How to make a Leather Butterfly chair

Eeek!  So excited to be participating in this months Monthly DIY Challenge. It has been a while since I have blogged about anything, therefore I am really looking forward to finally sharing a project! For this challenge we have teamed up with the Leather Hide Store to share with you 12 inspiring DIY leather projects.  Not only are we all sharing our DIY leather projects, Leather Hide Store is also giving our readers a chance to win one full-sized leather… Read more »

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 »

monthly-diy-challenge-best-of-2015

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »