Ammo Can Succulent Planter

In full disclosure, this post is for my husband. He's super excited about this project and wants to become an internet sensation :) In all seriousness though, his idea was pretty good and turned out cute, so I figured I would throw him a bone and make a post out of it ;) ...And I'm sure he loves that I just called it cute lol.He just moved into a new office and decided that he wanted to 'decorate' it. As we were talking about what he wanted in it, he said he wanted succulents and a topiary ....more

How To Make A Slipcover For An Ottoman Or Coffee Table {Ikea Style}

What to hear a shocker? I want my living room to be more white. I know, I know ....more

DIY Jute and Wood Tray

I'm in a redecorating mind set again. "Again" usually means a constant state of mind for me. But, I'm really changing things up this time :) I'm trying to bring in more natural colors and textures into our house ....more

DIY Privacy Screen for $100

Our neighborhood is situated on a hill, so we get the pleasantness of having a huge house peering into our backyard. Even if a fence were up, the house is high enough that our neighbors would see right into our backyard. So, after years off feeling a lack of privacy when hanging out on our porch, I finally came up with an idea! ...more

8 Tips For Outdoor Entertaining {Giveaway}

This is a sponsored post brought to you in collaboration with Cree. All thoughts, ideas and opinions are my own. 1.Comfortable seating is a must when entertaining outdoors. And plenty of it! ...more

Patio Decor and Reveal!

When we moved into our house, we had the tiniest slab for a patio. My husband wanted to make it bigger...like huge...and I was totally against it. I wanted enough grass for our kids to play on and didn't think a huge patio was a good idea ....more

My Home 6 Years Later (My Blog Anniversary!)

This week marks my 6 year blog anniversary! I can't believe how quickly these years have gone by. It just amazes me ....more

DIY Wooden Caddy With Galvanized Metal Handle

It feels like it's been forever since I've built something. Having two kiddos makes things like that a little hard to do :) I sure do miss the fresh cut of cedar planks! I decided that I needed to start using up all the scraps I have laying around since I can't bring myself to throw any of it away...you never know when you just may need it :) I'm starting off with some small projects for now like this cute little caddy with a metal handle ....more

How to paint wood paneling

I remember when I was about 8 years old, my mom painted the wood paneling in her bedroom. She painted it white and filled in the grooves with sage green and pink. I'm not sure why she did the grooves that color, but it was the early 90s, so I'll cut her some slack :) I loved her room, even with with pink and green ....more

Incorporating Children's Art Into Home Decor

My sweet little babe loves to paint and draw, therefor I have a ton of her artwork lying around. I like to try to incorporate her art in our decor and of course, I often commission her for some cute abstract paintings :) The best way to I have found to incorporate her work into our decor is to limit her color uses to certain colors. I, of course, don't always do this, only when I have a spot I know I want her art and still want it to fit within a color scheme ....more