Simple DIY Candle Holders (vlog)

October 8, 2012 by 31 Comments

Want to see how to make simple DIY candle holders?!  This time of year, I absolutely love to incorporate elements of nature in my home decor.  Almost a year ago, Little B and I were at our annual mother-daughter camp, where I made some of …continue reading

DIY: How to Build a Wall Mount Bookshelf

August 22, 2012 by 33 Comments

The key to any child’s room is finding creative solutions for organizing.  Being able to use their toys and books as decor is an excellent way to achieve this goal. When Little B was young, we added Potterybarn wall-mount bookshelves to her nursery, similar to …continue reading

Clear Out Backyard

July 26, 2012 by Leave a Comment

Clear Out Backyard: Overgrown Shrubs and Vines was majorly on my mind when we signed on the line to purchase this rancher. Our home was a complete disaster from the front curb all the way through to the back fence. We bought it from the …continue reading

Boys Bedroom Canvas Prints

June 29, 2012 by 8 Comments

The boys bedroom is in progress, one of the major needs for their room is  art! The bare walls are totally not fun!  I’ve had this picture as my computer desktop for a long time…had it done by Uprinting canvas prints.  The process was so …continue reading

Lamp Makeover {Ugly to Lovely}

June 15, 2012 by 20 Comments

I’m SUPER excited to show you how my lamp turned out!  It was just what my family room needed with the breezy white curtains.  Remember {here} I told you that I’d been crushing on this floor lamp?!  Okay…so it’s not quite the same, but for …continue reading

Curtain Reveal {How to Hang Curtain Rods}

June 14, 2012 by 6 Comments

This week I started a new series on my blog, ‘Virtual Window Shopping’ {here}…such a blast having you shop with me!  This time we went to IKEA and I found lots of things I love…and yesterday I showed you my favorite, simple and affordable crisp …continue reading

Helpful Paint Tips: To Do and Not To Do!

May 3, 2012 by 33 Comments

When I find furniture for $15, it’s next to impossible for me to keep on walking.  This was the steal that went home with me during our neighborhood garage sale.  Definitely needed a little work, but it’s solid and I always look for pieces that …continue reading

Entry Room: Board and Batten Wall

April 23, 2012 by 20 Comments

My Entry Room: Board and Batten Wall with Hooks for Our Guest {and us through winter} is FINISHED…well, almost!  I need to add a few pretty touches, but I have to say, it definitely has some GOOD Bones! It looks so “polished” without even a …continue reading

Subtle Color Blocking: Dresser Makeover

April 19, 2012 by 9 Comments

I told you a few weeks ago that I’m LOVING the Color Block Look, especially with Furniture! Contrasting colors is definitely a popular trend and I’ve been real excited to give it a try with a dresser I’ve had forever! A few years ago, this …continue reading

Simple DIY: Creating a Window-Pane Mirror

April 19, 2012 by 24 Comments

Remember these Mirrors?!?! I used them for my Halloween and Thanksgiving Mantels. I’ve actually had them for about five years! Originally they were a medium Oak color from Target, but within a week they turned…. I decided they’ve been a basic taupe color long enough. …continue reading

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