How To Make Black Walls Work

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Black is bold. Black can be a neutral. Black walls can truly make a statement. I will be honest, years ago I never in my right mind would think of painting walls in my home black.  Don't dark colors make a room feel smaller?  Wouldn't dark walls make a room feel depressing? (by the way, the … [Read more...]

Easy-To-Make Instagram Photo Collage

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With the 2000+ pictures I took & shared on Instagram (follow me if you'd like) last year, somehow + someway I wanted to enjoy them more than viewing them on the 2.5" x 2.5" screen of my phone. As the new year rolled around and I was reflecting on 2014 and looking towards 2015, I got to … [Read more...]

Embracing the Beautifully Imperfect Home

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As the snow is piling up in my neck of the woods (it's about 3' + high) , as of late I've been spending a lot of time indoors.  As much as it feels suffocating at times, it's also been enjoyable to take in the beauty of our home that is coveted by the surrounding walls & roof above. I started … [Read more...]

DIY: Kids Fingerprint ART

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Many of the walls in our home are filled with beautiful creations made by our kids.  I just love their creative minds & the beautiful colors they use in their artwork.  Plus everything they create is so meaningful & it's incredible how prideful they are to have their beautiful work displayed … [Read more...]

DIY: Simple Wood Shelf with Decorative Brackets

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As I am crazy busy painting and ordering furniture for the living room makeover, I want to rewind a bit and share a few details on the bathroom remodel that I revealed on the blog a few weeks back.  Sometimes, I move from project to project so quickly and forgot to share the little details that … [Read more...]

Living Room Makeover: Black + Bold + Budget

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Happy Wednesday my friends! I am so excited to share that another room makeover is on the horizon. This time last year, the focus was on the 2nd floor spaces (master, kids rooms - boy & girl, bathroom), but now it's time to head back down to the first floor to give the living room a … [Read more...]

18+ Office Organizing Ideas: Purge the Piles of Paper

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I am overwhelmed by the amount of savvy and helpful organizational ideas  + tricks out there on the web.  And the best part, most are inexpensive and easy to implement NOW. Sometimes the hardest part of organizing taking the steps to start!  Instead of fretting, thinking, or planning, just jump … [Read more...]

13+ Closet Organizing Ideas: Combat the Closet Clutter

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It's Day 3 of Organizing Ideas for the Home! Over the past 2 days, I've shared over 30 ideas + tips for organizing the KITCHEN & the BATHROOM.  It’s now day three and we’re moving on to CLOSETS.  From the clothes closet, to the kids closet, to the entry closet, to the linen closet... Let's … [Read more...]

15+ Bathroom Organizing Ideas: Inexpensive + Easy!

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For some organizing is fun (some meaning the 1% of you anal peeps out there), but for most (the other 99% of us - me included) it can be a bit grueling + tedious task to get organized. But admittedly, once a space, a closet, or a room, is organized, I always feel empowered, happy, and a huge weight … [Read more...]

20+ Kitchen Organizing Ideas: Tips that will Change Your Life

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This post is more for me than for you... hehe.  After reading it from the first word to the last, you will never have to go anywhere else for more kitchen organizational ideas & tips. I HAVE YOU COVERED - I promise! Interesting enough, this post started off as a round up of organization … [Read more...]