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 […]

DIY Painted Striped Curtains

Since our little baby will be sleeping in our bedroom until ready for his/her own room, I wanted to put some curtains up in there to help block the light while sleeping. That, and our bedroom is pretty neutral and I wanted to add a little “something.” After searching the internet for quite a while, […]

The Tooth Fairy and Free Printables

A few days ago our little Gwyn came running up to me in utter excitement as she shoved her face in mine showing me her new wiggly loose tooth. She has wanted a loose tooth for about a year now after seeing her cousin’s missing teeth, so to have it finally happen to her couldn’t […]

I Made a Sign

Our entryway had a very tall  blank wall and I knew that when I had a minute (or lots of them) I wanted to make a sign to put above our new entryway bench to help fill some of that space. I didn’t know right away what I wanted and The Hubby and I took […]

Best in Show Decorated House Award 2014 (free printable)

As a child one of m y favorite Christmas traditions was driving around at night with the family in tow looking at the holiday decor around the neighborhood. Now that we have kids of our own, we have started this tradition as well and I look forward to it every year. This year is a […]

Holiday Home Tour 2014

We’ve been in our home now just over two months and are starting to feel settled in. The majority of our things are unpacked, a few things are starting to make their way onto the walls and it is feeling like home. Let’s just forget about the basement and those boxes and keep on smilin’, […]

A Wooden Crate Tree “Skirt”

Last week my husband built me this wooden crate for our Christmas tree en lieu of a tree skirt and it is my absolute favorite new Christmas decoration we have. And it’s so simple! To see the plans on how to make one yourself, visit The Turquoise Home and you will find a step-by-step guide. […]

Cranberry centerpiece perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas

Need a last minute Thanksgiving centerpiece? Or are you eager to start decorating for Christmas? This is SO easy and can brighten up any table with the festive color from the cranberries and vintage look from the burlap and twine. This is one of the easiest decorations I put up starting in November and lasting […]

Our Big “Clock”

The ceilings in our dining room are tall. Actually, the area we are using as a dining room has tall ceilings. The previous owners used this room as a sitting room. But it is connected to our kitchen and we hated the thought that the room would only be sort-of used (Do people use sitting […]