Little Update: Leash Hooks

We (like most of you) make regular little updates around the house. Sometimes I feel like we’re not making enough progress on the big things, so every few weeks I plan on sharing some of the little updates that make our lives easier. Hopefully it will both serve to inspire you to get the little things done AND serve as a record of what we did manage to get do around the house.

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Last weekend I added these hooks be hind the front door. We had some command hooks in the coat closet for Penny’s leashes / harnesses / jackets, but it was a pain to always shove our heads in there to get them out.

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Hairpin Leg Coffee Table

Finally, a post that’s NOT about sewing! Aren’t you excited?! Ever since we assembled the Karlstad, we knew we needed a new coffee table. A couple of weeks ago we sold the coffee table on Craigslist to give us the kick in the pants we needed to figure it out. And here she is!

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Rag Quilt: Big Eyed Owls

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I feel like this rag quilt allowed me to step out of my comfort zone a little. I love the combination of the fun and whimsical owl print with the floral teal. I paired it with purple gingham and a light blue dot to ensure that the colors still seemed baby appropriate. Here you can see how the teal and the blue match with the owls. I like that this quilt is clearly girly without much pink.

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Look at these cute giant owl eyes!  This fabric also frayed really well and made the pretty rag edges after just a single wash.SONY DSC SONY DSC

 

I hope the mom-to-be loves this quilt as much as I do!  Here it is ready to go to their house. (Just needs a giant bow!)

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