Before & After · DIY · things around home

How I Survive DIY Remodeling

If you are one of those in the crazy camp industrious to do DIY home remodeling, you probably know all too well what it is like living in a construction zone. It’s loud, it’s dusty, it’s unsettling, and it seems never ending. There is no easy way around it. It’s not pretty and it can… Continue reading How I Survive DIY Remodeling

Recipes · when you say "I Do"

Inspiration for a Jane Austen Bridal Shower

Three Saturdays ago, twenty-one of the sweetest of ladies gathered to bless my daughter with an absolutely beautiful bridal shower. Being that my Sweet Pea, is a grad school English major, it was fitting that her shower be a Jane Austen theme. Every little detail was loving chosen from the vintage teacups, mixed and matched,… Continue reading Inspiration for a Jane Austen Bridal Shower

Before & After · DIY · repurpose & renew · things around home · tutorials

How We Turned Dated Fluorescent Lights to European Charm.

Eight months ago we moved into a home that was about 17-18 years old. It’s not super old, but old enough to need some updating. One of the things that was first on our  list (it’s a long list!) was the kitchen, in particular the lighting. It was fluorescent, big, flickered, buzzed and was dated.… Continue reading How We Turned Dated Fluorescent Lights to European Charm.

Before & After · DIY · repurpose & renew · Uncategorized · when you say "I Do"

Busy Little Beaver Days and Book Page Posies

Sorry I haven’t posted much lately. I’ve missed you!  But I’ve been a busy little beaver cutting, gluing, sewing, dyeing, and creating all sorts of DIY items for my daughter’s wedding. I hope to share all kinds of projects this summer! In the next couple of days I’ll share a kitchen project we’ve worked on… Continue reading Busy Little Beaver Days and Book Page Posies

organization · things around home

A New Happy Love: My Bullet Journal Set Up

I’m a planner by nature, and I’ve purchased one every year for as long as I can remember. But I haven’t always utilized my planners to their greatest potential. In the past, I’ve found they haven’t been set up in a way that gave me enough room to write or  feel inspired. Often they had… Continue reading A New Happy Love: My Bullet Journal Set Up

DIY · repurpose & renew · things around home

Guest Posting Today!

Happy New Year, dear reader! I think I’m finally caught up {kinda sorta} from the holidays, travel, company, and the mound of laundry an old friend of mine calls, ” Mount Never-Rest!” How about you? Slowly, but surely, I am organizing and directing my heart towards the things around my home, and today I’m guest… Continue reading Guest Posting Today!

DIY · tutorials

Making Snowballs and 20 Uses

I’ve been making snowballs…yarn snowballs… to add to some sweater stockings I got on clearance at Hobby Lobby. They’re so fast to make. Here’s a tutorial from Miss Mustard Seed. I used Natural Blend Big Twist Yarn in Winter White. For the different sizes.. Large- wrap around all 4 fingers Medium- wrap around 3 fingers… Continue reading Making Snowballs and 20 Uses