Delineate Your Dwelling

a few things that make my heart go pitter patter.

Delineate; Paper turns TWO

Friday, August 29, 2014

Today marks the second birthday of my Etsy store, Delineate; Paper!

To celebrate I am selling my top four featured prints at $2 for the digital PDF file. 
Delineate; Paper turns TWO
This sale will run through the weekend, so be sure to stop by and grab your favorite one!

Simple Watercolor Notebook

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

I'm a huge list maker.  I adore paper and always have a handful of  notebooks on hand to keep those lists under control and this Simple Watercolor Notebook was so fun to put together!

Simple Watercolor Notebook, Delineate Your Dwelling #paper #handmade

Watercolor Paper + watercolor paint set
Sponge Brush
Mod Podge
Object for folding

Simple Watercolor Notebook, Delineate Your Dwelling #paper #handmade

I first, took a plain sheet of watercolor paper and lightly drew a diamond pattern on it.  Then, I slowly started filling in the diamonds with color.  Once, the watercolor was dry I was able to erase the pencil marks.

Note: If you aren't into watercolors, another option for the cover would be your favorite scrapbook paper.

Simple Watercolor Notebook, Delineate Your Dwelling #paper #handmade

1. First, I took five or six sheets of lined paper and folded them in half.  I had already cut the sheets down, so when folded they would be a perfect long skinny notebook size.

2. Then, I laid out the lined paper onto my chipboard sheet and cut it to size.  Folding chipboard is a little harder, so I used this adorable ruler I bought a few months ago, but really anything hard will work to help fold the sheet.

3. Next was cutting down the watercolor sheet.  I laid the sheet down and traced my chipboard overtop to create the pretty top cover.

4. And finally, I mod podged the watercolor sheet and chipboard together.  Once that had dried, I laid open the cover, added the lined paper sheets and with two simple staples, it was done!

Simple Watercolor Notebook, Delineate Your Dwelling #paper #handmade

This is a perfect notebook to keep in your purse for those random lists that come to you while out and about!

Simple Watercolor Notebook, Delineate Your Dwelling #paper #handmade

I'm using mine for a Summer to do list with my two kiddos before school starts up.  Yes, that's right... kiddo #1 is heading off to pre-school two days a week and I'll be a mess!

Simple Watercolor Notebook, Delineate Your Dwelling #paper #handmade

Simple Watercolor Notebook, Delineate Your Dwelling #paper #handmade

Are you a huge list person like me?  If so, this is the perfect project for you to show off your personality while keeping organized!

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Guest Room + Office Makeover, Office Corner Details

Monday, August 25, 2014

As I mentioned last Monday after sharing my Guest Room + Office Makeover, I will be sharing more details of the space for a few following Mondays and today's post is a closer look at the "office corner" of the room.

Guest Room + Office Makeover, Desk Details, Delineate Your Dwelling

I received such love from you all for my Cassette Case turned Memory Box post that I fully intended on using as a memory box to store kiddo #2's treasures in... and then I realized I was going to cry a little bit every time he "messed up" the cute chalk design I had drawn on the front.  So, now please meet my Cassette Case turned Delineate Your Dwelling paper/file organizer!

And my hubs is HONESTLY about to take away my gold spray paint due to a little paper punch that got a gold update.  Sorry, but the original black was no bueno in the new cute office!

Guest Room + Office Makeover, Desk Details, Delineate Your Dwelling

After falling in love but holding back and then having them go out of stock, I search all Targets for months on end... and finally found myself a little gold doggie tape dispenser.  I've said it before and I'll say it again, it's all in the details.  And friends, I love this little gold dog.

Guest Room + Office Makeover, Desk Details, Delineate Your Dwelling

Guest Room + Office Makeover, Desk Details, Delineate Your Dwelling

One of my favorite upcycles in the room was this chair from my late Grandma Gloria.  I spray painted the chair white, did a little internal seat backing repair and then added the "stop pinning start making' quote from a tote given to me during Alt Summit from Whimseybox.  You can read all the steps for that fun project, here.

Guest Room + Office Makeover, Desk Details, Delineate Your Dwelling

The Target dollar sections came through for me with these adorable white striped metal pails, perfect for all my pencils, pens and markers.

Guest Room + Office Makeover, Desk Details, Delineate Your Dwelling

I love how my little clay Geometric jar perfectly brings in a pop of green to my desk, from one of my air plants.

Guest Room + Office Makeover, Desk Details, Delineate Your Dwelling

Guest Room + Office Makeover, Desk Details, Delineate Your Dwelling

Next Monday, I'll be sharing the office shelves above my desk and a fun detail you might not expect on the green stool.  I know the suspense is killing you.

Link it or Lump it Party #52 + features

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Happy Sunday, sweet friends.

Welcome to the best day of the week.  The day you share your latest projects with all of us!

If you missed it, here are a few projects that kept me busy last week.

a. Guest Room + Office Makeover reveal   b. Copper Pipe Shelves   c. Bronze + Gold Outdoor Tray

I've also got two amazing GIVEAWAYS going on this week.  
How fun is that!

Silhouette Gift Basket

$300 Target gift card

And a big thank you to.... YOU because we are getting more amazing projects each week.
It makes me so happy.

Our fun link party has increased to SIX BLOGGERS!  

Your hosts for the party are:

And now, without further ado, it's Party Time!!

The great thing about teaming up with other bloggers is you can link up your amazing
projects to one of our sites and they will now show up on all SIX of our blogs!
SIX for the price of one, I like it.

In addition, Allison, Erica, Leigh Anne, LauraMelissa and I
will all be featuring our top picks each week! 
Her Tool Belt actually made this 7 Drawer Dresser with Chevron Top.  Honestly.  
Can we all say, amazing.

The Gathered Home did an amazing Anthropologie knock off Giraffe Trinket Dish.  And may I just say I actually own the real one and her's looks JUST like mine!

Bigger Than the Three of Us did an amazing Anthropologie knock off DIY Mirror.  How stunning in that wood grain!
Bre Purposed gave new life to the Mid Century Modern piece and it's a stunner!

Melanie Gets Married crafted the most cheerful Fabric Covered wreath.  I just love the colors!

And this last one is showing up everywhere but goodness sakes, I had to feature it because... HELLO!
The Weathered Door shares this gorgeous Coral Geometric Headboard.

And a HUGE congrats View from the Fridge on the MOST VIEWS with her reversible Outdoor Table Runner.

Were you featured?  Way to go.  Be sure to grab a feature button!

We also have started a Link It or Lump It Pinterest board where we will be pinning all our features!  Check it out here and follow us!

Are you interested in co-hosting our Link It or Lump It party?  Send me a quick email and I'll get you all setup.  
We'd love to party with YOU.

Now for just a few rules:
1. Link anything that you made yourself but nothing that is available for sale. (you don't have to have a blog or website, just leave that link empty OR you can link up your facebook profile.)
2. Link back to Delineate Your Dwelling to be considered for next week's feature roundup! (you can grab the button shown below)
3. Click through one or two of your favorite links and show some lovin'!
4. Entries are randomly placed so that everyone gets top billing.  

. . . Let's get started . . .

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