we did some front room furniture-shuffling over the weekend. and by we, i mean i directed and fish did all the heavy lifting. the new look was precipitated partly by nesting, but mostly because big figgy needs more sunlight. at least we think that's why he's been looking so glum.
when we initially brought the fig tree home, we placed him in the southeast corner of the room as so:
since i started blogging nearly two years ago (whoa), i've evolved and now...finally...feel like i have settled into my style. when i initially created crab+fish, i chose colors, fonts, and graphics without paying attention to what i love most about my favorite blogs: simplicity.
and so, it's been a looong process updating old posts one by one: re-editing pictures, reformatting text, and clarifying instructions. you can see the initial batch here. this is the second installment.
first up is one of my earliest diy projects -- before we even moved into our first house! these fabric scrap flowers are super simple to make and are definitely pretty to look at.
i want to make more of these flowers, but use twigs for the stems...