DIY Fabric-Covered Storage Box | Destash Challenge

DIY Fabric-Covered Storage Box | How to cover a cardboard box with fabric | Destash Challenge

First DIY of 2017! Woohoo! In the spirit of getting the year off on the right foot, I committed to creating more with what I already own; so, when Megan of C’mon Get Crafty invited a bunch of bloggers to participate in a “de-stash” crafting challenge, I knew it was the perfect way to start 2017. We seem to have a plethora of diaper boxes lying around these days (hmm, I wonder why?), so I thought I’d work on culling my crapload COLLECTION of fabric. With just fabric, glue, ribbon, and my mathematical prowess (HA!), I made a gorgeous DIY fabric-covered storage box.

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Handmade Living in 2017 | Goals for the New Year!

Blog goals for 2017 | flourishandknot.com

Welcome back, friends! I know that 2017 is already a few weeks old, but I took some time to enjoy a little blogging break. It felt good to have a few no-pressure weeks, but I am full of creative ideas for the new year and eager to share them with you! I thought I’d begin the new year by letting you in on my blog goals, along with some blog news.

Blog goals for 2017 | Handmade living goals | flourishandknot.com

2017 is going to be full of some very exciting (and as-yet-unknown!) developments for me personally and professionally. I’m currently on maternity leave, which will end in June, so I will be returning to teaching in the fall. Before that, we have some family adventures planned, along with lots of DIY!

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Sweet & Spicy Bacon-Wrapped Dates | Easy Appetizer

Sweet & Spicy Bacon-Wrapped Dates | flourishandknot.com

For my last post of 2016 (yes, that’s right, I’m taking a little break until 2017 rolls around), I thought I’d share my new favourite appetizer: sweet & spicy bacon-wrapped dates! These are 100% guest-approved, and they are the simplest, easiest appetizer. Everyone raves about them (if I do say so myself!), and they can be prepared in just a few minutes. These delicious little appetizers look and feel fancy, without all the finicky and time-consuming preparation!

Sweet & Spicy Bacon-Wrapped Dates | flourishandknot.com

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