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DIY & Decor

Our Layered Doormats for Summer {Front Porch for Summer!}

I recently added layered doormats for summer to our front porch and I LOVE how it turned out.  See which layered doormats I used and how to style your front porch for summer**This post may contain affiliate links.  Please see my full disclosure and privacy policy for...

Layered Doormats for Summer

One recent design trend that I'm loving is layering your doormat over a flat weave rug to create a cozy, welcoming entryway!  Let me show you how to get the perfect layered doormats for summer! [wc_divider style="solid" line="single" margin_top=""...

DIY Oversized Polaroid Photo Booth

Build a custom DIY Oversized Polaroid Photo Booth perfect for weddings, bridal showers, baby showers, and birthday parties. It's bee a while since I've posted a DIY tutorial.  It's not that I haven't been making anything.  It is SO much effort to both plan...

Home Holiday Shopping Guide 2018

Happy Black Friday! Even though stores have been advertising "Black Friday" since basically October 1st, I refuse to shop for Christmas until the real Black Friday. While I'll be doing mostly toy shopping for my kids and niece/nephews, I can't resist picking up a few...

Dark Paint in the Dining Room and My Favorite Dark Paint Colors

A few weeks ago I shared our plans for our dining room renovation!  The biggest change (by far) is saying adios to the hospital-chic beige paint and hello to beautiful dark green walls!! If you don't remember, here's how it looked before... I chose a few different...

DIY Flower Crown and Evie Photoshoot

I got my craft on this week for the first time in quite awhile.  I could think of nothing better to make than an easy and inexpensive DIY flower crown for my Evie girl. It's been a minute since I DIYd anything.  And, I have to say, it felt pretty good 🙂 I've been...

DIY Christmas Stocking Letters from Oven Bake Clay

Learn how to make DIY Christmas stocking letters from oven bake clay!  Such an easy project and the perfect crafty gift idea!   With Christmas just days away, I realize that you're probably not making any more Christmas crafts this year.  This is a...

Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

With Christmas only a week away, I can't be the only person who has done little to no shopping.  It's bad.  Every year I want to start early so I'm not stressed right before Christmas. Yet every year, without fail, I am in the same position a week before Christmas...

Crafts

DIY Flower Crown and Evie Photoshoot

I got my craft on this week for the first time in quite awhile.  I could think of nothing better to make than an easy and inexpensive DIY flower crown for my Evie girl. It's been a minute since I DIYd anything.  And, I have to say, it felt pretty good 🙂 I've been...

DIY Christmas Stocking Letters from Oven Bake Clay

Learn how to make DIY Christmas stocking letters from oven bake clay!  Such an easy project and the perfect crafty gift idea!   With Christmas just days away, I realize that you're probably not making any more Christmas crafts this year.  This is a...

DIY Oversized Wood Bead Garland

Today I'm making a simple DIY oversized wood bead garland that's so easy to make and perfect for styling open shelves.   I LOVE wood bead garland.  While I guess they "technically" fall into a farmhouse/rustic style category, I think you can use them with any...

DIY Gold and White Winter Wreath

I love making wreaths for different seasons, especially winter and Christmas!  See how I used a simple, gold macrame ring to make a DIY gold and white winter wreath! I can't believe the Christmas season is here!  Time definitely goes a lot faster as an adult... We...

Lazy Girl’s DIY Typography Art

See how easy it is to make pretty art typography prints from your favorite quotes for free!!  This is the lazy girl's way to DIY typography art!   It’s the second Wednesday of the month which means it’s time for another Inspire My Creativity Link Party! This...

DIY Embroidery Hoop Wreath

I jumped on the bandwagon and made my own minimalistic DIY embroidery hoop wreath in just a few minutes!   It's the second Wednesday of the month which means it's time for another Inspire My Creativity Link Party! This month's theme was embroidery hoops.  I...

DIY Modern Fall Gold Ring Wreath

See how I used a gold macrame ring to make a modern fall wreath.  It's the perfect DIY modern fall wreath with moody fall colors.   It's the second Wednesday of the month which means it's time for another month of Inspire me Creativity!  You can catch up on past...

Easiest Thrift Store Vase Fall Floral Centerpiece

See how I used thrift store vases and just one type of flower to make the prettiest centerpiece perfect for Fall! *This post was sponsored by Afloral.com.  I received flowers in exchange for my post.  Post contains affiliate links.  All thoughts and opinions are my...

Vintage Farmhouse Milk Can Flower Arrangement

See how I made a simple flower arrangement that anyone can do themselves and paired it with a vintage farmhouse milk can for the perfect farmhouse style flower arrangement or centerpiece! *This post was sponsored by Afloral.com.  I received flowers in exchange for my...

Design

Our Layered Doormats for Summer {Front Porch for Summer!}

I recently added layered doormats for summer to our front porch and I LOVE how it turned out.  See which layered doormats I used and how to style your front porch for summer**This post may contain affiliate links.  Please see my full disclosure and privacy policy for...

Layered Doormats for Summer

One recent design trend that I'm loving is layering your doormat over a flat weave rug to create a cozy, welcoming entryway!  Let me show you how to get the perfect layered doormats for summer! [wc_divider style="solid" line="single" margin_top=""...

Modern Dining Room Reveal

It's a good day for a room reveal!  Today I'm sharing our modern dining room makeover with moody green paint, modern furniture, and tons of light!  It's one of my favorite rooms in our house. *This post contains affiliate links.  Please see my full...

One Room Challenge Week 6 : : Modern Office Reveal!!

It's the best type of day - One Room Challenge Week 6, aka, REVEAL DAY!! This is our third time participating in the ORC.  It's also the most work we've done by far in just 6 weeks.  I didn't even do a week 5 update post because it's been that insane.  We're sleep...

Dark Paint in the Dining Room and My Favorite Dark Paint Colors

A few weeks ago I shared our plans for our dining room renovation!  The biggest change (by far) is saying adios to the hospital-chic beige paint and hello to beautiful dark green walls!! If you don't remember, here's how it looked before... I chose a few different...

One Room Challenge Week Three : : My Favorite Green Paint Colors

Welcome back for week three of the One Room Challenge hosted by Linda from Calling it Home.  I can't believe we're halfway through the 6 week challenge already.  And, we are definitely not halfway done with the work. If you missed it, here's the before shot of the...

Modern Dining Room Makeover Design Plan

Finally sharing a long overdue post about our modern dining room makeover design plan! I'm not going to lie, we're a lot farther along than this post would indicate.  As in, we're almost done. But, half the fun is suspense, right?!? We moved into our new house at the...

Best Online Sources for Modern Wallpaper

As we continue with our modern office renovation for the One Room Challenge, I've spent a ton of time surfing the internet for the best affordable online modern wallpaper sources.  Today, I'm sharing some of my favorites! Okay, so I've written about wallpaper not once...

Seasonal

Our Layered Doormats for Summer {Front Porch for Summer!}

I recently added layered doormats for summer to our front porch and I LOVE how it turned out.  See which layered doormats I used and how to style your front porch for summer**This post may contain affiliate links.  Please see my full disclosure and privacy policy for...

Layered Doormats for Summer

One recent design trend that I'm loving is layering your doormat over a flat weave rug to create a cozy, welcoming entryway!  Let me show you how to get the perfect layered doormats for summer! [wc_divider style="solid" line="single" margin_top=""...

Home Holiday Shopping Guide 2018

Happy Black Friday! Even though stores have been advertising "Black Friday" since basically October 1st, I refuse to shop for Christmas until the real Black Friday. While I'll be doing mostly toy shopping for my kids and niece/nephews, I can't resist picking up a few...

DIY Christmas Stocking Letters from Oven Bake Clay

Learn how to make DIY Christmas stocking letters from oven bake clay!  Such an easy project and the perfect crafty gift idea!   With Christmas just days away, I realize that you're probably not making any more Christmas crafts this year.  This is a...

Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

With Christmas only a week away, I can't be the only person who has done little to no shopping.  It's bad.  Every year I want to start early so I'm not stressed right before Christmas. Yet every year, without fail, I am in the same position a week before Christmas...

Decorating Our Dining Room for Christmas

Today I'm showing you how we decorate our dining room for Christmas! I can't believe Christmas is just a little over a week away!  We still have so much shopping to do.  Then, inevitably wrapping all the gifts starting at 10pm on Christmas Eve. Christmas is such a...

DIY Modern Christmas Stocking Holder

See how I used some modern and stylish round brass drawer knobs to make a DIY modern Christmas stocking holder!   I can't believe Christmas is less than 2 weeks away!  And, yes, we are STILL decorating.  Oops. One DIY on my to-do list this year was a new stocking...

A Fun Christmas Tradition and We Cut Down Our Own Christmas Tree!

It's officially December which means it's time to chat all things CHRISTMAS! Unlike the majority of the blogging world, I just can't motivate myself to start decorating for Christmas and doing all the Christmas crafts on November 1st.  I just can't do it. But, now...

DIY Gold and White Winter Wreath

I love making wreaths for different seasons, especially winter and Christmas!  See how I used a simple, gold macrame ring to make a DIY gold and white winter wreath! I can't believe the Christmas season is here!  Time definitely goes a lot faster as an adult... We...

MOm Life

DIY Flower Crown and Evie Photoshoot

I got my craft on this week for the first time in quite awhile.  I could think of nothing better to make than an easy and inexpensive DIY flower crown for my Evie girl. It's been a minute since I DIYd anything.  And, I have to say, it felt pretty good 🙂 I've been...

My Favorite Things and Top Posts of 2017

2018 has just begun which means ... it's time to share my top posts from 2017! 2017 has been quite a year for me and our family.  We welcomed little Evie in April which means we finally have enough kids that when I'm questioned about one of their birthdays (at the...

A Fun Christmas Tradition and We Cut Down Our Own Christmas Tree!

It's officially December which means it's time to chat all things CHRISTMAS! Unlike the majority of the blogging world, I just can't motivate myself to start decorating for Christmas and doing all the Christmas crafts on November 1st.  I just can't do it. But, now...

Sweet Evelyn Rose and Life with Postpartum Depression

Happy Friday! It's been SO long since I've given a little life update here.  So long, in fact, that our sweet little girl is over 5 months old and I STILL haven't shared her birth story.  Oops! I'm going to warn you now - this post is LONG.  Like, really long.  I tend...

One Room Challenge {Week 5} – Welcome Evelyn Rose

Happy Wednesday and welcome back to Week 5 of the One Room Challenge hosted by Linda from Calling it Home. A few short weeks ago, we started our second One Room Challenge transforming our garbage dump closet into a farmhouse industrial master bedroom closet. You can...

Making Joy in February

Good morning 🙂 Today I'm back to share some random ramblings about motherhood and family and to give you a glimpse of me and my family behind the blog. As we near the birth of our third child, I've been trying to soak up every last second being just a "boy mom".  ...

Survey Results and Projects for 2017

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who completed last week's reader survey. I was completely blown away by how positive and encouraging everyone's responses were.  It's so truly humbling to have total strangers support me.  I am so thankful for each and every one of you!...

Making Joy in January

What better time than the New Year to start new traditions here on the blog. There's something about New Years that signifies a new beginning, a fresh start, a chance to change for the better.  Or it could be all hype to get you locked into a gym membership 😉 Either...

Christmas Traditions: Decorating the Tree

The magic of Christmas is upon us.  And, what better way to experience the holiday season than through Christmas Traditions. This post was sponsored by At Home.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Please see my full disclosure policy for more details. Hello, sweet...