• Summer giveaway: $650 PayPal cash
  • Make a statement with GIANT subway art
  • Major Crafting Fail: Inkblot Pillows
  • Turn a Family Photo into One of a Kind Art
  • 30+ Amazing Patriotic Projects That Look Great All Year Long
  • Silver Leaf Shell Necklace

Recent Posts

chalkboard wall

Chalkboard Wall with a Twist…

I am so excited to have Sarah from the blog An Inviting Home here to share with you all today.  On her blog, Sarah shares real, down to earth thoughts about decorating, organizing, and parenting that make everything seem so approachable.  And she has created a really beautiful home on a tight budget (see why I like her?).  Not to mention she shares amazing tips like this one that totally changed my laundry routine.  I know you are going to love her!   Hi everyone! My name is … [Read More...]

sleeping baby

Summer giveaway: $650 PayPal cash…

Hey friends!  I am on the road this week enjoying an amazing vacation with my little family. We've already hit Charleston, SC and Cumberland Island, GA and we're heading to Florida now. So far so good even though we have definitely had our share of tantrums. Not from me, I promise! But seriously, who can stay mad at this sweet face. Since I am enjoying a wonderful vacation, I figured it was a great time for a giveaway!  I have joined with some fantastic bloggers to give away $650 PayPal … [Read More...]


Make a statement with GIANT subway art…

I’ve gotten quite a few questions recently about the GIANT subway art in our family room.  I realized that I never explained how I made it even though it has shown up in lots of pictures around here. I like to call this my wise old sayings sign.  The words are a collection of old sayings that really resonate with me.  It says: “All that glitters is not gold. You catch more flies with honey than vinegar. A trouble shared is a trouble halved.  Laughter is the best medicine. A grudge is a … [Read More...]


Major Crafting Fail: Inkblot Pillows…

A few weeks ago, I showed you guys my tie dyed ikat pillows.  (Which I am still loving by the way!) What I didn’t show you was my very first attempt at tie dye. Every now and then I get a little cocky with my DIYing.  This was definitely one of those times! You may recall that I was never really into tie dye in the past.  So this was my very first attempt ever.  And I had convinced myself that I was going to beautifully recreate this West Elm pillow I found on Pinterest.  This … [Read More...]


Turn a Family Photo into One of a Kind Art…

Today I am super excited to be sharing how I turned one of my favorite family photos into this gorgeous piece of art.   I am so in love with this project – I basically can’t help smiling every time I look at it.  I love the much needed pop of color it gives that wall. I love the designer look.  But most of all, I love that it perfectly captures a beautiful moment in our family’s history. I am a new contributor for the awesome site, Classy Clutter, and I am sharing all the … [Read More...]

patriotic collage

30+ Amazing Patriotic Projects That Look Great All…

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!!!! As you may know, I joined up with more than 30 inspiring bloggers to take on the challenge of creating a patriotic project without using the traditional red, white and blue color scheme. The projects shared have been so creative, I wanted to make sure you got a chance to see them all. My favorite part is that most of these really would work any time of year – not just Independence Day. I hope you feel inspired as you check them out! Oh, and you can still enter to win … [Read More...]