DIY Home: fabulous fabric and the $15 ottoman

One of the most useful things we purchased when we had our Little Miss was a “nappy caddy” which holds nappies, cream, nappy bags and other bits and pieces.  We can carry it around the house and change our little wriggle monster where ever she is.  However, as you can imagine, this item is not super stylish and not the type of thing I…

Can’t afford art? Sleep on it and think again.

Our family’s art budget is virtually non-existent and certainly comes after anything and everything for Little Miss, the mortgage, food…and my shoe fund!  However, unless you are going for the full minimalist look (which takes enormous effort and dedication and certainly benefits from a complete lack of children in the house) a well styled home requires well dressed walls.  So, how to do so…

DIY Kids Style: Shoes too slippery for your little walker?

My little daughter has tiny feet and decided at 8 months that she was ready to walk around pushing her push walker. This has created a small problem when outdoors – shoes!  The shoes that fit her are designed for newborns so they have absolutely no grip on the sole as they are essentially for decoration.  So…I decided to give these little baby shoes…