Bathroom Makeover: {The Day I Pretended I Was On Trading Spaces}

Mr. Hoff and I made-over our bathroom in one day a few weeks ago. We could have been on Trading Spaces. {In fact, I may have been pretending that I was on Trading Spaces and that I had mere hours left to finish the bathroom makeover.} Now, to be fair, the cabinets and trim had […]

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Fall Vignette & Thoughts on Motherhood

Each week I take Miss L. to a music class. Can you picture it?  Little toddlers and their mommas singing songs, clapping our hands, dancing with scarves, playing instruments….it’s awesome. Miss L is in her element during music class.  Especially when the teacher gets the scarves out… Pure joy is watching my two-year-old dance with […]

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How to Make a Towel Rack From Pallet Wood

I’m so happy! We recently finished our guest bathroom makeover!  I don’t have all the pictures completely ready yet, but I wanted to share a super-easy DIY project with you! Have you ever wondered how to make a towel rack out of an old piece of pallet wood?  No?  Well, this is awkward then…. This […]


Get Your DIY On {Pinterest-Inspired Projects}

Guess what?!?! The Get Your DIY On Challenge is ONE!! Yes… a year old. But don’t worry if you forgot to bring us a gift… we have a gift for you instead. An awesome giveaway opportunity! In honour of the One Year Anniversary of the Get Your DIY On Challenge, we have teamed up with […]

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Transfer a Photo to Wood {A Pinterest Inpired Project}

Are you always looking for new and fun ways to display your photos?  You are?  Me too!!! When my “Get Your DIY On” crew and I decided on a “Pinterest-Inspired” theme this month, I knew just what I wanted to try! I’ve seen various methods and tutorials for photo transfer to wood, so I just […]

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Inexpensive Fall Mantel {It’s $30 Thursday}

Fall just might be my favorite season to decorate.  {But I think I say that about every season…except winter.} The house feels cozier.  The blankets feel warmer.  The decor looks natural and rustic. I focused on using vintage garage sale finds and things I already had to put together this inexpensive fall mantel. My grandma’s […]

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100 Fabulous Ideas for Fall

I’m so excited to be part of a cool blog hop today! I’ve teamed up with 24 amazing bloggers to bring you 100 Ideas for Fall! I chose four of my favorite ideas for fall from last year to share: Beautifully Set Table for Fall Simple Fall Vignette My DIY Halloween Mantel Chalkboard Tree with […]

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Vintage Container Succulent Planters

I had a very exciting event take place in my life recently…  My grandma had a garage sale. I was able to snag a few treasures, including these adorable little vintage canisters.  {Now, why my grandma would save her canisters for so long is beyond me, but I’m awfully glad she did!}  I simply stuck […]

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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 […]