tree branch diy(s).

IMG_1.jpganyone by now can probably tell that the decor in little green leans more towards the natural and whimsical. bringing nature into your home is not only light on your wallet, but is big on your imagination. hello, creativity!

IMG_2.jpg IMG_3.jpglet’s start with a look at our hat rack. first inspired by  apartment therapy, i knew that as soon as i saw the idea to use tree branches in the place of hooks, hangers, and traditional coat racks, i was “hooked.” we spray painted ours white so that it would contrast nicely against our black wall.

IMG_4.jpgIMG_5.jpg IMG_6.jpgthese tree coasters were another great idea of ours. this time, i was inspired by emma’s diy of tree side tables, of all things. when i saw the first picture of a coffee cup resting on a tree stump, i immediately thought of coasters. it was a natural transition in my mind. so we made them, and i have loved them ever since.

IMG_7.jpg IMG_9.jpglast, but not least, is our last coat rack. this one can be found in little green’s little back porch. i still think that these racks look more like modern art than something useful. form follows function? more like function and form are completely on par. :-)))

i hope that everyone has had a nice long weekend. let’s all take time some out today to spend it reflecting, and perhaps, crafting.

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hello crates!

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as i have mentioned before, little green is very short on space. thus, our obsession for crates knows no bounds. (remember our post here and here?) we love them!

our latest haul of crates came from two different places, the dollar store and our local thrift store. in total we spend only $4.50 on them. i would say that they were a pretty good deal. ;-)))

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the first crate hangs above my sewing station. it is the perfect size for holding my little bobbins.

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the second crate can be found beside our front door. this is where we put all of our current bills. hello responsible home ownership!

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we removed the handle on the third crate, so that it may comfortably display one of our cameras in our beloved camera station. this particular area is becoming one of my favorites!

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what tricks do you have to save on space around your home?

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reclaimed shelf diy (video).

would you like to see *g* and i doing a diy just for our lovely friends and followers? well here is a video of us hanging a reclaimed shelf in little green’s living room.

turn the sound up on your computer, sit back, and enjoy the cuteness. :-)

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