Metal Rustic Letter

Hey Hey, Happy Hump Day everyone!  Hope everyone has had a great week and hopefully enjoying some warmer weather!  The sun sure is shining here in SLC and I’m lovin’ it! It is the second Wednesday of the month, so you know what that means Monthly DIY Challenge time!!!  This month we have partnered up with Modern Masters to bring you 12 ways to use patina paint from their Metal Effects collection.  My husband and I have been working hard on… Read more »

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Hey! Hey!  Whaddya say, what you want to learn today?!  A little Sid the Science kid for ya for those that are unfamiliar with the little tune 🙂  Well, if you are in the mood for learning a bit of this and a bit of that, then you are in the right place. Each month I take part in the Monthly DIY Challenge with some of my blogging buddies, where we take the same product/theme and each create something out… Read more »

Tea Leaves and Berry Wreath 1

Happy Hump Day, my friends! I always get excited this time of month!  Why you ask?  It’s the time that my friends and I share our projects for our Monthly DIY Challenge!  Everyone has their own taste and idea of what they envision, so I always look forward to seeing what everyone creates using the same material or theme every month.  It’s also nice, as it really does challenge me to use materials that maybe I wouldn’t use unless given the… Read more »

ustic Birch Wood Holiday Tree

Hi guys (and gals)! Hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving and is enjoying the Holiday season so far! I’m so excited to be teaming up with a group of talented DIY bloggers, sharing all new Christmas projects hosted by hometalk.com and countryliving.com!  So if you are still looking for new decor ideas to add to your home this Christmas, you will get a ton of inspiration at the end of this post! Every year I’m looking to add more Christmas decor, with this year having an… Read more »

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For those of you celebrating the Holiday today, let me first start off by wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving!  Hope your day is filled with family, friends, and good food! I am so excited to be kicking off today with the 2015 Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway Blog Hop!  If you are unfamiliar with the blog hop here is the rundown.  The hop started Monday and runs until Friday. Each day 5 bloggers will share a gift guide as well… Read more »

9 cork projects

I’m BAAAK!!!  You may have all been wondering where I have been, as well as I hope missing me 🙂  Well I am happy to be back in action and sharing a bit of anything & everything once again! It’s Monthly DIY Challenge time and this month my friends and I are creating something using cork. I have always wanted/needed something in our kitchen to keep track of our everyday activities, appointments and whatever else we may need. Not to… Read more »

Pegboard Gallery Wall

Yahoo!  It’s that time again!  Monthly DIY Challenge time!  This month we decided on pegboard, which I was super pumped about. The possibilities with pegboard are endless making them the perfect item to create something unique and creative. My husband and I are in the beginning stages of re-decorating our sons bedroom.  With his obsession with cars, we decided on a rustic vintage car themed room.  And when I say obsessed I mean obsessed, he takes them everywhere we go,… Read more »

Decorative Mason Jar Vases

So there was the Hubs plopped down on the couch, one hand down his pants doing his best Al Bundy impersonation while watching preseason football, When it suddenly occurred to me “Holy crap, it’s almost Fall!”.   And as every blogger knows, you gotta stay ahead of the seasonal curve :).  Only trouble was that… well… I didn’t have any glamorous projects cooked up. With a need to start decorating the house for fall, but nothing lined up,  I decided to revisit one of… Read more »

Kids Activity Picnic Table (2)

Well Hellooo everyone!!!  This summer has been so busy, and I feel like I’ve let you all down a little by not sharing projects with you each week.  I’m sorry, I’m horrible I know.  Forgive me as I have enjoyed the sun, and outdoors a little too much this summer and have neglected my projects. However, I do have something for you today, hooray!  Earlier this month I shared on Instagram my son Beckham and I putting together this picnic… Read more »

DIY Photo Lantern final

For those of you that follow along on Instagram have seen that one of my projects was recently published in the latest issue of DIY Weddings Magazine, yahoo!  If you haven’t been able to check out the project yet, today is your lucky day!  I am sharing the step-by-step process for this months Monthly DIY Challenge!  This months challenge is all about paint, so I thought this would be the perfect time to share my painted photo lantern with everyone! DIY Photo… Read more »

Red White and Blue Food Decor and Craft Ideas

Who’s ready for the 4th of July festivities to begin?!  If you are, then you are going to love what I have in store for you today!  I am so excited to be participating in the Red White and Blue Blog Hop with a bunch of very talented bloggers!  At this blog hop you will find patriotic recipes, crafts, and home decor ideas just in time for the celebrations to begin!     My Red White and Blue post will have… Read more »

DIY Address Plaque

Good Morning!  The time has come around again for the Monthly DIY Challenge!  If you are new around here, let me first start off by filling you in on what the Monthly DIY Challenge is.  On the second Wednesday of every month, my bloggy friends and I take the same item and create something unique out of it then share it all with you! This month we decided on scrap wood.  I was certainly happy about that!  When I first… Read more »

DIY Moisurizing Lip Balm

I am so excited to share this DIY soothing lip balm with you today!  It is all natural, thrifty, and super easy to make! If you were to look in my purse right now, you would see that I am a lip balm/lip gloss junkie!  Anyone that knows me, knows how true that statement really is.  I just can’t get enough of it!  Especially lip balm! I mean I love it so much, that I look forward to the day… Read more »

Royal Design Studio Stencils Giveaway

Happy Friday!!!  What do you say we start today off with a GIVEAWAY!!! Last week I shared my Faux Stone Lantern using the fabulous African Plumes Stencil from Royal Design Studios! I am still amazed that I was able to create this using some foam board, spray paint, and a stencil! Royal Design Studios has an array of stencils that will have you swooning!  You can use these stencils on the wall, furniture, or anything your heart desires!  The possibilities… Read more »

DIY Patriotic Party Lights

Red Solo Cup, I’ll fill you up with string lights, and have a party!!!  Haha a little twist on Toby Keith’s Red Solo Cup song! Today I am super excited to be over at Houseologie sharing these super easy patriotic party lights that I made using mini red solo cups!  Head on over and see how you can make these party lights in just 3 simple steps!  These will be the perfect added touch to your outdoor decor all summer long! While… Read more »

Painted Mason Jar Vases

Hellooo Friday!  I can’t believe it is already May, and you know what that means?  Mothers Day is fast approaching!  If your still looking for a fabulous gift idea that can be made in a matter of minutes, this painted mason jar vase is just that! I had actually made this painted mason jar vase for my neighbor who recently got diagnosed with breast cancer.  After making it I had a feeling I would be making a few more for… Read more »

Faux Stone Lantern

Happy Day!!! Today I am excited to share with you this super cute and easy faux stone lantern!  You will be so surprised to find out that I created this fabulous lantern using a piece of foam board, spray paint, and a stencil!  Wait, what?!   That is probably what you are thinking, right?  I had a hard time envisioning it myself when my husband told me about the idea.  Yes, I have to give credit where credit is due,… Read more »

19 Creative Ways to Display Succulents

If you have been following me here for a while, I’m sure you know that I am a huge fan of succulents!  I love the abundance of variety they come in, the vibrant colors, with the added bonus that they are easy to keep alive!  Since I do tend to forget to give my succulents some attention, I find it nice to use an occasional faux succulent in projects once in a while. Such is the case as in my… Read more »

Modern Masters Paint Giveaway

Happy Friday everyone!!! Last week I shared with you my quick nightstand makeover using the AMAZING Modern Masters Metallic Paint!  I am still just blown away with new look of my old nightstand and can’t wait to use this paint again on future projects!   Modern Masters Paint Giveaway!   Isn’t the paint beautiful?!  Well now is your chance to get on your hands on some!  As promised, Modern Masters is giving one lucky reader the chance to WIN some of their… Read more »

DIY Faux Succulent Garden

Ah-ha!  Finally I am participating in a Monthly DIY Challenge again with my bloggy buddies!  It feels like forever since I have partaken in this fun event! This month it is all about dollar store creations!  How fun, right?  I have to admit though, I waited until the last minute on this project and in doing so, the dollar store did not have all of the supplies needed for my project I had envisioned.  Damn you Dollar Tree!  Or wait,… Read more »