Fall Tablescape {Gourds Galore}

Howdy folks!  Fall is in full-swing in northern New York and as we've been enjoying the colorful foilage (did you see how we spent our weekend? I posted a peak on IG) , I'm finally feeling the urge to turn the house over for the season.   I still have my hands filled caring for my little 3 month old … [Read more...]

Color Block Hanging Succulents {easy DIY}

I love a quick, wham bam thank you ma'ma kinda DIY project!  Yes, I love the gratification of a big ole' DIY challenge that takes brains + braun (hello honeycomb shelves), but at the same time something simple is just as satisfying (& takes a whole lot less time). Now that our baby girl has … [Read more...]

DIY: Wood Honeycomb Shelves

Even though we veered away from the original design for the revamped shared kids space, my son had his heart set on honeycomb shelves after I showed him the Land of Nod style.  And since this mama can't let her boy down, I had to pull through. But instead of buying, what did I do?  DIYed them, of … [Read more...]

Desk Makeover using Make Your Own Chalk Finish Paint

OK, so let me start off by saying, THIS. IS. MY. FAVORITE. FURNITURE. TRANSFORMATION. yet And the kicker is, I have a lot of furniture purging planned for the Spring and this desk was on the to-go list.  Can you believe I was going to sell this beauty?! Here's the before and after + a few … [Read more...]

Kitchen Organization: Ideas for the Inside of the Cabinet Doors

Happy Monday!  I was feeling a bit under the weather last week which is why the blog and my other favorite places to share + converse on the 'net' - IG, FB, etc - were quiet.  I'm still not feeling 100%, but am excited to share something I've been working on lately...  getting my kitchen … [Read more...]

DIY: Drop Cloth Curtain Panels with Leading Edge Detail

I'll be honest, none of the window curtain panels in my home cost more than $50.  Yet all are custom made.  Not by an uber-expensive fabricator, but by me. Store-bought and/or custom-made curtain panels can be very pricey, but the same look (or better) can be achieved by making your own.  And … [Read more...]

DIY: Installing Groutable Luxury Vinyl Tile

I hope you had a nice weekend and if you're in Sandy's path, stay safe! We'll see what she brings our way later today and tomorrow. In the meantime, I spent much of last week working on my next Lowe's Creative Team challenge.  This month's project was a "create anything" project and it was the … [Read more...]

DIY: 3 in 1 Kids Play Tent – A Lowe’s Creative Idea

I hope you're having a great week and I want to thank all of you who left such kind comments about my daughter's room makeover. I already shared one DIY creation in the room (the washi tape initial) and I'm back today to share another part of the space for my first challenge as a Lowe's Creative … [Read more...]