Monday Made It!!!!


Whoop whoop!  It's time for my first Monday Made It in a loooooong time.  I love this linky because it gets my crafty butt in gear.  So excited Tara is making it weekly again because that means SUMMER!

And how cute is that new button?  I might be a little biased-wink wink.  And now, on to the good parts, the made its.
I really wanted a small ottoman to go with the couch in our formal living room.  We don't use it as a formal living room.  It's where my girls watch tv, play on the wii, do cartwheels, . . . .  But it is one of the first rooms you see in my house when you walk in, so I wanted it to look night.  I knew what I wanted.  I also knew I didn't want to pay for it.

Have you seen the prices for cute ottomans?  Not cute.

I bought this little naked guy from World Market and a curtain from Target.
I used this tutorial for covering a cushion and kind of made up the rest as I went along.  If you look closely, you'll can tell.  But you know what?  Nobody looks closely.
My door was looking a little naked after Easter, so it was time to spruce it up.  I found this wreath on Pinterest.  I couldn't find a white and navy striped fabric, so I alternated with yarn.  Just sit down and watch some HGTV while you wrap.  It takes about 30-40 minutes to do this.  I measured sections ahead of time because this girl is super type A, but I doubt anyone else would have noticed.  I made some fabric and felt flowers and bought the little white flowers.
And now for the digital made its.  I'm a better digital crafter than real life crafter.  It's easier to clean up, and there are no hot glue burns.  I have a magnet board over my computer, and  I like to put quotes on it to inspire me throughout the day.  I've had some big "coincidences" this year and am feeling God's hands all over the place.



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14 comments

  1. Wow! All of it is so cute!!! I'm loving those color combinations for your upcoming giveaway. Can't wait to see what it is.

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  2. So beautiful! Wish we could have a digital/real-life crafting day together!

    -Maria

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  3. I love that color combo in your wreath! And I can't wait to see what you have in store for tomorrow! :)

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  4. All of your crafts are so stinkin' cute!!! I'm in love with the ottoman! Just might have to find mine own "little naked guy" and dress him up! :)

    Dana
    Prepping for the Primary Gridiron

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  5. Love the navy, white, and yellow wreath! My door is on the top of my list of things that need help. I just keep seeing cute ideas and don't know which ones to choose!
    Mrs. Spriggs’ Kindergarten Pond

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  6. Ok....A) I've got the cutest linky buttons EVERRRR:) B) all your crafts are so darn cute!!!!! C) I am dying to know what your surprise is....is that digital paper????? LOVE, LOVE!!!! Thanks again my friend:) Hugs!

    4th Grade Frolics

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  7. I love your living room! I'm going to give that ottoman covering a try! Thanks for the terrific ideas :) Can't wait to see what is in store for you tomorrow :)

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  8. You are so crafty! I am totally jealous... every project looks perfect!
    Kelli
    Tales of a Teacher

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  9. Whatever the secret project is, I'm intrigued and excited!! I love those patterns!!

    Erin
    Learning to be awesome

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  10. Everything you make is so beautiful! I wish I had your talent! I am so glad that I found your blog through Tara's linky party. :) I'm your newest follower!
    ~Heather
    Loose Shoelaces

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  11. Everything turned out great Megan! Love your couch full of such fun pillows as well! Looking forward to getting my craft on just as soon as my break begins!

    -Krista
    The Second Grade Superkids

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  12. Your ottoman redo looks amazing!

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  13. Beautiful! The ottoman, the wreath, those fabric flowers, and of course I'm always obsessed with your digital work! I LOVE it all. Thank you for the precious freebie. I love when God reminds me that he works in mysterious ways.
    Erin
    Short and Sassy Teacher

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