I finally finished the kids reading nook area in our homeschooling classroom. I made a cushion pad and pillows. Also added the word " read". They are cardboard letters I picked up at Joanne's 50% off. Spray painted with metallic paint. I heard zeke reading to himself on a Sunday morning. It made me so happy that the hard work I have been doing for homeschooling my children is all worth it!
9 Stylish Ideas for Transforming an Ugly Filing Cabinet
Use two filing cabinets to create a cute cozy corner or quiet area. The curtain rod and simple curtains make this a place where preschool students love to explore and sit and look at their favorite stories. Photos of friends and comfy pillows create a homey feeling.
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Reading Cave Crave
Last week I got a new office chair (my back thanks you!) The next day, our office manager offered us the box it came in. I found the good boxcutter. Intrepid Brooke found the brown butcher paper, scissors and a mile of tape and 45 minutes later... I hope you note the nifty skylights, the comfy bean bag and the exclusive nature of our box...ahem Reading Cave. No sooner was it done, then kids hopped inside one by one for a relaxing read. Even better, that very afternoon, as part of our DIY…
Strawberry Lemonade Sun Tea Recipe
Strawberry Lemonade Sun Tea Recipe - This is the perfect summertime beverage. A naturally fruit flavored tea with no added sugar! Tastes like homemade Snapple!
It’s hot and humid around here thanks to the remnants of Hurricane Laura moving past us to the north. And, since I broke my ankle in July and am recently out of the BOOT but still with a tender ankle, I admit to being just a little wimpy. For these reasons I brought some flowers from the haha to draw in the cool of my little studio. This one is called Green Coneflower, or sometimes Cut-Leaf Coneflower due to its beautiful lobed lower leaves. It’s a native plant, and a favorite of all kinds…
DIY Pallet Swing Bed
I love the idea of a hanging bed within the garden! I can’t think of another DIY project that would be more appreciated or well used! Especially as the long days of summer come upon us, laying out on a comfie “bed” while enjoying the weather, nature and the scent and sight of my garden seems like Heaven. Oh, and a good book too! Just start on building a hanging bed or swing bed. It’s easier than it looks, basically just requiring a sturdy overhanging support, a frame, some chain or rope…and…
A beautiful day bed hidden in a closet:
Q: Why would anyone want to keep such beautiful spaces a secret? A: Because secret rooms are awwwweeesooome.
Living Room Turned Playroom - Project Nursery
We moved into a house with a formal living room on the main floor that we turned into a playroom for our son.
Tips for Making More Time to Read
Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul. — Joyce Carol Oates As a kid, when I would read the rest of the......
10 Really Terrific Reading Nooks
While bookish types can generally read anywhere and at any time, there's something magical about having your own little nook for the purpose. It should be