• Basket o’ Blessings for New Homeowners

    Basket o’ Blessings for New Homeowners

    Disclaimer: I did not create this basket, but I do absolutely adore it. Casey’s super creative and extremely generous mom, Jan, was the master behind this fabulous gift. I was the super excited & very, very grateful recipient. (Jan, you’re the best!!). Because this basket was just too darn fabulous, I felt like I had

  • Don’t judge a book by its cover

    Don’t judge a book by its cover

    Coffee table books and magazines make me smile, plain and simple. These treasures offer a win-win situation for any homeowners. They offer a pop of color to any boring coffee table plus they have the potential to tell a great story to your guests. Here’s a fun stack of coffee table books that does just this.        Don’t be fooled by the red/pink

  • How to Throw a Gingerbread House Party

    How to Throw a Gingerbread House Party

    In honor of my older sister’s birthday and to celebrate her new home and soon-to-be new family, I attended a very sweet, very creative holiday celebration. This celebration was my oldest sister (Katie) and her fiance’s (Joe) first official “dinner party” and they rocked it out of the park! How to Host a Gingerbread House Party She and Joe invited my family and Joe’s

  • How to Make New Home Announcements

    We bought a house! Here’s how I made new home announcements to share with my family and friends…

  • Wine Cork Christmas Wreath

    Wine Cork Christmas Wreath

      If you’re a reader of this blog, you’ve probably noticed that sometimes we like to get our wine on!Sometimes with dinner, sometimes for girl’s nights, and sometimes even while crafting (okay, definitely not for crafts that involve power tools. Ya gotta draw the line somewhere!) Now, I’m no Kathy Lee Gifford but give me

  • How to Make a Jar of Love Notes

    How to Make a Jar of Love Notes

    Can I tell you a secret? I’m in love. Yep. You heard me right. I’m in love with a boy and I want the whole world (and him) to know it! See…Finn and I have been together for quite some time now. The better part of a decade. But, even though it has been oh

  • String Art Tutorial

    String Art Tutorial

    If you’re like us, then you’ve seen some pretty cool string art all over Pinterest. Unfortunately, not many of those beautiful string art pics come with detailed tutorials, and if you’re anything like us you need step by step instructions so your DIY doesn’t turn into a big FAIL. So, we’re here to give you

  • How To: Chevron Stripes

    So I’ve been a bit obsessed with chevrons lately. They’re just so darn preppy and pretty.                     But, I haven’t gotten around to incorporating any chevrons into our place…until now. I have this huge frame and the frame mat was looking a bit dull and boring.

  • How to Make a Thankful Jar

    How to Make a Thankful Jar

    The fall season makes me extra grateful. Here’s how to make a thankful jar for the season ahead…

  • DIY Subway Art

    Subway art has been a HUGE trend in the decorating world for a while now.   I’m making my grand entrance to the subway lovin’ party a little late…but better late than never right?! This gorgeous piece from Restoration Hardware was the art that started it all. Source But at $850 that just was not gonna cut it