January 26, 2012
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Memory Insurance

In the wee hours of Monday morning, I huddled on my couch with a very frightened 6-year-old watching ugly radar images and praying we would be spared an encounter with a rare mid-January tornado. Thankfully, the storms left our home unscathed, but the next day as I watched news footage of the families who weren’t […]

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January 25, 2012
Adorable Valentine's Day mantel decor at PositivelySplendid.com

Valentine Mantel

 Let’s face it: sometimes decorating your home has to take a backseat to being a mama, driving the carpool, cooking, cleaning, and all of the other standard business of maintaining a household. By planning ahead just a bit to incorporate elements that can transition well from one season to the next, you can streamline your […]

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January 24, 2012
These ingenious tips will have you wondering, "Why didn't I think of that?!"

12 “Why Didn’t I Think of That?” Tips

I never cease to marvel at the sheer abundance of amazingly useful information available on the internet. Every once in a while, I stumble upon an idea that makes me stop and think, “Now why didn’t I think of that?” I’m passing along twelve of these tips that are simple, no-nonsense ways to streamline various aspects […]

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January 23, 2012
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Baby Boy Nursery Tour

Oh my goodness. Have you ever worked on something for so long that it feels like it’s become a part of you? For months now, the lion’s share of my DIY endeavors have been done for George’s sweet little nursery, a space that I could not be more proud or fond of! This room is every […]

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January 22, 2012
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Saturday Seven Party {No. 10}

Happy Saturday, everyone!  I am so glad you could make it to the party! New to Positively Splendid? Each Saturday marks my Saturday Seven Party, a time when I open up the PS stage for YOU to share your projects!Last week’s most-viewed post:Ikea Home Organizing Ideas @ Serenity Now Be sure to check out my post […]

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January 21, 2012
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Saturday Seven Spotlight

Happy Saturday, friends!! Last week’s Saturday 7 party was our biggest yet! I just can’t thank all of you enough for stopping in each week to link up your amazing ideas! I had so much fun going through the ideas y’all shared. Below you’ll find seven of the projects (in no particular order) that caught […]

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January 20, 2012
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Premier Fabrics Giveaway!!

***CONTEST CLOSED***Congratulations to…230 – Amy Breeden Nagoski 187 – JenR 107 – Lee Ann 254 – Torrie ***It’s been a nursery extravaganza here at PS for the last couple of weeks, with me presenting all of the projects I completed for that space. Without a doubt, the thing that sets off that room more than anything else are the […]

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January 19, 2012
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Honeycomb Table Lamp

Completely by accident, I found myself gravitating toward a bee theme in the nursery. My inspiration came from the fact that we didn’t know what baby George was going to “bee” until the day of his arrival, and I thought a bee motif would work regardless of whether the baby turned out to be a boy […]

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January 18, 2012
How to make and insert custom piping. Pictures to guide you every step of the way!

Piping Tutorial + Bee Happy Pillow

   In my opinion, it’s the little touches that take a sewing project from ho-hum to fabulous, and there are few things that can accomplish that effect quite as dynamically as adding piping, and especially custom piping made to match your project to a tee.    Just recently I used piping in the bumpers I […]

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