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Easy DIY Painted Pumpkins

Easy DIY Painted Pumpkins

This fall the trend is painting pumpkins, rather than carving. I won’t lie, I’d much rather paint these things than make a huge mess cutting into them. I think this is probably a better alternative for the littler kids as well! There are so many […]

DIY Coffee Table Makeover

DIY Coffee Table Makeover

I recently shared with you my mini living room renovation project (which you can check out here) and hinted that this room would also be getting some furniture updates! I’ve slowly been working on it and when things are completely finished I’ll post the “part […]

Living Room Redo: Part 1

Living Room Redo: Part 1

Before I ever bought this house I had already made my mind up about a few things: 1. All rooms needed repainted 2. The kitchen needed new counters 3. I hated these arched doorways: I took that photo on move-in day. With empty rooms, I […]

How To: Declutter Your Space and Organize Your Stuff

How To: Declutter Your Space and Organize Your Stuff

A year and a half ago I moved from a one bedroom, single story, itty bitty apartment to a 3 bedroom, two story home. On moving day, we had a small trailer and some family and friends help us move, and all of our belongings […]

DIY Lemon-Sugar Hand Scrub

DIY Lemon-Sugar Hand Scrub

Summertime is for gardening, and with that comes wretched hands. Seems everything I do results in horrid hands. I probably wouldn’t care so much if I didn’t have to go to work, which makes having dirt stuck underneath my nail-beds, in all the cracks, callused […]

Border Wildflower Garden: Do’s and Don’ts

Border Wildflower Garden: Do’s and Don’ts

My border wildflower garden was a bit of a happy accident (you can read all about how I did it here), and it really is quite honestly one of the coolest things I’ve ever done. I am thoroughly obsessed with it and plan to spread […]

Garden Update

Garden Update

Heavy rain and warm temps may have given my tomatoes blight (and my peonies too ๐Ÿ™ ) but it’s been a blessing for the rest of my garden. My front landscape (read more about that big DIY redo project here) and wildflower garden (read about […]

DIY Window Planter Boxes

DIY Window Planter Boxes

Friends, let’s talk about window boxes for a second and then I’ll show you how I put mine together. These days, window boxes are a rarity. In fact, when looking for supplies, I wound up having to buy my stuff online because local garden supply […]

DIY Wildflower Bouquets

DIY Wildflower Bouquets

This incredible wildflower border garden (total “happy accident” by the way) that you’ve been hearing me rant and rave about (here and here) is in full bloom! I’ve been needing to trim it down to keep it from overgrowing and I’m having a ton of […]

Dining Room Update

Dining Room Update

Someone pinch me! I’ve been in my house for a year and a half and have completely finished ONE WHOLE room! Ok. That’s a total lie. First, it’s not an entire room, it’s more like half of a room. And second, it’s finished, as in, […]

Wildflower Garden: Update

Wildflower Garden: Update

Essentially, this is a post of pretty pictures for your eyeball viewing pleasure ๐Ÿ™‚ My bordering wildflower garden is beginning to bloom (DIY details in this post here). Enjoy! ย  I’m am in love. I want to take the seeds and sprinkle them everywhere like […]

DIY Border Wildflower Garden

DIY Border Wildflower Garden

This wildflower garden was actually completely unplanned, but some of the coolest things I end up doing come from accidents. I’m pretty excited about how it has turned out (which is also the reason this post is here prior to my wildflowers actually blooming. Sigh. […]

DIY Landscape Redo

DIY Landscape Redo

It’s hard for me to believe that I’ve finally completed this project. When I moved into my home in February of 2014 I immediately planned on redo-ing the front landscaping. I had so much going on the first year that I decided it would wait […]

DIY Slow Cooker Dog Food

DIY Slow Cooker Dog Food

I know, ya’ll are going to think I’m crazy. Hear me out. I spend approximately 7.86% of my life complaining about how expensive it is to have a dog. Especially one that needs professionally groomed, and frequently, because she sheds minimally and her fur gets […]

DIY Dog Collar Decal

DIY Dog Collar Decal

I’m not one to dress my dog in clothes (unless I’m dogshaming her ๐Ÿ˜‰ ), or bows, accessories, nail polish, etc. However, each time she comes home from the groomers, she usually has a bow in her hair (see photos below). I’ll admit, they are […]

Serene Bedroom Inspiration

Serene Bedroom Inspiration

In a previous post, I showed you my home before and afters, including the master bedroom. (You can check out that post here) I haven’t touched the master bedroom since that post, and so, it remains in it’s unfinished limbo. There are so many things […]

DIY Kitchen Table Makeover

DIY Kitchen Table Makeover

This particular project has been on my to-do list for months. Along with approximately 4,735 other projects that I want to complete somewhere in the seriously near future. However, this weekend, I found myself wanting to take care of something on my list that wasn’t […]

DIY Closet Organization Ideas

DIY Closet Organization Ideas

How much of your “stuff” sits stowed away, hidden in cabinets, forgotten about? You spent money on this stuff, and yea, it’s fun to rediscover it months (years…) later (most likely after the make-up or nail polish has gone bad, the jewelry has tarnished, etc), […]