Christmas Centerpiece and an Almost Done New Dining Room

Christmas centerpiece

Sometimes when you have a vision, and you can’t find that vision anywhere, you gotta think outside the box. I had an idea for a dining room centerpiece. It was clear as day in my brain: lovely greens – magnolia leaves here and there – going down the length of our table, and candles in […]

Christmas in the New Family Room: 2016

Christmas family room

Oh my goodness, I cannot even tell you how glad we are that we took the wall down in our family room this year! Not only does it make our home feel so much bigger, it has been a BLAST to decorate for Christmas – so much fun to switch up where the tree is…we […]

Christmas Master Bedroom…After All These Years

Christmas bedroom

I finally did something I’ve been wanting to do YEAR AFTER YEAR… …decorate our bedroom for Christmas! Every single year since I was a child, I’d see these cozy bedrooms decorated for the holidays in magazines. I was always drawn to them and I did my best to replicate, with a little tree in my […]

The China Cabinet Evolves…Again.

china cabinet

First off, I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Ours was chaotic, loud, and crazy. Which is just the way I like it;) Nothing better than a whole lotta family noise, is there? And secondly, thank you SO SO much for all the family room makeover love! Since posting, I’ve taken away all the Fall […]

Family Room Makeover! FINALLY!!

family room makeover

I can’t even contain my excitement you guys!! IT IS DONEEEEEEEE!!! Get ready for lots of annoying caps and exclamation points – my apologies in advance. It’s just that we are finally here – the completion of the longest makeover in history, our family room! I couldn’t be happier with how it turned out – […]

Easiest DIY Cotton Wreath EVER and Another Ladder…

DIY cotton wreath

So, I feel like a broken record, buuuuttttt….I was at Hobby Lobby the other day… (you really can’t blame me – they are KILLING. IT. these days…and also in my defense, it was the same day I was there getting the frame for my shiplap project) and spotted this garland of cotton. AND it was […]

DIY Shiplap In a Frame

DIY shiplap in a frame

Hellooooo? This thing on?? First of all, if you’re still hanging in there with me, bless your heart. I know it has been a WHILE. Like, longest stretch of non-blogging in ND history, probably. This season of my life has been OUT. OF. CONTROL. I seem to remember the kids starting school in late August, […]

Trash to Treasure: A $5 Table for the Family Room

yard sale makeover

Oh guys, I’m excited to share this one with you! Breathing new life into old furniture makes my heart so very happy, and I can’t wait to show you what I did to that nasty old $5 table/desk/thing my mom picked up for me recently: Looks pretty cute, right? Well let me show you what […]

Customizing New Crates to Look Old…or something?

rolling crates

Um, wasn’t sure what to title this one, as you can probably guess. It’ll make sense once you’ve read the post…I hope. 😉 Let me explain… So I bought two of those unfinished crates from Michaels (actually, I bought one – I already had one in storage for YEARS now, waiting to do a project […]

BOO! Halloween Mason Jars

BOO mason jars

Happy First Day of FALL!!!!! I do love this season. I hear it MIGHT just fall below 80 degrees next week, so fingers crossed:) It’s hard to get all pumped and decorating for Fall when I’m sweating in a tanktop and flip flops, but I did try my hand at a Halloween craft idea last […]