DIY Jute Twine Nest

DIY Jute Twine Nest

 

I want to talk today about how I made this nest.

Really, I do.

I want to tell you how it costs under a dollar to make and that it only takes about an hour to create (not including drying time) and that when you’re finished it looks like it showed up from the fancy store.

But I can’t concentrate.

I can’t think.

It’s not my fault, it’s just that I have one burning question on my mind that I’ve been mulling over and over and over again in search of an answer:

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Smocked Burlap Curtains Giveaway

Smocked Burlap Curtains Giveaway

 

(curtains in the fall)

A long time ago in a land far away I put up these burlap curtains in the dining room…

…and then I started a blog.

The second post I ever wrote was about this room and these curtains that my mother gave me for Christmas.

At first we could all order them.

I’d send everyone over there and we’d all ohh and ahh about them and proclaim our love for the smocking and the detail and this amazing ability that the curtains had to go with not so fancy and a crystal chandelier all at the same time.

And then one sad day….

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Simple Vase With Jute Twine Letters

Simple Vase With Jute Twine Letters

 

simple vase with jute twine letters

I have this theory.

It’s called the don’t-really-point-out-what-you-need-to-work-on-in-your-house-point-out-the-chandelier-instead theory.

You know.

When you invite someone over to your house and they ask for a tour and you walk them through the rooms and they are oohing and ahhing over your curtains and your pillows and the random piece of Paris art on the wall….

….and you point out the piece of crown molding you forgot to add.

And the tour comes to a screeching halt and everyone stops and stares at the gap in the crown molding that no one would ever have noticed until  you point it out.

Why?

Why do I do that?

Self….just point out the chandelier instead.
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