DIY Painted Pencil Cases With Nail Polish

It is Emma from Crafting{E} again! It is getting to be the beginning of school for most of us and you know what that means, new school supplies and back to school shopping. But who says you can’t add a little personality to those new school supplies?


When I was perusing the aisles of Target (which is not an unusual activity for me, in case you were wondering), I came across these simple, clear, vinyl pencil cases for only 99 cents a piece. I just knew I had to buy them and decorate them… they were just begging me to make them look cute. The tricky part was finding a paint that would stick to the clear vinyl…..

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How to Clean Shutters + Fall Cleaning List

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Earlier this year we set out to remodel our kitchen.  It was a project that took over our lives for a few months but in the end it was worth it.  I am still love with that space but there was one thing missing – good window coverings.

Kitchen with plantation shutters from

For years we had blinds that were put in by the previous owners in most of the family room and kitchen.  I hung curtains in the biggest kitchen window that made everything so dark.  It was all supposed to be temporary but nine years later… we still had curtains in some spots, some broken blinds and even some spaces with nothing.   The last piece to the kitchen puzzle was to add Signature Wood Shutters.   It was the cherry on top!    [Read More…]