Recycled Outdoor Furniture & Our New Back Patio

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Happy Earth Day friends!! I am a sucker for nice patio furniture & recycling so I am so excited to introduce to POLYWOOD, a company that combines the two. POLYWOOD manufactures outdoor furniture out of recycled milk jugs, how cool is that?! & the quality? It is like none other. The recycled plastic lumber is heavy, […]

Mountain Smoke End Tables

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A couple of weeks ago I asked on my Instagram & Facebook what color I should paint these lovely wood end tables. Some of you said white, very few said taupe, & the majority of you said to use the gray which was mountain smoke by Valspar. My instincts said to go white & play […]

Final ‘NC Home’ Home Tour – Front Guest Bedroom

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It’s starting to get so real over here! We will be most likely moving out of our ‘NC Home’ in about 3 weeks. After we move we will be renting here in NC for about 6 months, you can read more on that & see the house we will most likely be renting {here}. I […]

DIY Sea Salt and Sugar Scrub

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It’s that time of year again where I want to use self tanner to look sun kissed all while playing it safe & staying out of the sun & the tanning beds. If you are a self tanner user {I’m loving the St. Tropez self tanner, what about you?} , you know that exfoliating before […]

Trend To Love: Dining Room Chalkboard Walls

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If there is a home decor trend that I have always loved, it is chalkboard walls in dining rooms. There is just something about the carefree feel a chalkboard adds to the space that speaks to me. A chalkboard wall can make a dining room seem more cozy & inviting with being stylish & fun. […]

DIY Rustic Bench

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Hi friends! So, a few weeks ago I showed you our new “DIY small entryway”. By small, I mean small. Our house has an open floor plan so the little space by the door is the entryway we have to work with. Let’s not focus on how small it is, but instead make lemonade out […]

DIY Honey Cinnamon Nutmeg Face Mask

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I recently shared my natural skin care routine that cured my face from having chronic breakouts to being perfectly clear. Nothing ever helped my skin until I went all natural. My skin is generally very clear since I started the natural skincare routine, but once in a while I will get a blemish {one just […]

$2 Ikea Rug to DIY planter

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I wanted a little planter for our entryway table this spring. I had a basket & some Ikea rugs & decided to combine the two to make some very simple planters. I mean come on people. You know we like to keep it simple around here. Design & home decor doesn’t always have to be […]

How To Store Your Tools & An Easy Father’s Day Gift

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I can’t be the only one that has tools all around the house and whenever I am looking for a certain tool, I can never find the one I need. It’s so frustrating! To help stop this madness I created a way to keep my tools in the house concealed as home decor so our […]

DIY Framed Bathroom Mirrors

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There has been a project we have been meaning to do in our house for quite some time now, & it’s framing our bathroom mirrors! I think we talked about framing them for at least the past to years so we finally did it a few weeks ago & I’m really happy with how it […]

DIY Under-The-Bed Storage

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A very long time ago I had these random dresser drawers lying around & I made some dog beds out of them. Well, my dogs are such little clingers that they didn’t want to lay in the dogs beds, they only sleep with us & sit with us wherever we are sitting. Well, fine then! […]

DIY Glass Cloche Moss Terrarium

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I revealed our spring dining room a few weeks ago & I have had a few questions on how I made the moss terrariums on the buffet. I never blogged them because they are so simple to make, but I decided to share the DIY today in case you wanted to make some for yourself.  All […]

Happy Spring: Lovely Spring Decor Ideas

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Happy Spring everyone!! I seriously love spring & I know I’m not the only one who is so ready for it. The days get warmer, longer, & more full of life. I wanted to celebrate the first day of spring here on the blog by sharing some lovely spring decor ideas to get us all […]

I Opened An Etsy Shop, Now What?

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Hello Liz Marie Blog readers!  I am so glad you are reading this…you are aiming for success when you research and read about business growth!  Woohoo!  You are here because you’ve opened an Etsy Shop—but now what!?   Social media can be overwhelming at times, but I assure you—it’s your friend. Breathe!  You’ll get there…and […]

DIY Small Entryway

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Our entryway has literally been empty for the longest time. O, and by entryway I mean a tiny 45 inch wall between the front door and and the living room front window. We do have the card catalog “entry table” also in the living room entryway area that you can see {here}, but I also […]

DIY Dining Room Buffet

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Hi friends! I know so many of you have been asking for the DIY instructions for the DIY dining room buffet in our home & Mr. LMB was kind enough to blog all about it today over on craftsmandrive.com {here}! I seriously love the simplicity of our buffet & how functional it is as well. You could […]


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