March GYDO

The 20-Minute Spring Wreath

Funny story. Today is our “Get Your DIY On” Spring Wreath edition.  I have this totally FABULOUS idea for a spring wreath, and I was all prepared to make it…next week. I totally forgot that my spring wreath was actually supposed to be finished THIS week.  Whoops! So, forgive me, I’m reposting a spring wreath […]

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Rustic & Chic Budget-Friendly Living Room Inspiration

1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/11/12 A few weekends ago, my sister-in-law and I were talking about her living room.  They recently painted it gray (Vapor Trails by Benjamin Moore), which is actually the same color I used in my house. She liked the gray walls, but she suddenly hated all of her old furniture.  They ordered a dark gray […]


10 Spring Decor Ideas to Kick the Winter Blahs!

Blah. Winter. Blah. I get the winter blah, blah, blahs this time of year.  I start detesting the sight of snow, the bank thermometer that reads 7 degrees when I’m driving through town, and the way my warm socks get wet when I’m walking through small puddles of melted snow in the laundry room. Blah […]

3 Pained Seats {And Thoughts on Furniture Painting} via House by Hoff

3 Painted Seats + Thoughts on Painting Furniture

Pop Quiz:  Which of the chairs below most reflects your personality? Would you be the lightly distressed blue rocking chair? Serene and calm, but ready to rock!  Would you be the feminine, pink desk chair?  Innocent and sweet. Or, would you be the fancy yellow bench?  Elegant and refined, yet cheery and bright.    I […]


15 Fantastic Neutral Decor Projects

Happy Sunday friends!! Today we are sharing 15 of our favorite neutral décor projects from this month’s Get Your DIY On party! Thanks to everyone who brought their goodies to the party! Before we get to this month’s fantastic features, how about a reminder of next month’s theme? This one is super easy: Okay who […]

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Simple Vignette with Botique Maison de Pax Photography

Good Morning! I am waking up in Columbus, OH this morning…any buckeyes out there?!  I’m here for the National Reading Conference, and I have been completely charmed by this cool city! Since I’m here, and I can’t be working on projects at home, I thought I’d share some beautiful (and printable) photography by my lovely […]

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The Chalkboard Wall I Almost Talked Myself Out Of…

I painted a whole wall in our spare room with chalkboard paint. Even for a chalkboard paint fanatic like me, this was quite scary.  I probably talked myself into it, and then back out of it, 10 times before I just dipped my paint brush into the black paint and started painting the huge, white […]

Burlap and Beads Valentine Pennants via House b Hoff

Burlap and Beads Valentine Pennants

Hi!  Happy Monday! I am literally snowed into my house with no chance of escape today. We got all of the 14 inches that were predicted for this weekend.  (I can’t decide if I am happy about this or not.  I think not.) The upside to being snowed in is that I have creative bursts, […]

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Get Your DIY On: Neutral Decor

Hello, party people!  If you are as lucky as I am, you are digging yourself out of a foot of snow and counting down the days until March arrives… Now who’s ready to party?? I am! But Just in case you missed our features from last month, here are 15 of our favorite Ideas to […]

DIY Antiques Sign via House by Hoff

DIY Antiques Sign

Snow days are such a gift, no? If we have to live where it’s cold, at least we get random days off of work. (Well, if you’re a teacher like me, you get random snow days off.) Without snow days, I don’t know if I’d be able to keep up on all of my blogging […]

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Girly Decor: Tissue Paper Poufs in a Birdcage

I am a bit of a girly-girl, and I love feminine decor! {You want to know something funny?  When I was pregnant with Miss L, I wanted to find out if it was a boy or girl mostly because if it was a girl, I wanted her to have a really feminine nursery and clothes. […]

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DIY “LOVE” Wall Art

Would it be too cliche to say that I LOVE the wall art I made for Miss L’s big girl room? LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it! It adds the perfect finishing touch to an empty wall in her room.  The feminine wall paper and distressed wooden letters just go together so well, don’t they? It was […]


15 Fabulous Organization Projects to Get Your Life in Order

Hello there!! My lovely co-hosts and I are so excited to bring you 15 Amazing Organization projects and Ideas today from our link party just a few weeks ago.  Thank you so much to everyone who linked up.  You made us all extremely motivated to get organizing.   Not to mention you have such creative […]


The Ultimate Home Binder Giveaway!

‘Tis the season for organization, right? Well, if you are in organizing mode like I am these days, you will absolutely love the giveaway I have for you today! My friend Abby of Just a Girl and Her Blog recently wrote a new eBook called Simplify: 25+ Printables to Help You Organize Your Life, and […]

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Miss L’s Big Girl Room!

To say that I’m cuh-razy excited to reveal Miss L’s new “big girl room” today is a total understatement! From the very beginning, I’ve had a pretty clear vision for what I wanted this room to be:  I wanted it to be feminine, sweet, and vintage-inspired. Oh!  And I really wanted to do a statement […]