Valentine’s Crepe Paper Ruffle Wreath

ruffle valentines wreath

Does anyone else feel a little let down after taking down all the holiday decor? I was in a total "funk" last week missing all my Christmas decor and just not feeling creative or inspired at all.  I knew I should get started on some Valentine's Day projects but had no motivation.  Then, yesterday, my sweet husband took my boys outside to play in … [Read more...]

Teaching Kids Healthy Habits

kids bathroom printable

So funny story, a few weeks ago we took the family to National Harbor Maryland and I took my 7-year-old and 3-year-old for a ride on the Capital Wheel-which is like a gigantic ferris wheel. You ride inside of a little pod so it's pretty safe and secure and the views are awesome. I posted a little selfie on Instagram while on it and you can see in … [Read more...]

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 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

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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...]

Spring Wreath and Felt Flower Tutorial

felt flower tutorials

Okay, I'll admit it...I've been in a funk.  To be honest, last week I looked at my blog posts and I was a bit disappointed in myself.  Not that my Strawberry Cheesecake Stuffed Cupcakes weren't amazing but overall I felt like I hadn't been publishing the top notch projects that I feel (and hope) that y'all would expect of me. I was really down … [Read more...]

Pottery Barn Inspired Wall Arrow

pottery barn arrow art

One of my very favorite sources for inspiration is Pottery Barn and not long ago I ran across an amazing arrow jewelry holder in their catalog. I adored the way it looked styled with a gallery wall and decided to make my own (non jewelry holding) version for my living room gallery wall. Supplies 1/2" wood dowel modeling clay Martha … [Read more...]

How to Tie a Wreath Bow

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Not every DIY has to be complicated, right? Today's tutorial is super easy but something that's so useful to learn-how to tie a wreath bow! These bows are {obviously} awesome on wreaths {like this fab preserved boxwood I found at Kirklands}  but you can use them in so many more places.  So without further ado, a very photo heavy but super easy … [Read more...]

Wood Slice Wreath Valentine’s Day

wood slice valentine's wreath

Howdy y'all!  Before I even start the tutorial for today's DIY Wood Slice Valentine's Day Wreath I have to let you know I almost didn't post it.  Here's what went down....I had an idea for a wood slice wreath (inspired by this wood slice wreath from Pretty Hand Girl).  I painstakingly collected branches in the midst of a polar vortex, sliced them, … [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...]

Autumn DIY Chalkboard Art

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. It's fall y'all!  I hope you're inspired by today's project because I had so much fun with this one! I was sent some Deco Laminate to play with (job perk!) and create a project with.  Duck Brand® Deco Laminate is available in 20”x10” … [Read more...]

Homework Station Makeover

Homework Station labeled

Okay y' know I posted my home tour a while back but I have to admit there were a few rooms that didn't get shown because they weren't quite "pretty" enough. Actually they are more like a whol-lotta-ugly! The worst of the offenders was our "tech room."  This is tiny space off of our mudroom that has two built in desks.  It's where we … [Read more...]