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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

West Elm Inspired Geometric Clay Ornament

There is nothing better than handmade Christmas ornaments!  Growing up I remember my cousins, brother, and I would help my great grandma make ornaments, it was so much fun and something I will cherish forever.  Not only was I able to make some with her, but I now have all her handmade ornaments that I put on my Christmas tree year after year! I am so excited to have teamed up with some other talented bloggers, and give you some… Read more »

Rustic Log Holiday Card Display

Pretty soon those beautiful family Holiday cards from your friends and family will start filling up your mailbox.  Will you have somewhere to display them when they do?  Well now you will.  I have always been the one that just places them all over the fridge, just crowding up space and leaving it looking even more cluttered than it already is.  So when I stumbled upon some branches from my neighbors tree that he had just trimmed, I jumped on… Read more »

Interchangeable Wood Sign

Before you know it, we will be setting the tables with fine china, mingling with family & friends, and enjoying a scrumptious feast!  So naturally I wanted to spruce up my place a bit with some chic decor, and this cute interchangeable sign was born! And if your anything like me, your thanksgiving decorations make way for Christmas in the blink of an eye.  That is why this project is so great, as it can change easily with the seasons… Read more »