Painted Pumpkins and DIY Stems

Painted Pumpkins and DIY Stems

Have you ever painted pumpkins? Yesterday I spent the day crafting Fall decor for my home. I had some dollar store plastic pumpkins leftover from THIS project last year. The pumpkins needed a more authentic look to banish the fake and shiny finish. Here's how I created painted pumpkins and DIY stems. Do you see what I mean? No one would ever believe for a second that these pumpkins are real. They are made of styrofoam and are very ... read more

Find Decor Inspiration

Find Decor Inspiration

I find decor inspiration in a variety of ways. Typically, I have a wealthy bank of ideas written down in a tattered notebook that I refer to often. This notebook is filled with to-do lists and a decor plan listed room-by-room. Also, I have a clear and definite wish list - painted kitchen cabinets, I'm looking at you. Then, there are the occasions that I seem to lose my creativity and I can't think of any good ideas. Often, I am asked "how do ... read more

DIY Watercolor Feather

DIY Watercolor Feather. Rustic wood and antique inkwell

I am excited to share my DIY watercolor feather painting that I created yesterday. Painting is very relaxing and cathartic for me and I am by no means an artist! Using watercolor paints is a lot easier than you might think, and I highly encourage everyone to give it a try. Last year I was encouraged by THIS post that gives step-by-step painting instructions. I haven't stopped painting since! (This post contains affiliate links.) Supplies ... read more

Make an Engineer Print into Wall Decor

Make an Engineer Print into Wall Decor. large artwork is easy to DIY. Make engineer prints for your wall decor.

I have wanted to make an engineer print into wall decor for a long time. Have you seen those type of prints? They are very large and gorgeous black and white photographs enlarged on a professional blueprint printer. Moving into this house, I have a big blank wall that offered me the perfect opportunity. My dad gave me a few boxes of lovely vintage photographs. While digging through the stash I came across these two photographs...(This post ... read more

UncommonGoods Gift Guide

UncommonGoods Gift Guide

This post is sponsored by UncommonGoods, a brand we admire. Thank you for supporting the brands that help support 2 Bees in a Pod. Don't you just love parties and celebrations? In the next several weeks we will be doing a lot of celebrating...like, a whole lot. Five birthdays, three anniversaries, one bridal shower and two weddings! When it comes to gift giving we always strive to present creative gifts to our friends and family. We love any ... read more