DIY Metal Candlesticks

I had been looking for some tall, black, simple candlesticks for quite some time now before coming to the realization that they are super hard to find! And what I did find was pretty expensive. No thank you! So instead, I decided to make them myself! Below is how I did it. SUPER EASY and […]

DIY Faux Olive Tree Tutorial

I have had my eye on faux olive trees for quite a while now, but those little things are dang expensive! I’m talking around $100 for ONE! Nooooo thank you. So, I found a photo of one I liked and set out to make them myself for so much less. Below is how I did […]

DIY Shiplap Fireplace Tutorial

Once you shiplap something, you’ll start looking around your house wondering what you can shiplap next. After we finished ship-lapping our staircase, (Tutorial HERE) I quickly decided the fireplace had to be next. I just loved the look so much and wanted more! And, since we had some boards left over from our staircase, it […]

Five Non-Candy Valentines with Free Printables

**Re-posting this from last year! Still some amazing ideas. Gosh, people are so creative!** I was at Target the other day when I came across this amazing little section of goodies in the Valentines Day section that would make for GREAT non-candy Valentines for the little ones to give to their friends and/or take to […]

DIY Shiplap Tutorial (With Time-Saving Tips and Tricks!)

  Something I have been wanting to do for a while now thanks to my secret BFF, Joanna Gaines, is to add shiplap to our home. I didn’t really know where to put it, though, until one day I was sitting on the couch and noticed how much empty drywall we have due to our […]

How to Paint a Brick Fireplace

When we moved into our house, there were some things I wanted to change as they were pretty outdated. One being our fireplace. I am not against red brick; in fact, certain types of red brick are making their way back, but ours was not the case. And that gold vent cover… Before With a little […]

Safe and Easy New Years Eve Poppers for Kids – DIY

Post composed by my mom! (A few years ago) One of my family’s Christmas traditions is the opening of “Christmas Poppers.”   Whoever gets the bigger end of the paper tube, wins the prize.  Contents usually include a paper crown, a silly joke and a little gift of some sort. Since my kids have grown […]

Wooden Accent Wall Tutorial

A while back I blogged what I would like our baby’s room to look like if we had a boy and what I would like it to look like if we had a girl. (See that post HERE) Well, we had a boy! So a rustic woodland theme it is! And to kick off the […]

Cal’s Big Boy Vintage Sports Room

With a new baby on the way it meant one child needed to have a new room, and since Gwyn’s room is already complete, that meant it was finally time for Cal to have a big boy room.  We decided to give him this room, which is actually the biggest of the two available, it’s […]

Our Barn Door Bedroom Addition

Our bedroom is long.  And until recently, about half of it was never used.   With a new baby on the way, we decided this would be the perfect space for a little nursery until baby is old enough for his/her own room, and then it would be turned into an office.  So, after some […]