DIY & Decor

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 Pin-until-next-year...

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...

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 style....

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...

Affordable Art Online from Minted

This is the second week in a little mini series I'm doing all about finding affordable art online for your home.  I chatted a ton last week about art in general, why I'm doing the series, and what art means to me AND shared some of my favorite prints from Artfully...

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...

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 Pin-until-next-year...

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 style....

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 month's...

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 wanted to...

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 Modern and Vintage Master Bathroom Reveal

HELLOOOOOO WORLD!! Guess who's back?  Back again. Yes, I am quoting an Eminem song. Wow.   Has it been a loooong time since I've written a blog post.  Since I've really done anything blogging related.  And it feels so damn good to be back at it. So much has happened...

Design Plan for our Modern Master Bedroom

I'm back today for week 2 of the New Year New Room Refresh challenge! Last week, I shared some before pictures of the room plus the reasoning behind why we chose to refresh our master bedroom. If you don't have to time read that (click the link above if you do!),...

Where to Find Affordable Art Online for your Home – Part 1

You may be surprised at how many online resources there are now for purchasing quality art at a reasonable price.  I can't wait to show you my favorite places to find affordable art online plus share a few of my favorite pieces. For the majority of my life, I didn't...

3 Stylish Ways to Display Family Photos

I think the opinion that you can't have a stylish home AND display family photos is outdated and inaccurate.  Today, I'm going to show you 3 stylish ways to display family photos in your home! I don't remember where I heard this but when we were selling our old home,...

Modern + Vintage Master Bathroom Design Plan

Modern Vintage Master Bathroom Design Plan!  Sharing how I'm combining vintage items with mixed metals and modern lines to get that modern vintage look.     You guys, this bathroom is going to kill me. It's not just a renovation.  We are actually turning a closet into...

Mixing Metals In The Bathroom

Mixing metals in the bathroom is so on trend and not a decorating faux pas anymore!  See which metals mix well together and how to use different toned metals to warm up a design.   One of my favorite design trends is mixing metals. And, in particular, BRASS!  I...

My Favorite Modern Home Decor from Target

In case you missed it, Target released a new line of modern home decor called Project 62.  I've rounded up my favorite modern items from Target that can span multiple design styles. You may think you're not in the right place given the post title. But, you guys, I'm...

Modern Vintage Bathroom Inspiration

We are starting our master bathroom renovation and I'm sharing my favorite bathroom designs that have inspired me for our Modern Vintage Bathroom!   I am SO excited to finally start sharing inspiration and plans for our master bathroom renovation!  It feels like I've...

Seasonal

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 Pin-until-next-year...

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...

15+ Free Printable Christmas Gift Tags

Believe it or not, Christmas is just around the corner.  Today I rounded up over 15 of my favorite free printable Christmas gift tags that add the perfect pretty finishing touch to your presents!   Sigh. I truly can't believe Christmas is only weeks away.  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...

How to Create the Perfect Farmhouse Neutral Fall Tablescape

This post was sponsored by Cost Plus World Market and also contains affiliate links. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Please see my full disclosure policy for more details. With Fall just around the corner, I've come up with the perfect design for an everyday...

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...