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 »

farmhouse_coffee_tables

So excited to be teaming up with Hometalk again and sharing with you 19 amazing DIY Farmhouse Coffee Tables!  Last time I had the pleasure of curating a board all about mason jars, which was so fun & inspiring!  I seriously can’t get enough of mason jars these days! If you are unfamiliar with Hometalk you better recognize 😉 !  As it is the “largest online community of homeowners, renters, and home improvement pros who enjoy sharing ideas and advice about… Read more »

Nightstand makeover using Modern Masters Paint

  So this nightstand has been in need of a makeover for years now.  The time has finally come to remove the dust that it has been collecting, and bring it back to life! With the help of Modern Masters Metallic Paint collection, this nightstand will be able to see the light of day again!   As you can see, this nightstand has seen better days.  After many years and bad paint jobs later it just wasn’t cutting it anymore.  Though… Read more »

Super Easy Spring Wreath Plus Paper Flower Tutorial

I have been partaking in Elegance & Enchantments Creative Challenge, which is 12 months of projects to get in touch with your creative side.  Although I have only participated in the first challenge which was knitting, crocheting, sewing, weaving, embroidery or quilting, (I made some envelope pillows, but didn’t blog about it)  I have really been enjoying it!  It has made me create and try new things that I may have never done before.  This creative challenge is open to anyone,… Read more »

San Diego 2015 2

Good Morning!  Those of you that follow along on Instagram saw that I have been basking in the sun in San Diego!  The week that we spent there truly was not enough. Truth be told with so many things to do there, two weeks would probably not be enough.  Oh well, I Guess that just means we will need to go back again next year 🙂  Let me just say though, it really is so hard to get back into the swing of things after vacationing… Read more »

Ombre Painted Succulent Planter

Although it is only early March, it’s time to jump into Spring with this Ombre Succulent Planter!  And what a crazy winter it has been around here.  While most of the country has been getting hit hard with snow storms, it has been an extremely mild winter around here, some days making it feel like spring!  Pretty funny though, as I sit here writing this post it is winter wonderland outside as we have finally had a big snow storm this… Read more »

How to Start a Blog

This post does include affiliate links.  For more information see my disclosure policy   With the new year in full swing perhaps you have made some goals for yourself, or possibly want to try something new and share your passions.  What better way to do that than with a blog!  Maybe you have a passion for travel and want to document and share your adventures.  Or are you the creative type? Share your creations! One of the many great things about a blog is that… Read more »

Retro Marquee Arrow

Have you ever wanted to make your own marquee sign, but don’t have the time, patience, or just feel it is too hard to do yourself?  Well look no further, Michaels carries these adorable Marquee Love kits from American Crafts making it easy peazy to create your own marquee masterpiece!  The kits are 12.99, but the nice thing is that Michaels always has coupons available making them even cheaper! I wanted to see for myself how easy these kits are,… Read more »

DIY Love Sign

Happy Hump Day!!!  Today you can catch me over the hill up in the mountains guest posting for Making it in the Mountains!  So head on over and get all the details about this super cute DIY Love Sign that I made just in time for Valentine’s Day!  While your their, make sure to check out all of Kristi’s fabulous creations!     This DIY Love Sign will go great with my Painted Canvas with Ornamental Arrow that I shared… Read more »

painted canvas with ornamental arrow

Shot through the heart, and your to blame, honey you give love a bad name. Couldn’t have said it better myself Mr. Jovi.  But today we will be shooting you with an Uber cute DIY arrow! As you can see I have been busy getting my craft on for valentine’s day!  I normally don’t decorate the house much for Valentines Day, but after seeing so many cute Valentines stuff on Pinterest, I decided to get crafty and make a few fun… Read more »

Curious George Themed Birthday Party

Happy Birthday to my little guy, Beckham!!!  Can’t believe that another year has already come and gone, and that my baby is growing up to be a smart, funny, and witty little man!  I am so excited to see what adventures, milestones, etc.. that he take us on this year! With Beckham’s curiosity, exploitative nature, and love for trouble making monkeys, a Curious George themed birthday party was perfect!  With friends, family, food, cake, and photo booth, the birthday bash… Read more »

Painted Rotating Craft Organizer

Good Morning Y’all and welcome to this months Monthly DIY Challenge!  There’s no better way to start off the New Year than to get things organized around your home!  So with that said, this months challenge is all about getting organized using baskets and bins!       I began by procuring this revolving storage tray from Harbor Freight Tools. Typically it is used as a rotating workbench to organize tools, but I have turned it into a pretty painted organizer!  As I really… Read more »

A Year in Review Top Ten Posts in 2014

Happy New Year!!!  Hope you all enjoyed the Holidays with your friends and family!  I took a few weeks off to enjoy the Holidays, but I am back, and excited to get back into the swing of things!  It is so hard to believe that 2014 has already come and gone, but what a fantastic year it was!  I have reached some amazing milestones this year blogging, and am really looking forward to what 2015 has in store! I love… Read more »

DIY Star Marquee

Good Morning everyone!   Today you can find me over at NY Melrose Family sharing this super cute and easy Marquee Star!  Head on over now to see the full tutorial on how to make it!     Hope everyone is enjoying the Holidays and getting ready for Christmas, which is only a week away…eeek!

Wood Planter Box

Welcome to this months Monthly DIY Challenge!  If you saw last months challenge, you heard the news that these challenges were going to be a monthly affair!  The challenges will be held every second Wednesday of the month, where we will all take the same item and create something in our own unique way!  Make sure to also follow our Monthly DIY Challenge board on Pinterest so you don’t miss a thing!   As you can see above this months… Read more »

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Welcome to Pin Worthy Wednesday!   Where you link up your most Pin Worthy Posts! Here are just a few requests for this linky:Follow the hosts and cohosts of this party through at least one of their social media listed below.   Keitha, The Bajan Texan  Facebook  Pinterest  Twitter  Instagram  Google+  YouTube  Bloglovin

16 Handmade Gift Ideas

Christmas time is officially here!  It has felt like Christmas in my home for a while now, since I have had my Christmas stuff up a few week before Thanksgiving.  I usually wait until the day after Thanksgiving but I just couldn’t help myself this year!  I have to say I actually quite liked putting all the decorations up early.  Makes the home feel warm, and cozy!  Now I just need some presents under the tree to make it all… Read more »

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Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving last week and is looking forward to Christmas, which is just a few weeks away!  I took last week off to enjoy some time with my family, but have been getting back into the swing of things this week and will be sharing stuff with you soon, so stay tuned!  Now lets take a look at the amazing features from last week and get on with the party!     Welcome to Pin Worthy… Read more »

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Welcome to Pin Worthy Wednesday!   Where you link up your most Pin Worthy Posts! Here are just a few requests for this linky:Follow the hosts and cohosts of this party through at least one of their social media listed below.   Keitha, The Bajan Texan  Facebook  Pinterest  Twitter  Instagram  Google+  YouTube  Bloglovin Emily, Our House Our Home Facebook  Pinterest  Twitter  Google+  Bloglovin Roxanne, The Honeycomb Home Facebook  Pinterest   Twitter  Instagram  Google+  Bloglovin Chelsea, Mommie and Wee Facebook  Pinterest  Twitter   Instagram  Google+  Bloglovin  … Read more »

Pinecone Decorative Tree

Good Morning everyone!  Hope you are all enjoying your week!  It has been a busy week around here!  I have been busy participating in blog hops, and challenges!  Speaking of blog hops, if you haven’t already, make sure to check out the Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway Blog Hop that I am participating in with 24 other bloggers!  My gift guide has something for everyone on your list, as well as a giveaway for 100 Free Holiday Cards from Pro Digital… Read more »