The Beginning of a New DIY Project: Staircase

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Ever wonder how I come up with the DIY projects around my home? I'll be honest, I don't often sit n' stew over things I want to do, but instead when a thought comes into my head, I ACT... quickly.  Time doesn't pass long without me getting my feet wet (meant figuratively, not literally - most of … [Read more...]

Happenings on the Homestead: Where is She?

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Maybe some of you have asked yourself that very question over the past few weeks - Where is She?  With fewer posts, less DIY projects, limited social media interaction, and lots of guest posts, it may have crossed your mind that something happened to me.  Thankfully I can say nothing happened and … [Read more...]

Placemat Pillow

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Happy Monday!  For the past week I've been a little MIA around the blogosphere because I was enjoying a much-needed vacation with my family and was without any form of technological communication - yes, crazy, I know and it was fabulous! I am officially "back", but have lots to catch up on, so … [Read more...]

Anthropologie Knock-Off: Embellished Lamp Shade

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I hope you're having a wonderful week!  Today my fabulous & talented blogging bud, Erin of How to Nest for Less is here sharing a fun and creative project that can change a room from blah to beautiful.  From crafts to home decor to sewing, Erin has some mad DIY skills, plus she's a super awesome … [Read more...]

How-To Make a Terrarium

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I hope you had a nice weekend my friends!  I'm thrilled that my friend Brittany, the sensational and empowering DIYer behind Pretty Handy Girl, is here today sharing a fun DIY creation that brings the outdoors in. Brittany, show us what you got... I'm so excited to be guest posting on … [Read more...]

5 Simple Must-Know Thrifting Tips

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Even though it took us a while to find out her "real" name (sometimes I still want to call her Madigan), Shannon is the super creative and talented DIYer behind Madigan Made, where she shares simple DIY ideas for you and your home.  From crafting ideas to holiday creations to blogging tips, Shannon … [Read more...]

Boy Bedroom Makeover {Reveal}

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I've talked about it enough and now I am finally delivering... my son's bedroom is complete and I'm making the reveal {squeal}.  It's been enjoyable and fun to work on some new do-it-yourself projects and make some design updates in his room, but I'm also happy to say, it's DONE.  And what a … [Read more...]

5 Simple Steps to Complete Darkness + Giveaway

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No I haven't turned to the Dark Side, but I now am in complete darkness thanks to my new blackout cellular shades.  Thanks to the fine folks of Payless Decor, I got the opportunity to hang & test their shades and I have to say they are different & better than what I expected!  Read … [Read more...]

15 Inspirational Outdoor Spaces: Part 2

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With Spring in full swing, my mind has left the indoors and is focused on outdoor living.  Yesterday I shared 15 of my favorite outdoor spaces and today I'm sharing 15 more.  Let's bring the indoors out and be inspired by this outdoor living spaces. Beautiful summer table in shades of blue by … [Read more...]

15 Inspirational Outdoor Spaces

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Since the first 50 degree+ day a few weeks ago, I have been non-stop trying to tackle outdoor projects.  The Mister and I have been hard at work the last 3 weekends, transforming our side yard which has been in need of TLC since we moved in.  Two weeks ago we had about 15 trees removed (something … [Read more...]