How to Go to the Movies for Less This Summer

How to get cheap movies tickets and save money this summer

It's summertime, which means bonus free time, if you're lucky. Going to the movies is a classic way to stay out of the sun while still having fun – the only issue is that outlandish price tag! I had quit going to the movies a few years back, because the cost of admission was higher than I was comfortable with. However, after learning different ways to obtain cheap movie tickets, and figuring out how to keep my costs low, I'm back to seeing flicks on the big screen. Continue Reading

Print This: Wedding Puzzle Page for Antsy Little Guests

Wedding activity pages | Free printable!

Weddings can be exciting, emotional, and/or stressful times for everybody involved – except for the younger guests. For them, the majority of the day is dull, dull, and duller. Sure, it’s awesome when the cake gets cut, but little Johnny couldn’t care less about the best man’s speech. If you’re planning an upcoming wedding and want to give the kids something extra to do during the quiet times, gather up some crayons and print a few off a few of these wedding activity pages.         Continue Reading

How To: Reupholster An Ottoman With a Vintage Pleated Plaid Skirt

created on: 01/28/09

Being socked in today inspired me to finish my oval ottoman. The VIBRANT plaid was gleaned from a huge vintage pleated skirt. Once the waistband and pleats were removed, there was a piece of fabric measuring 6 yards by 36″. Before the transformation, the red striped ottoman had clunky legs and the fabric had been stained.

created on: 09/29/07

Excuse the terrible BEFORE photo.

Now enjoy my snowy day upholstery project.

created on: 01/28/09

created on: 01/28/09

created on: 01/28/09

created on: 01/28/09

created on: 01/28/09

Now it’s all ready to put in my etsy shop. Continue Reading