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Inspiring Links

There are so many wonderful blogs I love to visit, and every now and then I like to put together a few links to share with you. The fully remodeled kitchen of Young House Love. I’ve missed their blog, but they’ve started back posting little bits and pieces here and there. This is quite the…

Easy Rustic Step Stool

Last week I shared an update on the mini bathroom makeover I’ve been working on in our boys room. I painted the vanity and knobs then re-hung the mirror. Today I am showing you the rustic step stool I built using scrap lumber and a jigsaw. I followed a set of plans from Ana-White, but modified them slightly based…

A New Look and Layout

Oh my goodness guys, I changed the look and layout of my blog, and for the most part I think I love it. There are still a few kinks to work out, but I am hoping it will keep everything a little more organized, crisp, and easier to find. I know it’s always strange when…

Seeing Green: Painted Bathroom Vanity

It’s time for a mini makeover update! I love being able to get a custom look for less, thus the reason I DIY all of the things! This painted bathroom vanity really changed the feeling of this room, and took hardly any time at all. I took an inexpensive all in one bathroom vanity that…

ORC Week 2: Planks, Paint, and Trim!

Last week I jumped in on the One Room Challenge- and showed you our unfinished loft– complete with a pile of random furniture. This week it was all about the planks, paint and trim! I’ll be creating a cozy Cottage Family Room- as a place to hang out and play games. This week I spent…

Mini Makeover: The Boys Cottage Bathroom

I know I’ve committed to the One Room Challenge for the next 5 weeks, but there is another little space that I have slowly been putting together, and that is the Boys Cottage Bathroom. It’s just a 2 piece powder room, but we really haven’t touched it since moving the boys upstairs almost 2 years ago.…

September: Most Popular Posts

Each month I like to take a look back at the most visited posts here on my blog- so today I am sharing the most popular posts from September. It is hard to believe that September has come and gone. My soul hasn’t quite reckoned with the fact that summer is over, fall is well on…

Greens + Greys: The Piano Wall

Things have been feeling a bit disjointed on our Piano wall- which was once our gallery wall– and has sort of been sitting in limbo land. I would like a large scale piece above the piano- but I don’t have anything yet- so I simplified the colors- and according to Matt am only missing a few…

Our Fall Living Room

I have seen so many beautiful fall home tours over the last few weeks, and I finally decided to grab a few shots of our fall living room. I really only go “all out” for Christmas, but even then it mostly consists of natural greenery, a neutral pallet of creams and blues- with a few…

Sunny Fall Fireplace

I harvested what may be the last of our sunflowers this week, and I felt inspired to start moving our living room towards fall. I still hope to get some pumpkins, but we haven’t been out lookin just yet. I thought I would share some of the changes with you today! So, here is our…

The Evolution of Our Stone Fireplace

One of my favorite features in our home is most definitely our stone fireplace. It is the fireplace of my dreams, and I just can’t believe we have one. I mean I was excited to have the electric fireplace in our first little home, and this is a major step up! When we were building our…

Pallet Headboard Au Natural

When I built this pallet headboard, I had always intended to give it a coat of paint. The thing is, once I had the boards in place, being the natural wood lover that I am, I had to grab a few photos of it. My husband loved the look of the wood- but I painted it…

Joanna Gaines Inspired Pallet Headboard {Tutorial}

Joanna Gaines Inspired Pallet Headboard If you are joining me today via the Remodelaholic Blog Hop- Welcome! I’m so glad you stopped in. Remodelaholic is kicking off Pallet Aplenty Week with a Pallet Challenge that includes myself and 8 other lovely bloggers. There’s also a week long link party, and a bunch more pallet inspiration coming your way…

Life with Littles {One}

I have decided to start a new series, at least I am calling it a series- to document our comings and goings during this season of life. Both for my own record, as well as to share with other mamas who are in a similar life stage 🙂 Most of the time I am sure…

Jord Wood Watch and A Giveaway

This post was created in collaboration with Jord Wood Watches. They provided me with a pretty watch to review, and are sponsoring the giveaway for all you- my lovely readers! Read my full disclosure here. When JORD contacted me about partnering with them by reviewing one of their stunning wood watches, it couldn’t have come at a…

Hello Hello.

If you have been popping by lately- you may have noticed things have been quiet here. I just wanted to let you know that I haven’t dropped of the earth- and will be back with a more regular posting schedule (hopefully!) next week. We have had a pile of weddings, school, and work commitments the…

Flowers for a Little Girl’s Room

When I spotted this painting at a thrift shop, it just spoke to me. I loved the sweet little round blooms, and the short stubby pot. I decided to put it up in my daughter’s room, and I love it there. Year round flowers for a little girl’s room sound about perfect to me. garden…

Cedar Window Boxes {and a tutorial}

Hi Guys! We have been enjoying some really lovely weather, and it has me wanting to spend my days out in the garden. Earlier in the summer I built some cedar window boxes for a few of our larger windows- and I am happy to say there is a full tutorial for you over at…

The Story of Home

“The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” -Maya Angelou By the time I was 18 I had moved over 25 times.  After many years of moving around, I found that my heart was unsettled, longing for a place to…