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DIY Daybed Plans!

In the style of Pottery Barn's "Emily and Meritt's Caned Daybed"   5+ variations for paneling choices, plus woodworking tips for beginners, 50+ original and informative diagrams, purchase list, and tools needed to complete the job!   Check out the full set of plans by clicking HERE!   Check out the full set of plans… Continue reading DIY Daybed Plans!

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The SUPER FRAME LOOM

Finally, a faster, easier way to frame loom with a double heddle shed bar and packing/spacing bar   Watch the video to see all of the awesome features of our Super Frame Loom! CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE BUILDING PLANS Frame loom weaving has never been easier! We took the classic frame loom and innovated out… Continue reading The SUPER FRAME LOOM

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How to Build a Frame Loom, Best In Class!

Weave twice as fast with twice the uniformity and half the effort with DO9's SUPER FRAME LOOM!   Please send us your build photos so we can post them and give you credit!! GET YOUR FULL 20 PAGE PLANS HERE!   Paired together with the previous iteration of this loom, the beater bar/spacing bar makes… Continue reading How to Build a Frame Loom, Best In Class!

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Build Your Own Rigid Heddle Loom

  CLICK HERE for 20 page instruction manual!   Using some things that were already lying around our garage, I was able to put this loom together and make a full set of instructions on how to build it yourself! If you want to build your own rigid heddle loom, click on the link below… Continue reading Build Your Own Rigid Heddle Loom

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Enchanted Playroom: The Details

When we first started to discuss Lola's playroom, I knew I wanted it to have a certain feeling.  I wanted it to feel magical and be a place that her imagination could run wild.  I also wanted it to be a place that she would look back on with fond memories and whimsy.  If you… Continue reading Enchanted Playroom: The Details

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6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 5 and 6

Well, life events prevented us from finishing this series for the blog on time, but we sure got it done before her birthday! We completed the whole thing (except the hinges on the secret room door) in just 6 weeks! 6 Week Challenge Completed! Take a look at us showing it to her for the… Continue reading 6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 5 and 6

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Crazy Hair Dance Party

What To Do With Your 3 Year Old On A Snowy Day Does our family do this kind of stuff...like, all the time? Yes. We're probably total freaks. One idea for an "inside only snow day" is: Put whatever hair you have in the wackiest fashion possible, turn up the techno, and dance like an… Continue reading Crazy Hair Dance Party

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6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 3 and 4

Week 3 and 4   See Week 1 and 2 Here Now that the house is essentially formed, the guts need to be in place. Guts are usually best done before anything else, but we have found that doing things a little out of order can keep you interested in the project for much longer.… Continue reading 6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 3 and 4

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6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 1 and 2

Week 1 and 2 We decided that Lola will get a play room for her birthday this year; not only for her, but for us, too. We have 1350 square feet of unfinished basement to curate, and we wanted to have an out-of-sight-out-of-mind place for the daily messes to be confined to, so we're starting… Continue reading 6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 1 and 2

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Ode To A Rotting Apple

Once the taste of your fruit pierced my lips with satisfaction. Tangy, satisfying, sweet; gratifying and joyful fulfillment of my daily needs. As time jogs along, the sweetness of your tart dies slowly with every passing day; Left only with your rotting core, bitterness and resentment have replaced the sweet. Your etherial magic no longer… Continue reading Ode To A Rotting Apple