Jan 16, 2015

Boy & Girl Nursery Inspiration {let the fun begin!}

Hello friends!

Since revealing that we have a new bundle of joy coming in July, I have been a busy bee stalking nurseries on Pinterest (okay, I've been stalking nurseries way before that!).

But who can blame me? There's just so many stylish, vintage, modern, chic, rustic, colorful and fun nursery ideas out there to swoon over. And swooning I have.

Actually, I may be setting myself up for some serious decision making when we discover the gender (7 more weeks!!). As you will see from my BOY & GIRL NURSERY INSPIRATION, I'm all over the spectrum as far as colors, themes, patterns and textures go. I don't have a solid definite color scheme or theme for a girl or boy.

Jan 12, 2015

DIY Lucite Tray From Acrylic Box Frame


 I cannot believe it took me this long to finally get around to making this DIY LUCITE TRAY.

After all, it's been a year since I first spotted this fabulous idea on Rain On A Tin Roof and told myself to make one ASAP. 

Well, ASAP obviously went out the window when procrastination came to visit.

Oh well. It's done now, I love it and that's all that matters.

Jan 7, 2015

Favorite Projects of 2014 {DIY, Organization and Beauty!}

Happy new year friends!

There are so many projects I'm excited about and looking forward to this year but it sure is nice to look back and see what I accomplished the prior year.

I definitely have my favorites but I thought it would be nice to share your favorites!

So here are the TOP 10 POSTS that got the most page views in 2014!

Dec 23, 2014

Merry Christmas!!!! {And a very special announcement!}

Merry Christmas friends!!

Christmas is my absolute favorite day because we get the honor of celebrating the birth of our Savior, Jesus!

But this year it's extra special for our family because ........

We're expecting!!!

Our family is overjoyed and so thankful for this soon to be here blessing!

It's been quite the journey (which I may blog about) but God is ALWAYS faithful and turns things around for our good.

Here's a picture I shared on Instagram of me last week at 9 weeks and already showing!

I'm not sure if I'll be doing monthly updates on my pregnancy but you are for sure going to be seeing a lot of nursery projects!

I'm so happy to be sharing this with all of you, my blogland family! You guys are the best!

Have a blessed Christmas!

Deuteronomy 7:9
Know therefore that the Lord your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations

Romans 8:28
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

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Dec 18, 2014

Dresser Makeover Using DIY Chalk Paint

My apologies for the unintentional short blog break I just took!

I haven't even kept up with my favorite blogs or social media so I have a lot of catching up to do! I'm sure you were all busy bees during my hiatus.

I have to admit it's been nice though! I've had plenty of time to just spend time with my family during one of our favorite times of the year!

Before I went MIA, I was finishing the details on my daughter's dresser that I posted on Instagram.

This project is the perfect example of HOW YOU CAN TURN A BORING LAMINATE DRESSER INTO ONE OF A KIND.

And I'm happy to announce that it is finished!

Actually, it's been finished for quite a while but I'm just now getting around to blogging about it.

Don't judge.

Nov 24, 2014

A DIY Guest Bathroom {a tour with links to all the DIY projects)

Hello friends!

Today I though it would be fun to add our guest bathroom to the 'Our Home' page. After all, it's a space that we completely transformed from builder grade to a guest bathroom that is more inviting and appealing....one DIY project at a time!

During this guest bathroom tour, I will be including links to all of the DIY projects that have transformed this once drab guest bathroom to a lighter and fresher one with more character.

The only thing missing is a before picture. I started this guest bath makeover way before my blogging days and had no intention of recording it's ugliness. But I'm sure you'll forgive me for that.

Nov 12, 2014

Decoupage Boxes Using Book Pages


What do you get when a girl is in love with Mod Podge and book pages AND has a set of boxes that are in serious need of a face lift?

You get these fabulous DECOUPAGE BOXES USING BOOK PAGES. But I'm sure you already knew that from the title. Smarty pants.

It's kind of like faking a face lift with makeup instead of actually going under the knife. "Under the knife" in this instance meaning buying a new set of boxes.

If you know me, you know I get quite the kick out of giving old, ugly, trash worthy objects a second chance with makeovers.

And a second chance did these boxes get!

Nov 6, 2014

Rustic Industrial Chalkboard {and how my daughter was jipped of it on her birthday}

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Confession time: I am extremely attracted to chalkboards. My chalkboard collection continues to grow and I don't think that will stop anytime soon.

Can you blame me? Who doesn't love chalkboards, right?

They're awesome. They're classic. They're useful. Their text can be easily changed with a swipe. Need I go on?

I'm also into touches of rustic and industrial in the home. Remember my Rustic Kitchen Sign and Rustic Coat Rack? That's evidence, people. Evidence that I'm on a rustic roll!

This fabulous RUSTIC INDUSTRIAL CHALKBOARD first made it's appearance in my Hanging Gold Leaves Art Fall Decor, but I wanted to show this little beauty in a post all of it's own because it's totally worthy of it, if I do say so myself.