House to Home

how to have a comfy home

  This video was a labor of love, yet it’s so simple. The simplest of things take so long! Anyway, I am very grateful to finally be showing you my new video – House to Home.  As many of you know, Chris and I moved into our first home in October 2013. I was a… [Read More]

DIY “Jewelry” Organizer From Old Bowls

DIY jewelry holders from bowls and plates

I’ve always seen these beautiful jewelry organizers made from old plates, bowls, and candle stick holders. I’ve always wanted to make one but I honestly use very little jewelry and I already have a jewelry box.  After sorting through my items for an upcoming garage sale I found some beautiful candle stick holders that I’ll… [Read More]

DIY Anthropologie Inspired Tassel Garland

anthropologie_diy

Anthropologie has some gorgeous garlands but the tassel one I wanted was over $50 – no bueno! So I decided to make one myself with items I already owned. Doesn’t it look great in my living room? If you are interested in my photo clothesline, I also have a DIY on that project. 1. First,… [Read More]

DIY Fox Wall Art

diy how to make felt fox  wall art easy christmas gift

{Inspiration for this project by Maureen Cracknell Handmade} This Christmas we made all of our gifts. It was both a financial choice and an emotional one. Making all of my gifts has been an idea of mine for years and I’m really happy I finally got to do it. Not all of the gifts went… [Read More]

How I Decorated My Room (Blue/Calming Theme)

making a room into a sanctuary

A few days ago I finished decorating my bedroom, finally. Like I mentioned in the video below, this is the first time I’ve ever been able to truly decorate my room from start to finish. It sounds crazy but I’ve had to share my bedroom with my siblings for my entire life. I never got… [Read More]

DIY Clothesline Photo Display

DIY clothesline of memories - unique photo display

When I started planning our move I knew that I wanted to do a photo display like this. So precious! This was my intention when I got the Printstagram prints. After we set up our media and bookcase area (I organized mostly by genre and combined both books and movies together if they had film… [Read More]

Homemade Gift Ideas

DIY gift ideas

It’s a bit early to be talking about the gift giving season but it’s on my mind! I don’t know what to say. Above is a picture of a collage I made and framed for my best friend for her birthday. It was so much fun! DIY homemade gift tutorials I’ve saved to my bookmarks… [Read More]