t believe my little boy is 15 months old. He’s been with us for over a year, yet I remember bringing […]

Kitchen Refresh

I painted the cabinets in our kitchen and made a few other updates. Down the road we are planning to completely remodel the kitchen, but until we can afford that, this refresh makes it much more pleasant.

A Long Expected Party

My son, Turner, had his FIRST BIRTHDAY on Sunday! I went all out with the decor. We love the Lord of the Rings in this family and I’m a big fan of the Shire. It was a beautiful day for a party!