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Fall Is Coming! {A Fall Chalkboard Idea}

Last weekend was one of THOSE weekends… One of those weekends where I swore I would vacuum, shower, and do laundry when Miss L. went down for a nap. But instead, I sat on the couch with my hair in a dirty ponytail, ate Cheerios from the box, and caught up on all of my […]

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Pallet Wood Sign

How can it only be Thursday? School started this week for me, and we’re trying to get back in the swing of things!  Miss L. has adjusted fine.  I was thinking that she’d miss me and have some separation anxiety this first week back…not the case.  She screamed, “Noooo…..I want to stay here!!!” when I […]

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15 Awesome Ways to Use Wicker!

Wicker.  I love it.  Don’t you? A wicker piece of furniture is so classic and never goes out of style. I love the way  wicker can give any space a casual  and summer-y vibe.   It looks great in it’s natural form, but can also be so pretty painted a new color.  You can always find […]


25 Amazing Room Revamps

Hi Friends! Are you ready to be inspired? Our theme for August’s Get Your DIY On party was “Room Revamps”, and I seriously think this is the hardest time we’ve ever had choosing features! There were so many amazing spaces shared!! Enjoy! {We know these projects are incredibly inspiring, so when you go to pin […]

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DIY Gift Tags

Hi friends! The other day I was putting a gift together for a sweet friend of mine.  I wanted to add a little something extra special to the gift wrap, and I ended up making these fun DIY gift tags. I was just going to put cute little words or messages on the wooden tags […]


12 Inspiring Bathroom Makeovers

So.  Let’s talk about the bathrooms in our lives. When we moved into our house, I hated both of  the bathrooms.  A lot.  Last winter, we made over one of our bathrooms, see pics in my home tour, here. I’m about to tackle our guest bathroom, and I’ve been searching blogland high and low for […]

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Turquoise, Two-Toned Table

Hi friends!  It’s $30 Thursday, and I have a two-toned table tale to tell. Huh? Yeah.  I don’t know.  It just sounded cool. The two-toned table tale begins as most of my tales do: at a random garage sale on a random day.  As you can clearly see, my little table needed some love.  Let […]


Get Your DIY On: Room Revamps

Thank you so much for joining us for this month’s edition of Get Your DIY On! Each month we host a link party with a new theme and ask you to show off your best posts, old and new! If you missed our features from last month’s “Summer Fun” theme, you can check them out […]

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Laundry Room Makeover

It’s Friday!  Whoot! I’m  excited to re-post my laundry room makeover from nearly two years ago. It is still one of my favorite makeovers to date, and I think it’s because I’ve managed to pack so much awesomeness into one tiny room. So it all began nearly two years ago when my laundry room still […]

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Photography Wednesday: Starting My Photography Business

It’s Photography Wednesday, and I feel like I’m ready to let the cat out of the bag:  I started a photography business. Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeekkkkk! I know.  I just decided to do it.  I must be nuts to add one more thing to my plate, right?!  I had been waiting patiently for the right time to start […]


Tour Through Blogland

Good morning and happy Monday, friends! I was recently contacted by Erin, from The Blue Eyed Dove, Krista from The Happy Housie, and Rachel from Maison De Pax to take part in the Tour Through Blogland that’s been sweeping through, well, “Blogland”, over the last month. In this tour, I am supposed to answer 4 […]


Watercolor Vacation Vignette

HELLO!!!!! I’m still here, I swear! We returned a few days ago from our lovely vacation on Hilton Head Island, SC and I’m barely squeaking this post out today. I feel like I’m behind on everything.  EVERYTHING.  Laundry, cleaning toilets, blogging, life.  You name it, I’m behind on it. It’s very hard for a type-A […]

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25 Ways to Summer-ify Your Home

Hey friends! Every month my Get Your DIY On co-hostesses and I challenge you to come up with a project based on some sort of theme. This month’s theme was “DIY Summer Fun,” and you all certainly rose to the challenge! There were so many fantastic projects shared that is was hard to just pick […]

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Six Simple Seashell Projects!

I love simple and I love seashells. Put these these two loves together, and you have a recipe for a simple seashell project roundup! Today I’m sharing six of my favorite simple seashell projects with you….enjoy! This one is still pretty fresh!  Last week I shared my Rustic Seashell Plank with you!  Another recent favorite […]

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DIY Seashell Plank

I know what you’re thinking. She did not hot-glue seashells to something again. {Ummmm. Yes, I did.} This has GOT to be my easiest seashell project yet, and I am in love with the result! The best part is I didn’t spend a penny on my new piece of seashell art! I just hot-glued some sand […]