Our Homes All Decked out for the Holidays!

Bridget & CaseyDecember 9, 2016 Comments

Happy Friday everyone! We’re excited that the weekend is almost here, but we’re extra pumped because today we’re taking part in the annual Blogger Stylin’ Home Tour to showcase our holiday homes! We’ve loved taking part in BSHT (hosted by the fabulous Lindsay!) each December and are thrilled and honored to be included again this year. And… Read More »

8 Step Game Plan for your next Football Party

Bridget & CaseyDecember 8, 2016 Comments

[Disclaimer: We teamed up with NFL Homegating to bring you this post. All opinions & photography are our own and are not influenced by NFL Homegating. Thanks for supporting the brands that support this blog!] We must admit, we’re not the sportiest gals around. On Sundays, we’re often blogging away, while our husbands are glued… Read More »

The DIY Playbook Style Series – Holiday Dresses & Skirts

Bridget & CaseyDecember 7, 2016 Comments

Although Christmas is still 18 days away (but hey, who’s counting?!), we have a few holiday parties to go to before it gets here. And if you’re anything like us, we like to have one or two go-to holiday looks ready for these holiday parties so we aren’t stressing over what to wear and can… Read More »

DIY Playbook’s 2016 Christmas Card Photo Shoot

Bridget & CaseyDecember 6, 2016 Comments

Now that we shared our 2016 Christmas Card, we HAVE to tell you guys how this photo shoot was almost an EPIC FAIL! Taking the photos for our Christmas cards has become one of our favorite holiday traditions because it usually results in us laughing hysterically at our own ridiculousness. This year was the first… Read More »

DIY Playbook’s 2016 Christmas Card

Bridget & CaseyDecember 5, 2016 Comments

Creating a Christmas card here on the DIY Playbook has quickly become one of our favorite annual traditions. Not only do we have a blast getting together to take this yearly photo, we especially love the opportunity to send out these cards to all of the amazing companies/people we have worked with over the year… Read More »

Neutral Buffalo Check Christmas Tree


I know I’m about a year late, but I’ve recently fallen in L-O-V-E with all things buffalo check. From pillows, to throw blankets, to flannels and scarves, I’ve found myself wanting to buy all things buffalo check lately. There’s just something so cozy about this print. I think it’s that sense of “cozy meets classic” that inspired… Read More »

Video: Painting Tips & Tricks

Bridget & CaseyDecember 1, 2016 Comments

Remember back when we painted Casey’s guest room a deep dark navy?? Here’s a little refresher of the space for ya… We’re still in love with the bold color and have no regrets about going dark in this space! However we do regret that we created a fun little DIY video when painting and totally… Read More »

The DIY Playbook Style Series – Outdoor Boots

Bridget & CaseyNovember 30, 2016 Comments

We were really lucky to have an abnormally warm fall season, but our luck has run out and the chill is definitely in the air. While there hasn’t been much snow yet, we know that it’s just around the corner. As lifelong Chicagoans, we’re both very used to it and we know how to bundle… Read More »

Happy Hour no. 4

Bridget & CaseyNovember 29, 2016 Comments

To us, Happy Hour is a time to sit back, relax, and catch up with friends. It’s a time to chat about everything and anything, and that’s exactly what we want to bring to DIY Playbook’s monthly Happy Hour.We want these monthly posts to be a chance to catch up with friends and bring just a little extra happy to your… Read More »

Video – A Quick Look at our Lowe’s Fall Makeover

Bridget & CaseyNovember 28, 2016 Comments

It’s been over a month since we revealed the master bedroom makeover we did with Lowe’s Home Improvement, and we are still obsessed with the space! The room photographs really well, but it’s hard to really capture the feel of a room. To us it feels so bright and happy, yet it’s still cozy and… Read More »