Monthly Archives: October 2011

Making it theirs, Part 4: Operation Decoration

Read Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 3 here. While making all the items to go into the kids rooms stretched over a couple months, decorating their rooms was done in a day. They knew we were doing something with their rooms, but we wanted the final version to be a surprise. Jeffrey […]

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Making it theirs, Part 3: Made by Mom

Read Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 4 here. I did a few other crafty things for the kids’ rooms, mostly for Lexie’s. She had a couple more small furniture items–a doll crib and doll rocking chair–that I decided to paint. They were both slightly older pieces and possibly handmade, but not antique […]

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Making it theirs, Part 2: Adventures in polymer clay

Read Part 1 here, Part 3 here, and Part 4 here. One of the items in Lexie’s new room that I needed to girlify was her dresser. As I mentioned earlier, painting it wasn’t an option. It’s a very nice dresser with simple lines and a pretty maple color, but it’s not at all girly. […]

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