$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 super complicated. For this project you can use any fabric, … [Continue reading...]

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 essentials are always handy when we need them & they look good too!  By … [Continue reading...]

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 turned out. I really couldn't believe the huge difference it made in the rooms. … [Continue reading...]

Instagram Hop

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As most of you know we LOVE Instagram so we decided to create a weekly hop for you to link up and meet new instafriends! Follow the simple steps below and have fun! ———- Please read carefully over the rules for the hop! And don’t forget to link up your Instagram web profile below!! 1.) Follow your host and … [Continue reading...]

Favorite Things Friday

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Happy Friday friends!! This week was really awesome over here. It was my birthday. My grandparents were here all week visiting from Michigan for my birthday & I feel so blessed that they were able to come. We did lots of antiquing, eating, and visiting. It was seriously perfect. I hope that you guys had a great week & that you have an even … [Continue reading...]

Inspire Me Please- Linky Party #54

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Welcome to this weeks linky party! You know I love this day of the week where all of you amazing people share your inspiring posts with the rest of us! I am so thankful for every single one of you & the posts that you link up each week. THANK YOU! Here are some of my favorites from last weeks party & be sure to check out  Jennifer, Tonya, … [Continue reading...]

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! I guess they didn't like my generous DIY gift to them. I'm hurt. I … [Continue reading...]

26 Facts For My 26th Birthday

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Well, here we are again. IT'S MY BIRTHDAY!! I seriously can't believe I'm 26. I feel like I just turned 25 yesterday. My grandparents are here visiting from Michigan for my birthday this week & I feel so incredibly blessed that they were able to come & spend time with us. I am not taking any moment with them for granted. Having them here is … [Continue reading...]

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 you need is a glass cloche {I bought mine at TJ Maxx}, a plate {also a … [Continue reading...]

Instagram Hop

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As most of you know we LOVE Instagram so we decided to create a weekly hop for you to link up and meet new insta-friends! Follow the simple steps below and have fun!  ———- Please read carefully over the rules for the hop! And don’t forget to link up your Instagram web profile below!! 1.) Follow your host and … [Continue reading...]

Favorite Things Friday

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Happy Friday friends! Wow, am I tired. Have you moved recently? You know that feeling after a long day of packing, cleaning, sorting, selling, donating, yah that feeling. Our house hasn't sold yet {you can read more about our house being for sale HERE} but we are getting prepared and packing the stuff that we are not using & putting it in … [Continue reading...]

Inspire Me Please Linky Party

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Welcome to this weeks linky party! You know I love this day of the week where all of you amazing people share your inspiring posts with the rest of us! I am so thankful for every single one of you & the posts that you link up each week. THANK YOU! Here are some of my favorites from last weeks party & be sure to check out  Jennifer, Tonya, … [Continue reading...]

NBC American Dream Builders

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GUESS WHAT?! One of my favorite designers of all time is getting his very own design show on NBC. I'm a little too excited & had to share here on the blog. I literally have design shows playing in our house all of the time whether I'm watching or just listening while I'm working on projects. I'm so excited about a new design show to get … [Continue reading...]

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 in the mood to bring the changing of the season into our homes. If you … [Continue reading...]

Our House Is For Sale!

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Well, it's not official until I blog it right? Our lovely little house in eastern North Carolina is officially on the market! I know some of you are saying, "You aren't moving to Michigan until November?!" Here's the deal. If the house sells soon, we will rent here in NC until we move to Michigan in November. We are so sad that soon we will have to … [Continue reading...]

Thankful For Loss – Our Second & Third Babies

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I shared the loss of our first child last mothers day here on the blog. Since then we have had to say goodbye to two more little babies. I wanted to share this here on the blog today not for sympathy because we are so happily at peace about the loss & we know that God wanted those babies with Him & not here on earth, but I wanted to share … [Continue reading...]


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