Gold Foil Ampersand Print and Neutral Mantel Decor

gold ampersand

There's something about summer that always makes me take my mantel back to white on white...so I thought I should post about it now because next month you things are about to get all "fall-i-fied" around the house!  Honestly this mantel came about by me just putting all the decor I could fit up there as we were unpacking in May.  It slowly got … [Read more...]

Pot of Gold St Patricks Day Framed Art

pot of gold silhouette

Today I have a fast and easy project for all you Silhouette owners out there to add a touch of St Patricks Day to your home! (And if you don't have a Silhouette today is the last day to use the code HAPPIER online for one of the awesome bundles on sale during their current promotion!! See this post for the full details!) I wanted to add a little … [Read more...]

DIY Chevron Toothpick Art

Chevron diy toothpick art

Let me paint you a little scene if you have a moment... The forecast left no doubt that the imminent snowstorm was nothing to take lightly here in North Carolina.  (Dramatic, right?) Being of the breed of Southerner that freaks out when a flake of snow sticks to the ground I felt a lot of pressure to fill my house with anything and everything … [Read more...]

Waterlogue: Coolest. App. Ever.

how to use waterlogue to make art print

I jumped the Waterlogue bandwagon last week and I absolutely could not resist sharing it with you on the off chance you all had not hear of it yet.  Waterlogue is an iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch app that transforms your pictures into watercolors! It has different filters and it is absolute genius!  Check out a few Waterlogue pics I've made just playing … [Read more...]

DIY Watercolor Art with Silhouette Designer Edition Software and Sketch Pens

watercolor with silhouette sketch pens

Today I'm sharing with y'all the latest Silhouette promotion and this month it's all about the Designer Edition Software! When you purchase a Silhouette you automatically receive the basic software but upgrading to the Designer Edition offers a lot of cool tools that really let you take control over your creativity! One of my favorite features … [Read more...]

Valentines Sewn Paper Garland Tutorial & A Special Request

sewn paper heart garland

I hadn't planned on posting any Valentine's projects until next week but this past Monday I saw this blog post from a blogger with a very, very sick 5 year old daughter who is in the last days of her life. It was heartbreaking to read and I can't even begin to imagine what this family is going through. The family did have one request though, … [Read more...]

Stenciled Tea Towel Hostess Gift

diy hostess gift tutorial

I'm slowly becoming addicted to my Silhouette and it inspired me to whip up this fast and easy hostess gift recently.  It's crazy easy and I'm excited to share it with you today! Supplies: Silhouette machine vinyl transfer paper tea towels foam brush or stencil brush paint fabric medium My fabric medium recommended prewashing my … [Read more...]

Easy DIY-Gold Painted Mason Jars

gilded mason jars

Sometimes in the world of DIY we feel the constant pressure to go bigger...big projects, big renovations, big room makeovers.  But really, how many room reveals, giant furniture builds, or home overhauls can one person have?  Sometimes the it's easy to forget how super simple projects can be just as beautiful as a huge decor makeover.  Or that a … [Read more...]

DIY Trash Bag Wreath

trash bag wreath tutorial diy

Today's DIY is so fun, when you saw this picture did you think that it was a trash bag wreath?? Who knew trash bags could look so good?? And it's super easy (although admittedly a bit time consuming!) Supplies: wire hanger trashbags (I used 3) Disassemble your wire hanger and form it into a circle.  Use pliers if necessary to shape … [Read more...]

DIY Fabric Scrap and Button Drop Cloth Pillows: Homemade Christmas with The Scoop

fabric scrap button pillows

Hey y'all! This has been a busy blogging week for me and I'm so excited to say that it's not letting up anytime soon! Today I'm joining with 24 other bloggers to give you the Scoop on a Handmade Christmas. You'll find the full schedule of the tour just below my tutorial-there is a ton of talent on this tour and I HIGHLY recommend you make your way … [Read more...]

Thrifted Planter Makeover and Why You Need Houseplants!

thrifted planter makeover

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Apartments.com for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Hey y'all! Today I'm back with another great project as an Apartments.com ambassador-this month I was challenged to share a thrift store makeover over with you and we all know I love a good thrift store find! I was … [Read more...]