Chalk Paint can be used in a Paint Sprayer!

I don’t know where I’ve been, but I just discovered that you can put chalk-type paint in a paint sprayer! I’ve been a fan of chalk-type paint for years, and I’ve used Amy Howard’s version (One Step Paint) successfully on many different projects (like this bench, my kitchen cabinets, and […]

Fall Table Decor Ideas

I partnered with Kirklands and 32 other bloggers to share lots of fall decor inspiration on a fun blog hop. Today I’ll show you some fall dining decor ideas, and go to the end of this post for your chance to win a $1500 gift card from Kirklands! If you are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Landscaping Tips for the 4th

We have been busy prepping our home and landscaping for the holiday weekend. Toro’s all new PowerPlex™ 40V Max* Lithium Ion Products made the project a little easier. Our home is twenty years old, and our landscaping is starting to show its age.  Although we will eventually need to replace much […]

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