DIY Open Shelves | Romantic Homes Feature

I’m not sure how many people read magazines these days, but I am thrilled to have a little feature in one! Romantic Homes magazine featured my DIY open shelves in their September issue.  This really is an easy DIY anyone can do, and it is the perfect solution for that blank wall you keep staring […]

Removing Starched Fabric From Walls

I have shared several starched fabric wall tutorials on the blog, and my readers are always concerned about what happens to the wall when the fabric is removed.  Today I am sharing all the details (including a video at the end of this post) and proving how easy it is to remove starched fabric from […]

Laundry Room Makeover

I am in the middle of a month-long laundry room makeover with Blanco.  Blanco makes unique luxury sinks, faucets and decorative accessories. I was so excited for the opportunity to partner with Blanco because our laundry room sink and faucet is a complete mess.  It’s definitely been well used… This mess will be replaced by […]

Dreaming of Tuscany | Easy Entertaining Tips

Although I’ve never been to Tuscany, I dream of its picturesque, rolling landscape and delicious food and wine.  I picture old-world European decor that is dramatic and elegant. I am excited to partner with Balsam Hill on their Around the World campaign, and today we’re going to pretend we’re in Tuscany.  If you’re stopping by […]

DIY Hot Cocoa Bar

  One day (when I grow up), I’ll start drinking coffee. Until then, I’ll keep drinking hot chocolate. In fact, my entire family loves hot chocolate, so I created a little hot cocoa beverage station for us to enjoy! I partnered with Hobby Lobby on this hot cocoa bar and am sharing several easy DIY […]

Temporary Wallpaper: Starched Fabric

I have used starched fabric in several times throughout our home, and it is a great (temporary) alternative to wallpaper! I shared this tutorial over a year ago on Remodelaholic, and I decided to share it here as well.  Although great for anyone, this tutorial is perfect for renters (or those of us with decor commitment […]

Psalm 91:4 | Free Printable

My kids went back to school today, and I always find myself worrying (and praying) more than normal their first week back. This verse from Psalm 91:4 is one of my absolute favorites, and it always brings me comfort.  This particular Psalm is such a beautiful visual of how much he loves my kids (and […]

Haven Conference Recap

This is the third year I’ve gone to Haven Conference, and it is always a fun weekend filled with valuable blogging information! When you spent the majority of your time working from home alone, it is so nice to hang out with other people – especially other bloggers!  I spent some time with a few […]

Inexpensive Laundry Room Makeover | This Old House Feature

My laundry room makeover was recently featured in the July/August edition of This Old House Magazine. The article shares how I transformed our laundry room for a little over $200 with several (easy) DIY projects. Although (unfortunately) it doesn’t bring a rush of traffic to my blog, it is always so fun to see projects […]

Giving Back with Balsam Hill

During the school year, 22 million children receive free or reduced-priced meals through the National School Lunch Program. However, when school is out, only 3.9 million receive free or reduced-price meals throughout the USDA Summer Food Service program. Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Indiana and Feeding America are trying to close the summertime gap so […]

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