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Ikea Rast Hack {A New Bedside Table!}

I am sooooo excited to share my latest attempt to be a DIY diva. (Ha!  I have no idea where I came up with that, but we’ll go with it…)   As is true with any diva, I required a team of assistants (my dad and Mr. Hoff) to help me accomplish the  task.  You […]

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Summer Dining Room

Summer is almost here…whoooooot!!!!! {That’s how I feel about that.} I seriously can’t wait for the school year to wrap up and for summer to begin.  I’ve been daydreaming about lazy days, slathering Miss L. with sunscreen and playing with her at the pool, boat rides, taking some vacations, and just doing whatever I want […]

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10 Spray Painting Projects that Anyone Could Tackle!

It has been a secret goal of mine to have a project published in the pages a magazine.  Recently, Canadian Home Trends magazine published my spray painted wicker chair in their July 2015 issue.  (See digital issue, here.  I’m on page 54!)  I was pretty excited to see it in print, and in honor of […]


10 Creative Thrifted Projects

Happy Sunday, friends! We had so many brilliant thrifted DIY projects linked up at this month’s Get Your DIY On link party, and we couldn’t wait to share our favorites with you! These ladies managed to create some pretty amazing things with other people’s cast-offs– I loved their creative upcycles, and I know you will […]

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Decorating the Master Bath

Decorating my master bathroom has been a never-ending process.  Mostly because whenever I get something cute in here, I just end up taking it and using it elsewhere in the house… Since Mr. Hoff, Miss L., and I are really the only ones who “hang out” in here, I kind of felt like I was “wasting” […]


Happy Mother’s Day! {A Post for Miss L}

Last night Miss L. and I ran to the grocery store at the last minute before dinner.  I made a quick decision to grab her dress and headband off of the hook by the door as we were leaving.  I figured I might be able to get a few sweet pictures of her among the […]

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Spray Painted Trunk Makeover (It’s $30 Thursday!)

So yesterday I actually Googled “What to do when you can’t get enough done in a day.”   (And then I Googled “What is the thing that connects your tongue to your mouth?” because Miss L. wanted to know.  It’s called your “frenulum” in case you were wondering.) Also, according to Google, I might have “chronic stress”. […]

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Get Your DIY On $10 Thrifted Challenge!

It’s a Get Your DIY On day! Yippee!! Thank you for coming back month after month to share your incredible themed projects with us. It really is such an inspiration to see so many talented bloggers sharing their work all in one awesome link up! And we can’t wait to see what kind of sweet […]

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Reupholstered Piano Bench Makeover

 I can’t even believe that I let this piano bench sit in my basement for two years before doing something with it… For two years I let it go untouched.  What in the world took me so long?? Well, actually I know what took me so long.  I was a little intimidated at the idea […]

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Painted Tin Cans: A Mother’s Day Gift Idea

Of all the holidays, Mother’s Day is one that usually sneaks up on me.  Which is ridiculous.  There aren’t many people that I appreciate than my mother and mother-in-law.  They help us out a lot.  Also, I’m a mother.  So this day dedicated to celebrating us shouldn’t be such a sneak attack every year. This […]


15 Fantastic Spring DIYS

Hello everyone!! I’m thrilled to be sharing some stunning Spring DIY Projects with you today! We rounded up these amazing ideas from our recent DIY Challenge Party: Spring DIY Projects. I always love all the inspiration I find looking through the links each month at our party, and this month was no different. I have […]

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Decorating the Master Bedroom: Mixing the Old and New

When we first moved into our house (nearly 3 years ago…wha?!} the first room we painted was the master bedroom.  It was an easy choice.  I always paint my bedrooms a light blue.  Always.  I like  my bedrooms to be serene, soothing, and callllllllmmmm. We bought a gorgeous upholstered headboard, some new bedding, and then […]

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Flowers in Tin Cans

Mr. Hoff, Miss L, and I have been really enjoying the warm weather this week!  It feels so good to grill out and chase Miss L. around the yard…We literally have to chase her around, because she seems incapable of staying in her own yard.  She’s amazing at making up reasons that she has to […]

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Get Your DIY On: Spring DIYs

Hi, GYDO friends! I hope you had a fabulous weekend and are coming to the party ready to, well, party!!! Easter has come and gone and it certainly feels like spring in many parts. How about where you live? We have been alternating between warm sunny days and rainstorms.  But one good thing about the […]

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A Spray Painted Lamp

…There is a funny story to this lamp, actually. It begins with my ears perking up when the principal at my school asked me if I wanted an owl lamp that she received years ago as a gag gift.  She thought I might be able to do something cute with it. I, of course, happily […]