• Decor,  DIY

    DIY Green Bundle

    Spring is here! (Almost) I was needing to add a little green on a plate wall in our dining room. So, here’s what I did!! What You’ll Need –   Jute String  Lace Green Picks Scissors  Step 1 Cut strips of lace into squares. I’m not one for measuring.. way too scatterbrain for that. But I’d say about 12″ squares. My lace squares turned out to be more of a a rectangle. Step 2 Fold the lace in half and bunch it around each green pick. Step 3 Then secure the bundle together by wrapping a little jute string around and tying a little bow. Step 4 Time to style it!!…

  • Decor,  DIY

    Bedroom Update Decor

    Hey buddies!! So I needed a little refresh in our bedroom!! Nothing big.. just using what I already had and adding a little bit!! Inspiration: My bedroom inspo came from my favorite pass time – books! Often Aaron and I read in our bedroom before bedtime. I wanted to embrace that little pass time with specific elements in the room! What we did: I switched up the headboard a little! I’ve had the large gray fence headboard for a bit. (You can read more about it here) So I added another layer of fencing.. a white picket fence. Something about a picket fence reminds me of a fairytale so it was right on…

  • Decor,  DIY

    DIY Florals on a Stick

    It’s time to add those florals and greens to the home and kiss Winter bye bye. Here’s an easy DIY to add Spring life in your own home! I found inspiration for this easy DIY by browsing Pinterest  late one evening. What You’ll Need Jute String Faux Florals/Greens Scissors Stick First thing, I went to the yard and grabbed a stick. You need to chose one by the length you need. If needed, go for larger and break off the sides to the exact length for your space. Hang the stick from a wall, mantel, or favorite bulky cabinet like I did. Any large rarely used piece of furniture would work. Time…

  • DIY,  Items I Love

    February Living Room (Valentine’s Day Decor)

    Flowers, chocolate and pink. February is such a fun month. I wanted to add a few fun romantically blush touches around the living room. Since our home is mainly neutral it didn’t take much. Here’s what I did! Blush Pillows and Plush Blanket I had a light pink pillow and blanket upstairs in a room I have for my little sister when she comes to visit. I brought those downstairs. World Market had some pretty blush velvet pillows for $9.99 so I grabbed a couple of those too!Pink Flowers I already had several pink faux flowers in clear vases from previous springs. Although one is bright pink and the other is blush, clashing colors…

  • Decor,  DIY

    Cheap & Easy Valentine’s Day Banner

    Grab some old paper books from the thrift store and get to cutting some hearts for an easy easy cheap Valentine’s Day banner. Here’s how I made mine! What you’ll need –  Jute String  Scissors  Hole Puncher  Old Books (Any old novel will do.. careful not to use an antique book though!) What to do –  1 – Rip out some pages from the old books and begin to cut heart shaped pieces. I trimmed paper hearts to all different sizes to add size variation. 2 -Snap some holes in the hearts with your hole puncher. I punched holes on the side edge of each heart. 3 – Cut a line…

  • Decor,  DIY

    Spooky Flying Bats Dining Room Décor

    Halloween is nearly here so I decided to play in the (fake) spider webs.🕷 🕸 Honestly, this was my very first time decorating for Halloween and I had a blast! 🎃 I was inspired to bring elements of the outdoors inside on this project. What I used – Tree Limbs (Our backyard) Clear Fishing Wire Finishing Nails Fake Spider Webs  (Target Dollar Spot) Paper Bats (World Market)   What I did- We hung tree limbs from our ceiling with clear fish wire and finishing nails. Our goal was to make the tree limbs to look abstract around the chandelier. Next, I intertwined the fake white spider webs into the tree limbs.…

  • DIY

    Desk/Before and After

    Anyone else love before and after pictures? ☺️ Especially if it’s an antique desk with original hardware??😍  I found this beautiful desk from a fellow picker friend. He sold the desk to me “as is” and let me tell ya, it needed some love! 😷 Example- the kinda love you give when you’re scrubbing the inside of drawers with vinegar.   👈🏻 BEFORE This desk was my Saturday night project piece. 👍🏻 It kept me busy/productive while my husband Aaron worked. When purchasing a piece, I always like to take a step back and decide what it needs.🤔I envision the piece in someone’s home and how it needs to look.…

  • DIY,  Lifestyle

    5 Random Facts About the Chicken Coop 🐓

    Well, we finished building our chicken coop! Finally. We began this project on Memorial Day. It took us a little while to build it because: A- I was being picky. (Imagine that!😜) B- We were building it between our many jobs. (We take our hustle seriously.😉) Regardless, I’m beyond excited to have it finished. We plan on getting the chickens within a few weeks. We’ve (Aaron) has been doing research on what type of chickens to get and why. 👨🏻‍💻 Soon I’ll be writing about why we chose a specific breed.     Honestly, I wish I could provide the plans we used for this chicken coop but Aaron made…

  • Decor,  DIY

    Thrift Painting Makeover

    Recently, I’ve learned about another treasure you can find at thrift stores!! Beautiful paintings!! 😍 Yes, all that time and love someone invested into a painting ends up at a thrift store. 😕 Sad, but good for me, right? Helpful Hint – Look for the paintings where you can get lost in the scene. For me, this is a scene of farm land or a cozy house.☺️ If you can stare at the picture and get lost daydreaming, buy it. 👍🏻 That means you’ll love it in your home. Weeks ago, I spotted another beautiful oil painting at a thrift store for $11. It was lovely, but the wooden frame…

  • Decor,  DIY

    DIY Drop Cloth Curtains

    Okay, I thought everyone knew about these DIY drop cloth curtains.. However, I get messages all the time asking where I found the curtains throughout my home. Well, I made my curtains with supplies from the hardware store. (Or Amazon 😉) Please note – I did not come up with this genius idea. In fact, I read about it in an amazing book called A Touch of Farmhouse Charm. 👉🏻 You can read more about this book HERE!You’ll Need – 2 6×9 Canvas Drop Cloth Curtains Pack of Black Metal Curtain Clips (This pack is enough for several sets 😉)   What You’ll Do –  Iron the drop cloth. Fold the drop cloth…

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